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Lifting Healthcare Out Of Its Digital Malaise

David Dimond

David Dimond

Chief Technology Officer and Distinguished Engineer, Global Healthcare at Dell EMC
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The power of data in healthcare is nothing new. In 1846, a Hungarian doctor named Ignaz Semmelweis collected data to uncover why so many women in maternity wards were dying from childbed fever. After several outlandish theories, he discovered that medical students were transferring cadaverous particles from autopsies and thus one of the first infection-control hand-washing protocols was born. As a result, the rate of childbed fever fell dramatically. By using data to reach his conclusion, Dr. Semmelweis was a data scientist before his time.
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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…)

Putting Healthcare Data to Work

David Dimond

David Dimond

Chief Technology Officer and Distinguished Engineer, Global Healthcare at Dell EMC
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Technology continues to change how we work and play. As consumers, we are living in an Information Generation that is more digitally connected to each other through the things we use and the experiences they enable. For businesses, all this data creates a clearer picture of our customers and what they both need and want. And, for healthcare organizations, gaining that clear picture on a particular patient in real-time can be critical at the point of care. (more…)

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