Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • How Retail Health Clinics Impact Population Health Management

    August 28, 2015 - Retail health clinics have seen a surge over the past decade, bringing major changes to the healthcare industry, particularly in the realm of providing low-cost, quality care to patients at a very local level. Recently, retail health clinics have increased their scope of influence into population health management, implementing strategies to increase medication adherence and serve...

  • “Most Wired” Hospital Turns to Integration, Big Data Analytics

    August 10, 2015 - Each year, choosing the healthcare organizations that make it onto the Hospitals & Health Networks “Most Wired” list must get a little more difficult.  As providers strive to develop integrated EHR infrastructure and start to come to grips with healthcare big data analytics, the health IT capabilities of organizations nationwide are growing by leaps and bounds, raising...

  • ACC: Big Data, Coordination Key for Population Health Management

    August 3, 2015 - When it comes to improving the scope and effectiveness of chronic disease management, the American College of Cardiology has an enormous opportunity to effect change among primary care providers and specialists across the healthcare continuum.  Cardiovascular disease is one of the top killers in the United States, and its impact is growing quickly in any number of developing countries. ...

  • Big Data, Value-Based Reimbursement Must Combine for Quality

    July 21, 2015 - The healthcare industry has faced any number of significant challenges during its rapid transition from paper to electronic health records, not least of which is defining the differences between “data” and “information.”  In healthcare’s new big data world, patient records may be stuffed full of results, statistics, notes, and codes that convey no clear,...


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Final ICD-10 End-to-End Testing Week Sees 87% Success Rate

With just over one month until the ICD-10 transition, CMS has released the latest statistics from its July ICD-10 end-to-end testing week.  Eighty-seven percent of submitted claims were accepted, mirroring results from earlier in the year. ...

How Retail Health Clinics Impact Population Health Management

Retail health clinics have seen a surge over the past decade, bringing major changes to the healthcare industry, particularly in the realm of providing low-cost, quality care to patients at a very local level. Recently, retail health clinics...

Predictive Analytics, NLP Flag Psychosis with 100% Accuracy

A predictive analytics algorithm that leverages natural language processing was able to predict the onset of psychosis in high-risk youths with 100 percent accuracy, says a study published in Schizophrenia this month.  Using machine learning...

Sullivan Institute Opens Care Coordination, Health IT Use Survey

The Louis W. Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation is requesting stakeholder feedback on potential care coordination shortfalls with a new online survey.  The survey hopes to gather information on potential gaps in population health...

Medicare Accountable Care Organizations Bring $411M in Savings

Despite a rocky start and more than a few drop-outs along the way, Medicare’s Accountable Care Organizations in the Pioneer and Shared Savings Programs continue to produce hundreds of millions in savings for CMS and participating providers....

How Can Healthcare Big Data Analytics Bust Data Silos?

While end-user clinicians may be frustrated by gaps and blank spaces in their patient data, they are not the only ones who are experiencing some degree of consternation when it comes to big data analytics.  Before a physician or nurse even...

EHR Big Data Analytics Aid Cancer Screenings, Follow-Ups

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are using electronic “triggers” in vast quantities of EHR data to flag and follow up with patients who have experienced abnormal findings during an initial screening or evaluation for certain...

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