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Northwell Health, Siemens Partner on Outcomes-Based Research, Population Health

December 2, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Siemens Healthineers and Great Neck, N.Y.-based Northwell Health have formed a research partnership aimed at developing research projects centered on clinical effectiveness and outcomes research utilizing data analytics-based population health evidence.

Health Catalyst Launches Open Source Machine Learning Tool

December 1, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Health Catalyst, the Salt Lake City, Utah-based analytics vendor, has created healthcare.ai, a repository of machine learning algorithms that will allow healthcare professionals to use machine learning tools to build accurate models all in one central location.

VA, Flow Health Partner on Precision Medicine for Veterans

November 30, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
San Francisco-based vendor Flow Health has formed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to build a medical knowledge graph with deep learning to inform medical decision-making and train artificial intelligence (AI) to...

At WoHIT, a Finnish HIT Leader Details a Groundbreaking Nationwide Health Data Initiative

November 27, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
Jaana Sinipuro and her colleagues at the SITRA agency are leading an initiative to combine healthcare, social welfare, and consumer data from across databases in Finland, to create a nationwide data hub that can be leveraged to improve the well-being of all...

A Pioneering Spanish CIO Shares His Perspectives on the New Healthcare

November 23, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
At WoHIT2016, Vicent Moncho Mas, CIO of the Hospital Marina Salud de Dénia in the suburb of Valencia, shares his learnings on digitization and clinical transformation in the context of a capitated healthcare system

Broad Institute Partners with Intel to Enhance Genomic Data Analytics

November 22, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard announced a $25 million collaboration with Intel Corporation to scale researchers’ ability to analyze massive amounts of genomic data from diverse sources worldwide.

ASCO’s CancerLinQ is Harnessing Big Data to Build a Learning Health System

November 22, 2016  | 
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Robert Miller, M.D., a board-certified medical oncologist and informaticist and medical director at ASCO's CancerLinQ, discusses the progress, to date, to build the CancerLinQ research data network to enable oncologists to improve care quality.

An Advisory Board Company Expert on Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Performance Improvement

November 20, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
John Kontor, M.D., of The Advisory Board Company, has been advising the leaders of numerous patient care organizations on projects that are moving ahead with advanced work in clinical performance improvement

Dallas-Area Network Connects ERs, Law Enforcement and Mental Health Providers

November 18, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Dallas-based Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) is working with health IT vendor Loopback Analytics to connect Dallas area hospital emergency rooms, law enforcement and behavioral health providers to reduce jail and ER visits.

Horizon Family Medical Group Receives 2016 HIMSS Davies Award

November 18, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Horizon Family Medical Group (HFMG), a large network of ambulatory care providers in Orange County, New York, has been named a 2016 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award of Excellence recipient.

Let’s Think Internationally about Healthcare Policy Challenges—and Where HIT Fits In

November 17, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
The results of a new, 11-nation study of healthcare consumers, are shedding light on some of the challenges—and opportunities facing the U.S. healthcare system—along with opportunities for IT leaders

Flatiron, Foundation Partner on Clinico-Genomic Database

November 15, 2016  |  David Raths
news
Flatiron Health and Foundation Medicine have partnered to launch a clinico-genomic database that combines Foundation’s genomic profiling data with annotated longitudinal clinical and outcomes data developed by Flatiron from electronic health records.

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