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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The American Academy of Ophthalmology on Monday announced plans for a nationwide EHR-linked eye disease database that will enable ophthalmologists to statistically analyze and benchmark their own care.
July 8, 2013
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Concerns about integration challenges notwithstanding, more accountable care organizations are using remote patient monitoring technology and hoping for a return on investment, a new study shows.
July 8, 2013
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Royal Philips and Georgia Regents Medical Center, Georgia's public academic health center, have announced a 15-year alliance to enable increasingly patient-centered approaches to care and to create an innovative business model that addresses current and future clinical, operational and equipment needs of GRMC's multiple sites.
July 3, 2013
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After just months of study so far, a multi-year, $100 million enterprise analytics project at UPMC is already starting to show promise in the fight against breast cancer, researchers say.
June 20, 2013
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The amount of data in our world and in our healthcare system is exploding. Capitalizing on these vastly large data sets – a.k.a. big data – will become a key basis of competitive differentiation, underpinning new waves of business efficiency and product innovation. Cracking the big data nut is not easy, however, and healthcare organizations, in particular, are grappling with how to better manage and secure their growing data resources.
June 20, 2013
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If there was an overarching theme at the HIMSS Media/Healthcare IT News ICD-10 Forum on June 17, it was this: Don't wait to get your house in order for ICD-10. Though the Oct. 1, 2014 deadline for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is more than a year away, most of that time will be required for getting ready, experts warn.
June 18, 2013
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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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