Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Business Intelligence News

Familiar Faces Win Best in KLAS for EHRs, Big Data Analytics

January 28, 2016 - The electronic health records market has long been dominated by a few recognizable giants, but the healthcare big data analytics vendor landscape has always been somewhat more fragmented as new technologies continue to evolve and innovative leaders try to poke their heads above the crowds. This year’s Best in KLAS technology awards, however, may be showing a new trend in the health IT...


Articles

HIMSS Tool Offers New Healthcare Business Intelligence Insights

by

HIMSS Analytics is adding to a heap of new offerings by introducing a tool that will allow healthcare organizations to glean deeper business intelligence insights from its storehouse of provider data.  Logic, billed as a “comprehensive...

Definitive Healthcare Updates Hospital Performance Dataset

by

Definitive Healthcare, a leading source of data on healthcare organization performance, technology adoption, and business intelligence analytics, has announced a major update to its product offerings after its November acquisition of US Lifeline,...

Precision Medicine, Predictive Analytics Markets Set for Growth

by

Healthcare big data analytics continues to be a driving force underpinning many of the most innovative, cutting-edge segments of the health IT marketplace.  As precision medicine and rises to prominence and population health management becomes...

HIMSS Health IT Score Gauges Value of EHR, Big Data Adoption

by

Healthcare providers looking for an objective way to measure the real worth of their health IT infrastructure need look no further than the new Value Score from HIMSS.  Intended to complement the existing HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical...

Revenue Cycle Big Data Analytics Bring Insights and Savings

by

When it comes to big data analytics in the healthcare arena, gaining clinical insights is only half the battle.  Provider organizations attempting to deliver the highest quality care available often operate on razor-thin financial margins...

Definitive Healthcare Acquires Provider Database Publisher

by

Definitive Healthcare, a leading source for data analytics and market intelligence in the healthcare space, has announced its acquisition of US Lifeline, which oversees an online healthcare organization database. US Lifeline, a unity of Medical...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Aids Financial IT Benchmarking

by

Healthcare providers worried about the ongoing costs of implementing, optimizing, and maintaining information technology systems must have an accurate and effective way to gauge the expenses of their initiatives in a standardized, meaningful...

How to Succeed as a Pioneer Accountable Care Organization

by

The Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program has had its ups and downs during its first three years of life, as intrepid healthcare organizations lead the rest of the industry towards value-based reimbursement and data-driven,...

Big Data Analytics, Digital Health M&A May Profit Health Systems

by

Healthcare systems that proactively acquire or invest in digital health service providers in addition to their traditional merger and acquisition targets are more likely to create profitable, diversified portfolios of complementary holdings,...

Accountable Care, ACA Bring Medicare Stability until 2030

by

Medicare has plenty to celebrate as it turns fifty, including a new lease on its financial life thanks to accountable care initiatives that have extended its solvency for another few decades.  As spending growth slows with an industry-wide...

House Votes to Repeal 2.3% ACA Medical Device Tax

by

The Affordable Care Act may have survived one of its biggest challenges last week with a favorable ruling from the Supreme Court on King v. Burwell, but one of its less popular provisions might fall to the legislative process instead.  A...

New Budget Bill Would Fund Precision Medicine, Eliminate AHRQ

by

A draft budget bill for fiscal year 2016, released this week by the House Appropriations Committee, would have wide-ranging consequences for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its efforts to expand insurance coverage to millions of Americans while...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Adoption Rises by 6% Since 2013

by

The adoption of clinical analytics and business intelligence (C&BI) infrastructure is on the rise as healthcare organizations start to see the value of investing in big data analytics, according to a new issue brief by HIMSS Analytics. ...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Opportunities Spark Buying Spree

by

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...

Big Data Analytics Vendors and Products: Who’s Using What?

by

Curiosity might get incautious cats into trouble on occasion, but when it comes to big data analytics in the healthcare field, curiosity is a good character trait to have.  In an era of consolidation, acquisitions, financial instability, and...

How a Shortage of 90K Physicians May Impact Healthcare Reform

by

The healthcare industry could be short up to 90,000 physicians by 2025 if current demand continues to outstrip new graduates, warns the Association of American Medical Colleges in a new report, and the impact on current healthcare reform efforts...

Most Payers Target Population Health Management, Outsourcing

by

Payer organizations looking to revamp their infrastructure to support big data analytics and a variety of value-based accountable care arrangements are turning to business process outsourcing (BPO) partners in an attempt to bolster population...

Accountable Care Takes New Forms as Fee-for-Service Fades

by

Accountable care agreements are proliferating in shape and structure as healthcare providers begin to leave behind fee-for-service reimbursement in earnest.  While hundreds of new organizations are engaging in the standard risk-sharing arrangement...

Hospital CEOs Can Leverage Accountable Care for Financial Health

by

Hospitals CEOs have a lot of problems on their plates as their organizations continue to churn through numerous reforms.  Financial sustainability and revenue cycle management are at the top of the heap, says an unsurprising result from a poll...