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    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 »

    A strong information governance infrastructure is the foundation for intelligent, actionable data analytics, AHIMA leaders said at the 2014 Convention in San Diego last week, more »

    The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) will be welcoming Doug Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMI, as its new President and CEO.  Fridsma will be leaving more »

    Digital health entrepreneurs who focus on coveted technologies such as data analytics infrastructure, patient engagement tools, and population health management products are on track to 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 »

    In a bid to expand its healthcare footprint, Cognizant Technology Solutions, an outsourcing and consulting firm, has agreed to buy healthcare analytics company TriZetto for 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 »

    Hospital executives may be so intent on building a serviceable data analytics infrastructure that they are putting ICD-10, value-based reimbursement contracts, and population health management 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 »

    While patient-generated health data provided by wearable wristbands and other devices holds great potential to change the way healthcare is delivered, patients may not be more »

    The global healthcare analytics market is predicted to expand at a 25% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from now until 2019, according to a new more »

    The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) has been named the first Qualified Entity (QE) allowed full access to national Medicare claims data, allowing the independent, more »

    The University of North Dakota’s State Board of Higher Education is slated to vote on the foundation of a new clinical analytics and disease data more »

    The Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) 10-year interoperability plan offers a vision of the healthcare ecosystem founded upon data analytics, population health management, and more »

    About half of hospitals are planning to make significant investments in data analytics infrastructure and other health IT needs, says a survey by Premier Inc., more »

    The American College of Physicians (ACP) is teaming up with connectivity vendor CECity and pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to try to increase the rate of vaccinations more »

    Move over, Lena Headey: there’s another CERSI coming to town.  Undoubtedly more genial and altruistic than the popular Game of Thrones character, the FDA’s Centers more »

    The FDA has released a statement counseling patients and providers to reconsider the use of aspirin as an aid for general cardiovascular health.  The over-the-counter more »

    Population health management begins with ensuring that the maximum number of patients have access to the best possible care, a difficult and politically contentious process more »

    By using clinical analytics to scan EHR records from patients in Minnesota, a team of researchers at the Mayo Clinic were able to identify new more »

    After announcing a nearly $100 million investment in connecting a series of research networks into a single, massive databank late last year, the Patient-Centered Outcomes more »

    Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine are working with the Institute for Public Health and Medicine to turn a $7 million grant into more »

    The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has received two grants totaling more than $1.25 million to fund studies focused on adopting evidence-based laboratory testing guidelines more »

    The use of computer algorithms and data analytics to identify preventable hospital readmissions still has a long way to go before it’s accurate and sensitive more »

    A three decade old tool used by nurses to predict patients at risk of pressure ulcers in the ICU may be significantly inaccurate, says a more »