Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • Semantic Computing, Predictive Analytics Need Reliable Metadata

    July 18, 2016 - As the healthcare industry reaches the saturation point of electronic health record adoption, and slowly moves past the pain of the implementation process, it may seem like the right time to stop thinking so much about hammering home basic data governance principles for staff members and start looking at the next phase of health IT implementation: the big data analytics environment. ...

  • Cognitive Computing Use Grows in Precision Medicine for Cancer

    July 11, 2016 - While the national Precision Medicine Initiative and its private industry counterparts are not focused solely on the search for a cure for cancer, the strategies, tools, and technologies that comprise this multi-faceted effort are well-suited for the task. Advanced big data analytics systems, including cognitive computing and semantic computing powerhouses, are making it possible to ingest...

  • ACO Success Relies on Population Health Management Tools

    June 1, 2016 - Healthcare providers who wish to succeed as accountable care organizations have to address a lengthy checklist of tasks, strategies, and technologies long before they can hope to accrue shared savings from Medicare or a private payer.  Developing the partnerships and population health management techniques to stratify patients, communicate effectively, meet demanding quality measures,...

  • Montefiore Semantic Data Lake Tackles Predictive Analytics

    May 31, 2016 - Semantic computing is becoming a hot topic in the healthcare industry as the first wave of big data analytics leaders looks to move beyond the basics of population health management, predictive analytics, and risk stratification. This new approach to analytics eschews the rigid, limited capabilities of the traditional relational database and instead focuses on creating a fluid pool of standardized...


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Academic Medical Orgs Leap into Precision Medicine Initiative

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FCC Plans to Map Broadband Access to Aid Chronic Disease Care

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In-Hospital Prescriptions Boost Medication Adherence by 29%

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HHS Targets Population Health, Big Data with $36M in Grants

More than a thousand primary care and safety net providers in forty-one states and Puerto Rico will benefit from $36 million in health IT development funding doled out by the Department of Health and Human Services this month.  The grants...

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