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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The healthcare industry depends on data, so unplanned data center outages can be a real downer. How much so? Well, in addition to the expected consequences of business and care disruption, there's also the financial cost incurred due to system outages. And it's no small number.
December 4, 2013
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A project at Carolinas HealthCare System to integrate data analytics across the enterprise for predictive modeling, individualized patient care and population health has seen encouraging early returns.
December 3, 2013
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Think parsing the growing amount of information in electronic health records is tough now? Just wait until genomic data starts showing up in EHRs.
November 22, 2013
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A new poll from the Ponemon Institute has found that security preparedness is still sorely lacking across healthcare -- a fact that could leave unsuspecting organizations "blindsided" by breaches.
November 21, 2013
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Health Fidelity is making its cloud-based REVEAL technology available for research use. The natural language processing platform converts unstructured clinical notes into rich, fully structured and coded content in real-time.
November 20, 2013
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In an effort to combat the prescription drug abuse epidemic, the Office of the National Coordinator has launched a new interoperability initiative to better link drug monitoring programs with health IT systems.
November 19, 2013
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Researchers and other clinicians love it. Privacy officers, not so much. The popular file hosting site isn't HIPAA compliant, and hasn't shown much interest in business associate agreements.
November 19, 2013
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As part of the Obama Administration's Big Data Research and Development Initiative, federal health agencies are contributing five-years worth of public datasets to a cloud-based platform being used by life sciences researchers in the U.S. and U.K., sharing population-based medical and biological data.
November 15, 2013
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IBM has made its Watson cognitive computing technology available as a cloud-based app development platform, and healthcare vendors are already getting in on the act.
November 14, 2013
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Cleveland Clinic Innovations has created a spin-off company to develop and commercialize cancer diagnostics and screening tests, the most recent of 66 companies created under the Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the commercialization arm of Cleveland Clinic.
November 7, 2013
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IBM has launched two separate projects with two top health systems. One involves the use of big data to help clinicians provide predictive care at Emory University Hospital. The other is focused on reducing vendor fraud -- again by employing big data analytics.
November 5, 2013
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The problems plaguing the insurance exchange site can be blamed on poor coding and political pressures, according to three technology experts interviewed by Healthcare IT News. While all three identified inadequate pre-launch testing as a big source of its technical woes, they disagreed on whether the Obama administration's call for outside help is the right way forward.
October 25, 2013
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