10:23 am October 30, 2015
At the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston next week, one expert will help "de-mystify the buzz" around big data, offering tips and tools for turning analytics into better population health.
08:30 am October 30, 2015
Topping the list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2016 are new, faster methods of creating vaccines, a process for rewriting genetic code, and a water purification system for the developing world.
07:59 am October 30, 2015
Academic medical centers are already establishing learning health networks that provide a sneak peek into what a national system might one day resemble.
11:59 am October 29, 2015
It's one thing to say you're going to embrace data analytics; it's another to do it. And it's something else entirely to actually turn the insights derived from clinical intelligence into better care. One huge health system has some tips.
10:50 am October 29, 2015
Hospitals are continuing to make big investments in technology as they recognize the need to effectively manage population health, according to C-suite execs polled for Premier's Fall 2015 Economic Outlook survey.
10:42 am October 29, 2015
The Affordable Care Act and the need to control costs are driving more healthcare organizations to opt for cloud-based clinical and non-clinical applications.
09:41 am October 29, 2015
This past month, a hand injury sent one of our writers to his local emergency room. From the front desk to discharge, he was surprised and impressed at the way technology enabled -- rather than interfered with -- the quality of his care.
10:28 am October 27, 2015
Portals and personal health records have been touted as ways to spur better patient engagement and set the stage for improved outcomes. But a new study shows they often aren't used at all by the very people who may need them most.
10:23 am October 27, 2015
Truman Medical Centers and Cerner, both Kansas City-based healthcare giants, have launched a strategic partnership with the goal of transforming healthcare -- not only in Kansas City but around the world.
10:26 am October 26, 2015
A new report, The Consumer's Path to Finding a Healthcare Provider, finds "consistent and comprehensive" information on physicians sorely lacking.