Big Data

White House
By Erin McCann 11:19 am February 09, 2015
Big data is top mind for the Obama Administration after White House officials announced this month they were bringing on one of the nation's most renowned data scientists to lead efforts on a healthcare data initiative.
John Mattison, MD
By Tom Sullivan 10:03 am January 13, 2015
Meet the new linguistic mashup: "plecosystem," meaning a technological ecosystem comprising different platforms. More and more platforms are coming from technology leaders such as Apple, IBM, Google and Microsoft -- put them all together and that could mean big things for healthcare innovation.
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am January 09, 2015
The explosion of big data has created a big market for clinical and business intelligence -- and means some big decisions for providers looking to make smart analytics purchases. A new report from KLAS weighs the merits of BI vendors large and small.
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am December 31, 2014
The year 2014 goes down in history as a breakout year for digital healthcare, according to a recent report from StartUp Health, whose stated mission is to help 1,000 health startups reimagine and transform healthcare over the next 10 years.
Lancaster General Health
By Erin McCann 10:57 am December 22, 2014
A physicians network in the Mid-Atlantic has been awarded the highest level of electronic medical record adoption, joining the only 6 percent of all ambulatory clinics that have achieved this status.
Naomi Fried
By Eric Wicklund 09:53 am December 16, 2014
In a recent interview with mHealth News, Naomi Fried, formerly chief innovation officer at Boston Children's Hospital, discusses how to get the most from data.
By Neil Versel 02:30 pm December 12, 2014
Not only is data getting bigger, it's getting smarter. In this age of big data, analytics in healthcare has expanded from business intelligence and revenue-cycle management to clinical care.
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am December 10, 2014
"We're at the forefront of a transformational era -- the health information technology revolution," said Jiajie Zhang, dean of the School of Biomedical Informatics at the The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, which has scored seven grants in the past six months to explore biomed applications for IT.
People on the street
By Bernie Monegain 07:00 pm December 08, 2014
Why go it alone with population health when partnerships can be so much more powerful? That was one of the pointed questions asked and answered Monday at the mHealth Summit outside of Washington, DC.
IT workers
By Erin McCann 06:17 am November 28, 2014
Want ads for health information technology professionals saw a moderate slump in the third quarter, falling 4 percent from Q2. But the numbers weren't all underwhelming, as certain new job titles saw strong growth.

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