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AMA Tackles EHR Usability, Physician Burnout, Meaningful Use


The American Medical Association has a lot on its plate as it enters 2016, a year in which the powerhouse organization hopes to solve pressing concerns over EHR usability, widespread physician burnout, and the challenging pace of meaningful use....

Will the Epic Systems “App Orchard” Grow EHR Interoperability?


Epic Systems isn’t necessarily known for its gregarious nature, but a new trademark application for the EHR giant’s upcoming app store may indicate that the company is hoping to branch out a little. After setting the industry abuzz...

Decoding the Top 10 Buzzwords of Healthcare Big Data Analytics


Big data.  The Internet of Things.  Population health management.  Cognitive computing, machine learning, natural language processing, and informatics.  PQRS, CPOE, MU, BI, and IG.  The healthcare information technology...

Definitive Healthcare Acquires Provider Database Publisher


Definitive Healthcare, a leading source for data analytics and market intelligence in the healthcare space, has announced its acquisition of US Lifeline, which oversees an online healthcare organization database. US Lifeline, a unity of Medical...

DOD Awards $77M Healthcare Big Data Analytics Contract to CACI


True health data interoperability with the VA may still be years away, but the Department of Defense isn’t letting the glacial pace of its sprawling suite of health IT modernization projects sit idle for long.  In pursuit of improved...

Four Big Data Governance Tasks to Prep for the Internet of Things


The healthcare industry isn’t always known as an eager early adopter of new technologies, but it seems to be making an exception for the Internet of Things: a loosely interconnected web of internet enabled devices, which can provide extraordinary...

Tech, Life Sciences Companies Eye Big Data, Internet of Things


Healthcare big data analytics and the Internet of Things are top strategic priorities for more than ninety percent of technology and life sciences developers, according to a new industry survey by law firm White & Case, as remote monitoring,...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics in Med School Marks Turning Point


With all of the comments made about Millennials these days – their unbreakable addiction to technology; the high value they place on meaningful, informed, predictive services; their demand for flexibility and personalized care – it...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Aids Financial IT Benchmarking


Healthcare providers worried about the ongoing costs of implementing, optimizing, and maintaining information technology systems must have an accurate and effective way to gauge the expenses of their initiatives in a standardized, meaningful...

Precision Medicine in Action Brings Rare Disease Cures Closer


Precision medicine has become a popular talking point this year after shining on the Presidential stage in January, but the process of harnessing the healthcare system’s growing insights into genomics and tailored therapies is more than...

Internet of Things, Patient Engagement Top Healthcare Priorities


Developing a data-driven technical ecosystem that encourages patient engagement and produces better outcomes is high on the list of priorities for the majority of healthcare providers, says the 2015 Mortenson Healthcare Industry Study. ...

Why the C-Suite is Critical for Healthcare Big Data Analytics


Up until a few years ago, healthcare organizations have been content to relegate their big data analytics projects to the IT department or a few tech-savvy physicians with big plans for their EHRs.  Reporting on clinical quality or patient...

WEDI Launches Genomic HIE Workgroup for Precision Medicine


The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) has announced the formation of a new workgroup designed to address the health information exchange issues surrounding the collection, dissemination, and use of genomic as the nation delves...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Skills Top C-Suite Wish List


Healthcare executives won’t be getting very far with their job searches if they don’t have some serious big data analytics skills to bring to the table, according to the latest Black Book poll.  Recruiters, hospital board members,...

Precision Medicine, Big Data Analytics Intersect for Better Care


When it comes to healthcare big data analytics, finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow isn’t exactly an easy task.  Even the process of identifying if there is a pot of gold – and how to plot a course towards the rainbow...

What Does $67B Dell Deal Mean for Healthcare Big Data Analytics?


It’s no secret that big players in the consumer technology space are fixing their gazes on the increasingly lucrative market for healthcare big data analytics.  The healthcare-focused markets for data storage, analytics infrastructure,...

Historical NYC Data Boosts Population Health, Precision Medicine


By combining historical immigration and socioeconomic data with information found in modern electronic health records, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) are taking a unique look at population health management...

Precision Medicine Begins to Shape Up with Grants, Collaboration


The White House’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) was received with industry applause as soon as it was announced at the beginning of 2015, and the enthusiasm for tailored treatments and more accurate, personalized therapies is just...

Mayo Clinic Awards $100K in Population Health Management Prizes


The Mayo Clinic has announced the winners of its Think Big Challenge, a competition to promote health IT startups that bring promising new population health management and chronic disease management strategies to light.  The two winners,...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Keeps Small Hospitals Independent


Conventional wisdom may predict a bleak future for independent community hospitals, critical access hospitals, and other smaller organizations without the financial and technological muscle to push through tough times in a hyper-competitive environment....


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