Business Intelligence

Is synthetic data the key to healthcare clinical and business intelligence?

The open source synthetic data source, Synthea. (Diagram courtesy of The MITRE Corporation.)

By Bill Siwicki 11:38 am February 21, 2020
At HIMSS20, Robert Lieberthal, an economist at The MITRE Corporation, will offer a deep dive into synthetic data, showing how it can help health systems achieve cost efficiencies.
Man fishing
By Dave Muoio 06:07 am January 31, 2020
It might just be a matter of time until a phishing attempt finds its mark, meaning that the best strategy for healthcare organizations is to understand their attackers and prepare for the worst, says Healthmap Solutions CISO Kathleen Mullin.
Tech optimization: Keeping financial IT humming
By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm January 29, 2020
Targeting CIOs, CFOs and other health IT leaders, five healthcare financial information systems experts offer best practices for bettering finance IT performance.
By Bill Siwicki 12:13 pm January 27, 2020
These trends are good news for provider organizations looking to improve care, gain efficiencies and trim costs, an InterSystems vice president predicts.
Executive meeting with doctor
By Susan Morse 03:41 pm January 14, 2020
KLAS rated firms Evolent Health, Lumeris, Caravan Health, Conifer Health Solutions, Arcadia, Health Catalyst, HealthEC and Lightbeam.
Boardroom
By Dave Muoio 12:27 pm January 08, 2020
Also: Ooda Health's CEO shuffle; CMMI's new director.
Contract modeling tech helps Owensboro Health steer clear of a costly deal
By Bill Siwicki 12:12 pm January 08, 2020
The health system’s biggest payer presented it with a contract the payer said would net Owensboro $12 million a year. The health system’s financial IT said something quite different.
Tech Optimization: secrets to getting the most from IT consulting engagements
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm December 19, 2019
Five health IT consultants with decades of experience offer healthcare C-suite and IT leaders expert advice on how best to work with outside consultants and get the most bang for the buck.
Anah Santiago of Christiana Care Health System, Omar Khawaja of HM Health Solutions, Denise Anderson of H-ISAC and Brian Selfridge of Meditology Services, discuss risk management at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston.
By Susan Morse 04:39 pm December 09, 2019
IT security is a legacy word, says Brian Selfridge: "This isn't cybersecurity, this is risk."
Healthcare Security Forum
By Jeff Lagasse 04:35 pm December 09, 2019
Risk can have a profound impact on the financial health of any organization, where sensitive information is often hosted on outside servers.