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Content tagged with Analytics posted in January 2014
What Consumer-Driven Healthcare Really Means
Commentary  |  1/31/2014  | 
Patient engagement will be a survival skill for hospitals in the business-to-consumer, high-deductible, accountable-care era.
Public HIEs Failing, Poll Says
News  |  1/30/2014  | 
Exchange leaders blame "flawed business model," offer strategies to help public information exchanges succeed going forward.
Target Thinks Retail About Healthcare
News  |  1/29/2014  | 
Time to act more like retailers, Target medical director Joshua Riff tells healthcare leaders at the eHealth Initiative conference.
What Patients Will Share To Improve Care
News  |  1/28/2014  | 
Surveys show chronically ill patients and the general population are both willing to share personal information to help improve quality of care.
Free The Data: APIs Boost Health Information Exchange
Commentary  |  1/27/2014  | 
New models promise to make sharing health information almost as simple as shopping on Amazon.
Edward Marx, Healthcare CIO Of The Year
News  |  1/23/2014  | 
Texas Health Resources CIO Edward Marx, honored by HIMSS and CHIME, recognized the importance of technology in healthcare after a personal crisis.
Bill Gates Offers Microsoft 'Part-Time' Help
News  |  1/22/2014  | 
The Microsoft chairman negotiates CEO rumors while focusing on global poverty efforts.
GE Acquires API Healthcare For Staff Schedule Optimization
News  |  1/21/2014  | 
Top-ranked software for nurse scheduling will expand GE's hospital operations management portfolio.
More Hospitals Buy Clinical Data Warehousing Apps
News  |  1/21/2014  | 
Nearly half of all hospitals now have data repositories, says HIMSS Analytics. Buying plans for next five years include warehousing, patient portal, and radiology barcoding apps.
3 Trends Are Reshaping Healthcare IT
Commentary  |  1/16/2014  | 
Skepticism of innovative health technology is nothing new. But trends such as social technology will redefine healthcare's future.
Athenahealth To Share EHR Data With Physicians Group
News  |  1/15/2014  | 
Athenahealth to send its data on quality care to American College of Physicians, helping customers achieve a Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirement for quality data sharing.
Wearable Computing Equals New Security Risks
News  |  1/13/2014  | 
Have you thought about all the data thieves could steal from wearable gadgets? Security experts say this discussion is just starting.
With Watson, Is IBM Riding Right Wave?
Commentary  |  1/10/2014  | 
IBM bets that its Watson technology will ride the cognitive-computing wave to commercial success -- while rivals gear up for the connected-computing era.
Obamacare: Separating Politics From Practicalities
Commentary  |  1/10/2014  | 
The Affordable Care Act is President Obama's legacy, but it didn't start with his administration. While politicians can create gridlock, health IT pros must deal in reality and compromise.
Clinical Decision Support Needs To Get Smarter
Commentary  |  1/9/2014  | 
Stage 2 Meaningful Use requires providers to use clinical decision support, but most hospitals and practices arenít even doing the bare minimum to obtain financial incentives.
CES: Gym Equipment Links To Microsoft HealthVault
News  |  1/8/2014  | 
Fitness club members will be able to use a touch screen console to record activity, then pipe it to a personal health record.
CES 2014: 8 Technologies To Watch
Slideshows  |  1/4/2014  | 
Giant TVs, laser-equipped cars, wearable computers -- it must be the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. Which products will dazzle?
Healthcare Tech Leaders Share New Year's Resolutions
Commentary  |  1/2/2014  | 
Here's what health CIOs and other tech leaders plan to make happen in 2014.


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