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Lack of Data Governance Hurting Healthcare Meaningful Use Efforts

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Bresnick of EHRIntelligence.com reports, “Only 60% of healthcare organizations have a formalized EHR governance policy in place, says a new report from HIMSS Analytics, and just 63% of those organizations include a multi-disciplinary advisory board or committee to monitor, suggest, and approve changes to the data governance strategy. As providers are tasked with…

Big Data Set to Take Over Medicine

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by Angela Guess Jacqueline Vanacek of Forbes recently opined, “In ten years, eighty percent of the work people do in medicine will be replaced by technology.  And medicine will not look anything like what it does today. Those stunning possibilities were shared by Dr. John Mattison, Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of Kaiser Permanente and Panelist at DatumFora’s DATA…

What to Consider When Creating a Chief Data Office

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by Angela Guess Sunil Soares and Aditya Kongara of Information Management report, “Many organizations are setting up centralized data management departments. These departments may be called Enterprise Data Management, Enterprise Information Management or the Chief Data Office. Whatever they are called, these departments are accountable for getting their organizations to treat data as an enterprise asset,…

SAS Releases New Version of SAS Master Data Management

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article in Infotech Lead, “SAS has announced the availability of its latest SAS Master Data Management (MDM) and SAS Federation Server software that enables organizations gain more insight from their data through better access and management of user data from any source. The latest version of SAS MDM features embedded data quality…

Oracle Announces NoSQL Database 3.0

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by Angela Guess A new article out of Oracle reports, “Continuing its leadership in enterprise-class database solutions, Oracle announced Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0. With this latest release, Oracle offers developers an enhanced NoSQL solution for building high performance, next generation applications. The combination of security, availability, scalability, and data model flexibility delivers a comprehensive high performance…

Pivotal Introduces Its Big Data Suite

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by Angela Guess Steve Lohr of The New York Times reports, “The technologies that fly under the banner of ‘big data’ may be new, but the business strategies have a familiar look. A prime example is the announcement on Wednesday from Pivotal, the big data and cloud computing company, a joint venture of EMC and VMware, in…

Couchbase Launches NoSQL Training Courses

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Couchbase, the fastest-growing provider of enterprise class NoSQL databases and technologies, today announced the launch of a new Learning Services program to address the growing need to develop and expand the NoSQL talent pool. As part of the program, Couchbase will begin offering classroom-based courses that…

ScaleOut Software Brings Live Analytics to Cloudera 5 With New Certification

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced certification on Cloudera 5, the latest version of Cloudera Enterprise. ScaleOut hServer® enables Hadoop MapReduce to run continuously on fast-changing data, delivering live analytics in milliseconds. Now certified with Cloudera 5, deploying ScaleOut…

Featured Video: Model, Manage and Govern

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Model, Manage and Govern: All Integration Efforts Start with the DATA from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess At Enterprise Data World 2013, attendees had the opportunity to learn more about enterprise data and best practices for data integration. Matt Creason and Michael J. Briles of SAP gave a thoughtful presentation entitled Model, Manage and Govern: All Integration…

Big Data Initiative in WA Cuts Emergency Room Visits by 10%

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by Angela Guess Valerie Bauman of the Puget Sound Business Journal reports, “A big data initiative in Washington has helped the state cut emergency room visits among Medicaid patients by 10 percent, according to a new report. The state introduced an Information Exchange program in 2012, which required hospitals to track patient use of the emergency room.…