Analytics

By Leontina Postelnicu 06:40 am November 07, 2019
A new report from HIMSS, in cooperation with McKinsey, sheds light on the current state of eHealth in Europe.
By Mike Miliard 03:01 pm November 04, 2019
In addition to gathering opinions on vendors including Health Catalyst, IBM Watson and Jvion, the research clears up some misconceptions about artificial intelligence systems and offers some best practices for safe and effective deployment.
Tech optimization: fine-tuning approaches to healthcare analytics
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm November 01, 2019
In this special feature story, three analytics experts offer healthcare CIOs and other IT leaders some best practices for getting analytics to work.
By Mike Miliard 01:03 pm November 01, 2019
The cybersecurity compliance company says Backbone's advisory services will help clients manage ever-changing infosec and privacy demands, such as the third-party audits required for EPCS, the privacy demands of GDPR and more.
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 01, 2019
Data from the accelerometers allowed researchers to correctly rank the mortality risk using 30-40 percent more accuracy than when using data about smoking status or a patient's stroke or cancer history.
McLaren Health Care reduces lab tests per patient per day by 5.6%, saving $383,000

McLaren Health Care.

By Bill Siwicki 02:07 pm October 31, 2019
Partnering with two firms focused on lab analytics and building a High-Value Care program, the health system within 15 months reduced unnecessary potassium tests by 63%, unnecessary magnesium tests by 40%, and unnecessary lipid panels by 40%.
By Mike Miliard 10:15 am October 30, 2019
Real-world evidence drawn from unstructured clinical notes was more accurate in algorithmic prediction of coronary artery disease than structured data, a new study in JAMIA shows.

JAX Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut. (photo: JAX.org)

By Mike Miliard 11:21 am October 29, 2019
Genomic medicine researchers at the laboratory have been using artificial intelligence, developed as part of Microsoft's Project Hanover, to help manage the vast amount of research data needed to power its precision oncology initiatives.
By Nathan Eddy 10:48 am October 28, 2019
The leading-edge technology could provide vastly faster power and processing speeds, and enable fundamentally different algorithmic search and data homogenization strategies.
By Rosy Matheson 03:14 am October 25, 2019
Data experts at a Kent NHS trust at the heart of the NHS digital revolution have signed up at least 30 NHS trusts for their award-winning solutions to improve patient care. 

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