Analytics

Precision Medicine panel in Washington DC

A panel discussion during the HIMSS Precision Summit in Washington, D.C. on Thursday.

By Mike Miliard 01:44 pm May 17, 2018
That goes both for IT buyers making decisions about technology and clinicians not getting "bamboozled" by questionable data science, experts said at the Precision Medicine Summit.
Johns Hopkins Hospital at night releases new computational method for precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 10:06 am May 17, 2018
Hospitals could use the math-based technique to make it easier to tailor treatments for patients.
EHR vendors record on interoperability

There are 16 distinct EHR platforms in the marketplace today.

By Tom Sullivan 10:07 am May 16, 2018
Hospitals have a complex web of electronic health record vendors but once data sharing broadens it will open the door to innovation.
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By InterSystems 09:57 am May 16, 2018
How do we ensure the reliability, scalability, performance and dependability of EMRs and innovate at the same time?
genomics company analyzing dna sample data
By Bill Siwicki 12:05 pm May 15, 2018
The vendor seeks to advance precision medicine through its next-generation sequencing technology and genomic data analytics.
hospital pharmacy uses analytics on computer

The in-house analytics projects at Rapid City Regional Hospital have also shown some interesting findings about costs and opportunities for revenue in their retail approach to their pharmacy operations.

By Mike Miliard 09:03 am May 15, 2018
Accountable care demands that data crunching these days be agile to enable quick pivots in strategy, says the director of pharmacy at Rapid City Regional Hospital.
hospital nurse on phone with patient

Part of the group practice's strategy is to train triage nurses to work with providers to schedule urgent appointments, even double booking when necessary.

By Bill Siwicki 04:34 pm May 14, 2018
The multi-specialty group practice undertook a large project to use analytics and reduce emergency room utilization – and it worked.
next generation analytics reviewed by doctor on EHR
By Bill Siwicki 09:11 am May 14, 2018
Hospitals should expect orders of magnitude more data – but will also see emerging tools such as artificial intelligence and 5G connectivity helping to put both structured and unstructured information to work.
technician managing the cloud storage data center servers
By Mike Miliard 08:40 am May 14, 2018
After years of wariness from healthcare providers about off-premise data, new AI capabilities from Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft could make cloud storage easier and more trustworthy than ever.
AI in healthcare from cardiologist Anthony Chang with HIMSS TV

Anthony Chang, MD, is the chief intelligence and innovation officer at Children's Hospital of Orange County. 

By Mike Miliard 11:46 am May 09, 2018
The math is simple, says Anthony Chang, MD: machine intelligence + human intelligence = medical intelligence.

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