Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • IBM Expands Footprint into Healthcare Big Data Analytics

    April 16, 2015 - Big Blue is coming for the healthcare industry, and it has big data on its mind.  At HIMSS15 this week, IBM announced several new initiatives to expand its reach into the budding realm of healthcare big data analytics, including some notable acquisitions, a new business unit, and new ways for Watson to flex its supercomputing muscles in the realm of personalized healthcare. Following...

  • Stage 3 Meaningful Use Prompts Hopes, Concerns for MGMA

    April 8, 2015 - Stage 3 meaningful use, the latest and greatest effort from CMS to bring sophisticated EHR technology, health IT interoperability, increased population health management, and improved data analytics to a weary, wary healthcare industry has been met with caution by the majority of stakeholders. With more stringent reporting requirements, higher thresholds, stiff penalties, and big changes to...

  • Are Stage 3 MU Patient Engagement Expectations Unrealistic?

    April 7, 2015 - Patient engagement is seen as one of the most important pieces of the Triple Aim: the lynchpin for reducing costs, ensuring high care quality, and making population health management an effective proposition. The proposed rule for Stage 3 meaningful use takes patient engagement to heart by drastically increasing the proportion of patients who must view, download, or share their personal health...

  • Can the ONC, EHR Vendors Fix Healthcare Data Interoperability?

    April 6, 2015 - When the issue of healthcare data interoperability arises, one government body always becomes the focus on the conversation: the Office of the National Coordinator.  The ONC has taken a central role in the growth of healthcare data analytics, health information exchange, population health management, and the slow but steady development of interoperability infrastructure that will one day...


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What You Need to Know about Health Data Interoperability

Health data interoperability is intended to bring healthcare stakeholders together, yet it remains a divisive and difficult issue to address.  The movement of information between health IT systems, whether internal or external, is as much...

NCQA Pilots Electronic Clinical Quality Measures Program

The National Council for Quality Assurance has enlisted three healthcare IT companies to test pilot its electronic clinical quality measures code validation program.  The pilot, called eMeasure, will test the ability of EHR software to access...

What to Look for in a Healthcare Big Data Analytics Vendor

Healthcare big data analytics is a booming business, which is both a good and a bad thing for providers seeking to bulk up their infrastructure to supplement their EHRs with sophisticated tools for clinical analytics, population health management,...

Geisinger Invests in Precision Medicine, Genomics, Big Data

Geisinger Health System is taking precision medicine to the next level with a dedicated research center for genomic research supported by telemedicine technologies.  The Precision Health Center will use remote conferencing tools to provide...

As Hospital EHR Adoption Rises, What’s Next for Health IT?

Hospital EHR adoption has officially reached more than three-quarters of the healthcare community, according to the newest data from the Office of the National Coordinator, and the rapid rise in health IT infrastructure development may actually...

Healthcare Internet of Things to Reach $117 Billion by 2020

Big data and the healthcare Internet of Things is poised for explosive growth over the next half-decade, says a new report by MarketResearch.com, expanding at a 15.1 percent compound annual growth rate to hit $117 billion by 2020.  As big...

Chronic Disease Management Costs 17 Times More than Average

The most expensive patients with the highest service utilization rates, including those who need chronic disease management services for multiple conditions, cost approximately 17 times more than patients who are not considered “high users”...

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