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Healthcare

The Power of Data & Connection: What Would the World Look Like Without?

Ingrained to Connect Now more than ever, our world is simultaneously looking at data. In hopes to inform, guide, and help us understand, we look to data as an outlet for a method to control the unknown. The world we…

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The Importance of Data Aggregation and Collaboration for Health Providers

From pharmaceutical and biotech companies to care providers, the healthcare sector demands evidence-based decision-making now more than ever. The reality is simple: employers, consumers, payers, and providers need actionable data – and they need to be able to share it.…

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Curing Data Challenges in Healthcare

When it comes to data, the healthcare industry faces some unique challenges. Most of us tend to think of data as being very structured and linear, but healthcare data can be complex and, frankly, messy. The volume of data the…

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Useful KPIs for Healthy Hospital Quality Management

In the healthcare industry, key performance indicators (KPIs) are an integral tool for measuring quality. According to a study released by BioMed Central, establishing quality performance indicators has become increasingly important for hospitals and members of the healthcare profession. In…

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#iDashboards16 – Bridging the Time Gap with iDashboards

Join us on a journey from historical data to live data analysis. Find out how Mary Washington Healthcare was able to drive greater value and gain a competitive advantage with iDashboards. Sheila L. Seal and Tanya Klesc of Mary Washington…

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5 Surprising Data Sets in Healthcare from Data.gov

Did you know that hospitals use a document called the Chargemaster to determine the prices they charge patients? Neither did we. While everyone knows that data is important in the healthcare industry, sometimes we underestimate how many applications there are…

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Why Healthcare Organizations Need More Than A Data Analytics Tool

Business intelligence, data analytics, dashboards, visualization, big data, warehousing, and so many more buzz words are heard throughout our healthcare industry. Like most hospitals and clinics, you probably have access to multiple high end healthcare business intelligence (BI) tools; however,…

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Public Health Accreditation – Where to Start?

If you are a public healthcare professional working through the accreditation process you may be thinking, “Where do I start?” Going from good to great isn’t always easy. The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has put standards in place to…

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Boone Hospital Embraces Data Visualization with Healthcare Dashboards

Many healthcare systems have begun collecting mass amounts of data about patients, services and employees. This data can be used to improve efficiency and patient care, but it can be difficult for healthcare organizations to muddle through thousands of numbers…

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St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Wins National Innovation Award

See the story on the Oakland Press. By Dave Philips St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital has won the 2015 Most Wired Innovator award from the American Hospital Association. The hospital’s development and implementation of the Intelligent Care System, a fully…

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