Data reservoirs are useful tools that can help organizations create new products and services, increase customer service and efficiency, and reduce waste and fraud. But what is a data reservoir and how do you create it?
Global acts of war are waging on the newest—and potentially most dangerous—battlefield, as aggressive cyberwarfare attacks threaten governments and businesses alike. Don’t miss this interactive meeting to find out how close we are to midnight on the doomsday clock.
Many organizations can take advantage of off-premises cloud environments or a hybrid approach. The key is a sound governance strategy to help ensure organizational data is secure and trustworthy in these environments.
Every day hundreds of articles and blogs are written about the theoretical value of big data, but many don’t offer actionable specifics. At IBM Insight on October 28, we are correcting this historical shortcoming and showcasing how big data (specifically Big Match) is enabling a single view of a
In the world of big data, the elephant is king. Hadoop, whose elephant logo has become the face of big data, has been joined in the big data jungle by many friends: Pig, Jaql and even a ZooKeeper to keep them all in line. The entire big data jungle will be making a trip to Las Vegas in October for
Building confidence in the big data and analytic initiatives requires good governance. Data from a variety of sources, and in different formats, heightens the need for strong, proactive governance. Health information management professions area ideal candidates for this critical need.
Patient identification and patient matching have been a decades-long challenge for the healthcare industry. Hear some of the recent industry activities addressing these challenges, as well as the UPMC case study.
There are many paths to actively engaging consumers in their health and wellness, and the ONC Patient Matching Final report provided yet another avenue. In my blog I mentioned consumer engagement as a path to better data quality, but the value is really very broad. Therefore, it is important that
Patient matching requires a solution that includes people, process and technology. There is no silver bullet such as a national patient identifier. The ONC Patient Identification and Matching Final Report reflected this long-held belief. Enjoy some highlights from this report below:
HIMSS14 attendees are in for a treat this year; in addition to the amazing educational sessions and exhibits, visitors will have the opportunity to an exciting story about real-time analytics for research and data quality. Dr Ray Duncan, CTO for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and Dr