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EHR Big Data, Lab Specimens Enable Precision Medicine Research

June 30, 2015 - When it comes to medical research and the rapidly expanding reach of precision medicine, physical specimens play a critical role in developing the big data later used for large-scale analytics that generate insights and produce results.  Hospitals and clinics collect enormous amounts of blood, tissue, and other materials on a daily basis to use for diagnostic testing, but the remains...


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Mental Healthcare Big Data Warehouse Illuminates Care Trends

For many healthcare providers interested in diving into the complicated world of big data analytics, a centralized repository or data warehouse is often the first step towards making sense of the petabytes of available information culled from...

EHR Predictive Analytics Flag 32% of Nursing Home Patient Falls

Incorporating EHR data into predictive analytics algorithms increases the accuracy of identifying patients at high risk of harmful falls, according to a study published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association...

Mount Sinai to Build $5M Precision Medicine, Genomics Center

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has received a $5 million charitable donation to establish a center for precision medicine and wellness, which will focus on developing novel strategies for population health management through remote...

73% of Orgs See ROI from PGHD, Healthcare Big Data Analytics

Before it can be used for analytics, healthcare’s big data has to come from somewhere.  Wearable devices, mHealth apps, and remote sensors are increasingly becoming the source of patient-generated health data (PGHD) that can aid in...

Few Providers Discuss Wearables, Patient-Generated Health Data

Patient engagement, chronic disease management, and big data analytics are hot topics among healthcare leaders these days, yet few providers seem all that enthused about discussing the prospect of producing the patient-generated health data (PGHD)...

Three Ways the Internet of Things Can Improve Patient Safety

The Internet of Things may still seem like a futuristic concept better suited for Silicon Valley visionaries than community hospitals and rural primary care clinics, but healthcare’s web of connected devices and surveillance systems is...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Plays Critical Role in Quality

The healthcare industry has plenty of big data on its hands, but the ability to extract meaningful, actionable insights from this wealth of raw information will be the key to improving quality and patient outcomes across the developing learning...

Data Integrity Worries Mar Life Science Big Data Analytics

Physician providers and hospital systems aren’t the only healthcare organizations looking to advance their big data analytics capabilities, and they aren’t the only ones struggling with the complexity and sheer scale of information...

How Healthcare Big Data Analytics Is Tackling Chronic Disease

Chronic disease management is the most expensive, fastest growing, and most intractable problem facing healthcare providers in every nation on Earth.  More than 95 percent of the world’s population suffers from one or more chronic...

CMS Big Data Chief Receives Information Transparency Award

Niall Brennan, Chief Data Officer and Director of the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has been chosen as the recipient of 2015’s Health Data Liberators Award, presented by...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Key to Accountable Care ROI

Healthcare’s investment in big data analytics is already paying off among those who have also embraced accountable care and value-based reimbursement, finds a new industry survey conducted by the Healthcare Financial Management Association...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Driving Billions in Market Growth

Healthcare is at the center of massive predicted growth for the big data analytics marketplace, according to a series of market reports, with cloud computing, mHealth, and computer assisted coding technologies fueling significant investment in...

Five Population Health Use Cases for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things, that loose conglomeration of internet-enabled mobile and monitoring devices, has found its place in the healthcare industry almost by accident.  Providers and developers looking for population health management solutions...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Opportunities Spark Buying Spree

Healthcare big data analytics is a market of nearly limitless possibilities that is still in its infancy, a fact that has not escaped the notice of technology developers and vendors looking to carve out a foothold for themselves. As the...

Precision Medicine Flourishes with Healthcare Big Data Analytics

Precision medicine, a term introduced to the general public mere months ago during President Obama’s most recent State of the Union address, is no new concept for the healthcare industry.  The ability to tailor treatments to the individual...

Patient Experience Ratings Depend on Big Data Analytics, HIE

Few things make as much of an instant, lasting impression in the mind of a consumer than a five-star rating.  This simple, immediately recognizable system, used to rank everything from electronics to media to tourist attractions, has been...

Five Core Competencies for the Healthcare Internet of Things

The Internet of Things seems made for healthcare.  Millions of smart sensors and devices connected through the internet to provide up-to-the-second data on everything from a patient’s heart rate to how many pills they’ve taken...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics: From Description to Prescription

In the healthcare industry, “big data analytics” is a term that can encompass nearly everything that is done to a piece of information once it begins its digital life.  From flagging drug interactions to predicting sepsis, modeling...

Will Healthcare Data Analytics Suffer If DeSalvo Leaves ONC?

It’s been a busy year for healthcare data analytics and interoperability expert Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, and change is in the air once again for the head of the Office of the National Coordinator.  After being drafted in October...