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55% of Executives Say Blockchain Is Poised to Disrupt Healthcare

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More than half of IT executives strongly believe that blockchain will become a disruptive force in the healthcare industry, according to a global, cross-industry survey conducted by Deloitte, while nearly three-quarters see blockchain as a...

Business Intelligence Newcomers Challenge Epic in Healthcare Market

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Epic has the deepest adoption of business intelligence capabilities among its customers, with clients leveraging the company’s predictive algorithms to improve decision support and patient outcomes. However, organizations are also...

Health Data Governance, Analytics Bring AHIMA Award to Yale New Haven

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A highly structured and comprehensive approach to health data governance, data analytics, and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) has brought the 2018 AHIMA Grace Award to Yale New Haven Health (YNHH). The annual award recognizes...

How to Use Big Data Analytics to Boost Patient Engagement

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Patient engagement is a key element of quality healthcare delivery. In order for patients to maintain their well-being, they must take an active role in their care and understand what they must do to stay healthy. As wearable devices,...

Facebook, NYU Will Use Artificial Intelligence for Faster MRIs

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Facebook and NYU School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology have announced a new collaborative research project that will study the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to make MRI scans up to 10 times faster to complete. The...

Top 4 Ways Data Governance Can Positively Impact Patient Care

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Healthcare organizations are often told that the importance of a strong data governance plan cannot be overstated, especially as their big data assets grow exponentially in this primarily digital era.  With EHR data, lab data, the...

Improving Care Coordination, Data Exchange with Direct Messaging

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Meaningful care coordination and more efficient clinical workflows depend on seamless data exchange between primary care providers, specialists, and their patients. While much of the industry has struggled to create sufficient...

MIT Machine Learning Tool Reduces Cancer Treatment Toxicity

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MIT researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm that could proactively adjust toxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy dosing for patients with glioblastoma to minimize the toxic effects of the treatments. Glioblastoma, an...

Precision Medicine Researchers Identify New Alzheimer’s Genes

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Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine, in collaboration with scientists from the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP), have discovered new genes that could contribute to the onset of Alzheimer’s...

Georgetown Offers Brain Cancer Data for Precision Medicine Research

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Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center will now make its collection of brain cancer data freely available to precision medicine researchers worldwide. The dataset, called the REpository for Molecular BRAin Neoplasia DaTa...

Population Health, EHR, Analytics Needs Drive Orgs to Consultants

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Health IT consultants are reaping significant financial rewards as provider organizations seek to bulk up their population health management technologies and big data analytics toolkits, according to a new survey from Black Book Market...

Patient-Centered Medical Homes Key to ACOs, Population Health

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Advanced primary care models such as the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) may contribute to improved population health outcomes and lower costs in accountable care organizations (ACOs), according to a recent report from the...

Google-Backed DeepMind Creates Deep Learning CDS for Eye Diseases

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Researchers from DeepMind, a UK-based artificial intelligence company owned by Google, are progressing towards a clinical decision support product that can accurately identify more than fifty eye diseases and provide treatment...

Predictive Analytics, EHR Data Identify Appointment No-Shows

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Using EHR data, organizations may be able to create predictive analytics models that accurately identify the risk of a patient appointment no-show, according to a new study published in JAMIA. Researchers from Duke University were able to...

Amazon, Google, IBM Pledge Health Data Standards, Interoperability

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Half a dozen of the biggest names in technology – Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, IBM, and Oracle – have joined together to pledge speedy progress towards true health data interoperability. In a letter issued by the...

Boston Children’s to Sequence DNA of 3000 Chronic Disease Patients

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Boston Children’s Hospital has announced that it will offer complete DNA sequencing to 3000 patients with epilepsy and inflammatory bowel disease in an effort to target treatments and accelerate medical research. The initiative will...

Dell Medical School’s Big Data Hub to Address Population Health

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Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin has launched a Biomedical Data Science Hub that will enhance population health research with big data analytics. Data scientists at Dell Med are currently working to extract health...

EMRAM Forecast Puts Hospitals Decades Away from Analytics Maturity

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Healthcare organizations may have decades to go before the majority of hospitals and health systems reach widespread data analytics maturity, according to a new study from the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Based on current trends,...

UCI Health Opens Center for Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning

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The University of California, Irvine (UCI) and UCI Health System have launched the UCI Center for Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medicine, which will leverage machine learning tools in all areas of clinical care to improve outcomes...

Providers Embrace Predictive Analytics for Clinical, Financial Benefits

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Predictive analytics have the potential to enhance care delivery, improve patient outcomes, and reduce care costs, enticing more healthcare executives to explore the implementation of data-driven tools.   According to a recent survey...

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