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2014 Million Hearts Challenge urges hypertension control


Registration for the 2014 Million Hearts Challenge is now underway, according to an announcement in the Federal REgister, and is aiming to improve hypertension control for ten million Americans by 2017, hopefully resulting in at least one million...

Many psychiatrists, providers haven’t moved to DSM-5


There’s more to health information management than ICD-10 and SNOMED, and for providers who routinely deal with mental health disorders, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is the latest standard...

WY population health program cuts ER visits, readmissions


A population health management and clinical analytics program within the Wyoming Department of Health has reduced Medicaid emergency department visits by 20% and cut 30-day readmissions by .5% since 2012.  Emergency department costs for Medicaid...

Medication management market to be worth $1.62B by 2019


Medication management tools, including computerized physician order entry (CPOE), medication analytics, and adverse drug event surveillance software, will be worth more than $1.624 billion by the year 2019, predicts a MarketsandMarkets report. ...

NIH grants 23andMe $1.4M for genetic analytics, research


23andMe, the home genetics testing company under scrutiny from the FDA, has secured the good will of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with a $1.4 million grant to develop its genetic database for expanded research and analytics. The Google-backed...

Big data, health development awarded $27M in grants in NYC


New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced $55 million in grant funding for a series of projects at the City University of New York (CUNY), $27 million of which will be focused on big data analytics and healthcare workforce developments. ...

Healthcare analytics market to expand at 25% CAGR to 2019


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 Research and Markets report, driven in large part by mandates such as ICD-10, meaningful use, and...

AAFP recreates center for EHR optimization, clinical analytics


The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has announced the rebranding of its Center for Healthcare Technology, a program focused on helping providers make efficient, effective use of their electronic health records.  With an eye towards...

HCCI granted access to Medicare claims data for analytics


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, non-profit organization to track and publicly report on population health trends...

UCSF, Nebraska receive $10M online dementia care grants


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


“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...


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