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Boston Scientific and Accenture Develop Data-Driven Digital Health Solution

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have developed a cloud-based, data-driven digital health solution for hospitals that is designed to help improve patient outcomes and reduce costs to treat patients with chronic cardiovascular diseases.

Valence Health® Dramatically Improves Data Ingestion Performance and Scalability with MapR

MapR Technologies, Inc. announced that Valence Health, a leading provider of clinical integration, population health, and value-based care solutions and services, chose the MapR Converged Data Platform to build a data lake that will serve as the main repository for the company’s most valuable data assets.

5 Key Ways Hospitals Can Save Money Without Hurting Patient Care Quality

CEO and Founder of Loopback Analytics, Neil Smiley says there are key ways hospitals can save money without hurting a patients’ quality of care. The biggest savings would be the result of public policy changes for data and payment policy.

Advanced Data Science for Healthcare Scheduling Optimization

LeanTaaS iQueue is the flagship product of LeanTaaS. It applies advanced data science and machine learning to overcome healthcare scheduling complexity by optimizing the utilization of scarce resources in order to improve patient flow.

Physician Payments Transparency Data – a Powerful Source of Business Intel

Published spend transparency data requirements were introduced via the Open Payments program, as mandated in the Affordable Care Act[1], to raise awareness of the financial influence that drug and device manufacturers have on the so-called covered recipients (physicians and a defined set of teaching hospitals).

Apixo Iris Platform Powers Accurate Patient Risk Adjustment for Improved Healthcare

Apixio Inc., the data science company for healthcare, announced that its HCC Profiler solution is improving care delivery and chronic disease management with rich and accurate patient profiles.

Signet Accel and Predixion Software Partner to Bring Joint Data Integration and Predictive Modeling to Healthcare Industry

Signet Accel, a software and services company specializing in data integration and harmonization, announced a partnership with Predixion Software, a developer of cloud-based advanced analytics software.

Ready for Prime Time: Natural Language Processing for Healthcare

In this special guest feature, Anand Shroff, CTO of Health Fidelity, discusses the challenges to using natural language processing in the hospital setting.

Analytics Across the Ecosystem – A Prescription for Optimizing Healthcare Outcomes

This executive report is based on an in-depth study by the IBM Institute for Business Value research team. It looks at the current state of analytics across the healthcare ecosystem, including how organizations are implementing analytics strategies.

FocusMotion Launches Fitness SDK – Machine Learning for Human Movement

FocusMotion, a technology leader in making it easy for developers to automatically track, identify, and count human movements with wearable device, has announced it is making its machine learning-based SDK for wearable fitness tracking public for download.