Is Big Data Just a Trend in Healthcare?

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Google Co-Founder Larry Page made a controversial statement that 100,000 lives could be saved next year if Big Data of healthcare information was used. And while there has been much debate surrounding its usage, there is no doubt that Big Data is causing a revolution in the US healthcare industry.

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Big Data in Healthcare and How Kaiser Permanente Uses It

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Even if big data faces much controversy and open data still has so many hurdles to go through in the healthcare industry, there is no doubt that this progress has pushed the industry straight into the information age and California’s Kaiser Permanente is showing what can be done with the huge influx of data they are receiving.

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215 New York-Presbyterian Hospital Physicians Among New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York List

215 New York-Presbyterian Hospital Physicians Among New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York List

Each year, the peer selection survey produces the top 10% of doctors in the New York metropolitan area – 6,448 physicians among about 50,000 medical professionals. This year, 215 physicians from the New York-Presbyterian Hospital made it to the list, published in the latest issue of New York Magazine last June 10th.

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Patient Engagement: Using Technology to Fill the Gap

Using Technology to Fill the Gap

The health industry – hospitals, doctors and public health officials – are encouraging patients to keep track of their medical information, go big on preventive care and stay on top of chronic conditions. By rolling patient engagement strategies, they predict a rise on healthier patients that are more in control and aware of their conditions. And to bridge the awareness gap, technology is going to help.

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How Medical Device Companies Can Benefit from Outsourcing

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While outsourcing isn’t a new phenomenon, its benefits for the medical device industry are clear. By outsourcing some of its operations, medical device original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can take advantage of lowered operation costs, increased agility, a reduction on time-to-market and a boost on their return of investment (ROI). In turn, OEMs can transform their companies into strategic investments rather than merely cost centers.

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