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Insurance giant taps big data analytics for patient engagement insights

BY Jeff Rowe | August 07, 2017

As payers wade ever deeper into the consumer-oriented world of value-based reimbursement, big data analytics and behavioral profiling are likely to continue to bring cost savings and greater efficiencies. 

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Stanford: big data holds key to revolutionizing healthcare

BY Jeff Rowe | August 03, 2017

Among other things, the report says, the power of data is enabling a shift toward preventive care through an increased focus on nutrition, exercise and wellness, and a pivot toward value-based payment models.

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Cloud partnership yields savings in disease research project

BY Jeff Rowe | August 02, 2017

Among other advantages, payers can tap into deep analytics and apply rules that support cost savings via large purchases of particular specialty drugs.

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Researchers: artificial intelligence increasingly making good on expectations

BY Jeff Rowe | August 01, 2017

Despite the promise of AI, adoption remains very low overall, with just 20 percent of global companies saying they have already deployed an AI tool.

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Welcome to the age of AI

BY Jeff Rowe | July 27, 2017

AI capabilities applied in the health sector, says the developer of Siri, will enable us to keep millions of citizens healthier and save trillions of dollars in healthcare costs.

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As the cloud expands, so will the array of ‘as-a-Service’ models for healthcare

BY Jeff Rowe | July 26, 2017

IaaS providers, in turn, will be able to further leverage economies of scale to deliver stable, scalable, robust platforms at economical pricing models.

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How the cloud enables innovations like the Internet of Things

BY Jeff Rowe | July 25, 2017

With more devices in healthcare being connected via the IoT, writes a stakeholder in India, monitoring and surveillance would result in more thorough data collection, and more importantly, in better patient care.

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Wanted and needed: IT professionals with new skill sets

BY Jeff Rowe | July 24, 2017

Managing cloud environments, says on CIO, requires thinking about an organization’s IT process entirely differently and at an entirely different scale.

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New big data tools driving pharma innovations

BY Jeff Rowe | July 17, 2017

As precision therapies for patients with difficult diseases advance, the healthcare industry will need to bolster its informatics and analytics skillsets to meet new demand.