Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Big Data Analytics

73% of Orgs See ROI from PGHD, Healthcare Big Data Analytics

by Jennifer Bresnick

Before it can be used for analytics, healthcare’s big data has to come from somewhere.  Wearable devices, mHealth apps, and remote sensors are increasingly becoming the source of patient-generated health data (PGHD) that can aid...

DCCA Wins $24M Meaningful Use Big Data Repository Contract

by Jennifer Bresnick

Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA) will support the underlying big data infrastructure for the EHR Incentive Programs after being awarded a contract worth up to $24 million, the company reports.  The National Level...

Healthcare Internet of Things Driving Global Market Growth

by Jennifer Bresnick

Whether the healthcare industry is truly aware of it or not, its strong interest in developing and acquiring patient engagement, remote monitoring, chronic disease management, and communication technologies is really working towards...

Three Ways the Internet of Things Can Improve Patient Safety

by Jennifer Bresnick

The Internet of Things may still seem like a futuristic concept better suited for Silicon Valley visionaries than community hospitals and rural primary care clinics, but healthcare’s web of connected devices and surveillance systems...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Plays Critical Role in Quality

by Jennifer Bresnick

The healthcare industry has plenty of big data on its hands, but the ability to extract meaningful, actionable insights from this wealth of raw information will be the key to improving quality and patient outcomes across the developing...

Data Integrity Worries Mar Life Science Big Data Analytics

by Jennifer Bresnick

Physician providers and hospital systems aren’t the only healthcare organizations looking to advance their big data analytics capabilities, and they aren’t the only ones struggling with the complexity and sheer scale of...

How Healthcare Big Data Analytics Is Tackling Chronic Disease

by Jennifer Bresnick

Chronic disease management is the most expensive, fastest growing, and most intractable problem facing healthcare providers in every nation on Earth.  More than 95 percent of the world’s population suffers from one or more...

CMS Big Data Chief Receives Information Transparency Award

by Jennifer Bresnick

Niall Brennan, Chief Data Officer and Director of the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has been chosen as the recipient of 2015’s Health Data Liberators Award, presented...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Key to Accountable Care ROI

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare’s investment in big data analytics is already paying off among those who have also embraced accountable care and value-based reimbursement, finds a new industry survey conducted by the Healthcare Financial Management...

Medicare Data Reveals Trends in Utilization, Chronic Disease

by Jennifer Bresnick

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is doing its best to keep its commitment to data transparency alive by opening up a huge new store of information on hospital and physician service utilization.  The data, generated from...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Driving Billions in Market Growth

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare is at the center of massive predicted growth for the big data analytics marketplace, according to a series of market reports, with cloud computing, mHealth, and computer assisted coding technologies fueling significant...

Developing Big Data Governance Strategies for Better EHR Use

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare organizations still searching for the key to unlocking the full potential of their electronic health records systems need to turn their eyes back to the basics by adhering to strong data governance principles and strategies that...

Five Population Health Use Cases for the Internet of Things

by Jennifer Bresnick

The Internet of Things, that loose conglomeration of internet-enabled mobile and monitoring devices, has found its place in the healthcare industry almost by accident.  Providers and developers looking for population health management...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Adoption Rises by 6% Since 2013

by Jennifer Bresnick

The adoption of clinical analytics and business intelligence (C&BI) infrastructure is on the rise as healthcare organizations start to see the value of investing in big data analytics, according to a new issue brief by HIMSS...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Opportunities Spark Buying Spree

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare big data analytics is a market of nearly limitless possibilities that is still in its infancy, a fact that has not escaped the notice of technology developers and vendors looking to carve out a foothold for themselves. As...

Precision Medicine Flourishes with Healthcare Big Data Analytics

by Jennifer Bresnick

Precision medicine, a term introduced to the general public mere months ago during President Obama’s most recent State of the Union address, is no new concept for the healthcare industry.  The ability to tailor treatments to the...

Predictive Analytics Reduces Readmissions for Heart Failure

by Jennifer Bresnick

A predictive analytics algorithm developed by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas can help to lower the rate of preventable 30-day readmissions for congestive heart failure, according to a study published this month in...

Patient Experience Ratings Depend on Big Data Analytics, HIE

by Jennifer Bresnick

Few things make as much of an instant, lasting impression in the mind of a consumer than a five-star rating.  This simple, immediately recognizable system, used to rank everything from electronics to media to tourist attractions, has...

Five Core Competencies for the Healthcare Internet of Things

by Jennifer Bresnick

The Internet of Things seems made for healthcare.  Millions of smart sensors and devices connected through the internet to provide up-to-the-second data on everything from a patient’s heart rate to how many pills they’ve...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics: From Description to Prescription

by Jennifer Bresnick

In the healthcare industry, “big data analytics” is a term that can encompass nearly everything that is done to a piece of information once it begins its digital life.  From flagging drug interactions to predicting sepsis,...

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