Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • Developing Community Partners for Population Health Management

    October 19, 2017 - Whether they are participating in value-based reimbursements or still based in fee-for-service, the vast majority of primary care providers are keenly aware that they can no longer afford to go it alone.  Consumer expectations are changing, regulatory frameworks are demanding exceptional quality scores, and organizations that have made the leap into risk-based financial arrangements are...

  • How FHIR Offers a New Approach to Working with Healthcare Data

    October 12, 2017 - Healthcare organizations seeking a simple, intuitive, and standardized way to solve many of their most pressing big data problems don’t have to look much further than the HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource, better known as FHIR. The internet-based data exchange standard has been taking the industry by storm, powering a new generation of applications that deliver detailed clinical...

  • Five Blockchain Use Cases for Healthcare Payers, Providers

    October 10, 2017 - The distributed ledger methodology known as blockchain is piquing interest in the healthcare industry as organizations search for more secure and trusted strategies for managing big data.  By decentralizing ownership of key data sets, yet increasing the strength of permissioned sharing protocols, blockchain proponents hope to create an interoperable, patient-centered big data ecosystem...

  • How Mayo Clinic Uses CDS Algorithms to Standardize Nurse Triage

    October 4, 2017 - The healthcare system has always relied on primary care providers to be the initial point of contact for patients with routine care needs and low-level complaints – a role that has become increasingly important as organizations try to cut costs, compete for shared savings, and proactively manage populations. Outcomes-based payments and financial risk-sharing have created an imperative...


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Developing Community Partners for Population Health Management

Whether they are participating in value-based reimbursements or still based in fee-for-service, the vast majority of primary care providers are keenly aware that they can no longer afford to go it alone.  Consumer expectations are changing,...

NIH, Pharma Orgs Launch $215M Precision Medicine, Cancer Project

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has partnered with 11 biopharmaceutical companies to launch a five-year, public-private research collaboration focused on enhancing precision medicine approaches to cancer care. The $215 million Partnership...

Early Adopters Question Usefulness, Maturity of AI in Healthcare

Adoption of business intelligence and clinical intelligence tools is on the rise as healthcare organizations equip themselves with the health IT infrastructure required to succeed with value-based care, yet healthcare organizations are still...

CVS Health, Epic Systems Using Big Data to Control Drug Costs

CVS Health and Epic Systems have launched a strategic big data analytics initiative aimed at controlling prescription costs, the two companies announced this week.  CVS Health, which uses Epic electronic health records (EHRs) in its MinuteClinic...

70% of Healthcare Execs Pin Growth to Big Data Analytics Skills

Healthcare organizations that successfully cultivate their big data analytics skills are anticipating a significant competitive advantage over those who fail to make the transition to the digital economy, reveals a new survey from SAP and Oxford...

AMA Launches Integrated Healthcare Big Data Analytics Platform

The American Medical Association is working to develop an integrated big data analytics and clinical informatics platform that will offer a common data model for organizations seeking to deliver the highest possible quality of coordinated care....

200+ Healthcare Orgs Share Vision for Primary Care Transformation

More than 200 healthcare organizations have signed on to a joint vision for primary care transformation that prioritizes coordinated, data-driven, and team-based services, says the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC). With an...

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