Inside Angle

From 3M Health Information Systems

Topic: Data Science and Analytics

How do you find answers hidden in the numbers? With the right data the big picture suddenly becomes clear. 

Healthcare blockchain part 2: The “why?”

September 17th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

One of the big challenges in healthcare data-driven initiatives is the Swiss cheese phenomenon, which refers to a dataset that lacks specific content to inform, or to allow the information […]

The cloud vs. traditional hosting: financial agility like never before

August 29th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

Can we all agree that cloud technology offers tremendous benefits in platform and cost reduction? In my stewardship of the cloud for 3M Health Information Systems, I’ve also learned how […]

The Cloud makes it easy to accumulate data, but should it?

May 25th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

As a traditional technology leader, it took me a few years to accept the Cloud and its ability to provide the agility of “adding” storage to solve any problem quickly. […]

Reducing surgical site infection by 74 percent: Machine learning and quality improvement

May 21st, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. John Cromwell is a colorectal surgeon interested in computers and machine learning. He believed that computers could sift vast amounts of data to inform surgeons on ways to reduce post-operative infection rates.

When healthcare consumerism drives strategic technology choice

April 30th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

As patients become more involved in their health care, the technology industry will be forced to not only listen, but implement platforms that enable patient informed decisions on payment, treatment […]

Healthcare data and blockchain technology

April 20th, 2018 / By Paul LaBrec

The recent sensational press around Bitcoin and world financial markets may have piqued your interest about the digital currency and the blockchain technology that supports it. If you work in […]

What do Facebook and healthcare data have in common?

April 9th, 2018 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

If you listen, watch or stream news updates then you’ve likely heard about the Facebook data privacy scandal. During a recent early morning treadmill jaunt, I listened to a CNBC […]

Artificial intelligence and clinical data: Finding patterns now to shape our future

March 19th, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

My oldest son is on the autism spectrum which brings him both challenges and unique skills, such as perfect pitch and encyclopedic memory. One of his gifts is an ability […]

Blockchain: The potential to disrupt complex health system relationships

March 12th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

What if the only way to create complete healthcare relationships among providers, payers, and patients required something different than what has been tried in the past? And, instead of policy […]

Launching the Inside Angle Podcast: Discussions with healthcare thought leaders and innovators

February 14th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

One of the best parts of my job is the opportunity to interact with thought leaders and innovators from across the spectrum of healthcare delivery in the U.S. Given the […]

As healthcare change accelerates, two constants remain: Data & dollars

February 2nd, 2018 / By Clark Cameron

For most of the past century, health care has been a somewhat straightforward proposition. People get sick or injured, visit a doctor or hospital, receive treatment and settle up via […]

A futuristic view of health care and technology

November 3rd, 2017 / By Ryan Butterfield, Paul LaBrec

After reading Dan Brown’s book Origin about the future interplay between society and technology, I thought about health care and the growing impact of technology on our biochemical based society, […]