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Electronic Health Records Credited with Saving 87,000 Lives

By   /  December 4, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Greg Slabodkin reports for Health Data Management, “Thanks in part to widespread adoption of electronic health records, an estimated 87,000 fewer hospital patients died and nearly $20 billion in costs were saved because of reduced hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2014. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, hospital patients […]

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Frost & Sullivan Analyst on the Pain Points of Electronic Health Records

By   /  November 28, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Neil Versel of Forbes recently wrote, “Electronic health records’ usability, or lack thereof, is the big talk this year in health IT, as federal officials get ready to contemplate the rules for Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR incentive program.”

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How Health Startups are Using Big, Open Data

By   /  November 24, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Joel Gurin of Information Week recently wrote, “Watson’s venture into healthcare is part of a new movement to data-driven medicine.”

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Healthcare IT Needs Better Search Tools (Enter Semantic Search!)

By   /  July 17, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Megan Williams of Business Solutions recently wrote, “It’s a simple fact of the current state of healthcare that most providers are not using the data they gather via EHRs as best they could. “

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Text Analytics Company Linguamatics Boosts Enterprise Search with Semantic Enrichment

By   /  June 20, 2014  /  Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

Today, Linguamatics launches I2E Semantic Enrichment to provide increased return on investment in enterprise search systems and radically improve speed to insight.

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Lack of Data Governance Hurting Healthcare Meaningful Use Efforts

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News  /  No Comments

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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 […]

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Data Governance Concerns Raised Over UK’s care.data Project

By   /  January 22, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Nick Renaud-Komiya of the Helath Service Journal reports, “NHS data chiefs have raised ‘concerns in respect to the governance arrangements’ of the pioneering care.data project, according to papers published last week.  The news comes at a critical time for NHS England as it attempts to finalise the business plan for the project, which […]

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Meaningful Use and the Semantic Web

By   /  September 26, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Jennifer Bresnick of EHR Intelligence recently wrote, “No one can reasonably deny that EHR adoption and meaningful use participation have been a struggle.

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Practice Fusion Raises $70M to Solve the Health Care Crisis with Big Data

By   /  September 25, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  2 Comments

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by Angela Guess Rip Empson of TechCrunch reports, “The world of digital health startups has begun to explode over the last two years — and innovation in healthcare along with it — but nonetheless, the latest reports show a landscape that is still suffering from a dearth of seed investments, investors that are still ‘dabbling, and an […]

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3 Reasons Hospitals Must Embrace Data Governance

By   /  September 11, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Kathleen Roney has written an article for the Becker’s Hospital Review sharing three reasons why hospitals need to embrace Data Governance. The first reason is: “If physicians rely on EHRs, the governance needs to be sound. A strong premise of meaningful use is that EHRs can prompt physicians to conduct the appropriate follow-ups […]

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