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Tag: Health IT

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How integrated solutions smash silos and usher in a new era in health care

Aug. 22, 2022 / By Michael Bee

When it comes to health care data, it isn’t simply a matter of collecting more. For data to make a difference, it must be put into context. Unfortunately, today’s health […]

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AI Talk: Strategic Plan and fancy cart

Nov. 6, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Federal Health IT Strategic Plan The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published their latest five-year strategic plan for the 2020-2025 period. I’ve reviewed […]

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Time to consider a national patient identifier

Aug. 31, 2020 / By Rey Johnson

Patient matching—the ability to match a person to their correct medical record—is a perennial issue in health IT. The lack of a consistent, stable patient identifier interferes with patient matching. […]

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The cloud vs. traditional hosting: financial agility like never before

Aug. 29, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

Can we all agree that cloud technology offers tremendous benefits in platform and cost reduction? In my stewardship of the cloud for 3M Health Information Systems, I’ve also learned how […]

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The Cloud makes it easy to accumulate data, but should it?

May 25, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

As a traditional technology leader, it took me a few years to accept the Cloud and its ability to provide the agility of “adding” storage to solve any problem quickly. […]

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Promises not yet kept: Can health IT support healthcare quality?

June 28, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

An interesting convergence of articles flowed over my laptop recently: 1:  Becker’s ACS Review: The 11 things payers, providers really think about value-based care:[1] Seventy-five percent of health plan executives […]

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Answer four key questions to transform report data into actionable data

May 22, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

The digital age has created more noise than useful information. This is especially true in health care, where the quantity of electronic health information has exploded over the past decade. […]

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What will healthcare workers do in an AI-powered healthcare landscape?

March 22, 2017 / By Amy Sheide

There is a lot of speculation about the disruption that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will bring to health care. This disruption discussion often covers the applicability and the impact (opportunities and […]

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When Jobs met Wozniak: partnerships as the catalyst for healthcare 3.0

Sept. 12, 2016 / By JaeLynn Williams

We all know the story. It was 1976, and Steve Wozniak was dabbling in computer design in his garage. He created a new machine that he shared with his friend […]

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A fundamental algorithm for health analytics

Aug. 19, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

So much hope is invested in health data. As technology zooms into the 21st century (wearables, predictive modeling, precision medicine), health data organizations are scrambling to keep up. The promise […]

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Cloud Computing: Why it’s a better option

March 21, 2016 / By AJ Dandrea

Computer and technology hosting in the last ten years can be categorized into three distinct relationships: Co-locations, managed services and the Cloud. It is a bit confusing to understand, but […]