Jamie Phontharaksa

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How to Use Social Media to Boost Your Company’s Other Marketing Efforts

While social media is a solid path for expanding and deepening brand awareness, it’s unlikely to be your company’s only marketing strategy. Other …

Marketing

Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released …

Exclusive: Astonishing poll about Trump and media

A stark poll by Survey Monkey finds that 89% of Republicans view President Trump as more trustworthy than CNN, and 91% of Democrats think the …

Access to Data Is Great, but It's How You Communicate It That Matters

Sharing information in real time empowers workers to act<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Remember Michael Jackson at Motown 25?<p>After reuniting with his brothers to sing some old hits, he ushered them off stage, donned his signature fedora and declared that as great as …

How to Find an Algorithm that Fits

<i>This blog post is authored by Brandon Rohrer, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft.</i> Choosing a machine learning algorithm is a lot like shoe shopping. …

What it's like to be on the data science job market

<i>Update</i>: I was remiss in not originally including Erin Shellman's excellent Crushed it! Landing a data science job, which is probably the best guide …

5 Tips to Increase ROI With Marketing Analytics

Today, data is floating all around us. From unique visitors to social media followers, senior management may be confused and overwhelmed about how …

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 …

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 …

Digital Health

8 Terms Every Business Should Know When Developing a Customer Identity Management Strategy

Advances in marketing technology and databases have fundamentally changed how businesses learn about consumers and maintain relationships with their …

Fundamentals of Project ManagementTashify | Tashify

If the project ends within its time line with satisfactory results and within budget then its considered to be nicely done project. What is a project …

What Popular Baby Names Teach Us About Data Analytics

A typical big data analysis goes like this: First, a data scientist finds some obscure data accumulating in a server. Next, he or she spends days or weeks slicing and dicing the numbers, eventually stumbling upon some unusual insights. Then, a meeting is organized to present the findings to …

Health Care's New Social and Structural Transformation

In 334 B.C., Alexander the Great, having triumphed in Macedonia and Greece, visited Troy en route to his Asian campaign. Although we know he visited the tomb of Achilles (whom he had admired, like no other, since reading Homer as a child) with his trusted general and friend, Hephaestion, there is …

Think RADical

Who will be your doctor in the future? When we think of “doctor,” we usually picture someone wearing a white<p>We couldn’t say it any more clearly than …

Digital Health

Cybersecurity: How health execs handle growing privacy threat [Special Report] | FierceHealthcare

By Dan Bowman and Katie Dvorak<p>Cybersecurity in healthcare is easier said than done, something both Franklin, Tennessee-based provider Community …

Health Care

Hospitals need a paradigm shift to emphasize efficiency

Health systems that hope to profit under accountable care or bundled payments will likely fail to do so without plans to sharply cut hospitals' …

Next Generation model designed for experienced ACOs

On March 10, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced it was launching a new initiative called the Next Generation ACO Model. …

Health Care

FDA approves the first generic copy of a costly biotech drug

The copycat medicine is meant to increase competition in the field<p>For the first time ever today, the FDA approved the use of a copy of a costly biotech medicine, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports. The "quasi-generic" drug could be the first step towards shrinking the US's $375 billion in yearly drug …

How to use Gmail as a time and project management tool

The lovely folks over at Godel in Melbourne have written a nice piece about using ActiveInbox even if you are not bothered about reaching that ever …

5 Health Care Megatrends That May Prove Costly In 2015

Part of the fun of ringing in the New Year is looking back on the achievements of the previous one. And in 2014, there were plenty of health care success stories to celebrate: major medical advances, new technologies and the Affordable Care Act’s unexpectedly good first year.<p>At the same time, many …

Health Care

How Big Data Will Help Save Healthcare

More and more companies are talking about big data these days—but it’s more than a buzzword. It might just change the way healthcare works in the U.S. From better patient outcomes to a more transparent healthcare system to more accessible and affordable care, big data could change every inch of the …

The Real Story of How America Became an Economic Superpower

Adam Tooze's study of the two world wars traces a new history of the 20th century.<p>Very rarely, you read a book that inspires you to see a familiar story in an entirely different way. So it was with Adam Tooze’s astonishing economic history of World War II, <i>The Wages of Destruction</i>. And so it is …

A Prescription For Better Health And Cost Savings

Business-driven analytics and integrated patient insights provide information and opportunities for retail pharmacies and other community healthcare organizations to better understand their customers and improve quality of care. With the right tools and data, these companies can deliver better …

Bringing A Management Model To Healthcare: Team-Based Care

Early in my career I worked in management consulting with healthcare technology clients. We structured our engagements as a team of professionals with diversified skills, focusing on a strategic question facing a client’s business or operation. As a team, we worked to harness available data to …

Tips to Create Engaging Infographics for Your Class

December, 2014<br>A few days ago I curated a set of useful web tools that teachers can use to create infographics to use in class. All of the tools I …

How To Increase Productivity By Employee Happiness

Whether you are an entrepreneur managing a startup, or a corporate executive with thousands of employees, it’s hard to ignore the evidence of big value from happy employees. For example, the Harvard Business Review a while back included an analysis of hundreds of studies showing an average of 31% …

4 Ways Leaders Effectively Manage Employee Conflict

Conflict resolution is a daily occurrence at work that can either propel or disrupt the momentum for a leader, a team or the entire organization. The workplace can become a toxic environment when leaders allow conflict to fester rather than confront it head-on. Managing conflict can be a tricky …

Fidelity issues new retirement savings guidelines

Fidelity now suggests that workers save at least eight times their final salary in order to meet basic income needs in retirement.<p>Fidelity …

Ron Paul On GOP Victory: Get Ready For “Expanded Neocon Wars In Syria And Iraq”

“Boots on the ground are coming”<p>Steve Watson Prisonplanet.com November 5, 2014<p>Former Congressman and Libertarian icon Ron Paul warned last night that …

Learning to Actually Pack (and Eat) Lunch: 3 Tips from a Recovering Lunch Buyer

The act of bringing my lunch to the office ebbs and flows to some unidentified beat: sometimes I'm great at packing my containers and bringing snacks …