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Making Waves: Health IT Dives Into Data Lakes

Dave DeAngelis

Dave DeAngelis

General Manager, Global Healthcare Business

The healthcare industry is changing – fast.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 30% of Medicare payments need to shift from volume-based to value-based care reimbursement models by 2016, and 50% by 2018.  Healthcare providers still have a lot of work to do to successfully make this transition.

The 2015 HIMSS Leadership Survey found that while 41% of healthcare leaders think big data analytics is a number one priority for their organization, a surprising 81% still have basic questions around the quantity and type of data they should be collecting and how to actually turn that data into insight.

That’s not especially good news considering healthcare data continues to grow at 48% per year through 2020 from clinical applications, Internet-enabled medical devices, wearables, and remote patient monitoring. With questions on how to manage all of the data being generated today, how will healthcare providers collect, secure, and share the next big wave of information to come? (more…)

The Information Generation: Healthcare at the Speed of Now

Dave DeAngelis

Dave DeAngelis

General Manager, Global Healthcare Business

Digital information is dramatically changing how we interact personally and how we conduct business.  We are always connected, on more devices, and can quickly access data from across the world.  When it comes to healthcare, we are both patients and consumers of healthcare information. (more…)

Prescribing Cloud Healthcare Goes Hybrid

Healthcare Goes Hybrid

Dave DeAngelis

Dave DeAngelis

General Manager, Global Healthcare Business

It’s good to have a plan.

Healthcare data is growing faster than ever before.  At 48 percent each year, it’s one of the fastest growing segments in the Digital Universe.  This data is coming from many sources – clinical applications, compliance requirements, population health, and FutureCare-enabling technologies for cloud, Big Data, mobile, and social – just to name a few.

Health IT needs a plan to manage and take advantage of all this information.  More than ever before, a hybrid cloud model needs to be part of that plan. (more…)

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