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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.

Accenture and Duke University Collaborate on Analytics Research


Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Duke University have formed an alliance focused on jointly developing new advanced analytics solutions to address real-world, client-specific business challenges. The Accenture and Duke University Analytics Research Program will have an initial focus on health management research.

SAS® Visual Analytics helps CrescentCare Measure Results in Fight Against HIV


CrescentCare recently turned to SAS Visual Analytics software for data exploration, interactive reporting and analytics, with plans to create an interactive executive dashboard showing key insights in the local fight against HIV.

Video: Fast, Beautiful and Easy Bayesian Modeling


“There are a number of Bayesian modelling packages available, but how do you know which one to use? This talk will take you through the positives and negatives of the major packages, focusing on the specifics of my work in health statistics, as well as providing a general overview of what these packages can do.”

Insilico Medicine to Utilize Deep Learning for Drug Repurposing and Discovery in Cancer and Age-Related Disease


Insilico Medicine, a bioinformatics company dedicated to drug discovery for cancer and aging, has launched its proprietary DeepPharma (TM) platform. DeepPharma utilizes the latest advances in deep learning to improve computer analysis of massive structured multi-omics data banks and millions of tissue-specific pathway activation profiles.