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 Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has big plans for Blue Button, the mechanism that enables consumers to securely download their health information, as part of an overarching effort to enhance patient engagement.
December 11, 2013
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Cerner Corp., one of the top EHR vendors in the country, is teaming up with Claritas Genomics to advance personalized medicine by building tools and connectivity that will better integrate next-generation, sequence-based diagnostic testing into clinical practice.
December 6, 2013
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Whether it's guarding against "malicious insiders" or ensuring C-suite execs are scared straight about the risks and regs they face, the coming year poses big challenges to healthcare according to Kroll's annual Cyber Security Forecast.
December 4, 2013
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Premier has added seven new members to its Bundled Payment Collaborative, which now includes 17 healthcare provider systems with more than 45 hospitals across the country. Bundled payment care models are projected to save $2.4 billion nationwide over the next five years.
December 4, 2013
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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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