Business Intelligence (BI)

By Shahid Shah 09:28 am July 08, 2013
There are obvious pros and cons to both sides of the debate but it's a "win/win" scenario -- you can't go wrong with either choice but one is more expensive than the other (in terms of dollars and opportunity costs).
By John Halamka 08:43 am May 29, 2013
Yesterday I led the Clinical IT Governance meeting at BIDMC and I thought it would be interesting for my readers to get an inside look of the kind of topics we're discussing and how we're implementing our most challenging projects.
By Christina Thielst 08:21 am May 28, 2013
I like to think of social business intelligence as listening posts across the entire spectrum of social media outlets. It is closely related to social customer relationship management, which also takes the next step to understand and act upon consumer and patient attitudes.
By Keith W. Boone 09:32 am March 12, 2013
One of the things I like about HIMSS is connecting with people and events that I only get to see once each year. It's like the friend's child you see infrequently; growth and change is so much more obvious.
By Vikram Sukthankar 10:33 am February 13, 2013
Improving the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare is a national priority. While clinical quality measures have been around for some time, they are now taking center stage through federal, state and commercial quality/pay for performance (P4P) initiatives.
By Scott Fuller 08:16 am January 15, 2013
The list of pain points for many healthcare organizations today is a long one. Lingering economic woes and uncertainty about the future has many a hospital administrator looking for new ways reduce costs, increase revenue, and improve staff efficiency, among other necessary strategies.
By Matt Langan 08:34 am January 11, 2013
In 2013, healthcare IT will experience these six shifts that have the potential to transform the industry.
By Stephen Burrows 08:28 am January 02, 2013
As I complete the first semester teaching in a new graduate program in healthcare information technology, I am reminded of the enormity and importance of the work that has been accomplished at my University to launch a master’s degree program in Healthcare Information Systems (HIS).
By David Harlow 09:43 am October 25, 2012
I spent a couple days this week at the annual meeting of the Medical Group Management Association, in San Antonio. I had the opportunity to speak about healthcare social media to an engaged crowd, and to attend a number of other interesting sessions.
By Lisa Suennen 11:00 am October 01, 2012
I was hanging out with Tom Rodgers of Cambia Health the other day and we were discussing the seemingly unrelenting trend of the formation of new technology incubators and accelerators, designed to help catapult the weird and wonderful ideas of entrepreneurs into actionable companies.

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