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Executive Health Management

Using Analytics to Root Out Fraud

2017 02 May

The Office of Inspector General at HHS is responsible for preserving the integrity of federal healthcare programmes. To help root out fraud and abuse in relation to these programmes, the OIG has increasingly relied on data analytics.With the use of analytics, investigators were able to uncover their biggest fraud scheme to date last year, charging three... Read more

IT Management

IT Needs for the Next Generation of Healthcare

2017 28 Mar

Analytics, artificial intelligence, Big Data and machine learning are essential IT capabilities that can help healthcare organisations to compete and thrive in the next generation of healthcare, according to a health IT expert.Amid rising competition, skilled nursing facilities, home health, assisted living and long-term care organisations are looking... Read more

IT Management

30th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems

2017 22 Feb

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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 momentum... 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