Business Intelligence (BI)

By Mike Miliard 10:58 am November 18, 2014
MedeAnalytics, which develops business intelligence and revenue cycle technologies, has acquired OnFocus Healthcare, a maker of enterprise performance management tools, for an undisclosed sum.
Water
By Mike Miliard 10:35 am November 18, 2014
We often hear about streams of data. Sometimes, the flood can seem like a data deluge. In its new analytics project with EMC Corporation, Partners HealthCare extends the watery metaphor, with a new initiative meant for shared use: the Partners Data Lake.
Calculator and spreadsheet
By Rodney J. Moore 09:56 am November 18, 2014
The collections process is ripe for innovation, on both the payer and provider side. Increasingly, savvy providers are using health IT to broaden their access to and knowledge about their patient populations, with an eye toward greater success with bill collection.
Servers
By Mike Miliard 08:53 am November 06, 2014
As chief data officer at Seattle Children's Hospital, Eugene Kolker has a fairly unusual job title -- especially for this industry. "In healthcare it's extremely, extremely rare," he says. But that may be changing.
By Gus Venditto 12:43 pm November 03, 2014
As the foundation of his opening keynote address at the HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston on Nov. 20-21, Kaiser Permanente CMIO John Mattison, MD, will address an issue that marries philosophy, antiquity, science and a profound concern for improving the health and welfare of mankind.
Digital hospital
By Frank Irving 03:11 am October 28, 2014
What propels a group practice to fifteen-fold growth? At Westmed Medical Group, in New York's Westchester County, the surge can be attributed largely to care transformation driven by analytics.
James Noga
By Bernie Monegain 04:13 pm October 17, 2014
Partners HealthCare CIO James Noga is just beginning to envision what the infrastructure for big data will look like for the Boston health system that includes Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. There are many variables to consider.
By Erin McCann 11:08 am October 16, 2014
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has teamed up with the Bay State's largest hospital in a new partnership aimed at addressing three major obstacles in clinical medicine, tapping data analytics and digital health tools.
By Mike Miliard 10:00 am October 15, 2014
Maine's largest city this past week announced plans to put grant money to work developing a business hub centered around health informatics, with hopes of bringing "high-paying jobs to the city and region."
Blair Childs, Premier's senior vice president, public affairs
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am October 13, 2014
Premier healthcare alliance has offered to put its data analytics to use to help the White House fight antibiotic resistant bacteria, which Premier calls an international public health issue.

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