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Researchers in North Carolina are helping to foster population health management and disease control efforts in developing nations by studying data integrity techniques and sharing more »

An increasing number of Type 2 diabetes patients will be enrolled in population health management programs designed and run by primary care providers, endocrinologists, and more »

The healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic changes, including shifting market dynamics, stricter regulatory requirements, and a demanding, consumer-centric marketplace. In the middle of it all more »

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced the release of its finalized guidelines for genomic data sharing and research.  After receiving more than one more »

The healthcare industry might finally be waking up to the possibilities of big data and clinical analytics, but the marketplace for analytics solutions is still more »

Patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) around the country will be receiving a $35.7 million boost from funding provided by the Affordable Care Act, HHS Secretary Sylvia more »

Even the most enthusiastic data analytics advocate would be hard pressed to argue that the healthcare industry is on the cutting edge of adopting and more »

An online data analytics tool developed at Boston Children’s Hospital will allow stem cell researchers to check the quality and function of tissue samples engineered more »

While healthcare organizations are still striving to understand the scope and usefulness of big data for clinical analytics and financial insights, some data scientists and more »

The current rush to unlock the power of big data for healthcare analytics is leading to some significant business opportunities in a variety of market more »

Medication adherence is one of the most complex and costly problems facing the healthcare system today.  With approximately one third of patients failing to take more »

Cigarette smokers who were offered a free supply of nicotine replacement medications and a series of automated phone calls were 70% more likely to be more »

Google may track patterns in search engine use primarily to target advertising to users, but healthcare providers may be able to glean some important insights more »

Benjamin Marlin, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five year, $536,000 grant to assist his research into machine learning more »

One in ten emergency department visits are for conditions that do not require emergency services and could be better treated through primary or urgent care, more »

Registration for the 2014 Million Hearts Challenge is now underway, according to an announcement in the Federal REgister, and is aiming to improve hypertension control for more »

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has a reputation as one of the top epicenters for healthcare in the nation, bolstered in no small part by its more »

There’s more to health information management than ICD-10 and SNOMED, and for providers who routinely deal with mental health disorders, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual more »

Hospitalizations related to congestive heart failure and ischemic stroke have dropped by nearly a third over the past ten years, says the American Heart Association, more »

Adding information about a patient’s occupation and workplace into their electronic health record can help providers at community health centers paint a more complete portrait more »

Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs aren’t sufficient to ensure that health information is as complete, accurate, and consistent as it needs to be in order more »

While patient-generated health data provided by wearable wristbands and other devices holds great potential to change the way healthcare is delivered, patients may not be more »

The fee-for-service reimbursement model is the most significant barrier preventing complex care management (CCM) in the healthcare industry, claims a perspective piece in the New more »

A population health management and clinical analytics program within the Wyoming Department of Health has reduced Medicaid emergency department visits by 20% and cut 30-day more »

Intel Corporation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation are launching a new pilot program to combine the power of big data with the ubiquitous reach more »

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