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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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