Category: Data Integration

  • Analysis: Is Oracle Cerner Planning to Build A National EHR?

    Earlier this month Oracle closed its $28.3B acquisition of Cerner and shortly after Oracle founder and CTO, Larry Ellison, outlined Oracle’s vision for Healthcare IT post-acquisition. The key elements of this vision included:   – Developing a solution for a national EHR database.  – Leveraging this solution, and similar smaller-scale connected EHR initiatives, to provide life […]

  • How IoT Data Integration Helps Deliver Improved At-Home Healthcare in 2022

    Patricia (Pat) Black, Director of Technical Solutions at Cardinal Peak When it comes to your health and treatment, hospitals leverage a variety of sensors and instruments to collect the necessary information to monitor and diagnose your health status. With essential health data integrated into one platform, healthcare professionals are able to quickly and easily monitor […]

  • Philips and Prisma Health Partner to Drive Enterprise Interoperability & Imaging Solutions

    What You Should Know: – South Carolina’s largest health system Prisma Health adopts Philips software solutions for patient monitoring and enterprise imaging, helping to drive interoperability and data analytics, and deliver on Quadruple Aim. – The partnership reflects today’s growing trend of long-term strategic partnerships (LSPs) within hospitals and health systems to better manage the cost and […]

  • Digital Health Disconnect Creates Unnecessary Roadblock to Patient Engagement

    Aaron Kaufman, EVP at Carenet Health By all accounts, the last two years have accelerated consumer adoption of digital tools for managing nearly every aspect of our lives. Ordering takeout? Odds are good you used a digital payment method, alongside the 93% of consumers who say they’ve used tools like Venmo and Zelle over the last year. Visiting your primary care […]

  • TytoCare, Alice Partner to Expand Telehealth Offerings in Brazil

    What You Should Know: – Today, TytoCare has partnered with Alice, Brazil’s first primary care-driven health insurance plan, to expand Alice’s telehealth offerings with at-home medical examinations. – The partnership will mark the first implementation of TytoCare in Brazil. Through the partnership, Alice is offering its members the TytoCare device, enabling seamless digital diagnostics for its members while enabling physicians to offer clinic-quality virtual care. Enable Physicians to […]

  • How NLP Can Uncover Social Determinants of Heart Disease

    David Talby, CTO, John Snow Labs Heart disease is the leading cause of death for people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Cardiovascular disease-related deaths—which occur every 36 seconds—cost our country about $219 billion each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). People with poor cardiovascular health […]

  • Health Plans Must Go Beyond the ONC Mandate and Prioritize Member Experience

    Minal Patel, CEO of Abacus Insights Laurent Rotival, SVP, Strategic Technology Solutions & CIO, Cambia Solutions We are all frustrated when there’s a glitch with our online banking, or if bandwidth problems interfere with streaming the movie we want to watch. Imagine how individuals will react when the results of a cancer screening don’t find […]

  • From Analog to Digital Neurology: 3 Steps to Better Inform Patient Care

    Dr. Nandor Pinter, Director of Neuroimaging Research, DENT Institute Dr. Murray Gillies, General Manager of Digital Cognitive Dx Venture, Philips The field of neurology is at an inflection point. With a growing aging population, neurologists are facing an increasing number of patients needing care, and the pent-up demand for services due to COVID-19 only exacerbates […]

  • 3 Steps to Maintain Telehealth’s Momentum Post-Pandemic

    In the face of COVID-19, healthcare witnessed how crises can become the long-awaited push for creativity and innovation that the industry needs. When our healthcare infrastructure’s weaknesses were exposed, telehealth helped to stitch them up, with the number of telehealth claims increasing 8,336% nationally from April 2019 to April 2020. Out of need, patients quickly […]

  • Pharma digital transformation: customer data expected to play a pivotal role

    A new survey highlights the importance of customer reference data to digital transformation and analyses ways pharma companies can improve the quality of their datasets. In a remote world, customer data is more foundational than ever, and Veeva’s 2020 European Customer Reference Data Survey found 91% of organisations view customer data as a global strategic […]

  • Amalgam Rx Acquires Clinical Decision Support Platform Avhana Health – M&A

    What You Should Know: – DTx and Patient Support leaders, Amalgam Rx, Inc., announce the acquisition of Avhana Health, a privately-held clinical decision support (CDS) company. Amalgam Rx, Inc., a Wilmington, DE-based Digital Therapeutics and Patient Support company, announces the acquisition of Avhana Health, a privately held clinical decision support (CDS) company, which has deep […]

  • How Low-Code Solutions Reduce Headaches for Healthcare CIOs

    Ruby Raley, VP of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Axway Twenty years ago, technology consultants started advising CIOs to build less. That’s when the movement towards Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) began.  Today, there are many shops, especially those in small and medium-sized organizations, with few programmers who build new applications from scratch.   Yes, they […]

  • Open APIs in Healthcare: The Future of Data Integration Report

    What You Should Know: – The latest Chilmark Research report examines how data-oriented APIs are contributing to development and integration efforts across healthcare from the perspective of the developer. – Reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and seeking more effective ways to implement new functionality, healthcare enterprises of all kinds are looking to […]

  • W2O Acquires Discern Health to Strengthen Value-Based Care Capabilities

    What You Should Know: – W2O announced today the acquisition of Discern Health, a leading healthcare consultancy based in Washington, DC, and Baltimore, to strengthen its strategic capabilities in assisting clients with critical healthcare policy trends and value-based reimbursement models. – Discern Health brings experts with decades of experience in quality, health care measurement, and payment […]

  • Top 3 Priority Areas for Healthcare CIOs in the Age of COVID-19

    What You Should Know: – In the age of COVID-19, healthcare CIOs cite interoperability, cybersecurity, and operationalizing SDOH data priorities as top three priority areas, according to the third annual LexisNexis focus group of CHIME executives. – The survey results also highlighted the importance of a team approach with support across the organization in helping CIOs […]