How to Turn EHR Data into Actionable Big Data Insights by Health IT Analytics

Converting EHR information into actionable insights and embracing data analytics enables faster patient information access, improved workflow, reduced costs and information sharing. It also allows healthcare organizations to shift their treatment approach to value-based, proactive prevention, according to the article.

The Data Is In: 3 Ways Analytics Will Improve Healthcare by Dataconomy

Advanced analytics will lead to a more effective healthcare system. New processes will have a significant impact on the way physicians manage and treat patients by increasing the sophistication of healthcare delivery, capitalizing on the clinical care documentation and charting, and relying on practice-based care.

How can we provide access to better healthcare data for consumers? By Med City News

Consumerism in health care is rapidly evolving. The need for more information is a constant across all generations. Greater transparency is needed to strengthen and modernize HHS data sharing policy in a way that would resonate with the public and allow patients to make more informed decisions.

Safety in the Cloud by Strategy + Business

Cybersecurity is becoming an integral part of a company’s digital business processes. Cloud computing cybersecurity uses technology to sense and respond to threats, which not only eliminates vulnerabilities, but allows a company to rethink the foundations of its operations and its customer relationships.

Report: Big data booms in Massachusetts by Beta Boston

Big data continues to mature in Massachusetts. A new report, by Mass Big Data, found that 53 new big data companies have come to Massachusetts since 2014, a increase of about 10 percent. The report also found that the number of schools offering data science certificate or degree programs rose from zero to five within the past three years.