Analytics

man wearing smart watch for health data collection

The new study indicates data from continuous monitors of activity and behavior with fitness wearables are relevant to mental health.

By Dave Muoio 10:16 am August 24, 2018
Collecting data outside clinical practice, deploying analytics, improving the patient experience and educating clinicians could help improve mental healthcare.
blockchain ledger flow
By Mike Miliard 01:50 pm August 23, 2018
The technology is "getting closer to its breakout moment," says Deloitte, whose new survey finds healthcare organizations seeing "disruption" on the horizon and preparing to spend accordingly.
Ochsner health exterior sign
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm August 23, 2018
Through its innovationOchsner team, the Louisiana system developed EHR-connected tools to treat diabetes and hypertension.
IT consultants talking at himss18
By Susan Morse 09:43 am August 17, 2018
New trend for 2019 is to engage with multiple consulting firms and press them to collaborate in your best interest.
Amazon sign inside Whole Foods store
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:36 am August 17, 2018
The retail giant has a proven track record of using business intelligence more effectively than just about anyone else to cut costs and improve consumer satisfaction.
KLAS healthcare IT booth at HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 09:24 am August 17, 2018
Whether its vendors developing tools focused on specific clinical and financial use cases, or enterprise-wide platforms from Epic and Cerner, there's no shortage of analytics tools for IT decision-makers to consider.
Optum booth at HIMSS17.
By Susan Morse 02:42 pm August 16, 2018
OptumRx is changing its medication containers for temperature-sensitive prescriptions for home delivery to renewable cotton that is biodegradable, compostable, reusable and recyclable.
Hacking humans:

Jane Metcalfe speaking at TEDx San Francisco. Credit: YouTube

By Laura Lovett 04:50 am August 15, 2018
Metcalfe will keynote the Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference in September, where she will be talking about ways technology and biology could alter the human race.
Health tracking chip in patient's arm.
By Susan Morse 04:51 pm August 14, 2018
Apple is looking to hire engineers to develop a custom chip for more sophisticated health information tracking and applications, according to a CNBC report.
Big Data illustration.
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:40 pm August 14, 2018
The British Heart Foundation plans to appoint a convenor to drive efforts informing a proposal for the development of the new cardiovascular data science centre.

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