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Healthcare Big Data Venture Investments Grow Q1

Healthcare Big Data Venture Investments Grow Q1

| May 8, 2016

Venture capitalists poured more than $1 billion into the healthcare IT sector during the first quarter of 2016 as investors look to target data analytics and telemedicine for growth. The first three months also saw several large big data acquisitions as key players like IBM’s Watson Health unit continued their buying sprees. Market researcher Mercom […]

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The Eight Levels of the Analytics Adoption Model

The Eight Levels of the Analytics Adoption Model

| April 7, 2016

By Dale Sanders Level 8 – Personalized Medicine & Prescriptive Analytics Contracting for & managing health Personalized Medicine & Prescriptive Analytics: Analytic motive expands to wellness management, physical and behavioral functional health, and mass customization of care. Analytics expands to include NLP of text, prescriptive analytics, and interventional decision support. Prescriptive analytics are available at […]

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Why Doctors Should Be On Social Media

Why Doctors Should Be On Social Media

| February 15, 2016

To stay updated, interact with patients and become recognizable, some of the benefits of social media “I no longer have to sift through piles of journals to pull out articles of interest – social media delivers the relevant content to me,” states Doctor Deanna Attai (@DrAttai), breast cancer expert surgeon at UCLA Health and President […]

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Investment Trends 2016

Investment Trends 2016

| January 11, 2016

Digital health startups attracted $5.8B in funding in 2015, and deal activity to the space jumped 20%. With 2016 underway, we used the CB Insights database to highlight some of the trends that will shape this hot industry in the coming months. (Digital health includes companies that use software or data to improve efficiency and […]

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4 Care Management Technology Trends to Watch

4 Care Management Technology Trends to Watch

| December 18, 2015

Our love affair with consumer electronics shows no signs of dimming. Every industry, including health care, is experimenting with how to use technology to interact with consumers in meaningful ways. Mobile devices are creating new opportunities for health care, particularly in the area of care management. Early adopters are testing ways to engage patients through […]

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Retail Health Clinics Forecasted to Hit 3000 in 2017

Retail Health Clinics Forecasted to Hit 3000 in 2017

| November 27, 2015

The retail health clinic wave shows no sign of crashing, according to a new report by Accenture, with experts saying the number of these outposts will likely hit 3,000 by 2017. By contrast, there were nearly 2,000 retail clinics in operation at the end of 2014, Accenture said. The consulting company said that equates to […]

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Healthcare Cloud Computing $12.8 Billion by 2020

Healthcare Cloud Computing $12.8 Billion by 2020

| November 8, 2015

by Dan Gatti The global health care sector outlook for 2015 is mixed. Treatment advancements and government initiatives to increase access to care should drive sector expansion but pressure to reduce costs is escalating. Growing populations and consumer wealth are increasing demand for health care services but aging societies and chronic diseases are forcing health […]

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Healthcare Unstructured Data

Healthcare Unstructured Data

| October 24, 2015

by George Leopold Unstructured data is estimated to account for nearly 80 percent of health care information, a hodge-podge of physicians’ notes, sensor data from medical devices, lab results, X-ray and MRI images along with clinical and financial data. Add to the mix several layers of patient privacy and medical IT regulations and you get […]

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