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EHR Big Data Analytics Uncovers New Aid for Hypertension

July 30, 2015 - As big data has emerged out of the growth of electronic health records (EHRs), physicians and researchers have found that they can conduct studies with larger amounts of patients that they may never have been able to before. That’s what happened for the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University researchers who discovered that a combination of medications can lower blood pressure for...


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Understanding the Growth, Value of Healthcare Big Data Analytics

“Healthcare big data analytics,” just like “population health management,” is a term that means a hundred different things to a hundred different people.  Big data is such a pervasive buzzword – and such an...

HP, Inovalon Bring Healthcare Big Data Analytics to Georgia

With a goal to innovate and provide cloud-based healthcare big data analytics to government medical care programs, Inovalon and HP have announced a partnership to work with the State of Georgia’s Department of Community Health (DCH) Medicaid...

Why Can’t Providers Trust Their Healthcare Big Data Analytics?

Healthcare organizations have not yet overcome the enormous difficulties of developing a big data analytics ecosystem in the healthcare industry, according to new research from KPMG, and continue to suffer from a lack of trust in the integrity...

CDPH Partners with St. Joseph Health in Cancer Data Registry

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced a first of its kind partnership with St. Joseph Health to track cancer trends around the state of California. The historic program, announced in a press release on July 27, is the first...

Precision Medicine, Genomics Require Strong Data Governance

Big data in the healthcare industry takes many forms.  On one hand, providers are attempting to wrangle massive datasets that encompass millions of patient encounters, financial transactions, diagnoses, and demographics to paint a large-scale...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Helps Minn. Find $2B in Savings

Population health management and big data analytics are often touted as foundational competencies for cost cutting, and that statement is being proven true in a big way at the Minnesota Department of Public Health.  By analyzing emergency...

Healthcare Big Data, Accountable Care Spark Vendor Spending

Healthcare big data analytics vendors hoping to explore the financial opportunities of predictive analytics, population health management, infrastructure development, and patient management are making some big investments in research and acquisitions,...

Big Data, Value-Based Reimbursement Must Combine for Quality

The healthcare industry has faced any number of significant challenges during its rapid transition from paper to electronic health records, not least of which is defining the differences between “data” and “information.” ...

EHR Workflow, Big Data Combine for Population Health Management

Enacting an effective and meaningful population health management program, especially when that population has a high proportion of patients with complex needs, has been one of the most challenging tasks for physicians and health systems seeking...

How Healthcare Big Data Analytics Drives Systematic Improvement

Big data is everywhere.  Whether you’re a fan of the term or not, the impact of these messy, massive data sets proliferating at an unprecedented pace is readily apparent in the healthcare industry, where access to timely, accurate...

Healthcare Industry is an Early Internet of Things Adopter

A cross-industry survey conducted by Strategy Analytics finds that healthcare providers are among the earliest adopters of Internet of Things infrastructure and applications.  Thirty percent of businesses across 45 market verticals are currently...

What’s in the 21st Century Cures Act for Precision Medicine?

The 21st Century Cures Act, an expansive piece of legislation that provides new funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and streamlines regulation for the pharmaceutical industry, passed a House vote with flying colors last week,...

RNA Database to Aid Precision Medicine, Big Data Analytics

Researchers at the University of Missouri are unveiling a free, online database tool that may help to kickstart the spread of precision medicine and large-scale big data analytics in the general healthcare community.  The RNAMiner system,...

How an REC Enables Population Health with Big Data Analytics

Texas may be famous for its unquenchably independent spirit, but thousands of healthcare providers in the northern part of the state are starting to recognize that when it comes to population health management and big data analytics, the path...

EHR Big Data, Lab Specimens Enable Precision Medicine Research

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. ...

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...

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