By John Smithwick – In the past few years, knowing what happens to patients between visits or after acute episodes hasn’t been a priority for provider organizations. As more and more reimbursements are tied to quality measures and outcomes, organizations are finding it vital to know the health status of their populations so they can spot problems earlier and intervene sooner to prevent the need for costly procedures.Read More
By Mark Ott – Make no mistake, a lot can happen in a year – even in an industry as large as healthcare technology. Trends about where an industry is headed, especially one as complex as healthcare technology, should best be thought of as trajectories rather than binary “did/did not happen” events. Here are five trends you can expect to see unfold in 2016.
By John Smithwick – Lately, there’s been a lot of noise around the use of big data in health care. As the name implies, big data looks for patterns and trends in extremely large sets of information. And it’s big business.