Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • Partners Explores “Transformative” Realities of AI in Healthcare

    February 21, 2019 - Partners HealthCare in Massachusetts is one of the nation’s epicenters of healthcare research, quality care delivery, and innovative health IT design. From MGH and Harvard Medical School to Brigham and Women’s and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, the vast resources at the command of researchers and clinicians make the health system the perfect place to experiment with...

  • Epic CEO Lists Her “Groundbreaking” Big Data Goals for Healthcare

    February 19, 2019 - Big data is everywhere in the healthcare industry.  From images, socioeconomic data, and lab tests to clinical notes, medical device readouts, prescription drug information, more data is streaming through the health system than ever before. But big data can bring big problems for organizations that don’t have the tools and strategies in place to make sense of this endless...

  • Real-Time Data Plays Key Role in Population Health for PBMs

    February 14, 2019 - Real-time data access is a core component of industry efforts to improve price transparency, ensure medication adherence, and support ongoing efforts to improve population health. At an educational session held during HIMSS19, top executives from some of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), e-prescription enablers. and payers stressed the importance of enabling...

  • CMS Sets Rules, Cautions Penalties for Information Blocking, APIs, FHIR

    February 11, 2019 - CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator have released long-awaited proposed rules governing interoperability, health data blocking, the use of APIs, and the expanding role of FHIR. Just ahead of the 2019 HIMSS Convention in Orlando, CMS has outlined the definitions for what constitutes information blocking – a hotly debated topic since the passage of the 21st Century Cures...


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Kaiser’s Population Health Medical School Will Start Off Free

Kaiser Permanente’s new medical school will offer free tuition for the first five classes that enter the institution, the health system announced this week. The school, which will focus heavily on integrating population health...

Partners Explores “Transformative” Realities of AI in Healthcare

Partners HealthCare in Massachusetts is one of the nation’s epicenters of healthcare research, quality care delivery, and innovative health IT design. From MGH and Harvard Medical School to Brigham and Women’s and the...

IBM Watson Health Teams Up with Hospitals for AI, EHR Research

IBM Watson Health has announced a ten-year, $50 million investment in artificial intelligence (AI) research partnerships with Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). The two collaborations...

Epic CEO Lists Her “Groundbreaking” Big Data Goals for Healthcare

Big data is everywhere in the healthcare industry.  From images, socioeconomic data, and lab tests to clinical notes, medical device readouts, prescription drug information, more data is streaming through the health system than ever...

AMA Launches Data Management Model for Blood Pressure Devices

The Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI), an effort funded by the American Medical Association (AMA), has launched a new data management model that will be able to produce an uninterrupted stream of data from remote blood pressure...

Chronic Conditions Account for $8.3B in Avoidable ED Visits

Emergency department (ED) visits for people with at least one chronic condition contributed to nearly 60 percent of all annual visits in 2017 and $8.3 billion in spending, says a report from Premier. Of these visits, over 4.3 million were...

Real-Time Data Plays Key Role in Population Health for PBMs

Real-time data access is a core component of industry efforts to improve price transparency, ensure medication adherence, and support ongoing efforts to improve population health. At an educational session held during HIMSS19, top...

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