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Category: Data Analytics


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 […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

How Virtual Care is Improving Access and Affordability of Healthcare

November 21, 2018

Via: Healthcare Informatics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made strides in providing more affordable, accessible care for all patients. A new rule allowing Medicare Advantage beneficiaries to access telehealth from home was recently proposed. CMS also released its CY […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

New evidence that social media increases loneliness

November 15, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to the first author of the new study, which featured in the Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology, no scientific study has proven a causal connection between the two until now. University of Pennsylvania psychologist Melissa G. Hunt believes […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Mental health diagnoses among US children, youth continue to rise at alarming rate

November 2, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

“Access to mental health services among children can be difficult, and data suggest that it can be even more challenging for minority children compared with non-minority youths,” says Monika K. Goyal, M.D., MSCE, assistant division chief and director of research […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Mental health conditions on the rise among US students

October 29, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Sara Oswalt, from the University of Texas at San Antonio, is the lead author of the new study, which was published in the Journal of American College Health. According to estimates that the scientists cite, around 26 percent of people […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Amazon joins NIH cloud initiative for biomedical research

October 24, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A second major vendor has joined a National Institutes of Health effort to enable biomedical researchers to harness the power of commercial cloud computing. Under NIH’s Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) initiative, Amazon Web […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Integrate or Die: Healthcare IT’s Costly Interoperability Problem

October 22, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

At times, it seems that healthcare is stuck in a time warp. At many hospitals, you’ll see doctors still using faxes while administrators input data into giant, blocky computers running on Windows XP. This is puzzling. After all, technology is […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Patient Experience

New patient-centric website launched in Europe to empower people with chronic conditions

October 12, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today announced the European launch of Life Effects (https://lifeeffects.teva), a patient-centric website hosting content created by patients and checked by experts, at the European Committee for the Treatment and Research of Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) Congress in […]