Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • CancerLinQ Brings Big Data Insights to Oncology with FDA, NCI Partners

    June 29, 2017 - Oncology has always required providers to dig deeply into big data about their patients in order to develop treatment plans for some of the deadliest modern diseases. The explosion of interest in precision medicine, the easier availability of genetic testing, and a new generation of breakthrough pharmaceutical therapies have only served to deepen the data pool, leaving oncologists with a wealth...

  • Value-Based Care Requires Good Big Data, Better Communication

    June 28, 2017 - Brevity may be the soul of wit in the literary world, but it’s the opposite of a good thing when it comes to safe, comprehensive, and cost-effective patient care.  In the value-based care environment, where multiple entities may be financially responsible for the same patient’s long-term outcomes, thorough communication between care providers is essential for ensuring that...

  • Collaboration, Big Data Help Phoenix Children’s Focus on Value-Based Care

    June 19, 2017 - Mergers, acquisitions, and new partnerships can be a scary prospect for healthcare organizations, no matter which side of the negotiating table they are occupying. In addition to potential cultural changes, staffing adjustments, and new workflows to adopt, organizations joining forces in the era of value-based care often have to adopt to new electronic health record systems and accept different...

  • Video Analytics, Machine Learning Can Aid Mental Healthcare

    June 14, 2017 - Mental healthcare is one of the most complex fields of clinical study, requiring providers to blend the regulation of physiological functions with the delicate nuances of psychological and emotional distress.  Understanding what a patient is feeling, predicting how they will react to environmental and biological stressors, and then striking the right balance between human empathy and...


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83% of Life Science Execs Expect Healthcare Blockchain in 5 Years

The majority of leaders in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries expect a rapid uptake of healthcare blockchain tools, says the Pistoia Alliance in a new survey.  More than 80 percent of respondents to a webinar-based poll said...

CancerLinQ Brings Big Data Insights to Oncology with FDA, NCI Partners

Oncology has always required providers to dig deeply into big data about their patients in order to develop treatment plans for some of the deadliest modern diseases. The explosion of interest in precision medicine, the easier availability of...

Value-Based Care Requires Good Big Data, Better Communication

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Natural Language Processing, AI to Foster Clinical Decision Tools

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Racial Disparities Rife in Medicare 30-Day Hospital Readmissions

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) found that there are significant racial disparities for 30-day hospital readmissions rates between black and white Medicare and Medicare Advantage (MA) patients. In the study, the...

CMS Support Program Turns Safety Net Providers into Medical Homes

Federally qualified healthcare centers (FQHCs) that received technical and financial assistance from a CMS demonstration program were significantly more likely to become high-level patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) than peers who did not...

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