Data Warehousing

Hospitals require methods for storing, archiving and backing up massive amounts of data. Data warehousing is an especially important priority for healthcare providers who have seen an increase in data as they move from paper to digital records.

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UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif., and University of Missouri Health Care have received the HIMSS Stage 7 Award for their use of electronic medical records (EMRs). The award represents attainment of the highest level on the EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM), which HIMSS Analytics uses to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems.
December 26, 2012
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HealthInfoNet, Maine's statewide health information exchange (HIE) has announced plans to create a data warehouse and reporting platform, and to pilot the linkage between the clinical data contained in the HIE and Maine's statewide all-payer claims database.
December 13, 2012
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The ONC Town Hall at the mHealth Summit on Tuesday put consumers center stage with a discussion of how patients are getting plugged in to their own healthcare.
December 5, 2012
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Peter Tippett, chief medical officer and vice president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions predicted coming change in healthcare as vast as the PC revolution. Verizon will be there to handle data, privacy and analysis, he told his audience Tuesday at the 2012 mHealth Summit.
December 5, 2012
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IBM has announced plans to establish a new analytics center, dedicated to advancing research, development and skills training in the areas of analytics, big data and cognitive computing. The center could create 500 jobs in Columbus, Ohio over the next three years, officials say.
November 30, 2012
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will have to manage and analyze double the volume of Medicare data and triple the terabytes of Medicaid data after health reform is fully in place.
November 30, 2012
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First there was the migration to the cloud, now it's a push for virtualization. Gone (or soon to be gone) are the days where every nurse, doctor and healthcare professional is chained to a desktop PC.
November 29, 2012
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From hurricanes to hackers, there's plenty that could go wrong when it comes to data security. With so much riding on unfettered and highly secure access to healthcare information of every kind -- from prescription information to scheduling to payroll -- keeping that data ironclad is more important than ever.
November 26, 2012
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The Department of Veterans Affairs is encouraging veterans to participate in the Million Veterans Program, a research warehouse bringing together electronic health records with data from genomics and molecular biology.
November 26, 2012
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The Colorado Telehealth Network announced Wednesday it will enable hospitals, imaging centers and other providers throughout the state to safely store and share medical images through a private cloud hosted by Atlanta-based GNAX Health.
November 21, 2012
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded a 10-year contract valued at up to $15 billion to eight vendors to compete to build various aspects of a virtual data center, which will provide the agency's IT infrastructure and services that operate its business systems and better safeguard its healthcare information.
November 21, 2012
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Targeting chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis, the Regenstrief Institute and Merck have signed a five-year agreement that will see them collaborating on novel ways to use clinical data to inform personalized delivery of healthcare.
November 8, 2012
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