Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Analytics Infrastructure

Can Population Health Management Succeed Without IT Support?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare organizations are rapidly embracing the principles behind coordinated population health management, but few providers who claim to have such programs in place have adopted a dedicated health IT solution to help them identify, treat,...

5 Questions to Prep for Healthcare Big Data Analytics in 2016

by Jennifer Bresnick

2015 may have been a big year for healthcare big data analytics, but the next twelve months are likely to bring even greater challenges for organizations investing in improved patient care quality strategies while seeking a competitive edge over...

FDA Launches Cloud-Based Genomics, Precision Medicine Portal

by Jennifer Bresnick

The Obama Administration’s national strategy for the advancement of precision medicine has quickly come into focus in 2015, with several top agencies, including the NIH and FDA, laying the big data analytics foundation for a broad push...

Healthcare Internet of Things Dominates Top 10 Stories of 2015

by Jennifer Bresnick

Few years have been as eventful for the healthcare industry as 2015.  Between the repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate, the implementation of ICD-10, and the marathon of meaningful use, healthcare providers have been kept very busy reading...

Can Patient Portals Provide Options for Mental Healthcare?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Providers searching for better ways to make behavioral and mental healthcare available to their patients may not need to look much further than their own computer screens.  As online portals and secure messaging tools become more commonplace,...

EHR Use, Population Health Lessons from a Davies Award Winner

by Jennifer Bresnick

HealthNet, the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Indiana, is a recipient of this year’s HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award of Excellence, a program that recognizes outstanding improvement in patient care, outcomes, EHR adoption,...

Population Health Management Tools Market May Double by 2020

by Jennifer Bresnick

As value-based reimbursement initiatives continue to ramp up, healthcare providers are likely to accelerate their investment in population health management tools and technologies, driving the marketplace to double in size by the end of the date. ...

Big Data Analytics, Precision Medicine Join for Cancer Insights

by Jennifer Bresnick

Precision medicine is all about developing innovative, individualized treatments in response to a patient’s particular genetic makeup, and nowhere has this approach been more successful so far than in the realm of oncology.  The ability...

Carequality Releases New Health IT Interoperability Framework

by Jennifer Bresnick

Carequality, a cross-industry health IT interoperability partnership, is forging ahead with its mission to bring improved data sharing, big data analytics capabilities, and health information exchange to providers nationwide.  Today, the...

Physicians, Lawmakers Rally to Retool Stage 3 Meaningful Use

by Jennifer Bresnick

The year may be winding down as the healthcare industry approaches the holidays, but providers, lawmakers, and advocacy groups are not easing up on the pressure to hit the brakes on Stage 3 meaningful use.  The last step of the EHR Incentive...

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

by Jennifer Bresnick

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...

Can Cloud Big Data Analytics Fix Healthcare’s Insight Problem?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Having your head in the clouds is more a complement than a criticism these days as more and more technology services shift off site and into the hands of third-party providers.  For the healthcare industry, the cloud seems a natural fit. ...

How Healthcare Big Data Lakes Aid Population Health, Patient Care

by Roberta Katz

We are all part of the “Information Generation,” a growing community of digital citizens that puts the world’s information at our fingertips.  As both patients and consumers of healthcare information, our expectations for...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud Markets Set for Growth

by Jennifer Bresnick

The healthcare industry’s investments in big data analytics, the Internet of Things, cloud computing technologies, and business intelligence tools are slated to continue their explosive growth through the end of the decade, according to...

10 Healthcare Big Data Analytics Outsourcing Mistakes to Avoid

by Jennifer Bresnick

Hospitals are trimming costs and cutting down on manpower requirements by outsourcing many of their healthcare big data analytics infrastructure, software, and application support needs, Black Book Research finds in a new poll, but the tactic...

3 Ways to Win the EHR, Health IT Argument on Thanksgiving

by Jennifer Bresnick

There are a few universal truths about the great American Thanksgiving holiday.  The turkey is never cooked just right, the TV is on too loud, there’s that one family member that will show up late to the party – and someone,...

DOD Meets Electronic Health Record Interoperability Goal

by Jennifer Bresnick

The Department of Defense has hit a major milestone in its ongoing pursuit of EHR interoperability, officials announced this week, by successfully standing up the Joint Legacy Viewer (JLV), a web-based tool that allows clinicians to see records...

Payers Wary of Outsourcing Big Data Analytics, Health IT Tasks

by Jennifer Bresnick

Payers may be rapidly embracing the importance of big data analytics for population health management and cost-cutting measures, but they are not entirely willing to put their technologies completely in the hands of offshore service and software...

Greenway Adds CommonWell Interoperability Services to EHR

by Jennifer Bresnick

The CommonWell Health Alliance’s interoperability services are now available to certain customers of another major EHR vendor, Greenway Health announced this week, making care coordination and health information exchange that much easier...

Which Vendors Lead the Healthcare Big Data Analytics Market?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Hospitals and health systems are snapping up big data analytics and population health management technologies at a breakneck pace as they prepare to meet the challenges of value-based reimbursement, regulatory reform, and demanding patient expectations. ...

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