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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Charles Macias, MD, always believed in the power of data to make a difference in delivering high quality care to patients, but at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, where he serves as director of the Center for Clinical Effectiveness and Evidence-Based Outcomes, he knew the hospital could do better. He just didn't realize how much better it could do.
May 7, 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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Mount Sinai Medical Center announced this week that 25,000 people have signed on to participate in its biobank program, BioMe, with each patient consenting to DNA sequencing and longitudinal studies related to data embedded in their electronic medical records.
May 1, 2013
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Jawbone, the developer of Bluetooth headsets and other wearable technology, has acquired Pittsburgh-based fitness monitoring company BodyMedia for a reported $110 million, making further inroads into the health and wellness arena.
April 30, 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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There are hundreds, if not thousands, of ways to track the health of a population: the average blood pressure of a large group of people, the rate of mental illness, the average weight. Epidemiologists have been collecting this kind of data for years, but now, in Oregon, there is cold, hard cash riding on these metrics.
April 29, 2013
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Oregon Health & Science University and Intel Corp. are teaming up to develop next-generation computing technologies that advance the field of personalized medicine by dramatically increasing the speed, precision and cost-effectiveness of analyzing a patient's individual genetic profile.
April 22, 2013
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The deployment of clinical and business intelligence tools is evolving, according to researchers at HIMSS Analytics, who increasingly see organizations "doing their data analytics are seeing their practice patterns," seeing what works and what doesn't, and then delivering that information to the bedside.
April 22, 2013
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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is partnering with Cambridge, Mass.-based analytics firm GNS Healthcare and Health Services Advisory Group to assess CMS quality measures using "trillions" of calculations to identify causal and predictive relationships between measures and patient outcomes.
April 19, 2013
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Indiana University Health officials announced Thursday they will be developing a centralized repository comprising core clinical, financial and patient satisfaction data from across its network over the next three months.
April 19, 2013
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