A new executive education program brings Google staff to Harvard Medical School in an attempt to help them better align technology with the needs of healthcare.
Robust data analysis with be critical for health organizations as the industry moves from volume-based payment to a value-based system, but there's still a long road ahead for hospitals and health systems to get where they need to be, according to a market trends report from Chilmark Research.
Google may just be the next big player in the payer realm, Biogen Vice President Adam Koppel tells MedCity News, as the tech giant aims to increase its influence in healthcare data analytics and may even aim to take the place of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
A majority of healthcare organizations embarking on population health initiatives are doing so without an IT solution in place, according to a HIMSS Analytics survey.
Health data is paving the way for healthcare of the future; for example, more clinical and genetic information from cancer patients can help providers to better prescribe the right treatments and medication, according to Regenstrief Institute President and CEO William M. Tierney, M.D.
Data systems management and experience with advanced analytics are the two top skills C-suite level executives in healthcare must have to succeed, according to a new Black Book survey.
When it comes to use of data in healthcare, one key component is collaboration between data scientists, physicians and others, according to Penn Medicine Chief Data Scientist Michael Draugelis.
Humana is switching gears, moving away from a health-benefits mindset to one more focused on the consumer. That's the main takeaway from Humana CIO Brian LeClaire's latest column on CIO.com, in which he emphasizes the company's goal to get consumers what they want, when they want it.
As data-sharing becomes more common in healthcare, the potential grows not just for hacking, but for errors that compromise patient safety and privacy.
Using data from readmissions, emergency department use and hospital admissions, the Minnesota Department of Public Health is finding room for improvement when it comes to cutting costs.