A New Perspective on your Healthcare Data, by Dennis McLaughlin, VP of Global Operations, iWay Software

Beth Adams
Thu, 04/12/2018

Not a day goes by when I don’t receive an email or see an article about the importance of good data at the point of care. As a proponent of maximizing the value of data this is a hard point to argue against. While this represents a trend in terms of thinking about healthcare data, it isn’t clear if there is a payoff for most practitioners, even if it were more than just an idea or goal.  Why?

Since we recently opened the 2018 MLB regular season, now seems to be the perfect time to include a baseball analogy. It would be hard to argue against the concept that the seasoned baseball announcer represents the pinnacle of “knowledge at your fingertips” and its impact on the craft of calling a game in real time. The traditions of the game dictate that especially on the radio, there are a myriad of statistics on the players, the teams, the opponents, and the ballpark itself that shape the perspective of every moment of every game. The announcer is perched in the announcers booth next to the press box with his/her cheat sheet, books, notes, a computer, and a co-announcer (with the same tools available), ready to react with the ‘perfect’ commentary based on what unfolds on the field.

But is this really the scenario we want played out in the precious moments… Read More »

Information Builders Drives Healthcare Transformation at #HIMSS18

Beth Adams
Thu, 03/01/2018

Every year at HIMSS, attendees are given a tremendous opportunity to learn from healthcare’s top experts. This year will prove no different as clinicians, executives, vendors, and IT professionals come together this March to explore the potential of the healthcare industry in 2018. Once again, you’ll find Information Builders talking about Omni-HealthData on the exhibition hall floor at booth #4069, eager to meet and discuss how the ways data can transform healthcare!

Information Builders Drives Healthcare Transformation at #HIMSS18

With the move to value-based and patient-centered care, now more than ever before, healthcare payers and providers need effective BI, analytics, and data management technologies. Only when information from across the healthcare ecosystem is integrated and validated to create a single view of the patient, can payers and providers make clear and data-driven decisions about operations and patient care. With this in mind, Information Builders launched Omni-HealthData in partnership with St. Luke's University Health Network at HIMSS last year.

We’re excited to continue down this path with St. Luke’s and even more thrilled to announce a new solution for healthcare payers… Read More »