Business Intelligence (BI)

Docs and computer
By Mike Miliard 11:21 am February 04, 2015
One meaningful use manager explains how, despite having "providers in every level of every stage" of the process, she's able to keep costs down by keeping tabs on attestations as a team of one.
stack of coins
By Mike Miliard 10:43 am February 02, 2015
Technology challenges carry some blame for the sorry state of health data exchange in the U.S., but it's also a matter of simple dollars and cents.
By Mike Miliard 09:46 pm January 29, 2015
With so much set to change on Oct. 1, 2015, ICD-10 offers the chance to home in on process improvements that can enhance the revenue cycle. Early awareness of myriad factors affecting key performance indicators is, well, key.
Calculator and spreadsheet
By Frank Irving 04:28 pm January 28, 2015
ICD-10 and trends toward higher deductibles are creating a need for providers to better manage their revenue streams.
Huron Consulting Group
By Bernie Monegain 11:20 am January 27, 2015
Huron Consulting Group, a public company that offers healthcare consulting on IT, strategy and more, is poised to acquire Studer Group, which focuses on helping providers improve clinical and financial outcomes.
New data research will examine ICU practices, care.
By Bernie Monegain 08:30 am January 21, 2015
Together with MIT, Royal Philips has launched a new initiative that gives healthcare researchers new insights into caring for patients who require intensive care.
Doc with money illustration
By Mike Miliard 10:12 am January 19, 2015
More and more healthcare organizations are recognizing the value of population health management -- and a majority say they expect to recoup their investments in the technology to power those programs in just a few years.
Illustration of hand with coins
By Erin McCann 09:57 am January 13, 2015
It's no secret that Americans pay a pretty penny for their healthcare. As providers face pressure to reduce costs on the front end -- for their patients -- they're also seeing the impact on their bottom lines. For hospitals and health systems, 2015 will be a landmark year for cost reduction.
By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am January 12, 2015
"I don't think I've been to a health system or even a country in the last couple of years where the Triple Aim isn't in the mission or in the strategic plan," says Maureen Bisognano, president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Those strategies are starting show results when it comes to quality and safety.
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.

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