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October 13, 2016  10:20 AM

The trade-off to big data in healthcare: Privacy

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Big Data, Data privacy

Big data in healthcare presents many positive possibilities for patient care. But as David Lazarus writes in his recent column in the Los Angeles Times, while big data presents many benefits -- including being able to anticipate a patient's health problems and intervene early -- it could also have...

July 16, 2015  10:56 AM

Patient advocates: You can now get big data training

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Big Data

With big data evolving so rapidly within healthcare, even the most engaged and informed patients and healthcare advocates might feel they don't know enough to truly take part in and evaluate the design of

June 3, 2015  4:31 PM

Wearable health technology meets corporate wellness

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Apple, Big Data, Wearable devices, wellness

Corporate America: Rise from your cubicle chairs and stand up if you want to stay healthy. That’s the key takeaway from the new 2015 corporate wellness...

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May 13, 2015  3:15 PM

Health Datapalooza 2015 to showcase health IT rock stars

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Big Data, Farzad Mostashari, Karen DeSalvo, open health data, Todd Park

It's probably the only major health IT industry event at which you can play mini-golf all day. Welcome to Health Datapalooza 2015. The name of the May 31-June 3 conference pays homage to rock music festival culture, and Health Datapalooza flaunts its...

April 2, 2014  11:31 AM

Big data projects uncommon in healthcare, executives hopeful for future

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Big Data, preventive care

The majority of healthcare executives believe big data will positively influence patient care, though not all of them have gotten around to utilizing big data to meet organizational goals. More than half (60%) of American healthcare executives agree that big data will improve preventive care and...

November 14, 2013  11:17 AM

White House tackles healthcare with newest round of big data projects

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Big Data, cancer registry, clinical trials, healthcare informatics, patient engagement, Uncategorized

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced a group of big data research and development projects, many focusing on healthcare. It not only demonstrates that the nation's top scientists are developing new research techniques by harnessing the

June 18, 2013  12:35 PM

Health systems and IBM form analytics data alliance

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Analytics, clinical data analytics, population health management

Four hospitals systems, IBM Corp., and the Premier healthcare alliance announced plans to

June 11, 2013  11:02 AM

Experts to form healthcare analytics group

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Analytics, Big Data, Supply Chain Management

A group of data analytics experts will meet in Washington, D.C., to explore how to best use predictive analytics to benefit...

March 22, 2013  12:09 PM

Report says EHRs can be springboarded to clinical data analytics

EmilyHuizenga Profile: EmilyHuizenga
Big Data, CDS and data analytics, Data Mining, EHR implementation, EHR systems, IHT2

Coupling EHRs with new analytics tools and normalizing best big data practices will be key to effectively utilizing big data in the health care industry, an Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2) report concludes. And those best-practices are needed, stat. The

February 5, 2013  1:54 PM

Study finds use of health IT supports quality of care

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Analytics, Health IT, quality of care

Federally qualified health centers that use health IT improve their quality of care, according to a study that  hinges on a facility’s current use of technology, or health IT capacity. Facilities were categorized as...

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