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EMRs Shape Up Physical Therapy
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Physical therapists find that electronic medical records help improve patient care and save money.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/11/2014
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10 Technologies Changing Diabetes Care
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare organizations turn to technology to reduce the far-reaching, costly impact of diabetes.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/11/2014
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Hadoop Clusters: Size And Speed Matter
Art Wittmann,
News
When analyzing big data, there's more to the commodity vs. specialized hardware decision than meets the eye. Here's how to pick the right servers and storage.
By Art Wittmann , 7/10/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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UN Studies Social Data For Global Pulse
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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Cerner, Mission Health Rewrite Partnership Rules
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Ten-year contract rewards EMR vendor Cerner if Mission Health saves money on new cost-saving measures they implement together.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/3/2014
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Business Analytics Will Help Healthcare, Just Not Overnight
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Commentary
Healthcare systems designed in the 1990s need to get in sync with today's business analytics.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 7/2/2014
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Healthcare Data Analytics Gone Wrong
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Healthcare providers need to keep their eye on the right patients as they look for ways to boost revenue and reduce risk.
By Paul Cerrato , 7/1/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: Organizations Prep For New Deadline
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare organizations are taking advantage of the delay in a variety of ways, such as training more staff, improving documentation integrity, and conducting more robust testing, according to a survey.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/30/2014
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Big Data Helps Insurer Pinpoint At-Risk Patients
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Aetna and GNS Healthcare use analytics to predict patients at risk for metabolic syndrome.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/30/2014
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Philips Seeks Bigger Role In Healthcare Market
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Dutch company partners with Salesforce.com, introduces a cloud-based platform to expand its role in the healthcare market.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/27/2014
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Surescripts Taps AppDynamics To Scrutinize Apps
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Surescripts expects AppDynamics application performance management to improve app performance and reliability, free engineers to pursue innovation.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/26/2014
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23andme, FDA Walk Toward Reconciliation
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Seven months after the FDA told the Google-backed 23andme to stop marketing health results to customers, the government agency agreed to accept the company's first premarket notification report.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/24/2014
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Florida Hospital Shows Power Of Patient Engagement
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Florida Hospital Celebration Health uses GetWellNetwork software to improve patient care and build a culture of empowerment.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/20/2014
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Analytics Help Patients Follow Doctors' Orders
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Community Health Plan of Washington's most vulnerable patients are doing a better job of sticking to their treatment plans -- thanks to big data, analytics, and hospital partner Health Integrated.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/19/2014
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Teradata, MongoDB Get Their Databases Together
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Teradata QueryGrid connector lets MongoDB-based apps tap analytics and Teradata analytics tap near-real-time transactional data without ETL.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 6/19/2014
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Former HHS Exec Launches ACO For Independent Physicians
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Dr. Farzad Mostashari, former national coordinator for HIT at the US Department of Health and Human Services, founds an ACO to help physician-led practices deliver value-based population health services to patients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/18/2014
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Predictive Analytics: 6 Teamwork Tips
Joseph Pigato, Managing Director, Sparked
Commentary
One quarter of companies in TDWI's research cite "data ownership and political issues" as the No. 1 challenge with big data analytics.
By Joseph Pigato Managing Director, Sparked, 6/18/2014
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10 More Powerful Facts About Big Data
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
How big is big data's impact? Check out part two of our fact fest on big data's trends and trials.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 6/18/2014
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EHRs Move Into Assisted Living Centers
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Assisted living centers find electronic health records help them accommodate residents with more complex care needs and the staffing needed to serve them.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/17/2014
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