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Category: Data Analytics


Data Analytics, Information Management

Families In Washington to Protect Themselves From Measles Outbreak

March 11, 2019

Via: HITECH Answers

The 21st Century Cures Act emphasizes that citizens need access to their healthcare data to empower them to make better decisions about their health and healthcare. The proposed rules recently published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Lack of AI regulatory, clinical standards pose potential risks

February 22, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

While artificial intelligence promises to create actionable insights for clinicians to make better care decisions for patients, the regulations and standards for evaluating AI-based algorithms are lacking. That’s the contention of Ravi Parikh, MD, a fellow in hematology and oncology […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

More employers consider integrated healthcare benefits

February 21, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

A growing trend among employers is integrating workers’ healthcare benefits, in an effort to achieve better health outcomes. Such integration also enables insurers to better use claims data and analytics to individualize care, improve patient experience and lower overall healthcare […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Tech companies see health data as a huge opportunity, but people don’t trust them

February 13, 2019

Via: CNBC

The average American would rather share their health data with pharmaceutical companies, health insurers and the government than with tech companies like Amazon and Facebook. That’s according to the latest results of a new survey of 4,000 diverse participants from […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

7 Healthcare Predictions Based On Data From 5 Million Forbes Readers

February 11, 2019

Via: Forbes

In July 2013, I signed on to become a Forbes contributor, wanting to teach doctors, politicians and anyone with an internet connection how to fix healthcare. After 170 articles, which have been read over 5 million times, I’ve learned at […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Using artificial intelligence to adjust chemotherapy dosages

February 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Using artificial intelligence as a tool to help prescribe treatment Using electronic patients’ data from Stanford University Hospital, the team of researchers was able to identify those who required a lower dose than the standard one for certain drugs, even […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Machine learning helps to identify early signs of Alzheimer’s

January 30, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Researchers at the University of Southern California have discovered “hidden” indicators of Alzheimer’s in medical data that could result in earlier diagnosis of the disease and better prognosis for patients. Using machine learning, USC researchers identified potential blood-based markers of […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Providers begin using AI to improve clinical decision making

January 22, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Healthcare organizations across the country are beginning to cash in on early efforts in artificial intelligence and data visualization. First reports on initial efforts to use these advanced technologies show tantalizing potential. At Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have developed an […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Pharmacy refill data helps providers detect medication non-adherence

January 4, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

A combination of provider reports and pharmacy refill data offers the highest sensitivity for identifying and predicting medication non-adherence. According to Johns Hopkins researchers, a study of 87 adolescents and young adults with chronic kidney disease, evaluated five adherence measures—provider […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

How AI is Stopping Drug Diversion and Saving Healthcare Workers’ Lives

December 26, 2018

Via: Healthcare Informatics

Lisa Marie Jones first started taking painkillers to deal with a dental surgery, but soon she was using them to manage other pain in her life. She had a disabled family member to care for and suffered from significant childhood […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Providers turning to health IT to combat the opioid crisis

December 26, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Providers have begun to harness technology to improve their management of opioids and avoid misuse. It’s not a moment too soon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent reports, released in November, confirm that the opioid crisis is […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

12 trends that will dominate healthcare IT in 2019

December 19, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The push to digitize healthcare has been going on for at least 10 years—that’s when the push began for hospitals and physicians to implement electronic health records. Now, providers are looking for ways to achieve measureable results with the systems […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Survey: One-third of clinicians say e-prescribing systems give incorrect warnings

December 18, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Electronic prescribing systems send physicians automated warnings when a potential problem with a prescription is detected. Yet, the accuracy of these decision support algorithms is being questioned. A new survey of members of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology finds […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

How Artificial Intelligence Will Help Transform Personal Health in 2019

December 13, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

Artificial intelligence technology has made great strides in the last decade, with AI models outperforming humans in various tasks, from image recognition to election forecasting to reading comprehension. In the coming years, the range of domains in which AI excels […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Small-area-based open data can help in cost-effective health care service planning

November 26, 2018

Via: The Medical News

When assessing the effects of socioeconomic status (SES) on health inequalities or outcomes of care, it is worthwhile to use small-area-based open data instead of individual SES information, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Getting access […]