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UCSF, Nebraska receive $10M online dementia care grants

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have received $10 million in grants from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to create a web-based model of care for dementia patients...

Consumer monitoring device market to reach $47 billion by 2020

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Wearable health monitoring devices are slated to become much more than a passing fad for the geek contingent according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets, with sensors for patient monitoring, home care, and fitness projected to grow at a CAGR...

Clinical analytics market to reach $12.26 billion in 2019

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The clinical analytics technology market is slated to grow at a 44.15% CAGR to reach $12.26 billion by 2019, says a Research and Markets report, growing exponentially as providers leverage EHR technology, harness big data, and dive into population...

UND plans new clinical analytics, data mining center

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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 mining hub that would bring population health management insights and better patient care to the...

Humana, UC San Diego enter accountable care agreement

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Humana and the UC San Diego Health System have entered an accountable care agreement to focus on improving outcomes and lowering costs for Southern California patients.  The only academic medical system in the region, UCSD consists of two major...

Pfizer, NCCN give $2M in cancer research grants to six winners

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Pfizer and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Oncology Research Program have awarded grants to six research and academic institutions focused on consumer education, medical research, and care coordination for cancer patients. ...

UCSF granted $6M to manage population health in South America

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Central and South American populations affected by endemic diseases like Chagas’ disease and dengue fever will be the target of new research projects from the University of California San Francisco, UC Berkeley, and other partner institutions...

Global analytics, research network to boost safety and quality

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The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a global partnership to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of clinical research, has announced the development of a new interface to support its open-access network of...

Feb. 26 HIMSS14 vendor news, announcements, & demonstrations

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Truven Health Analytics to present data-based approaches to reduce financial and clinical risk at HIMSS 14th Annual Conference and Exhibition: Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of healthcare data and analytics solutions and services,...

Feb. 25 HIMSS14 vendor news, announcements, & demonstrations

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Cloudera exhibits at HIMSS 2014 Conference: Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the HIMSS14 (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society)...

Feb. 24 HIMSS14 vendor news, announcements, & demonstrations

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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