Analytics

Geisinger DNA sequencing
By Jessica Davis 09:38 am May 08, 2018
The Pennsylvania health system will launch a 1,000-patient pilot in six months with a systemwide rollout planned for the near future, said Geisinger President David Feinberg, MD.
patient paying medical bill at doctor office
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 07, 2018
Healthcare organizations that use multiple RCM systems have higher rates of denials and big difficulties gathering and normalizing data, according to a new HIMSS Analytics report.
FDA EHR

Credit: GAO.gov

By Jessica Davis 01:56 pm May 04, 2018
The agency is hoping to build a database, including information from Veterans Affairs, to track adverse drug reactions through data mining and visualization.
revenue cycle analytics
By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:06 am May 04, 2018
New technology that allows providers to readily access meaningful data no matter where it lives in the revenue cycle arrives as hospitals are poised to invest heavily in rev cycle tools.
Predictive analytics in healthcare

Michael Johnson, a decision support data scientist at St. Charles Health System, will be speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on June 13.

By Mike Miliard 09:17 am May 01, 2018
You don't have to rely on a vendor for one-size-fits-all algorithms. With a little elbow grease, it's possible to develop your own – and make them work for you.
big data analytics healthcare

University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm April 30, 2018
University Health System in Texas is using analytics and marketing technology to better identify community needs.
FDA chief sees big things for AI in healthcare

Scott Gottlieb, MD, speaking at AcademyHealth 2018 event on April 26. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 08:51 am April 30, 2018
Scott Gottlieb, MD, is bullish on the opportunities artificial intelligence could bring to EHRs, decision support and more.
Epic EHR UNC Health

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:37 am April 27, 2018
Using the company's "Happy Together" tool, UNC was able to document 12 percent of A1c test completions and 8.1 percent of flu shot completions from external data sources.
population health HIE

Prince George's County Health Department in Cheverly, Maryland. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm April 25, 2018
Maryland's Prince George County integrated Chesapeake Regional Information System's patient data into a single population health management platform to improve outcomes and lower costs.
cybersecurity healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:20 am April 24, 2018
Artificial intelligence-powered threat detection and response can be very valuable – as long as it's researched and deployed with care and planning.

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