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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GE Healthcare plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to accelerate the development of innovative software for healthcare systems and applications, addressing new and pressing operational and productivity challenges faced by healthcare organizations around the world.
June 12, 2013
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Partners HealthCare announced Tuesday that it will deploy the late-binding data warehouse technology developed by Salt Lake City-based Health Catalyst across its two academic medical centers and its community and specialty hospitals.
June 11, 2013
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Xerox has announced it will acquire LearnSomething, Inc., the leading provider of custom e-learning solutions and consumer education for the food, drug and healthcare industries.
June 7, 2013
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VHA, a nationwide healthcare network of 1,400 not-for-profit healthcare organizations that work to boost clinical performance while reducing costs, has cut a deal with Phytel to help its members tackle population management.
May 20, 2013
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Healthcare organizations will need to be more effective, cost efficient and productive in the future to not only survive, but also to maintain positive cash flows, according to Brian Fugere, COO of RemitDATA.
May 17, 2013
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With recognition that "the path through accountable care is unknown," IDC Health Insights has launched a new Accountable Care Maturity Model, designed to help healthcare organizations gauge their own status and make strategic decisions for funding business and IT initiatives.
May 16, 2013
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A new report shows that healthcare communications professionals prefer YouTube over Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
May 15, 2013
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Most healthcare organizations participating in the meaningful use incentive program are focused right now on achieving Stages 1 or 2, but the MU program goes on long past that, says one expert. Organizations need to start considering how they will make meaningful use sustainable into the future.
May 14, 2013
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The Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have formed what they call a first-of-its-kind partnership with San Francisco-based healthcare modeling and analytics company Archimedes to provide free and easy access to CMS synthetic claims data for any software developer.
May 2, 2013
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The global bioinformatics market, valued at nearly $3.2 billion in 2012, is forecast to grow to nearly $7.5 billion by 2017, according to Wellesley, Mass.-based BCC Research. The market attracts considerable funding from central governments and is driven by applications across a variety of sectors, according to the research.
April 30, 2013
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Only 2 percent of state and local governments have a complete big data strategy. That's despite one in three surveyed agencies indicating that their data set has grown too big to analyze with the current processes and technologies in place, according to a report published Monday by MeriTalk.
April 30, 2013
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"Big data" must be near the top of its hype cycle by now. As with other technologies, it may eventually deliver on a great deal of this hype, but the outcomes will probably come later than the current frenzy would suggest.
April 29, 2013
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