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Healthcare analytics discussed at HIMSS Big Data and Analytics event in San Francisco in June 2018
By Mike Miliard 08:46 am June 19, 2018
The HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum showed that, even if healthcare still lags behind other industries in analytics prowess, it can (and probably will) make up a lot of ground in a short time.
Community Care of North Carolina deploys pop health platform to transform community care

Credit: Facebook

By Bill Siwicki 04:19 pm June 18, 2018
By taking a more patient-centered approach, CCNC crafted a more proactive care management strategy.
House Committee increases NIH funds, cuts ONC by 29%
By Bernie Monegain 12:43 pm June 15, 2018
Congress funding for medical research programs to fight the opioid epidemic, and a boost for healthcare IT.
New York's Healthix HIE sending clinical info alerts without patient consent

An Intersystems presentation about how it works with Healthix Essential Alerts. Credit: YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm June 13, 2018
It doesn’t need express written consent to use the technology for “essential” alerts, the HIE’s CEO explains, and the result is better care.
Next gen quality and safety for healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 10:25 am June 11, 2018
In the future, patients will have more access to their own data and more communication channels with their extended care team.
Person using a mobile health app.
By Leontina Postelnicu 01:14 pm May 31, 2018
With one in four people lacking the skills to use digital tools effectively, NHS Digital is trying to raise awareness around the importance of addressing exclusion levels.
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By Leidos 09:53 am May 31, 2018
Jonathan Scholl, president of Leidos Health advises CIOs to ask and answer three key questions.
Text-based tool reduces patient no-shows
By Bill Siwicki 09:43 am May 31, 2018
Riverside Medical Clinic's no-show rate was 10 percent just after the platform go-live – it was 3 percent just a month later, clearly suggesting a patient preference for texting over phone calls.
AI command center helps hospital use analytics to manage operations

Toronto’s Humber River Hospital opened Canada’s first analytics-based hospital command center in collaboration with GE Healthcare Partners. Credit: GE Healthcare

By Mike Miliard 12:06 pm May 30, 2018
Tampa General's new partnership with GE Healthcare is the most recent example of Artificial Intelligence-driven care coordination centers that harmonize patient safety and quality improvement initiatives.
advanced precision medicine for cardiovascular care at Intermountain
By Bernie Monegain 09:59 am May 30, 2018
Hospitals uncover new genetic links that can lead to faster development of life-saving approaches.

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