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    A new online portal will allow patients to participate in the emerging field of genomic research by contributing their own data. Patients who have undergone more »

    IBM Watson has had its digital fingers in any number of healthcare pies during the past two years or so, and is now hiring out more »

    In this fifth post of this series, we discuss the challenge posed by the complex and rapidly growing quality measurement ecosystem, and the steps we more »

    Ninety-six percent of hospitals are unprepared to fully leverage the power of big data and advanced clinical analytics due to immature health IT and EHR more »

    Big data produced by wearable mHealth devices will be the focus of a new research project funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The more »

    Throughout this series, we explored how to create an integrated data asset through the integration of claims, clinical, financial and other data sources; how data more »

    A project hoping to apply big data mining techniques to pharmaceuticals has won the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award.  Rong Xu, more »

    Data sharing policies from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have made data analytics easier and more commonplace by increasing the sharing of information, say more »

    In the last article of this series, we discussed the power of an effective data connector and several important considerations that must go into a more »

    Even more often than ICD-10, the phrase “information governance” was on everybody’s lips at the 2014 AHIMA Convention in San Diego this week.  As the more »

    In medicine, the first rule is to do no harm.Unfortunately, patients are injured as a result of medical treatment, or a preventable mishap occurs due more »

    The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) must be adequately funded to continue its important work on interoperability and data standards, care quality, and patient more »

    For a large healthcare organization like Seattle Children’s Hospital, the amount of clinical and administrative data constantly rolling in can be staggering.  A robust data more »

    Many healthcare organizations are still working on understanding how clinical and financial data can be transformed into actionable insights, but IBM’s Watson supercomputer may be more »

    Addressing all three branches of the Triple Aim – reducing cost, improving quality, and raising the level of population health – is a daunting task more »

    In the first post of this series, we introduced the power of electronic health record (EHR) data and how it can completely transform a health more »

    The vast majority of big data users are pleased with the results of their forays into data analytics, Accenture says in a new report, and more »

    Big data will only be getting bigger over the next few years as the global market for analytics technology continues to grow at a staggering more »

    A multidisciplinary approach with an emphasis on statistics and scientific thinking will be critical for harnessing and leveraging big data in healthcare, says a new more »

    The Mayo Clinic is the latest healthcare epicenter to enlist Watson for some heavy lifting when it comes to data analytics and medical research.  Watson more »

    Editor’s note: This piece is the first in a series of contributed articles discussing the healthcare analytics industry at large.  The series will address the more »

    Researchers in North Carolina are helping to foster population health management and disease control efforts in developing nations by studying data integrity techniques and sharing more »

    The healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic changes, including shifting market dynamics, stricter regulatory requirements, and a demanding, consumer-centric marketplace. In the middle of it all more »

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced the release of its finalized guidelines for genomic data sharing and research.  After receiving more than one more »

    The healthcare industry might finally be waking up to the possibilities of big data and clinical analytics, but the marketplace for analytics solutions is still more »