Data Warehousing

Anahi Santiago
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am October 14, 2015
"I remember the days when we used to worry about spring break, because that's when the bored college kids would write the viruses," said Anahi Santiago, CISO at Wilmington, Del.-based Christiana Care Health System.
Social media icons on smartphone
By Erin McCann 10:56 am October 13, 2015
Mining patients' social media data could provide enormous insight into overall health outcomes, according to a new study conducted by University of Pennsylvania researchers.
Michael Dell
By Erin McCann 10:55 am October 12, 2015
In one of the largest technology mergers in history, Dell announced Monday that it has inked a deal to acquire cloud computing and big data company EMC Corporation.
Digital data
By Bernie Monegain 06:42 am October 06, 2015
Data security firm Digital Guardian has acquired Code Green Networks, which provides data loss prevention technology for the network, cloud and mobile devices.
By Erin McCann 10:08 am October 01, 2015
Looking to slash your readmission rates using big data but not sure where to start? It's best to hear the stories from the folks who have done it successfully. UPMC's analytics team is ahead of the curve.
Stressed man
By Mike Miliard 03:50 pm September 30, 2015
Phishing is much more than just a creatively-misspelled word. It's a key motivator for health organizations' increased focus on security. In fact, says one HIMSS researcher, it's the "number one thing that keeps CISOs up at night."
magnifying glass over data
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am September 25, 2015
The new BCBS Axis now compiles detailed data on more than 2.3 billion procedures from all 36 independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, representing some $350 billion in annual claims. The aim? Better outcomes at lower cost.
doctor typing on laptop
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am September 24, 2015
Global health IT, management and outsourcing company Accenture has finalized its agreement to acquire Sagacious Consultants, an electronic health record consulting practice.
Mass General Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 05:41 pm September 18, 2015
Timothy G. Ferris, MD, is senior vice president for population health management at Partners HealthCare, one of the top healthcare systems in the country, and one that is committed to making a difference on that front.
Keyhole and computer code
By Mike Miliard 05:45 am September 11, 2015
A recent security report by Microsoft finds that, even when cloaked in encryption technology, "an alarming amount of sensitive information can be recovered" from electronic medical record databases.

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