Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Healthcare Analytics

Top 5 healthcare analytics and big data trends of 2013

by Jennifer Bresnick

There might be a great deal of anticipation about the explosive growth of healthcare analytics in 2014, but 2013 was no slouch when it comes to technological advances and improvements in care quality, communication, and data...

EHR analytics, financial reform will change pharmacy practice

by Jennifer Bresnick

Pharmacy professionals will have some extra tools in the pockets of their lab coats over the next few years as analytics and improved EHR technology make the process of ordering, verifying, and distributing medications easier and more...

What does the Stage 2 Meaningful Use delay mean for analytics?

by Jennifer Bresnick

After sneaking its way into the news late last week, the HealthITBuzz blog post by Acting National Coordinator Jacob Reider and Robert Tagalicod, Director of the Office of e-Health Standards and Services at CMS stating that Stage 2 will be...

Single question flags patients at six-fold risk for suicide

by Jennifer Bresnick

With suicide currently the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, killing more Americans every year than car accidents, self-harm is an issue that affects population health on a massive scale.  While primary care providers...

Analytics, EHR vendors partner to bring data to point of care

by Jennifer Bresnick

One of the chief complaints of healthcare organizations is that developing an IT infrastructure robust enough to perform meaningful analytics and streamlined quality reporting is simply too expensive in the face of competing priorities and...

WEDI: Data exchange, payment reform key to healthcare success

by Jennifer Bresnick

Innovative strategies to engage patients, reform reimbursement models, and embrace new forms of patient-provider encounters will only succeed on a strong foundation of data integrity and information exchange, according to the newly...

Healthcare analytics, big data, NLP markets set for growth

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare may be lagging behind other industries in its analytics capabilities, but it won’t be doing so for long if a series of market reports accurately predict the next few years in health IT.  From big data as a service to natural...

Carolinas HealthCare System launches full analytics suite

by Jennifer Bresnick

Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, NC is positioning itself as a leader in the analytics field after announcing the successful development of a full suite of clinical and financial analytics tools.  The Dickson Advanced Analytics...

87M historical patient records digitized for data analytics

by Jennifer Bresnick

Professors at the University of Pittsburgh have digitized more than 87 million hand-written patient records from the last century in order to construct analytical models of the spread of infectious epidemics and gain valuable insight into...

Rapid genetic testing for newborns helps pinpoint diagnoses

by Jennifer Bresnick

Critically ill infants and their families may find significant benefits from rapid whole genome testing that can identify serious genetic illnesses within 50 hours of spotting a problem, says a new study published in Science Translational...

FDA stops 23andMe, but can it stop personal genetic medicine?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Google-backed personal genetic test company 23andMe made a splash this week in all the wrong ways after receiving a stern warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) demanding that the company stop marketing its $99 home...

Can healthcare analytics mature if executives don’t trust it?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Even though data analytics is becoming increasingly vital to the way the world does business, some industries can still afford to view it as a “nice to have” item. Customers will still flock to supermarkets to get their...

Healthcare analytics essentials: The master patient index

by Jennifer Bresnick

As we start entering the season for snowballs, it seems appropriate to talk about the rapidly escalating problems that can hurtle out of control from a single misplaced keystroke during patient registration at a hospital or clinic. ...

HIMSS unveils DELTA score for healthcare analytics maturity

by Jennifer Bresnick

The widely cited statistic that only the top 5% of hospitals have a robust data analytics infrastructure will be tested with a thorough assessment and a new maturity score released by HIMSS Analytics and the International Institute for...

For healthcare analytics, big data needs to be smart data: Q&A

by Jennifer Bresnick

To many healthcare organizations, big data looks like an all-you-can-eat buffet.  On the first go, they try to pile as much as they can on their plates, only picking through the bounty when they get back to the table to figure out what...

CMS makes healthcare analytics easier with new data tools

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare data analytics will be getting a whole lot easier for researchers interested in Medicare and Medicaid information with the launch of the Virtual Research Data Center (VRDC), CMS announced at a White House event this week. ...

Is healthcare ready to get SMAC-ed around?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Social, mobile, analytics, cloud.  To the delight of pun-loving media, SMAC has become a cute shorthand way of saying what we’re all thinking: the four horsemen of the digital revolution are here to stay, and organizations can either...

Analytics brings actionable data to Colorado Medicaid program

by Jennifer Bresnick

Colorado’s successful Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC) is working wonders for the state’s Medicaid programs, taking an unmanaged fee-for-service system into the future with a deeper focus on care coordination, medical homes, and...

Hospital quality report cards present conflicts, opportunities

by Jennifer Bresnick

Since the halcyon days of the kindergarten classroom, children are trained to strive for those shiny gold stars on their report cards, and they learn to trust these assessments as the ultimate measure of their worth.  Reliance on these...

Cloud, predictive analytics helping healthcare inside and out

by Jennifer Bresnick

Cloud-based predictive analytics is helping healthcare organizations identify patient-facing clinical shortcomings while also helping to evaluate internal staffing processes, revenue opportunities, and marketing challenges.  By...

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