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Tailoring Healthcare Analytics to a Value-Based Future

November 14, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Leonard D’Avolio, Ph.D., speaks to Healthcare Informatics about what needs to change in approaches to leveraging analytics in healthcare’s value-based future.

Bipartisan Group of Congressional Leaders Urge Increased Funding for NIH

November 11, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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In a letter to Harold Rogers, chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations and Nita Lowey, ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, a large, bipartisan group of House members have urged the Committee to include increased...

Looking at Hospital M&A Activity in the Value-Based Care World

November 11, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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According to the latest analysis by the Skokie, Ill.-based advisory company Kaufman, Hall and Associates, hospital and health system mergers and acquisitions in 2016 are on pace to match the large-scale level of M&A activity in 2015.

IBM Watson Health, Broad Institute Launch Research Initiative on Cancer Drug Resistance

November 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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IBM Watson Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have launched a research initiative aimed at discovering the basis of cancer drug resistance.

Healthcare Analytics’ New World

November 10, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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In the first part of this Healthcare Informatics Special Report on data analytics, industry leaders take a look at the strategies and challenges around leveraging robust data analytics and IT for continuous performance improvement.

Survey: 20 Percent of Healthcare Providers Looking to Replace Enterprise Analytics Solution

November 8, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The majority of healthcare IT leaders at provider organizations want a single enterprise analytics solution as their organizations move forward with analytics initiatives, according to a Peer60 survey report.

Most Health Systems are Unprepared for Consumerism, Survey Finds

November 7, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The majority of healthcare delivery organization executives see consumerism as a priority, but there is a significant gap between the priority placed on consumerism and organizations’ ability to apply consumer insights to healthcare service design, according to a...

At Memorial Hermann, a Bold Push into the Provider-Sponsored Health Plan World

November 6, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Leaders at many hospital-based health systems are reinvesting in the provider-sponsored health plan concept; one that is faring well is the Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Launches Alliance For Health Research

November 4, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Chicago-based Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) has launched a partnership with a group of leading health care academics to enable university researchers access to commercial insurance claims data.

Survey: 52 Percent of Healthcare CIOs Expect Increases in IT Spending

November 3, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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More than half of healthcare CIOs anticipate increases in IT budgets in the next 12 months, which outpaces other industries, yet healthcare CIOs also face significant skill gaps in data and analytics, project management and change management.

Premier Looks at Prospects for the Provider-Sponsored Health Plan Proposition

October 31, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Earlier this month, Premier Inc. looked at the prospects for the development of provider-sponsored health plans in the current operating environment—and found a very mixed landscape

What Do Physicians Need to Transition to Value-Based Care?

October 31, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The ongoing transition from volume-based to value-based payment and care delivery models has been a monumental industry-wide effort over the past few years, but there are many indicators that the pace of change has been slow, according to a Deloitte report.

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