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Category: Data Analytics


Data Analytics, Information Management

Embleema Launches Blockchain-Powered Personal Health Record Platform

July 17, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

Embleema comes out of stealth to connect patients, life sciences, and regulators through its healthcare blockchain-enabled personal health record (PHR) platform. Embleema, a NYC-based patient-focused healthcare blockchain network, today emerged from stealth after one year of R&D, to launch the […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Machine learning predicts 1-year mortality using EHR data

July 10, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

University of Minnesota researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm using electronic health record data to improve care delivery for seriously ill patients by accurately predicting the risk of 1-year mortality. The random forest (RF) model, which estimates the risk […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

About 1.1 million people dropped 2018 Obamacare coverage

July 3, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

More health insurance exchange members paid their first-month premiums in 2018 than in 2017, despite fewer sign-ups during open enrollment, according to CMS data released Monday. Of the nearly 11.8 million people who signed up for 2018 coverage through the […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

New algorithm uses brain scans to tell how smart you are

July 3, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Forget about controversial, old-fashioned IQ tests as a measure of intelligence. A new machine-learning algorithm, which was developed by scientists at Caltech, can predict a person’s intellectual ability with unprecedented accuracy. Scientists led by Ralph Adolphs — a professor of […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Scientists to focus on big data and genetics to identify risk factors for dementia

June 18, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The question of whether physical activity can prevent dementia and if so, how, is a research question of particular interest. “Today we know that being in good physical condition also ensures a healthy brain. In addition, observational studies suggest that […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Molecular Health introduces MH Mendel to help geneticists in diagnosing hereditary diseases

June 13, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Molecular Health (MH), a leading biomedical company that is transforming molecular data into clinically actionable information for efficient and safer cancer treatment options based on its proprietary Dataome® technology platform, has introduced Molecular Health Guide® Mendel (MH Mendel) as part […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Healthcare Data As Property Can Change Everything

June 5, 2018

Via: Forbes

Remember Cambridge Analytica? It was just the tip to the data iceberg. Issues around vast data sets, advanced analytics, revenue potential and ownership are all swirling together and reaching critical mass. But let’s take a step back. Is de-identification a […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

‘Millions’ prescribed wrong dose of common drugs

June 5, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to updated calculations published this week, over 11 million people in the United States may have been given the wrong prescription for a range of commonly used drugs. Scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine in California recently […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Prescription drug monitoring program use continues to rise

June 1, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Physician use of state-run prescription drug monitoring programs is dramatically increasing while doctors have decreased opioid prescribing nationwide for the fifth consecutive year. That’s among the findings of a new report released on Thursday by the American Medical Association, which […]


Data Analytics, EHR & EMR, Information Management

62% of Hospitals are Not Using Patient Information Outside Their EHRs

April 23, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

As nearly every U.S. hospital has an electronic health record system installed, sixty-two percent of¬¬ hospitals aren’t using patient information outside their EHRs in Q1 2018, according to a new survey conducted by Black Book Market Research. The report reveals […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Areas to watch when using cloud technology in your hospital

April 19, 2018

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Many hospitals have at least a partially cloud-based IT system, and the benefits are numerous. You have less hardware to deal with, which means less time wasted waiting for new parts, and data is typically more secure and harder to […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

7 challenges physicians face accessing patient data

April 18, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Many physicians often do not have access to information available from pharmacy benefit management firms and health insurers, two entities that are supposed to be close partners with providers. Surescripts and ORC International, a business intelligence firm, conducted a survey […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Optum offers analytics service to help physicians treat at-risk patients

March 30, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Optum, the healthcare business services arm of UnitedHealth Group, is making data available to healthcare providers working under at-risk contracts with health insurers to help doctors identify at-risk patients and engage them to improve health outcomes. The initiative also is […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

CentraCare Health ID turns to analytics to identify patient trends

March 28, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

CentraCare Health, an integrated delivery system in Central Minnesota, is testing an analytics tool that is intended to help the organization make strategy decisions based on patient trends. The product, called Decisionology, is from Tea Leaves Health, a business intelligence […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Population health efforts get boost from broad use of IT

March 27, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

As value-based care takes hold in healthcare, a variety of care delivery organizations are showing results in managing risk through the use of population health management tools and techniques. Over time, these provider organizations are getting better at augmenting population […]