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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Analyzing clinical and claims data for quality and efficiency in accountable care is certainly a big driver for considering big data in health right now. In this area, as in others, the flexibility that big data tools have to work with unstructured, as well as structured, data offers help in pursuing this very complex task.
August 7, 2013
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The Knight Foundation is joining with a quartet of healthcare's heavy hitters to spur new ideas to harness healthcare data technology for community health.
August 5, 2013
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Calling it the "next frontier" for health information management, AHIMA has spotlighted some strategies for making the most of career opportunities in the emerging field of population health.
July 31, 2013
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UPMC has invested more than $1.6 billion in its IT infrastructure over the past five years, according to Pamela Peele, chief analytics officer of UPMC Health Plan. But those investments have paid big dividends when it comes to analytics.
July 29, 2013
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If there's one thing everyone in healthcare can probably agree on right now, it's that there is an awful lot of data being generated each and every day. What to do with that data, however, is another question.
July 22, 2013
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Offering previously unimagined horsepower and speed, quantum computers could soon be making big waves in healthcare -- with "tremendous potential" to unlock advances in DNA sequencing, personalized medicine, machine learning, artificial intelligence and beyond.
July 18, 2013
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Two new mobile health applications will assist providers in tracking payments and other value transfers the industry will be required to report under the Physician Sunshine Act.
July 18, 2013
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Health IT venture capital funding set a "torrid" pace in the first quarter, but Q2 deals have topped even that, as records continue to topple. There were 168 funding deals this quarter, compared to 104 in Q1 and 163 in the whole of 2012.
July 16, 2013
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The Heart Program at Miami Children's Hospital became the first in the world to integrate its electronic medical record with the three North American registry databases for congenital heart disease. Already known around the world for its IT leadership in the care of children with heart disease, the hospital's move promises a boost in patient care and safety.
July 9, 2013
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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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Rather than the riskier leading-edge initiatives, the IT areas within federal agencies getting hit hardest by sequestration are the basics. The backdrop: 41 percent of federal IT executives are amid budget cuts greater than 10 percent triggered by sequestration, according to a Big Data report by MeriTalk.
June 25, 2013
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Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare are teaming up to launch a new data analytics tool for researchers and healthcare companies that extracts electronic health record data to better determine clinical treatment options for patients.
June 24, 2013
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