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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CMS Selects 516 Orgs for Population Health Management Program

According to a recent announcement, CMS has selected 516 participants to join the Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model, a five-year population health management initiative designed to prevent heart attacks and strokes among...

Cancer Moonshot Flags Basic Big Data Woes of Precision Medicine

The Precision Medicine Initiative and the Cancer Moonshot may be generating enormous cross-industry enthusiasm, but the research community must address some of its most foundational systemic problems if it is going to successfully cure cancer,...

$335K Grant Supports Chronic Disease Management for Lupus

A $335,000 grant from the HHS Office of Minority Health will help the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) strengthen its chronic disease management programs for patients with lupus, the organization announced this week. The Lupus Initiative,...

FDA Drafts Docs on Next-Gen Sequencing for Precision Medicine

As part of its effort to advance precision medicine and genomics research, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has released two draft guidance documents that would implement regulatory processes for developing and using next-generation sequencing...

Data Overload May Impede Healthcare Internet of Things Growth

The Internet of Things (IoT) may simply be too hot for the healthcare industry to handle as organizations continue to struggle with the huge amount of data produced by wearables, sensors, remote monitors, and other medical devices. Forty-two...

State-Led Programs Help Meet Population Health Management Goals

While providers work in the trenches to improve patient outcomes and hospital quality, many states have also established population health management programs to boost the region’s overall healthcare performance. A new online resource from...

EHR Data Integrity Not Robust Enough for Clinical Trial Use

EHR data is not strong enough to support research and clinical trials, says the American Medical Informatics Association. In a letter commenting on the FDA’s draft guidance on the use of EHR data in clinical trials and research, AMIA says...

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