For healthcare providers, Big Data is a big deal. When it comes to the transition to value based care, Big Data and data visualization are turning into critical tools to help providers mitigate financial risks, improve care quality, and manage population health.Read More
Author: Marianne Matthews
Secure use of information technology to ensure the right person has the right information at the right time is a powerful tool to improve the quality, safety, cost-effectiveness, and access to healthcare. Learn how the HIMSS North America Board of Directors is doing just that.Read More
With an annual caseload of nearly 6 million patient studies, a company like Virtual Radiologic (vRad) is hugely appealing to information technology firms looking to apply their algorithms in the healthcare space. The substantial amount of data generated from vRad’s vast teleradiology network of 2,100-plus client facilities is a goldmine for enterprising companies hoping to ensure appropriate learning and to build proper models.
That’s what MetaMind founder and chief executive Richard Socher had in mind when he approached vRad with an idea to collaborate on radiology diagnostics.
A recent survey indicates that CIOs across industries are recognizing the need to step up their communication skills. When it comes to emergency situations, CIOs and their IT teams can score big points by clearly outlining disaster recovery and business continuity plans. To learn more, read this article in cio.com.Read More