Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Analytics Infrastructure

True Interoperability Requires Proof before Mandates, HL7 Says

September 3, 2015 - Before piling on additional EHR and health IT mandates, the federal government must prove to the healthcare industry that interoperability can produce measurable return on organizational investment, says Health Level Seven International (HL7) in a letter to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP).  Regulators should focus on developing and disseminating use...


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HSPC Interoperability Project Tackles HIE with FHIR, App Culture

CommonWell, Carequality, and the Argonaut Project may be the names that first spring to mind when discussing the healthcare industry’s private interoperability efforts, but the Healthcare Services Platform Consortium (HSPC) is planning...

84% of EHR Replacements Focus on Big Data, Population Health

The vast majority of providers considering or undergoing an EHR replacement are giving preference to vendors who provide big data analytics and population health management tools, according to the latest Black Book Rankings EHR user satisfaction...

EHR Clinical Decision Support Weighs Benefit, Harm of Screenings

Electronic health records may not be the documentation tool of choice for many unhappy clinicians, but the developers of clinical decision support technologies hope to change their opinions by creating proactive, data-driven features that validate...

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...

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...

Precision Medicine Must Be a “Team Effort,” White House Says

Collaboration is the name of the game when it comes to precision medicine, says White House Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil in a blog post outlining the next steps for the nation’s march into genomics, big data analytics, and personalized...

Big Data, Meaningful Use, BYOD Bring Problems, Opportunities

To say that the healthcare industry is in a state of flux may be the understatement of the 21st century.  Despite ongoing criticism over the “slow” pace of big data analytics, EHR interoperability, patient engagement, and reimbursement...

Is There Conflict between Precision Medicine, Population Health?

If there’s one thing that all healthcare stakeholders can agree upon, it’s that there’s never enough time, money, or manpower to do everything that needs to be done.  Whether electronic health records, novel care delivery...

Market Growth Ahead for Healthcare Big Data, Internet of Things

As healthcare big data analytics competencies become more and more important for the provider community, opportunities for sales and installations are growing accordingly.  Despite financial constraints and the looming threat of disruptive...

Are Big Data, Genomics, Precision Medicine the Cure for Cancer?

A cure for cancer has always been one of the most elusive goals in healthcare, but new big data analytics solutions from a fresh wave of innovators may be bringing clinicians and patients closer than ever to critical breakthroughs in the treatment...

Providers Seek EHR Population Health, Patient Engagement Tools

Close to twenty percent of providers practicing at large ambulatory clinics are willing to rip out and replace their electronic health records in order to get access to better population health management, patient engagement, and EHR interoperability...

Maine HIE Expands Real-Time Healthcare Big Data Analytics

Maine’s state health information exchange, HealthInfoNet, has always been a pioneer in the healthcare big data analytics space.  As one of the first HIEs to achieve financial sustainability by offering a wide range of data-based services...

EHR Interoperability, Data Standards Vital for DOD, VA Success

The Department of Defense may have just pledged between four and nine billion dollars to modernizing its EHR infrastructure with Leidos, Cerner, and Accenture over the next decade, but it must make a further commitment to EHR interoperability...

ONC: Hospital HIE, EHR Interoperability Reaches 40 Percent

EHR interoperability and health information exchange in the hospital setting are on the rise as electronic health records become nearly universal, says ONC Interoperability and Exchange Portfolio Manager Erica Galvez in a new Health IT Buzz blog...

Accountable Care, Big Data Analytics Attract Vendor Attention

Product vendors and service providers targeting the healthcare systems’ growing appetite for advanced big data analytics and accountable care capabilities are continuing to make strategic moves in a swiftly changing marketplace.  ...

Will Meaningful Use Disgruntlement Delay Precision Medicine?

EHRs and meaningful use simply don’t make anyone happy, if the latest in a long line of dismal survey results is to be believed.  Torturous interfaces, unbreakable data siloes, endless quality reporting requirements, and untenable...

Balancing Access and Insight for Healthcare Big Data Analytics

When it comes to healthcare big data analytics, “more” isn’t necessarily “better.”  Extracting actionable insights from data is a struggle for everyone, no matter how complex, seamless, and sophisticated a health...

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

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...

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