A new report from McKinsey estimates that big data could save the health care industry up to $450 billion, but it has to overcome a few obstacles first.
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By Felice FreyerThe Rhode Island Department of Health and the Hospital Association of Rhode Island Wednesday launched a website with a wealth of data about the health status and demographics of Rhode Islanders. Rhode Island is the fifth state to offer a statewide community health website. Called RI Health Care Matters, the portal provides such data as the percentage of Rhode...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Health care consumers sensing a seismic shift in the way they'll buy and manage medical coverage may be correct in one way -- 29% of U.S. employers either plan to ax their employee health care programs or are considering it, which would send workers out to the government-sponsored health care exchanges expected to roll out in 2014a-- but wrong in...
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As public scrutiny intensifies over price transparency in health care, a new report shows 72 percent of the nation, or 36 states, failing to improve information to consumers on what medical treatments and procedures actually cost.
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A major oncology group is launching an ambitious project to collect data on the care of hundreds of thousands of cancer patients and use it to help guide treatment of other patients across the health-care system.
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Companies like Explorys are pioneering Big Data in the health care realm, raising prospects of a Cleveland niche in an emerging industry.
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Health care costs in the U.S. are skyrocketing, but the Cleveland Clinic is bucking the trend. Dr. Toby Cosgrove, President and CEO of the clinic, speaks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about his plan to improve care while saving money.
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U.S. kicked off second round of Health Care Innovation Awards effort to improve health care quality and cut costs
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The second Health Care Connect pitch contest has been scheduled for May 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Tabitha. Health Care Connect is a design competition that has been established by the health care ind…
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Nearly one year into his tenure as Chief Technology Office for the Department of Health and Human Services, Bryan Sivak chats about how open data can transform health care and why entrepreneurs should care.
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