Business Intelligence

Healthcare providers are utilizing business intelligence solutions to analyze data such as revenue, staff performance and efficiency of operations. BI solutions, often manifested as informational dashboards, are increasingly included in hospital information systems and integrated with enterprise electronic health records.

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As accountable care adds to the necessary competencies for healthcare providers, more and more are seeking out best-of-breed vendors, beyond their existing electronic health records, to meet anticipated ACO needs.
December 13, 2013
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A project at Carolinas HealthCare System to integrate data analytics across the enterprise for predictive modeling, individualized patient care and population health has seen encouraging early returns.
December 3, 2013
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As they work to bolster their bottom lines, many hospitals have taken a hard look at their clinical documentation strategies. Indeed, putting a documentation improvement program in place can be key to long-term financial stability.
December 2, 2013
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Health Fidelity is making its cloud-based REVEAL technology available for research use. The natural language processing platform converts unstructured clinical notes into rich, fully structured and coded content in real-time.
November 20, 2013
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Cleveland Clinic Innovations has created a spin-off company to develop and commercialize cancer diagnostics and screening tests, the most recent of 66 companies created under the Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the commercialization arm of Cleveland Clinic.
November 7, 2013
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Now covering about half the state's beneficiaries, Colorado's Medicaid accountable care program saw a 15 percent reduction in hospital admissions and a 25 percent reduction in high-cost imaging in the 2013 fiscal year, contributing to $44 million in savings.
November 6, 2013
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IBM has launched two separate projects with two top health systems. One involves the use of big data to help clinicians provide predictive care at Emory University Hospital. The other is focused on reducing vendor fraud -- again by employing big data analytics.
November 5, 2013
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First he won on Jeopardy!, now he's going to try to beat leukemia. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced Friday that it will deploy Watson, IBM's famed cognitive computing system, to help eradicate cancer.
October 18, 2013
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Even as new technologies such as SaaS and the cloud offer the potential for promising advances, many state-level chief information officers feel stymied by tight budgets, hidebound laws and burdensome processes, according to a survey by the National Association of State CIOs.
October 17, 2013
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Medical technology companies may be losing their competitive edge and are in need of a different approach to innovation in a new outcomes-based health economy, according a new report from PwC's Health Research Institute.
October 7, 2013
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The U.S. patient portal market is booming and is expected to reach $898.4 million by 2017, up from $279.8 million in 2012 -- representing a 221 percent increase, a new study shows.
September 27, 2013
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In a bid to boost the interoperability of its NextGen electronic health record subsidiary, Quality Systems, Inc. has acquired Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Mirth Corporation. Officials say the acquisition will broaden its accountable care and population health capabilities.
September 9, 2013
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