December 31, 2014
There is no known medical condition that enables an individual to predict the future. While such an ability would be extremely useful for myriad reasons, we have, instead, learned to hone and leverage our analytic skills to deduce what might occur, relying on the data we cull and parse to help forecast the future.
December 18, 2014
Get ready, 'cause it’s coming! Heck, it's already here -- the healthcare data tsunami, that is -- and CIOs are just one key group trying to figure out how to swim without going under.
December 05, 2014
There’s a lot going on at this year's Radiological Society of North America 100th Scientific Assembly this week in Chicago, but three topics in particular are resonating with radiologists.
December 04, 2014
Organizations that can successfully leverage proprietary data, rather than publicly available algorithms, stand a greater chance of improving outcomes and reducing the occurrence of preventable readmissions.
November 24, 2014
Medical imaging practices have been doing more with less for longer than most other specialties. In fact, there are many ways in which imaging can serve as a blueprint for other stakeholders as healthcare moves toward value-based and accountable care delivery models.
November 11, 2014
David Harlow breaks down the highlights of a recent survey regarding wearable fitness trackers and presents further questions about the technology's presence in the healthcare space.
November 06, 2014
John Halamka, MD, has been on the road for the past few days, describing the importance of patient and family engagement using mobile applications to healthcare leaders in Europe.
October 23, 2014
If you want to confront the complexity of electronic data, just stop and think about how many ways you want to use the data you have in hand.
September 16, 2014
HIMSS Analytics' Lorren Pettit reflects on his work in the healthcare industry, and how it relates to the recent findings of the Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey from the last quarter century.
July 31, 2014
Successful 21st century healthcare organizations do not thrive based on the intuition of a few brilliant leaders; rather, they become modern data-driven businesses. But before signing off on a big data analytics project, consider these tips for making it even more successful.