Blog posts tagged with analytics

  • The promise of Artificial Intelligence in health IT

    Fatima Paruk, M.D.
    May 30, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around a long time, but it is a newer concept within healthcare. AI holds a lot of promise, particularly in the areas of population health management, healthcare access and quality. Read more…

  • 5 ways Allscripts will help fight opioid abuse in 2018

    Paul Black
    May 01, 2018

    The opioid crisis has taken a devastating toll, and we all have a part to play in responding to the epidemic. Here are five ways Allscripts plans to help clinicians combat the opioid crisis in 2018. Read more…

  • Opioid crisis:  A clinical and health IT perspective

    Dr. David Hurwitz
    April 19, 2018

    As a general internist, I have seen the devastating impact of the opioid crisis across the care continuum. Health IT can play an important role in several important touch points that can influence healthcare provider prescribing behavior.  Read more…

  • Imagine 2030: What technology will do for clinicians

    Dr Anna Bayes
    July 12, 2017

    What will healthcare look like in the year 2030? In a new white paper, experts from the United Kingdom discuss how technology will help clinicians diagnose earlier and intervene more effectively. (Part 1 of 3) Read more…

  • New analysis reveals higher rates of prediabetes progressing to diabetes

    Fatima Paruk MD MPH
    May 02, 2017

    The bad news is that once prediabetes progresses to diabetes, it can cause serious complications, especially if left unmanaged. The good news is that research also shows that finding and connecting with prediabetic patients can help prevent or delay diabetes and improve outcomes. Big data – using both health and non-health data, machine learning and artificial intelligence – is the key. Read more…

  • A new era of infinite computing in health care

    Dan Connors
    January 14, 2016

    Right now it’s less expensive to use a thousand computers in a single day then to run one computer for a thousand days. And this model is starting to shift many paradigms, especially in research. Essentially, it’s infinite capacity. Read more…

  • Diabetic patients are hiding in plain sight

    Fatima Paruk
    December 16, 2015

    Diabetes is a complex and costly chronic disease. Studies estimate that diabetes affects 8% of the U.S. population, but confirming this in patients who are undiagnosed, and identifying those at highest risk, remains challenging. At Allscripts Analytics, we’re transforming insights from traditional electronic health record (EHR) data into innovative methods for early identification of chronic disease and population health management. Read more…

  • What should my strategy be for population health analytics?

    Marty McKenna
    November 24, 2015

    Forward-looking healthcare organizations know that big data and analytics will drive significant change in how they care for patients. A select group of healthcare leaders joined me recently in Chicago for an interactive Allscripts Analytics summit on this topic. We asked them: What are your high-level strategic priorities for population health analytics? Here are responses from the Berkshire Health Systems Chief Medical Information Officer Mark Snowise, M.D. and Read more…

  • How UK HealthCare® saved $2.4 million by combining clinical and financial data

    Kathy Carter
    November 17, 2015

    UK HealthCare (Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A.) uses Allscripts EPSi™ to combine clinical and financial data for more complete and accurate decision support information. As detailed in a recent case study, this integrated data helped the organization measure outcomes from the modification of its transfusion program, which saved more than $2.4 million in direct costs over five years. Read more…

  • Trauma care in Kenya: Healthcare data analytics gives rise to a national EMS policy

    Fatima Paruk
    September 24, 2015

    My introduction to population data and analytics came during my health systems and trauma care fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Having finished my master’s degree in Public Health, I was eager to bring together my interest in improving health systems and background in surgery to improve trauma care in Kenya. Unfortunately in Kenya, the burden of injury is poorly defined due to lack of data, and the concept of hospital quality improvement is still emerging. Setting up an injury surveillance system was the perfect opportunity to Read more…

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