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Russell Reams, UPS Healthcare Marketing, delivers a welcome and introduction to the event: How Big Data is Changing Healthcare from the Inside Out.
11pm - Jun 23, 2013
Ed Nazarko, Client Technical Advisor, Industry Architect, IBM Watson explores topics: Overview of Watson, the Future of Big Data, and Specific Case Studies.
11pm - Jun 23, 2013
Experts cover technology solutions for healthcare, three pilots, focusing of scarce resources, how data is changing relationships with hospitals and physicians plus a lot more.
11pm - Jun 23, 2013

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As the volume and variety of medical images increases, providers are looking for better ways to store and access them. Vendor neutral archives are fast finding favor -- but in many respects the jury is still out on just what a VNA is, and what it should offer. [See also: PACS...
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The shift toward value-based care has sparked a demand for analytics like never before, according to a new report from research firm KLAS. The report, "Healthcare Analytics Perception 2014: Analytics for Value-Based Care-A New Paradigm," also points out that the demand has vendors rushing a wave of new products to market. read...
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HIMSS Media is postponing the ICD-10 conference scheduled for June 2-3, 2014 in San Diego, California. read more
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Health information technology systems have made their way to the No. 1 patient safety concern for healthcare organizations, according to the findings of a new ECRI industry report. The report, which includes data on more than 300,000 safety event reports, underscores healthcare's top 10 patient safety concerns for 2014 and puts...
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Meanwhile, the European Commission has expedited plans to bring in new data protection laws since the Snowden revelations brought the importance of privacy issues to the general public. However, it has been suggested by Peter Knight of the UK Department of Health that new EU rules on data protection would...
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About Big Data in Healthcare

How Big data is Changing Healthcare from the Inside Out
featuring: IBM, Jackson Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, and Emory Healthcare

 

The TAG Health society hosted "How Big Data is Changing Healthcare from the Inside Out". Explore the future of Big Data in healthcare from the most recognized brand in the space, IBM's Watson, as well as national success stories and their results. Also hear from local initiatives that are currently underway.

Consider all of the data that's captured daily by hospitals, physicians and payers. Then add the exponentially increasing amount of data generated by email and medical devices, and begin to realize the enormity of the potential for Big Data to improve care and lower cost.

According to The McKinsey Global Institute, Big Data presents an opportunity to create $300 billion annually in new value in healthcare. While this estimate addresses improved coordination of care, reduced fraud and administrative and clinical inefficiency, two-thirds of this value could occur in the form of reductions to national healthcare expenditure.

The challenge is that this estimate is based on several factors being in place in the short term, including the required IT and dataset investments, analytical capabilities, and economic incentives. If we want to convert Big Data into a strategic asset, the time is now.

Explore the challenges and opportunities for Big Data in Healthcare:

Keynote Presentation

Ed Nazarko, Client Technical Advisor, Industry Architect, IBM Watson
Presentation Topics: Overview of Watson, Future of Big Data & Case Studies; Seton Health / Congestive Heart Failure; -Wellpoint / Prior authorization; Cedars / Wellpoint / Oncology

Panel Discussion
Moderated by: Wayne Oliver, Vice President, Jackson Healthcare
Dr. Richard Gitomer, President, Chief Quality Officer & Director of Clinical Services, Emory Clinically Integrated Network
Morgan Kendrick, President & GM, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia
Ed Nazarko, Client Technical Advisor, Industry Architect, IBM