healthcare analytics

See the following -

EHRs Can’t Keep Up with Healthcare Analytics Abilities, Needs

Jennifer Bresnick | Health IT Analytics | August 17, 2016

The electronic health record simply isn’t evolving quickly enough to keep up with rapid innovations in healthcare big data analytics and the increasingly complex needs of end-users, says an editorial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week. The opinion piece, authored by a trio of physicians and researchers from Stanford University, points out that existing clinical decision support features often border on the useless due to an overwhelming number of low-priority alarms and alerts, inadequate data visualizations, and an inability to capture socioeconomic and behavioral data within the clinical workflow...

Read More »

AHRQ Grants Show Use Cases For Clinical Decision Support

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | August 15, 2013

Want to know how healthcare analytics is impacting healthcare right now? A new report published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published a new report highlighting findings and lesson learned through its awarding of grants through its Improving Quality Through Clinician Use of Health IT Grant Initiative, a portion of which demonstrates use cases for clinical decision support (CDS)...

Read More »

Bitscopic's Machine Learning Algorithm Detects COVID-19 from Standard Blood Labs

Press Release | Bitscopic | October 2, 2020

Bitscopic Inc., a Silicon Valley based healthcare analytics company, announced today they have developed a machine learning prediction model that can identify COVID-19 infected patients using data from standard laboratory blood tests. The model, published in "Clinical Infectious Diseases," was developed using laboratory data from over 75,000 COVID-19 infected Veteran patients receiving care at VA medical centers. Payam Etminani, Bitscopic's CEO, said: "We are very excited by these results, as it demonstrates that inexpensive and easily attainable patient data can be used to construct a diagnostic fingerprint that can identify symptomatic cases of COVID-19. We are learning how the relatively blunt instrument of routine blood tests, through the power of machine learning, can be crafted into something approaching a precision tool."

Read More »

Capital One Introduces Blockchain and Analytics for Healthcare

Jack McCarthy | Healthcare IT News | October 25, 2016

Credit card and retail banking company Capital One revealed a handful of partnerships with several digital technology providers for its Treasury Management services — including a blockchain-based claims management solution for healthcare clients and another that uses new analytics processes to estimate healthcare patient costs. “We're seeing unprecedented transformation in the payments space as rapid advances in digital technology are reimagining the client experience,” Capital One executive vice president Patrick Moore said in a statement...

Read More »

Could Big Data Become Big Brother?

Diana Manos | Government Health IT | June 24, 2014

Call it Big Data bloodlust: The more health information being generated by a growing contingency of apps, devices, electronic health records, mHealth sensors and wearables, the broader and stronger the desire for that data becomes...

Read More »

eICU Telehealth Data Allows Clinical Analytics For Researchers

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | January 15, 2015

Telehealth is mostly viewed as a quick way to review a skin rash with a physician through video conferencing or text messaging, not as a source of rich and comprehensive patient data for clinical analytics.  But a new project coming out of MIT hopes to change that...

Read More »

Halamka's Recommendations for Effective Care Management

I recently joined the advisory board of Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, a leading provider of analytics, decision support, and workflow enhancement services. At my first advisory board meeting there was a rich debate about the marketplace for care management and population health tools. I’ve spent years studying such solutions at HIMSS and found most of the products are “compiled in Powerpoint”, which is a very agile programming language, since it’s so easy to change…

mHealth Solutions Market Worth 90.49 Billion USD by 2022

Press Release | MarketsandMarkets | August 3, 2017

According to a new market research "mHealth Solutions Market by Connected Devices (Blood Pressure Monitor, Glucose Meter, Peak Flow Meter) Apps (Weight Loss, Woman Health, Personal Health Record, & Medication) Services (Diagnostic, Remote Monitoring, Consultation) - Global Forecasts to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Global mHealth Solutions Market is expected to reach USD 90.49 Billion by 2022 from USD 21.17 Billion in 2017, at a CAGR of 33.7%...

Read More »

mHealth, Data Analytics See $4.7 Billion In 2014 VC Funding

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | January 16, 2015

The past year saw a $4.7 billion investment in healthcare IT companies, according to a report from Mercom Capital Group, as venture capital firms seek to promote lucrative technologies in the practice-facing and consumer-facing markets.  Data analytics, population health management, and clinical decision support products were among the most likely to grab investor attention in 2014, while mHealth, telehealth, and wearable technologies saw $2.3 billion in major deals...

Read More »

VA's Palo Alto Hospital Selects Bitscopic's PraediAlert Clinical Surveillance Platform

Press Release | Bitscopic | September 14, 2020

Bitscopic Inc., a Silicon Valley based healthcare analytics company, announced today that the US Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) Palo Alto Medical Center has selected Bitscopic's PraediAlert platform for clinical surveillance. PraediAlert is an FDA registered clinical surveillance system that allows hospitals to improve patient care and patient safety by minimizing and managing patients at risk for hospital acquired infections (HAI) as well as optimizing care team productivity and workflows to improve patient outcomes.

Read More »

Why Moving Beyond The EHR Is Needed For Population Health

Brian Drozdowicz | EHR Intelligence | April 9, 2014

EHRs — and the data they hold — are critical to succeed in population health, but they’re not enough.  This message is surely a tough one for many US providers who have spent years and tens of millions of dollars (if not a lot more) to implement an organization-wide EHR system.

Read More »

Inaugural OSEHRA "Innovation Webinar" Series ... Dr John Halamka on "Real-Time Analytics and Population Health"

Details
When: 
June 13, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sponsor: 
OSEHRA

OSEHRA (the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent) will host its inaugural “OSEHRA Innovation Series” webinar on Thursday, 13 June 2013, 2:00-3:00 pm (EST). Dr. John Halamka, M.D., CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Member of the OSEHRA Board of Directors, will address the topic of “Real-Time Analytics and Population Health”.

The abstract for this event is:As we achieve data liquidity across multiple platforms, via ubiquitous EHR adoption and Health Information Exchange (HIE), we will enter new strategic terrain for Health Information Technology (IT).   In this terrain skillful application of healthcare analytics, data visualization, care coordination and population health will become the dominant discriminators of effective Health IT resource utilization... Read More »