Analytics

Handshake
By Mike Miliard 11:08 am August 24, 2015
Xerox on Monday announced it will acquire Naperville, Ill.-based RSA Medical, which develops analytics tools for patients interacting with health insurance companies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mayo Clinic
By Mike Miliard 10:48 am August 24, 2015
The Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic is investing in and partnering with a new startup, developing tools and technology to put consumers in control of their genomic data.
Analytics
By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am August 24, 2015
Analytics firm Zephyr Health, a San Francisco-based startup that bills itself as an "insights-as-a-service" company for the healthcare industry, closed on a $17.5 million third round of funding, led by Google Ventures.
President Obama
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am August 24, 2015
The White House is looking for new ways to help its Precision Medicine Initiative gain steam, such as better engaging patients and participants, using novel technologies and including underserved populations in research.
William Tierney, MD
By Bernie Monegain 10:17 am August 21, 2015
After 35 years of research innovation and leadership at Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis, William Tierney, MD, Regenstrief's president and CEO, is headed to Austin, Texas, where he will take on population health.
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By Andrew Watson 04:09 am August 21, 2015
Academic Medical Centers are facing mounting pressure to drastically alter their philosophy and approach to their mission while maintaining their brand via the clinical, teaching and research activities that have driven their reputation for years.
MDM Testing Cross Post Alter
By Tom Sullivan 11:34 pm August 20, 2015
Update The notion of gleaning insights from mountains of health information, then applying those precisely to individual patients hinges on the confluence of various factors.
Docs giving thumbs up
By Mike Miliard 11:02 am August 20, 2015
Contrary to a spate of recent studies that show rising physician aggravation with EHR systems, another new poll shows majorities of large practices commending the "enhancements in functionality, service and innovation" of leading vendors.
population health
By Tom Sullivan 07:36 am August 20, 2015
The notion of gleaning insights from mountains of health information -- and then applying those precisely to individual patients -- hinges on the confluence of various factors. But it all boils down to one magic word.
empty doctor's office
By Erin McCann 11:10 am August 14, 2015
Researchers at University of Washington Tacoma have developed a machine-learning predictive analytics tool that forecasts with 82 percent accuracy the probability a patient will be readmitted within 30 days.

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