How Big Data Mining in the Hospital Actually Works

It’s 2018, and the Data Revolution is in full-swing.

With more ways to collect information about ourselves and the world around us - in combination with advanced analytics, AI, and machine learning -[…]
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How Backend-as-a-Service is Supercharging Healthcare App Development

Building successful applications must strike a balance between an effective, intuitive, and user-friendly frontend on the one hand, and a succinct backend that captures complex processes and data on[…]

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Subduing Surgical Variations: How Big Data Is Improving Patient Outcomes (2/2)

This is Part 2 of an article from caresyntax Senior Adviser Dr. John Birkmeyer. In Part 1, Dr. Birkmeyer explains how surgical variation impacts patient outcomes. Part 1 additionally examined how big[…]

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Subduing Surgical Variations: How Big Data Is Improving Patient Outcomes (1/2)

Hospitals lose millions of dollars every year as a result of complications that arise in the OR. Re-admissions and longer hospital stays are a drain on hospital resources. They are also frequently[…]

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[Expert Tips Executive]: Surgical Tech Investment – It’s Not Just About The Bottom Line

Several years ago, when I was CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, I was having a conversation with my CFO on the topic of a potential major tech investment that was sitting on my desk and[…]

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Why Cloud-Based Healthcare Is Clearly The Future

For many hospitals, the benefits of migrating their clinical data to cloud storage are too great to ignore.

However, as the importance of data grows with reimbursement tied to quality outcomes,[…]

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GDPR Law in Healthcare: What you need to know!

The enactment of GDPR this past May represents a major shift in how the ownership of personal data is perceived. Healthcare providers, in particular, collect vast amounts of highly sensitive data and[…]

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Chief Quality Officers—who are they and why do they matter?

It’s 2018, and rarely will you encounter a hospital or health system whose leaders are not concerned with the quality of care that is being provided within their organization. Considered rare just 15[…]

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3 Expert Tips on How to Improve OR Performance

As the healthcare system continues its transition to value-based reimbursement, it has become incumbent on chief medical officers to seek out ways to improve quality and lower costs for their[…]

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How Actionable Data Can Assist In The Operating Room

Today’s hospitals face relentless pressure to improve quality, especially in the operating room. This challenge requires insights into root causes of problems and unnecessary clinical variations,[…]

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Finding the Elusive Insights to Improve Surgical Outcomes

America’s operating rooms have an international reputation for driving surgical innovation. But they are also the setting for high variation in performance, as evidenced by the fact that 10 percent[…]

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