Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • Using Business Intelligence to Fine-Tune Operating Room Utilization

    December 6, 2017 - Surgical space is a finite resource for hospitals and health systems, and it is also one of the most important.  Long wait times for an operating room are simply unacceptable for most physicians and their patients, especially when emergency situations arise. Even worse is an OR that has booked for a provider but consistently remains empty during the scheduled hours, says Yi-An Huang,...

  • Big Data, PCP Engagement Aid Mount Sinai with Population Health

    December 4, 2017 - While the majority of healthcare organizations have at least recognized the importance of population health management, large integrated delivery systems with hundreds of locations and thousands of providers often find it difficult to drive positive changes into every corner of their vast domains. Patchwork technology, patient attitudes, poorly aligned financial incentives, and the innate...

  • How the Healthcare “Value Chain” Leads to Big Data Analytics Success

    November 30, 2017 - Healthcare organizations may come in many different sizes, shapes, and specialties, but all providers working in the industry today have one major trait in common: their big data is getting bigger by the minute – and leveraging these assets to generate actionable insights is perpetually among their greatest challenges. Understanding how to collect good data, store it appropriately, analyze...

  • Business Intelligence Tools Bring Insights to Organ Donation Network

    November 28, 2017 - Many healthcare provider organizations have made the adoption of business intelligence tools a top priority, but they are not the only members of the vast and varied care continuum in search of actionable big data insights. The nation’s network of non-profit organ procurement organizations (OPOs) serve a critical role in the industry, matching patients across the country with organs...


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