Blockchain: Catalyst for New Healthcare Ecosystem

Healthcare needs a way to share data, uncover patterns leading to better patient outcomes, and discover models for care that work securely and cost-effectively.

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10 Ways to Mitigate Healthcare Security Risks

A steady cadence of hospitals fell victim to attackers exploiting old or outdated vulnerabilities that could have been fixed. In June, a hacker reportedly sold 655,000 patient records on the Dark Web. That ballooned to 9.3 million patient records after attackers accessed patient names, Social Security numbers, gender, insurance data and other information. One reason for the series of... Read More »

Preparing for an Influx of Health Care Data

30 percent of all electronic data storage is health care data, and it is expected to grow by a factor of at least 20 by the end of the decade.

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How IT Plays a Critical Role in Health Care

The CIO of a rural hospital system explains how, as health care goes digital, it has become imperative for IT leaders to join the conversation on patient care.

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Big Pharma Uses Analytics to Improve Health Care

The CIO of Express Scripts offers a look into how pharmaceuticals and technology create a powerful partnership in health care.

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The Future of Analytics is Streaming in the Cloud

Business analytics is becoming more prescriptive and making information available in real-time so it can be directly applied to a specific transaction or event.

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Health-Care IT Execs Aim to Upgrade Infrastructure

Most health IT executives are focused on efficiency and innovation, but many of them report being held back by their current IT infrastructure.

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Text Analytics Speeds Up Health-Care Research

BJC HealthCare is using natural language processing and text analytics to more quickly analyze and categorize clinical research documents.

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Streamlining IT at Carestream Health

When Bruce Leidal accepted the position of CIO at Carestream Health, he was given the mandate to transform the global company’s sprawling IT operations.

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Job Scheduling at Omaha Children's Hospital

The hospital's dedicated job scheduling application helps unify and manage its wide range of data warehousing and report delivery tasks.

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Better Health Care Through APIs

Critical data-integration technology is helping health care providers in Michigan get patient information to doctors when and where they need it.

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EHR Data Often 'Inaccurate,' Columbia University Research Finds

Data from electronic health records is often unreliable or incomplete, Columbia researchers wrote in an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Read More »

Hot Tech Projects: EHR, Cloud, Workforce Optimization Top the List

ADP, Aetna, Brocade Communications, the DoD, NASA and Henry Ford Health Systems are among the 17 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies highlighted in our latest roundup of Hot IT Projects. Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg. Read More »

IT Careers: Executive Shuffle Doesn't Slow Down in Summer

This installment of CIOs on the Move is marked by senior IT executive shuffles at 28 companies, including ADP, DHL, and Whirlpool Corporation. Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg. Read More »

GNS Healthcare to Develop Big Data Computer Model for Huntington's Disease

GNS Healthcare will use its supercomputing analytics platform to develop a computer model that can aid CHDI Foundation in discovering treatment options for Huntington's disease. Read More »

AT&T to Host Alere Mobile Diabetes-Management Platform

AT&T will provide cloud infrastructure, security and support for Alere Health on a diabetes-management platform that incorporates WellDoc's DiabetesManager application. Read More »

Microsoft Adds HIPAA Compliance Features to Azure for Cloud Health Data

Microsoft announced that the Windows Azure cloud platform allows customers to meet HIPAA regulations on business associate agreements. Read More »

Health Information Exchanges to Combine Analytics, 'Actionable' Data: IDC

IDC's new MarketScape report describes a transition in health information exchanges from simply sharing patient records to incorporating analytics, actionable data and patient engagement. Read More »

Health Care Organizations Not Ready for Big Data Deluge

The health care industry struggles to manage a "data deluge" as doctors try to make sense of electronic health records and collect data for financial and risk management, according to an Oracle report. Read More »

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