Analytics

Intersystems booth at HIMSS17.
By Mike Miliard 02:28 pm October 03, 2018
InterSystems has announced a new data and collaboration platform to enable application developers to more easily and efficiently access health data. The aim is to help healthcare organizations be more agile and effective in creating and scaling innovative apps.
Justin Aronson and the search results from his website collage

Aronson built a website with public data from NIH's ClinVar archive to help labs doing genetic testing.

By Mike Miliard 08:46 am October 02, 2018
A 16-year-old high school student built a website around public data from the NIH ClinVar archive, helping clinicians advance genomic treatments, and says similar innovations depend on more freely-available data.
princeton healthcare building in New Jersey

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By Bill Siwicki 04:37 pm September 28, 2018
A case study about how tech helped Princeton reduce inpatient utilization by 5 percent and decrease expenditures in post-acute care by 12 percent since it began with the MSSP program.
Boston Children's hospital

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By Mike Miliard 01:35 pm September 28, 2018
Boston Children’s Hospital and MedStar Health Research Institute will use the LEAP in Health IT funding to develop new interoperability applications for clinical workflow and pop health.
Ochsner Health's O Bar

Ochsner Health's O Bar, similar to an Apple Genius Bar, helps get patients set up with the proper devices for its digital medicine programs. Photo courtesy of Ochsner Health

By Mike Miliard 08:54 am September 26, 2018
Ochsner Health's chief clinical transformation officer gives us a look behind the curtain, showing how the system makes innovation fundamental to its mission.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center workflow dashboard

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center tracks innovation on its information systems strategic plan dashboard. Innovation is represented on the dashboard in green. Credit: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 08:00 am September 24, 2018
The key performance indicators, measurable processes, implementation data and demonstrable value are what makes an effective innovation dashboard.
Duke Health building in South Durham, North Carolina

Credit: Duke Health

By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm September 21, 2018
Post-surgical readmissions were halved at the health system, HIMSS says, driven by EHR optimization and decision support tools – it's also helped combat potential opioid dependency.
technician in server room
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am September 18, 2018
Five roles to develop and four rules to follow for effective and secure data governance in the age of AI, analytics, pop health and precision medicine.
merck accenture aws signs
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm September 17, 2018
The analytics platform, built using open APIs, aims to enable a collaborative environment to speed development of targeted treatments for patients.
exterior view of TriHealth in Cinncinati Ohio

Credit: TriHealth

By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm September 13, 2018
Data-driven partnerships with skilled nursing facilities helped the Ohio health system improve care outcomes and lower costs.

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