Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Big Data Analytics

EHR Big Data Analytics Aid Cancer Screenings, Follow-Ups

by Jennifer Bresnick

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are using electronic “triggers” in vast quantities of EHR data to flag and follow up with patients who have experienced abnormal findings during an initial screening or evaluation for certain...

Precision Medicine Must Be a “Team Effort,” White House Says

by Jennifer Bresnick

Collaboration is the name of the game when it comes to precision medicine, says White House Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil in a blog post outlining the next steps for the nation’s march into genomics, big data analytics, and personalized...

Big Data, Meaningful Use, BYOD Bring Problems, Opportunities

by Jennifer Bresnick

To say that the healthcare industry is in a state of flux may be the understatement of the 21st century.  Despite ongoing criticism over the “slow” pace of big data analytics, EHR interoperability, patient engagement, and reimbursement...

Is There Conflict between Precision Medicine, Population Health?

by Jennifer Bresnick

If there’s one thing that all healthcare stakeholders can agree upon, it’s that there’s never enough time, money, or manpower to do everything that needs to be done.  Whether electronic health records, novel care delivery...

Market Growth Ahead for Healthcare Big Data, Internet of Things

by Jennifer Bresnick

As healthcare big data analytics competencies become more and more important for the provider community, opportunities for sales and installations are growing accordingly.  Despite financial constraints and the looming threat of disruptive...

Are Big Data, Genomics, Precision Medicine the Cure for Cancer?

by Jennifer Bresnick

A cure for cancer has always been one of the most elusive goals in healthcare, but new big data analytics solutions from a fresh wave of innovators may be bringing clinicians and patients closer than ever to critical breakthroughs in the treatment...

Big Data Predictive Analytics Score Flags 30-Day Readmissions

by Jennifer Bresnick

Big data analytics researchers at the University of Washington Tacoma are introducing a new way to predict the return of congestive heart failure patients to the hospital within the critical 30-day readmissions window.  Dubbed the “Risk-o-Meter,”...

Maine HIE Expands Real-Time Healthcare Big Data Analytics

by Jennifer Bresnick

Maine’s state health information exchange, HealthInfoNet, has always been a pioneer in the healthcare big data analytics space.  As one of the first HIEs to achieve financial sustainability by offering a wide range of data-based services...

Accountable Care, Big Data Analytics Attract Vendor Attention

by Jennifer Bresnick

Product vendors and service providers targeting the healthcare systems’ growing appetite for advanced big data analytics and accountable care capabilities are continuing to make strategic moves in a swiftly changing marketplace.  ...

Balancing Access and Insight for Healthcare Big Data Analytics

by Jennifer Bresnick

When it comes to healthcare big data analytics, “more” isn’t necessarily “better.”  Extracting actionable insights from data is a struggle for everyone, no matter how complex, seamless, and sophisticated a health...

“Most Wired” Hospital Turns to Integration, Big Data Analytics

by Jennifer Bresnick

Each year, choosing the healthcare organizations that make it onto the Hospitals & Health Networks “Most Wired” list must get a little more difficult.  As providers strive to develop integrated EHR infrastructure and start...

Interoperability, Internet of Things First Tasks for Precision Medicine

by Jennifer Bresnick

The development of precision medicine brings with it the promise of individualized treatments that target specific conditions and diseases with razor-sharp accuracy, harnessing the hidden power of genomics, deeply detailed clinical decision support,...

IBM Boosts Big Data, Imaging Knowhow with $1B Merge Acquisition

by Jennifer Bresnick

IBM continues to make big moves into the healthcare big data analytics space, leveraging its Watson supercomputing platform to provide clinical decision support and machine learning services to a growing number of stakeholders.  In a press...

What Are the 3 Critical Keys to Healthcare Big Data Analytics?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare big data analytics isn’t just a “use it or lose it” proposition for the provider community – it’s quickly becoming a “use it if you want to hold on to anything at all” situation for organizations...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Market to Rise to $18.7B

by Sara Heath

The global healthcare IT analytics market is expected to grow to $18.7 billion by 2020, according to a new report by whatech.com. The market should grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.5 percent within that time period. The report...

EHR Big Data Analytics Uncovers New Aid for Hypertension

by Sara Heath

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...

Understanding the Growth, Value of Healthcare Big Data Analytics

by Jennifer Bresnick

“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

by Sara Heath

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?

by Jennifer Bresnick

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...

Precision Medicine, Genomics Require Strong Data Governance

by Jennifer Bresnick

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...

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