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By 2025, Blockchain, IoT, Machine Learning Will Converge in Healthcare

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Within the next five to ten years, healthcare organizations are likely to have access to integrated health IT platforms based on an emerging set of information management technologies including blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and machine...

83% of Life Science Execs Expect Healthcare Blockchain in 5 Years

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The majority of leaders in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries expect a rapid uptake of healthcare blockchain tools, says the Pistoia Alliance in a new survey.  More than 80 percent of respondents to a webinar-based poll said...

Natural Language Processing, AI to Foster Clinical Decision Tools

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Clinical decision support (CDS) tools that feed on unstructured big data are in high demand from healthcare organizations seeking to improve care quality and gain a competitive edge over their peers.  Driven by rapid advances in artificial...

Collaboration, Big Data Help Phoenix Children’s Focus on Value-Based Care

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Mergers, acquisitions, and new partnerships can be a scary prospect for healthcare organizations, no matter which side of the negotiating table they are occupying. In addition to potential cultural changes, staffing adjustments, and new workflows...

Healthcare Big Data, IoT, Cognitive Computing Markets Set to Grow

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Healthcare data analytics will continue to present lucrative opportunities for vendors of cutting-edge software, services, and devices, according to a new series of market reports.  The healthcare industry’s appetite for the Internet...

93% of Payers, Providers Say Predictive Analytics are the Future

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Healthcare organizations will not be able to navigate the financial and clinical challenges of the future without investing in predictive analytics tools, said more than 90 percent of respondents to a Society of Actuaries (SOA) survey. The vast...

How Care Management, Care Coordination Differ in Health IT

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The terms “care management” and “care coordination” are starting to take on slightly different flavors in the health IT world as software companies create new offerings for the growing value-based care marketplace, says...

IoT, EHRs to Push Healthcare API Market to $243M by 2024

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The Internet of Things (IoT) and rising investments in state-of-the-art EHR technology will contribute to the ongoing growth of the healthcare application programming interface (API) marketplace, according to a new report by Transparency Market...

New Approach Helps Health Information Exchanges Cross State Lines

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In the era of value-based care, the ability to understand how a patient moves between providers and what happens to them during those visits could be the difference between a performance bonus and a missed benchmark. But as most providers are...

NCQA: Patient-Centered Medical Home No Longer “Unduly Onerous”

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In addition to being dedicated, hard-working, and compassionate, physicians tend to share the character trait of being a very vocal, forthright, and outspoken group of professionals.  Over the past few years, they have had ample opportunity...

48% of Businesses, Including Healthcare, Face Big Data Skills Gap

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Nearly half of the global business landscape, including the healthcare industry, are currently unable to find staff with the talent and skills to help them reach their big data analytics goals, according to a new survey from Teradata. While 96...

Bidirectional Health Data Exchange Key to Behavioral Healthcare

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As more and more healthcare providers start moving into value-based care models that prioritize patient outcomes, they are quickly realizing that the current generation of health data exchange tools is not up to the task of coordinating care...

Are Health Data Interoperability Standards the Same in Theory as Practice?

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The idea of developing and implementing shared health data interoperability standards has finally started to catch on the EHR vendor community, which has suffered a number of crushing blows from unhappy consumers and Congressmen concerned about...

KLAS: Epic Systems, Cerner Lead EHR Vendors in Sepsis Analytics

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Hospitals searching for clinical analytics and patient surveillance tools for combating sepsis give high marks to functionalities provided by Epic Systems and Cerner Corporation, KLAS Research says in a new report.  The two competitors,...

athenahealth EHR App Marketplace Grows, Targets Patient mHealth

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The recent flurry of interest in public application programming interfaces (APIs) as a way to connect disparate health data has prompted electronic health record vendors to open the floodgates to third-party developers with bright ideas about...

Why an “Empty Desire” for Big Data is Inhibiting Value-Based Care

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For the most part, the healthcare industry has embraced the idea that access to big data is a critical part of doing business in the modern care environment.  But there’s a major difference between having big data and leveraging it...

Top 4 Ways to Use Blockchain for Healthcare Data Management

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Along with machine learning, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things, blockchain has rapidly risen to become one of the healthcare industry’s most talked-about technologies.  The distributed ledger methodology promises...

Physician Portal Aids Data Exchange for Stand-Alone Hospital

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While much of the healthcare industry is turning to mergers, acquisitions, and economies of scale to combat the financial challenges of value-based care, there are still more than a few organizations that have committed to operational independence....

As FHIR Matures, Healthcare Interoperability Comes into Focus

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The Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource, better known as FHIR, has quickly seared itself into the consciousness of the health IT industry, becoming one of the most promising methodologies for open, seamless data exchange. In just a few...

AI, Machine Learning as a Service Set to Overhaul Healthcare

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Relatively few healthcare organizations have the resources or analytics maturity to develop their own intricate big data analytics infrastructure from scratch, but a growing number of vendors are starting to make the daunting and costly process...

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