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    Electronic hand hygiene compliance can provide better data analytics to tackle a constant threat to patient safety. Reported hand hygiene rates are notoriously much higher than the actual 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 »

    ICD-10 might be the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to clinical documentation improvement (CDI), but fine-tuning the structure, detail, and content more »

    Using EHR prompts to help physicians pay closer attention to blood transfusion habits produced better patient outcomes and reduced mortality rates at Stanford Health Care, 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 »

    In a world where pay-for-performance contracts and accountable care arrangements now dictate how many hospitals are getting paid, the more data available to a healthcare more »

    Structured EHR data may seem like the gold standard for data-driven healthcare, but capturing clinical data in standardized formats with check boxes and drop-downs can more »

    Providers now have a new clinical data registry option to use for CMS Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) attestation, announced The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) 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 »

    Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have been highly successful at bringing population health management and outcomes-based care to millions of patients across the nation, but they more »

    Health information management professionals from around the country will be converging on San Diego next week for the 2014 AHIMA Convention, a chance for healthcare 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 »

    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 »

    As healthcare evolves in the electronic age, the methods for improving its delivery across populations are also evolving. The growth of Population Health Management (PHM), more »

    A data-driven population health management program targeted to Medicaid patients in Oregon has successfully improved patient engagement, enhanced patient-provider communications, and raised HEDIS scores for 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 »

    Vendors of clinical analytics and chronic disease management platforms are finding it a good time to be in business as investors jump at the chance more »

    Healthcare organizations in the state of California can apply for some extra help with their data analytics and health information governance efforts through the Safety more »

    As provider organizations of all sizes become more directly and more financially accountable for patient outcomes and clinical quality, they must also increasingly count on 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 »

    An increasing number of Type 2 diabetes patients will be enrolled in population health management programs designed and run by primary care providers, endocrinologists, and 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 »