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Healthcare Big Data Analytics Plays Critical Role in Quality

June 11, 2015 - The healthcare industry has plenty of big data on its hands, but the ability to extract meaningful, actionable insights from this …

Healthcare takes small steps to go digital, and it's promising

It's hard to imagine an industry that stands to gain more from going digital than healthcare.<p>Done right, a system of collecting, storing and safeguarding our electronic health records would give caregivers the power to employ analytical tools that quickly identify and treat conditions—before they …

Care Coordination, Patient Engagement Face Lack of Awareness

May 19, 2015 - Only one out of every five patients is fully aware of the number and type of therapeutic services available to them after a new …

Digital Health

What does 'patient engagement' really mean?

I'm not a fan of "patient engagement."<p>To be clear: I fully support engaging patients in their own health to achieve better outcomes. I am just not a …

Employee Engagement

Kaiser Permanente Ventures Leads $12.5 Million Round For Validic Digital Health Platform

Since launching Validic in 2010, the company has grown its client population reach to over 160 million lives in 47 countries and now integrates with …

The hospital CEO's ultimate dashboard: What to check each day, quarter and year

January 30, 2015 | Print | Email<p><i>"If you aren't careful, you'll spend your whole day responding and reacting instead of laser-focusing on the issues</i> …

Innovation Pulse: Portals are key to population health success

When Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy challenged his staff to broaden its reach, he went big. Really big.<p>Mayo already has an enviable footprint of …

How to Leverage the Internet of Things for Patient Engagement

April 27, 2015 - Increasing meaningful, effective patient engagement is such a high priority for the healthcare industry that it is included as one …

Things fall apart: How the 'healthcare consumer' model could break down

An article from<p>Deep Dive<p>Healthcare …

Health Care

Apple, IBM: An Engagement Focused On Healthcare Analytics

The driving force behind Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and IBM Corp.'s (NYSE:IBM) partnership announced last summer is data analytics. IBM will drive data …

Apple Watch

Boston-based Care at Hand says it will ‘disrupt’ Maryland health care with home health care app - Boston Business Journal

W hat if the answer to reducing health costs of the most expensive patients stems from listening to the hunches of home care workers with little — if …

The controversial, uncertain future of the healthcare 'consumer'—and why it matters

Editor's note: First of two parts.<p>In 2002, when Dr. Adrienne Boissy was an intern at the Cleveland Clinic, she was responsible for a vivacious young …

Health Care

$117 Billion Market For Internet of Things In Healthcare By 2020

According to a new report from MarketResearch.com, the healthcare Internet of Things market segment is poised to hit $117 billion by 2020. Depending on the company talking about it, you will hear different terms: Internet of Things (abbreviated IoT by many companies), Internet of Everything …

Internet of Things

How Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

If you want to find out how Big Data is helping to make the world a better place, there’s no better example than the uses being found for it in healthcare.<p>The last decade has seen huge advances in the amount of data we routinely generate and collect in pretty much everything we do, as well as our …

Four Use Cases for Healthcare Predictive Analytics, Big Data

April 21, 2015 - Predictive analytics in healthcare has long been the wave of the future: an ultimate goal to which everyone aspires but few can …

Few consumers are actually using price, quality data, poll finds

Magnifying glass over data<p>Despite the government’s push to make health information more available, few people use concrete information about doctors …

Health Care

Four top trends in healthcare data analysis

Hospitals need to properly understand and interpret their data in order to make effective decisions that can improve quality of care and best manage …

Why Healthcare Big Data Analytics Needs the Internet of Things

April 20, 2015 - There are many ways to define the concept of healthcare big data analytics. At its core, “big data analytics” is simply the joining …

Five-star ratings: Why some hospitals performed better than others

For the first time, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has published star ratings for around 3500 hospitals on Hospital Compare, the …

Health Care

John Sculley sees opportunities for next ‘moonshots’ in healthcare

Where can South Florida make its mark in technology? John Sculley, now an investor and mentor to entrepreneurs, believes the next big opportunities …

How APIs Will Enable Better Self-Management of Health

These days, consumers expect more health information, in usable form, at their fingertips. However, the collected information gets stored in various …

Digital Health

Report: Healthcare Interoperability Gets Failing Grade

A national physician survey of nearly 3,000 physicians who use the Epocrates medical reference app reveal that 95% of physicians have experienced a …

Apple, IBM expand partnership to healthcare research

Apple and IBM made headlines when they announced their enterprise mobility partnership last year. Now the two firms are taking that partnership and …

IBM Watson Health: The cure for big data hype?

IBM Watson Health gives doctors access to health data and insights for personalized care. What's the opportunity here for CIOs? Also in Searchlight: …