Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Big Data

How to Leverage the Internet of Things for Patient Engagement

April 27, 2015 - Increasing meaningful, effective patient engagement is such a high priority for the healthcare industry that it is included as one of the three branches of the Triple Aim.  Along with reducing spending and improving population health management, however, the process of reengineering the patient experience of healthcare to produce better outcomes is not a simple or speedy task.  Luckily...


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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...

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...

Four Use Cases for Healthcare Predictive Analytics, Big Data

Predictive analytics in healthcare has long been the wave of the future: an ultimate goal to which everyone aspires but few can claim success.  While the landscape is changing for healthcare predictive analytics as more organizations figure...

IBM Expands Footprint into Healthcare Big Data Analytics

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...

AMA: Big Data Analytics is the Next Phase of Health IT Adoption

Big data analytics is the next step in the healthcare industry’s ongoing process of adopting health IT infrastructure, American Medical Association (AMA) President Robert Wah, MD told attendees at HIMSS15 in a keynote address delivered...

New Pittsburgh Data Alliance Focuses on Big Data Analytics

Healthcare organizations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania are teaming up to leverage big data analytics in pursuit of new healthcare technologies and treatments.  The Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance, a newly announced collaboration between Carnegie...

How Successful Hospitals Start to Tackle Big Data Analytics

The adoption of big data analytics technologies is a top priority for the majority of hospitals currently entrenched in healthcare’s greatest challenges: the shift to accountable care, attesting to Stage 2 meaningful use, and preparing for...

NIH Launches Big Data Analytics Portal for Alzheimer’s Research

The National Institutes of Health, the FDA, and a consortium of other public and private healthcare partners have announced the launch of a new big data analytics project focused on expanding access to research data on Alzheimer’s disease (AD). ...

Building the Team for Big Data Analytics, Population Health

Healthcare organizations are becoming increasingly aware that the future of financial sustainability and care quality will rely on a robust health IT infrastructure that enables big data analytics and population health management. Providers must...

Predictive Analytics, Big Data Underpin Episodes of Care

Healthcare is moving quickly and irreversibly into a new era of risk-based accountable care in which predictive analytics and big data are crucial tools for shouldering a heavy financial burden.  As more and more providers sign up for reimbursement...

Will the White House Chart a Course for Healthcare Big Data?

Last week, the White House announced a new addition to the nation’s top technology team, just in time to get President Obama’s precision medicine initiative off the ground.  Dhanurjay “DJ” Patil, a Silicon Valley regular with significant...

Precision Medicine, Personal Genomics Need Industry Standards

Personalized genomic tests may be an integral part of the nation’s new focus on precision medicine, but patients who indulge their curiosity with cheap, at-home DNA tests may end up putting more pressure on providers instead of aiding their...

FDA Uses Genomics, Big Data Analytics to Track Food Poisoning

The FDA is combining big data analytics and genomics in its GenomeTrakr database to pinpoint the source and cause of foodborne illness outbreaks.  The database, part of the agency’s Technology Transfer program, allows the FDA to respond more...

Professional Societies, Universities Embrace Big Data Analytics

Healthcare providers may approach team-based clinical care with various degrees of willingness, but when it comes to big data analytics, collaboration is the name of the game.  While some forward-thinking hospitals and health systems are investing...

CancerLinQ Will Bring Big Data Analytics to Oncology Care

Of all the areas of medicine that could benefit from the number-crunching power big data analytics, cancer care might be at the top of the list. With endless variations in the development, progression, and aggressiveness of this broad category...

Social Media Big Data Mining May Improve Population Health

Indiana University (IU) School of Nursing and ChaCha,an online and mobile publisher,that provides a question and answer service through text messages, have partnered together to allow researchers at Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis...

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