Tag: Data Analytics


Health IT Business News – September 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

FIGmd, an MRO Company, Provides APP Reporting with PerformancePathway for ACOs FIGmd, an MRO company (@MROCorp), announces the latest release of PerformancePathway for ACOs, an end-to-end technology and service solution that successfully provides Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) and MIPS […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Data analytics hiring levels in the medical industry rose in February 2022

March 11, 2022


The proportion of medical companies hiring for data analytics related positions rose in February 2022 compared with the equivalent month last year, with 82.6% of the companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one such position. This latest […]


Coronavirus data has already disappeared after Trump administration shifted control from CDC

July 16, 2020


Previously public data has already disappeared from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website after the Trump administration quietly shifted control of the information to the Department of Health and Human Services. Since the pandemic began, the CDC regularly […]


Six Healthcare Trends To Watch For 2020

March 5, 2020

Via: Forbes

As we begin the new decade, I’d like to talk about six major healthcare industry trends that I’m most excited about in 2020. 1. AI-Powered Tools To Increase Efficiency AI tools are being developed that can help providers make clinical […]


Why Predictive Analytics is the Answer to Healthcare’s Big Data Problem

February 12, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

Making improvements in healthcare data analytics has the potential to lead to significant cost savings and improved patient health and wellness. We’ve identified two ways these improvements can be accomplished: Embrace an enterprise analytics strategy to process vast amounts of […]


AI and Health Care Are Made for Each Other

October 24, 2019

Via: Time Health

Artificial intelligence has the potential to radically change health care. Imagine a not too distant future when the focus shifts away from disease to how we stay healthy. At birth, everyone would get a thorough, multifaceted baseline profile, including screening […]


Mayo Clinic, Google Partner On Digital Health Analytics

September 10, 2019

Via: Forbes

The Mayo Clinic and Google are partnering to accelerate the delivery of healthcare “through digital technologies.” Mayo said its selection of “Google Cloud” is designed to be “the cornerstone of its digital transformation” as part of a 10-year partnership with […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Fundamental Surgery Becomes First VR Surgical Training Simulation to Gain CPD Accreditation

April 22, 2019

Via: HitConsultant

FundamentalVR, developers of immersive training technology for the surgical community, has announced its platform Fundamental Surgery, which combines virtual reality with haptics (the sense of touch), has received Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation by The Royal College of Surgeons. The […]


Use data analytics to maximize patient placement

March 22, 2018

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

As your hospital grows and more patients seek care at your facility, managing patient placement and maximizing your capacity for care becomes a higher priority. One way to ensure patients can remain in your hospital for as long as they […]


Precision medicine requires more data, sophisticated analytics

December 27, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Healthcare’s one-size-fits-all approach to treating patients must be replaced with a personalized approach to medicine that focuses on individuals and the unique needs of each family member, says John Halamka, MD, chief information officer at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical […]

Innovation, Research

Stanford researchers built an algorithm that recognizes pneumonia better than human radiologists

November 21, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

A group of Stanford researchers says it has built an algorithm that can diagnose pneumonia in chest x-rays better than the average human radiologists. The group, which includes deep learning researcher Andrew Ng, developed the algorithm using more than 112,000 […]


Top healthcare analytics companies now and in the future

August 17, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

Healthcare analytics are gradually becoming more user-friendly thanks to advancements across the vendor community that prioritize real-time insights. But with healthcare organizations still straddling the line between fee-for-service payments and value-based care reimbursement, analytics companies are largely focused on helping providers […]


Indiana University’s Regenstrief Institute to develop and test an automated patient identification tool

August 9, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

Backed by a $2.5 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Indiana University’s Regenstrief Institute is building a new automated tool to accurately match patient records. The five-year grant given to the Regenstrief’s Center for Biomedical […]


UnitedHealth nears deal to buy Advisory Board’s healthcare division

July 10, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

UnitedHealth, which is already the nation’s largest insurer and boasts a rapidly growing healthcare services arm, may be poised to grow even further through an acquisition. The company and Vista Equity Partners are moving toward a deal to buy and […]


Informatics researchers combine algorithm with EHR data to predict secondary stroke risks

July 3, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

Stroke patients that experience an irregular heartbeat are far more susceptible to a second stroke. Identifying that risk factor often requires significant resources, including 24/7 monitoring by physicians. But a team of cardiologists and informatics researchers in Northern California has developed […]


Study: EHRs are an untapped public health resource

April 24, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

With higher EHR adoption rates across healthcare, more patient data is flowing into provider systems that can be used to inform public health agencies about community-specific illnesses. Researchers with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and […]


Achieving ROI from Population Health Investments: How Realistic is it?

April 6, 2017

Via: Healthcare Informatics

In January 2015, a survey from KPMG found that more than half of the nearly 300 healthcare manager respondents expected to recoup their investments in population health management programs within three to four years. This same report found that just […]


Accurate Readmissions Predictions Are Now Possible

April 6, 2017

Via: Health IT Outcomes

Partnership provides hospitals in North Carolina with earlier, better readmission predictions. Hospitals have played a guessing game of sorts when it comes to readmission rates, wondering if they will face CMS penalties or not. In 2017, it is estimated more […]


Health systems ditch data centers in favor of cloud computing

March 16, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

Most hospital CIOs agree: It’s only a matter of time before hospitals transfer all their data to the cloud and eliminate data centers entirely. The need to pare down storage costs and improve access to health data across multiple providers […]


Population characteristics lacking among federal, commercial health plans

March 9, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

Despite a provision within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that requires health plans to collect patient information on race, ethnicity and language, that data is still missing among federal and commercial payers. As of 2015, half of Medicaid plans and […]