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Data Analytics, Information Management

Net neutrality repeal will affect your hospital: Learn how

March 15, 2018

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

You may think the impending loss of net neutrality has no real impact on you, since you run a healthcare organization and not an IT company. But the Federal Communication Commission’s new rule will affect all facets of business, including […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Opinions

The Changing Role of Healthcare IT and Why It Requires Automation

March 12, 2018

Via: HITECH Answers

For healthcare providers, patient experience and satisfaction are becoming increasingly important as consumers shift their approach to seeking medical care. The recent adoption of value-based care models has led consumers to shop around in order to select those healthcare providers […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Algorithm identifies lung cancer patients who should have chemotherapy

March 12, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic are developing a computerized tissue imaging capability that uses predictive analytics to potentially help identify which lung cancer patients are likely to experience an earlier recurrence of the disease. The National Cancer […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Patient Experience

Consumers hungry for more digital healthcare interaction

March 6, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

Rising demand for digital interaction between consumers and doctors is paving the way for nontraditional players to upend the healthcare industry, according to a new survey. More than half of the nearly 2,500 consumers surveyed are comfortable contacting their physician […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Google announces Cloud Healthcare API to unlock health data

March 6, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Search engine giant Google on Monday announced a new cloud-based application programming interface aimed at addressing the interoperability challenges that continue to dog the healthcare industry. Google’s Cloud Healthcare API is meant to extract data from electronic health records and […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Google rolls out a new tool to help health providers solve the medical record mess

March 5, 2018

Via: CNBC

Google has already organized the world’s search results. Now, it’s moving on to medical information. The company’s cloud business has set its sights on helping customers aggregate medical data, whether it’s labs, medical records or X-ray imaging. All of this […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Opinions

Why Artificial Intelligence Could Fail Healthcare Providers in 2018

February 28, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds tremendous potential to transform care delivery by automating, augmenting and amplifying human labor in repetitive cognitive tasks. Just like any tool, however, it can be leveraged with improper or incomplete strategies and create more harm than […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Improving the quality of high altitude medicine

February 26, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The aim of these guidelines is to standardise data capture in this area of research and thereby guarantee, and indeed improve the quality of clinical research. Scientists from Eurac Research led the evaluation and coordinated the group of experts. “Up […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Algorithms predict need for social determinants of health services

February 22, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Algorithms developed by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the Regenstrief Institute have been shown to accurately predict the need for social determinants of health (SDOH) service referrals among patients at a safety-net hospital by leveraging clinical and community-level data. IUPUI […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

5 medical conditions that cost more than $15K per hospital stay

February 20, 2018

Via: FierceHealthcare

Heart valve disorders lead the list of the most expensive medical conditions with the highest average cost per inpatient stay, according to an analysis by Business Insider. The publication looked at 2016 data from the Association for Healthcare Research and […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

CDC influenza surveillance data confirms severity of flu season

February 12, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to track this year’s severe flu season, initial data from the CDC’s national surveillance system indicates that the severity will be as high or higher than what was seen in the […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Survey: 85% of patients pick compassion over cost when choosing doctors

February 9, 2018

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Compassion is a key component of high-quality care, but would you expect it to take precedence over price when it comes to your hospital’s providers? A new survey revealed that’s the case for 85% of patients. Health technology company HealthTap […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Study finds 50% of practices that don’t offer Medicare annual wellness visits are taking a revenue hit

February 8, 2018

Via: FierceHealthcare

Almost half of physician practices may be missing out on an opportunity to generate revenue by providing annual wellness visits to Medicare patients, according to a new study. Many practices have been slow to adopt annual wellness visits, which Medicare […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

CDC: Flu hospitalizations highest on record

February 5, 2018

Via: FierceHealthcare

This year’s flu season is shaping to become the worst in recent years, causing a record number of hospitalizations across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Federal officials don’t think the flu has peaked yet, […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Spend wisely: monetisation planning in the healthcare industry

January 29, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Investing into the healthcare industry is always a gamble. Government regulations and scientific limitations are two of many factors that not only influence, but dictate the success or failures of a company in the healthcare industry. Nevertheless, venture capital investors […]