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November 25, 2013 Headlines 2 Comments

Analysis of huge data sets will reshape health care

USAToday covers the rise of big data in healthcare, imagining that, " Insurers will soon reassess how they predict costs; patients will let doctors know what medications won’t work with their particular genomes; and researchers will look at hospital records in real time to determine the cheapest, most effective ways to treat patients."

ProHealth adds Epic Systems’ ‘population management’ tool

ProHealth Care, a Wisconsin-based health system and ACO, becomes the first Epic customer to use Cogito, Epic’s population health data miner.

Congress Pushed for Stage 3 Criteria for Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association, Association for Competitive Technology, Continua Health Alliance, and the Telecommunications Industry Association send a letter to Congressional leaders asking that they ensure that Meaningful Use Stage 3 includes interoperability requirements that address not only data within EHRs, but also data captured via remote patient monitoring systems.

FDA tells 23andMe to halt sales of genetic test

The FDA has ordered personal genome testing vendor 23andMe to pull its services from the market until it proves to the FDA that its tests are scientifically valid.

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2 Responses to “Morning Headlines 11/26/13”

  1. 1
    Ex-Epic Says:

    Am I the only one that thinks the Cogito application name is extremely pretentious? Will Epic decide to call its big data application Tantalus?

  2. 2
    THB Says:

    to ex-Epic … I voted for Thumper when Cardiant was being renamed … if no one uses healthy planet, will that make it …. Lonely planet?

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