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Most Healthcare Organizations Only Have “Rudimentary” Data Governance

By   /  February 2, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Mending a Broken Heart

by Angela Guess Greg Gillespie recently wrote in Information Management, “The need for a strong data governance structure has been talked to death in healthcare, but even for all the ink the topic has received, most healthcare organizations lack a sound plan, which could come back to haunt them as they embark on analytics and […]

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IBM Watson Leader Mike Rhodin on the Future of AI

By   /  January 20, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Peter High recently wrote, “For just over two years, Michael Rhodin has led IBM Watson, having come to that role after a four year stint as the head of the Software Solutions Group at the company. IBM has already found applications for Watson across seventeen industries in over thirty five […]

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Why Healthcare Needs Data Science

By   /  December 11, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

75/365 Hugs are Healing

by Angela Guess Damian Mingle recently wrote in CIO.com, “[D]ata science is proving invaluable to improving outcomes due to its ability to automate so much of the heavy lifting – in fast, scalable, and precise ways. All one has to do is look at our ability to predict epidemics, advance cures, and make patient stays […]

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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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New Health Information Management Study Hopes to Speed Interoperability

By   /  October 28, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Mike Millard of Healthcare IT News reports, “Seeking to better align health IT standards with health information management practices, three industry groups joined forces for a new report aimed at speeding standards-based interoperability. HIMSS, AHIMA and IHE 
call Health IT Standards for Health Information Management Practices, a ‘first-of-its-kind’ report that’s meant to […]

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Harnessing the Potential of Big Data in Healthcare

By   /  October 27, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Rachel Delacour recently wrote in Datanami, “As the world’s population is living longer, treatment delivery models need to quickly evolve, and many of these changes are being driven by data. The focus now is on understanding as much about a patient as possible, hopefully picking up warning signs of serious illness at […]

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Ontologies in Healthcare: Supporting the Integration of Knowledge

By   /  October 27, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Exercise Plays Vital Role Maintaining Brain Health

by Angela Guess Pete Ianace recently wrote in Image & Data Manager, “As we know medical information systems need to be able to communicate complex and detailed medical data securely and efficiently. This is obviously a difficult task and requires a profound analysis of the structure and the concepts of medical terminologies. But while this […]

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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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Teva to Tap the Power of the Watson Health Cloud

By   /  September 16, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Healthcare Innovation reports, “Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. will be the first global pharmaceutical company to tap the power of the Watson Health Cloud to benefit patients and healthcare providers. A joint Teva-IBM Research team will deploy Big Data and machine learning technology to create disease models and advanced therapeutic solutions. Teva aims […]

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Using PDF to Address Healthcare’s Unstructured Data Challenge

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Bruno Lowagie recently wrote in Image & Data Manager, “A typical healthcare office handles tens of thousands of documents for patient records, legal, finance, billing processes. In pharma and biotech, a typical FDA drug review process, involves multiple stages of trials, testing, applications, marketing and manufacturing for the new drug – all […]

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