Tag Archives: Big Data

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 »

Even the most enthusiastic data analytics advocate would be hard pressed to argue that the healthcare industry is on the cutting edge of adopting and more »

While healthcare organizations are still striving to understand the scope and usefulness of big data for clinical analytics and financial insights, some data scientists and more »

The current rush to unlock the power of big data for healthcare analytics is leading to some significant business opportunities in a variety of market more »

Medication adherence is one of the most complex and costly problems facing the healthcare system today.  With approximately one third of patients failing to take more »

Google may track patterns in search engine use primarily to target advertising to users, but healthcare providers may be able to glean some important insights more »

Benjamin Marlin, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five year, $536,000 grant to assist his research into machine learning more »

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has a reputation as one of the top epicenters for healthcare in the nation, bolstered in no small part by its more »

Intel Corporation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation are launching a new pilot program to combine the power of big data with the ubiquitous reach more »

EHR interoperability may have just taken a big step forward with Cerner’s announcement of its $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services.  The move will more »

23andMe, the home genetics testing company under scrutiny from the FDA, has secured the good will of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with a more »

All good science experiments have one important thing in common: a control group that establishes a foundation with which to compare the effectiveness of any more »

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