Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • How to Cut Through the Noise of the Healthcare Internet of Things

    February 10, 2016 - Healthcare providers are busy people.  Between high patient loads and the demands of EHR documentation, the reporting requirements, the internal meetings, and the minutes wasted waiting for test results or other communications from the care team, there is often precious little time to get a cup of coffee, let alone sit down to rethink their workflow procedures. Sometimes they’re...

  • What are the Biggest Population Health Management Pain Points?

    January 22, 2016 - Population health management, health data interoperability, and accountable care may take first, second, and third place on the list of pressing priorities for the healthcare industry, but that doesn’t mean they are having an easy time of enacting the meaningful, measurable, patient-driven changes that are supposed to drive quality improvements and bring more revenue into provider organizations....

  • Safety Net Population Health Management Means Doing More with Less

    January 19, 2016 - For healthcare organizations of any size, type, and specialty, every dollar always counts.  The immutable bottom line regulates all activities, from technology purchases to staff salaries to what gets served in the cafeteria each day.  Healthcare is a business, after all, and what seems like the pointless pinching of a few pennies here and there could have significant implications...

  • Will the IoT Bring a Patient Engagement, Interoperability Revolution?

    January 5, 2016 - Healthcare, at its most fundamental level, has always been about making connections.  Whether it’s the comforting hand of nurse reassuring a patient with a poor diagnosis, a researcher putting disparate data sets together to discover a lifesaving treatment, or a surgeon sharing good news with a worried family, communication in all its forms is vital to bringing good health to patients....


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How to Cut Through the Noise of the Healthcare Internet of Things

Healthcare providers are busy people.  Between high patient loads and the demands of EHR documentation, the reporting requirements, the internal meetings, and the minutes wasted waiting for test results or other communications from the care...

Senate Committee Moves Interoperability, Health IT Bill to Vote

The Senate HELP Committee is pushing forward with its efforts to advance interoperability across the healthcare system by unanimously voting to move the “Improving Health Information Technology Act” to the Senate floor. The bill focuses...

Does State Regulation Help Boost Health IT, HIE, EHR Adoption?

With millions of patients’ lives hanging in the balance at any given moment, it’s no wonder that the healthcare sector is one of the most heavily regulated industries there is.  From the quality and cleanliness of medical devices...

ACA, Medicare Provided Preventative Care to 39M Patients in 2015

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) played a major role in increasing preventative care and chronic disease management amongst Medicare patients last year, according to an announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In 2015,...

$5M Precision Medicine Grant Integrates Genomics, Big Data

Precision medicine is getting a $5 million boost at research organizations in Pennsylvania as the three-year Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (CURE) project gets underway.  The grant will fund the discovery of potential breast...

ONC: Don’t Let HIPAA Errors Hinder Population Health Management

Healthcare providers should not let HIPAA misunderstandings prevent the appropriate sharing and use of patient information for population health management and care coordination, the Office of the National Coordinator reminds stakeholders in...

MD Medical School Uses Precision Medicine to Improve Cancer Care

The University of Maryland has announced a new initiative to advance its medical school’s precision medicine programs. According to a public statement, the University of Maryland School of Medicine has begun its new initiative, the Maryland...

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