Category Archives: healthcare analytics

Wearing Your Heart(Beat) on your Sleeve: Smartwatches & Biometrics as Communication

How are our user experiences, personal lives, and the culture affected by the ongoing evolution of the human/computer interaction? There are rhythms in my life that bring with them a deep, abiding peace and soulful sigh. The rise and fall … Continue reading

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Happy “Data Innovation Day!”

Happy “Data Innovation Day” everyone! The activities for this inaugural celebration of data innovation include a thought leadership conference in Washington, D.C., featuring a look at the use of data in several domains. Healthcare analytics, our data economy, and a … Continue reading

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Ensuring the Right People Have the Right Information at the Right Time To Do the Right Thing

On February 20, the New York Times published a front-page article “A Digital Shift On Health Data Swells Profits”.  The point of the article is that the HITECH Act – a component of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act … Continue reading

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Pioneer ACO Atrius Health and Herding Cats

Herding cats…an idiomatic saying that refers to an attempt to control or organize a class of entities which are uncontrollable or chaotic, according to Wikipedia.

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