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Health Management

Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare

2016 27 Feb

X-ray, computed tomography, blood tests, genetic diagnostics, health apps and wearables: we are producing a whole host of health-related data. What opportunities and risks do “Big Data” provide for patients and their care?After increasing importance in the financial industry, logistics and production, Big Data and analytics have rapidly started to gain... Read more

IT Management

Outsource or Upgrade? 5 BIG Big Data Questions

2016 04 Jan

Big data analytics is increasingly becoming more integral to the way health providers interact with patients. This trend is likely to continue, especially with expanding use of mHealth tools such as smartphone apps and wearable devices.   2015 may have been a big year for healthcare big data analytics, but the next 12 months are likely to bring even... Read more

Executive Health Management

Supply Chain Costs Leading Worry for Execs

2015 27 Dec

Amidst rising cost of supplies, healthcare organisations have turned their focus on improving supply chain management to help reduce overall costs, according to a new national survey commissioned by Cardinal Health. Reducing costs is an urgent goal as hospitals shift to value-based healthcare. The supply chain is the second largest expense for healthcare... Read more

IT Management

Big Data Reducing Heart Readmissions

2015 23 Aug

University of Washington Tacoma's "big data" experts collaborate with MultiCare Health System and Microsoft to improve outcomes for hospital patients with heart disease. This collaboration has led to the creation of a tool, Risk-o-Meter, that can help predict which heart failure patients would be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days after discharge.... Read more

IT Management

Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum 2015

2015 19 Aug

FROM BIG DATA TO SMARTER CARE: WHAT, WHY & HOWHealthcare is undergoing a massive transformation. That’s no secret. Reimbursement is shrinking, providers are being asked to shoulder more risk, and patients are more involved in their care than ever. The ability to use analytics to transform data into actionable information – smarter business and clinical... Read more

IT Management

Google Unveils Wristband for Health Monitoring

2015 28 Jun

Google's latest gadget, a sensor-packed wristband, is designed to help medical professionals track vital signs of patients during clinical trials and drug tests. Developed by Google X, the search giant's life sciences research division, the new wristband can measure pulse, heart rhythm and skin temperature, and also other things such as light exposure... Read more

IT Management

3M Introduces the 3M Health System Performance Suite

2015 23 Jun

As hospitals and health systems navigate the journey from volume- to value-based health care, 3M Health Information Systems is applying the analytic power of its extensive clinical and claims database to help providers assess the costs, outcomes and effectiveness of care delivery. The new 3M Health System Performance Suite offers advanced analytic tools... Read more

IT Management

Apple Watch to 'Monitor' Breast Cancer Patients

2015 26 May

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Polaris Health Directions have teamed up for a project to help those with breast cancer deal with behavioural health issues. The project will rely on the Apple Watch to track behavioural data in real time that could help refine patients' treatment regimens.The plan is to equip some 30 breast cancer patients with... Read more

IT Management

Cleveland Clinic to Make Analytics Available on Apervita

2015 10 May

Cleveland Clinic in the U.S. is the latest health care organisation to make its analytic algorithms available on Apervita. This will enable other health providers to use this knowledge to improve outcomes. The Apervita platform enables organizations to author, publish and subscribe to a range of analytical tools, quality and safety measure, pathways... Read more

IT Management

Predictive Analytics Can Improve Surgery Schedules and Readmissions

2015 30 Mar

An entrepreneur has raised $7 million from investors to expand a predictive analytics software platform for hospitals and large surgical centres. Rich Krueger, CEO of Patient Route Systems, said in a recent interview with MedCity News that the goal of the predictive analytics tool is to help analysts and department heads within health systems to detect... Read more


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