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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Denis Tanguay, chief information officer for Central Maine Healthcare, says his workload has "probably quadrupled" in the past few years.
March 28, 2014
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Smart use of clinical and business intelligence has helped earn 21 University of Iowa Health Care clinics a spot among an elite few, as they've been awarded a Stage 7 Ambulatory Award from HIMSS Analytics.
March 27, 2014
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Hospital executives are faced with numerous challenges related to healthcare reform. Strategic decisions about how to address these challenges will significantly impact not only the financial and clinical performance of hospitals, but also the perception of executive leadership itself.
March 21, 2014
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The latest deployment of IBM's cognitive computing technology is at the New York Genome Center, where Watson will help oncologists speed their research for personalized cancer care.

March 21, 2014
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Even when they've met the requirements of the federal EHR Incentive Program, more than two thirds of providers say they still don't feel they've maximized the full potential of meaningful use, according to a new survey.
March 18, 2014
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Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD, president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, says the integrated delivery network's pioneering population health programs depend on insightful use of data to drive behavior change. That means the behavior of patients, providers and payers alike.
March 11, 2014
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It's the rare hospital C-suite executive who doesn't worry about the federally-mandated financial penalties that can result from not reining in avoidable 30-day readmissions. Several companies have recently developed analytics technology to help counter this costly problem.
March 5, 2014
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A new UCLA-led study suggests that real-time social media such as Twitter could be used to track HIV and drug related behavior to detect potential outbreaks -- and ultimately, as a tool for prevention efforts.
March 3, 2014
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Too many hospitals depend on outdated and inefficient practices to backup and archive their troves of patient data, according to a study published this week by HIMSS Analytics.
February 27, 2014
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3M Health Information Systems will acquire Treo Solutions, which develops healthcare data analytics and business intelligence technology, for an undisclosed sum.
February 21, 2014
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Healthcare organizations have BI on their radar screen but a combination of factors has slowed the pace of adoption. That could leave their bottom line open to financial hits.
February 21, 2014
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Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Va., has identified 8,500 patients at risk for developing heart failure in a pilot project designed to lead to early intervention. The pilot was completed in collaboration with IBM and Epic, using predictive modeling of data in Carilion's Epic EMR.
February 20, 2014
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