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7 Factors Limiting the Benefits of Big Data in Health Care

By   /  October 13, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  1 Comment

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by Angela Guess Health Data Management recently shared seven factors that are limiting the benefits of Big Data in the realm of health care. They write, “Many experts have touted the use of Big Data in healthcare as one of the major hopes to improve care delivery and reduce costs. However, challenges remain, and a […]

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The FDA, Big Data, and Cutting Administrative Complexity

By   /  April 1, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bill Frist recently wrote, “In looking at the $2.8 trillion a year—20% of our Gross Domestic Product—that our nation spends on healthcare, we see that about $900 billion of that is waste and $248 billion can be attributed to administrative complexity. This costly complexity stems from the ACA, insurance regulations, […]

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Taking the Guess Work Out of Healthcare with Big Data

By   /  January 2, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Triska Hamid of The National recently wrote, “Medical diagnosis is mostly a process of elimination, as many doctors would be quick to point out. But that is beginning to change with the introduction of Big Data and analysis in health care. The tried and tested process of elimination, which can be time […]

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Enlitic is Teaching Computers to Detect Cancer

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Caleb Garling of the MIT Technology Review reports, “Machines are doing more and more of the work typically completed by humans, and detecting diseases may be next: a new company called Enlitic takes aim at the examination room by employing computers to make diagnoses based on images.”

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How Small Startups Are Monetizing Big Data

By   /  August 28, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Brian T. Horowitz of Dell’s blog, Tech Page One recently wrote, “Startups have plenty of opportunities to use big data to make money, and small businesses are trying to keep pace with larger enterprises in this space. Startups leveraging big data include PlaceIQ, which offers a data-driven mobile advertising platform to identify […]

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What Will We Be Able to Do with All This Data Ten Years From Now?

By   /  April 21, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Vivek Wadhwa of Venture Beat recently wrote, “In my mind, there is no doubt that data analytics will one day help to improve health care and crime detection, design better products, and improve traffic patterns and agricultural yields. My concern is about how we will one day use all the data we are […]

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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 & Executive Buy-In Key to Successful Health IT

By   /  March 6, 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 EHR Intelligence recently interviewed Shane Pilcher, VP of Stoltenberg Consulting about the importance of data governance and executive buy-in to obtain valuable data analytics in the health care industry. Though the conversation focuses on HIT, Pilcher’s words can easily be translated to other industries plagued with data management issues. Asked […]

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Optum is Using Big Data to Answer Healthcare’s Toughest Questions

By   /  February 17, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Stephanie Baum of MedCityNews recently wrote, “One year after UnitedHealth Group  and subsidiary Optum opened Optum Labs as a collaborative research and development organization across life science and healthcare to improve patient care, it has added seven collaboration partners who will tap resources like a database of claims and electronic health record data from founding partner […]

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