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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Children's National Health System and Cerner have teamed up to create The Bear Institute, a joint effort the two entities say will be the first exclusively pediatric health informatics institute in the nation.
September 27, 2013
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Authors George T. Hickman, executive vice president and CIO at Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y., and Detlev Smaltz, a board member of Health Care DataWorks have teamed up for a new fieldbook that suggests some of the best ways to plan for health IT.
September 23, 2013
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The Health Story Project has become part of HIMSS, Carla Smith, HIMSS executive vice president, announced at a HIMSS Policy Summit news conference at National Health IT Week in the nation's capital.
September 19, 2013
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The ONC's contest was designed to compel developers to increase the number of patient-facing apps that can receive and move clinical data via Blue Button Direct, which takes that data and puts it in a machine-readable format for easier integration and use.
September 18, 2013
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As patient engagement grows, a new survey indicates that a growing number of U.S. consumers would be willing to switch doctors to gain online access to their own electronic medical records. Doctors, though, are not as eager to make the change.
September 16, 2013
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A new app with built-in sensor measures all of a person's movements, whether walking, standing, lying down, or sitting. Those measurements are then calibrated to determine a biomechanical model of what constitutes “normal," and from there improvements can be made.
September 13, 2013
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athenahealth, which provides cloud-based services for electronic health records, practice management and care coordination, today released national childhood obesity rate findings based on athenahealth's proprietary medical record data from more than 1 million patient visits between 2010-2013.
September 12, 2013
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In a Meritalk survey of 200 government IT decision makers, 84 percent of respondents indicated that the Big Five initiatives, if exercised today, would create bottlenecks because their network load would have to increase by a whopping 79 percent. A mere 12 percent suggested their infrastructure is robust enough.
September 10, 2013
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With all the hype surrounding big data, pinning down its ideal usage is important for planning the development and expanding uses. What goal should the healthcare industry have in mind as it explores the possibilities for improved care and lowered costs that big data presents?
September 4, 2013
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Carolinas HealthCare System is one of the first health systems without a provider-sponsored health plan that will integrate payer and provider data to improve the health of people across the Southeast United States.
September 3, 2013
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The clinical data analytics market is about to get red hot, as new payment models and the sheer amount of clinical data contained in electronic health records have more and more healthcare groups looking to analytics solutions.
August 27, 2013
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There are a lot of systems that can integrate data, but that's only the beginning. To truly help providers, population management systems need to be able to determine the data that care managers must have to drive improvements, then determine on an ongoing basis how best to share that data.
August 26, 2013
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