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Using big data analytics to avoid left-hand turns in health care

August 30th, 2017 / By Jeremy Zasowski

Is your hospital or health system making too many left-hand turns? In his latest whiteboard video blog, 3M HIS blogger Jeremy Zasowski walks and talks through the issue, and offers […]

The growing importance of shared clinical data for payer and provider collaboration

June 2nd, 2017 / By Gretchen Mills

There is a lot of talk about “big data” and its impact on health care. So let’s dig deeper and ask: “How can shared clinical data be used to create […]

Will healthcare big data go extinct?

August 29th, 2016 / By AJ Dandrea

In 2015, I wrote about the challenges in delivering analytics using incomplete data. Has anything changed in the last year and a half? Originally, the intent of many of the […]

Five things “payviders” can’t afford to overlook

July 25th, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

One surprising development as health care shifts toward risk-based payment is how many health systems intend to become insurers. According to one study, half of health systems have applied or […]

Looking for a Future in Healthcare IT? Think About a Career in Data

June 24th, 2015 / By AJ Dandrea

Data as a career may be a bit ambiguous. How about looking for a career in data modeling, preserving, securing, delivering and making data readily available? Beyond the obvious solutions […]

Swiss Cheese and the Balkanization of Big Data in Healthcare

April 24th, 2015 / By AJ Dandrea

Reading the title, you are probably wondering how the two go together. In relation to big data, both terms produce some of the largest challenges we experience with the efficacy […]

Will the “Quantified Self” Change Health Care?

August 11th, 2014 / By Herb Fillmore

Yes. To achieve real success in population health we need health care consumers to actively engage in the behaviors necessary to secure their health. “Patient” engagement is the holy grail […]

Is Nursing Interoperability Within Reach?

August 1st, 2014 / By Susan Matney, PhD, RN

This summer, I attended a nursing informatics conference that inspired me to believe that interoperability of nursing data is achievable. The Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science for Transforming Healthcare Conference, […]

Health Care is Getting IT-Entrepreneurial

July 30th, 2014 / By Jeremy Zasowski

An interesting FierceHealthIT article just announced that New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) is renting space at a New York City-based technology “accelerator” called Blueprint Health, LLC.  Blueprint Health focuses on helping […]

Behind the scenes at HIMSS14

March 7th, 2014

We’re back to our “normal” routine after attending HIMSS last week in Orlando, Florida. The show is growing every year, and the number of cities capable of handling its size […]

Re-connecting at the AMIA Annual Symposium

November 27th, 2013

We’ve just returned from our trip to the Annual AMIA Symposium held November 16-20 in Washington, DC. 3M sent one of our largest groups ever to the conference, with a […]

Big Data and Clinical Meaning

November 20th, 2013 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Read any healthcare journal or newsletter and you’re likely to find a discussion about “big data.” As industry experts weigh in on what constitutes big data and how best to […]