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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When it comes to healthcare analytics, hospitals and health systems can benefit most from the information if they move towards understanding the analytic discoveries, rather than just focusing on the straight facts.
February 28, 2013
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Deloitte, which bills itself as the world's largest health consultancy, and Intermountain Healthcare, known around the world for its pioneering work in healthcare informatics, are teaming up to help transform healthcare.
February 28, 2013
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Kansas Health Information Network, the state's not-for-profit, provider-led health information exchange, has successfully transmitted data from the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas to the Kansas Immunization Registry.
February 26, 2013
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A new research partnership between Mayo Clinic and Optum - the health IT arm of UnitedHealth - will bring together more than 105 million clinical and claims records for the purpose of improving quality metrics in healthcare.
February 19, 2013
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This past January, Forrester Research analyst Mike Gaultieri did some soothsaying. "My prediction: TIME magazine will name big data its 2013 person of the year," he wrote.
February 19, 2013
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The idea of unique patient identifiers (UPIs) could very well be reality in the not-so-distant future. Despite the current standstill at the federal level, other efforts to implement UPIs are very much moving forward.
February 18, 2013
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North Memorial Health Care, a two-hospital health system situated in the northwest metro area of Minneapolis, has reduced its rate of potentially harmful and unnecessary early-term deliveries. Use of data warehousing and analytics solutions has helped, officials say.
February 15, 2013
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The National Minority Quality Forum announced a collaboration Friday, between its National Health Index and Microsoft, to launch the National Clinical Trial Network, which aims to drive improvements in clinical trials by accelerating recruitment and diversity.
February 15, 2013
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Big Data strikes fear into the hearts of many in the business intelligence community. It's, well, big. Pfizer brought the fight to the data in their Ecuadorian arm, and took it to the mat. The result? Pfizer's BI runs faster and is more powerful than ever.
February 13, 2013
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Cerner, which along with Epic seems to have a lock on EHR sales across the country, reported bookings in the fourth quarter of 2012 at $1.02 billion, an all-time high and an increase of 13 percent compared to fourth quarter 2011 bookings of $899 million. Full year 2012 bookings were a record $3.14 billion, up 15 percent compared to 2011 bookings of $2.72 billion.
February 6, 2013
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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will roll out new technology to enable personalized treatment aimed at improving outcomes. The center announced Jan. 31 that it would deploy Oracle Health Sciences applications and Oracle technology as the foundation for an organization-wide analytics initiative.
February 1, 2013
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ChenMed, a family owned primary care practice, has developed a delivery model focused on care for seniors with complicated healthcare issues, including heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and cancer.
February 1, 2013
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