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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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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…)

How Data Analytics Saved $300M in Health Care Costs

Delia Vetter

Delia Vetter

Senior Director, Benefits & Programs
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How can employers mitigate the escalating costs of health care while providing a benefits program that meets the needs of their employees? By becoming data rich and making data analytics meaningful to their workforce.

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