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“Medical Insights” project from SAP to accelerate personalized treatment for cancer patients: To support patients in receiving the maximum benefit from every research and healthcare dollar spent, SAP AG  is developing innovative...

Health Catalyst scoops up $41M for analytics, data warehousing


Healthcare’s thirst for data analytics is driving some very large investments for some very lucky companies, including Health Catalyst.  The data warehousing and analytics firm just locked down $41 million in venture capital funding to help...

Univ. at Buffalo, NYS partner for genomics research projects


The University at Buffalo, part of New York State’s SUNY system, has partnered with the recently formed New York Genome Center (NYGC), located in Manhattan, to advance research into genomics and personalized medicine for the discovery and treatment...

PCCI, UTSW get funding for clinical translational research


Non-profit research center PCCI and the University of Texas Southwestern have announced $30 million in funding to advance their work in clinical translational research provided by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Healthcare...

Pre-diabetics receive poor follow-up care, EHR data shows


Patients with pre-diabetes receive less than adequate follow-up care and treatment, according to a retrospective study published this month in Diabetes Care.  The survey of more than 350,000 patients from a large healthcare system found that...

Muscular dystrophy patient registry brings hope for research


The Kurt+Peter Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to research into Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy, Type 2C, also known as gamma sarcoglycanopathy (LGMD2C), has announced the formation of the first patient registry focused solely on the crippling...

National nursing informatics award goes to MD professor


Nancy Staggers, RN, PhD, FAAN received the prestigious Virginia K. Saba Informatics Award last month from the American Medical Informatics Association, marking nearly three decades of achievement in academic and practical informatics. “Informatics...

Wake Forest, Cornerstone Health partner for data analytics


Two North Carolina health systems, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Cornerstone Health Care, are partnering to increase their strategic ability to improve their services through accountable care.  By using population health management...

Florida to create database for mental health analytics


The Florida Council for Community Mental Health (FCCMH) will be embarking on a first-of-its-kind project to aggregate deidentified mental health and addiction data on a state-wide level for broad analytics.  The data from participating agencies...

URAC awards recognize care coordination, healthcare analytics


Healthcare accreditation and measurement organization URAC has honored a number of providers, vendors, and individuals working towards better care coordination, increased analytics capabilities, and better outcomes with its 2013 Best Practices...

athenahealth lends analytics power to furloughed CDC


With nearly 70% of the staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) twiddling their thumbs on furlough this week, the flu and other public health threats are going unmonitored and unreported.  EHR and practice management vendor...

50% of hospitals get healthcare analytics, BI data from EHRs


Hospitals are seeing the value within their own EHR systems when it comes to healthcare analytics, according to new data from the HIMSS Analytics 2013 U.S. Clinical & Business Intelligence Study.  More than 50% of hospitals that use...

Analytics market forecast to reach $17.1 billion by 2016


Getting started in analytics?  You’re in the right place.  Gartner, Inc. estimates that the worldwide business intelligence market, which includes analytics applications for healthcare organizations, will reach $17.1 billion in...


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