Topic "Healthcare"

Providence St. Joseph Health – A “Don’t Miss” Presentation at HIMSS18

I’m delighted that Kim Jackson, Vice President, Products, Strategy and Governance at Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) will be presenting at this year’s HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas – one of the largest gatherings of Health IT professions, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Her topic is Breaking Down Barriers... more

HIMSS 2018: What a Difference a Year Makes!

At last year’s HIMSS conference Informatica displayed our newly acquired Axon Data Governance, along with our next generation intelligent data applications – Enterprise Data Catalog and Enterprise Data Lake. This year we are back with the same applications, but now with live demonstrations that showcase the power and value of comprehensive integration between these applications,... more

HIMSS 2018 – Intelligent Disruption and Digital Transformation are Upon Us

We need to look no further than the nightly news cycle to appreciate the disruption of the healthcare industry is at full throttle. This is clear from mergers between some of the largest companies in different healthcare sectors, to the recent announcement that Amazon will be partnering with JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway to create a... more

AmerisouceBergen Shifts the Paradigm in Patient Care

Ranked #11 on the Fortune 500 list, AmerisourceBergen Corporation has a lot of moving parts. With 1.5 million product lines and 20,000 associates in more than 150 offices in over 50 countries, it’s no wonder the company is considered a global leader in pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services, serving both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers.... more

Engagement – Recognizing Your Patients’ and Your Members’ Behavior

Across the healthcare industry “engagement” has become a hot topic. Whether pharmaceutical or insurance or a hospital, all are examining ways to have a keener insight into the behavior, preferences and trends of those with whom they are working and across their ecosystem. Much of this discussion centers on keeping close track of preferences in... more

Customer Movers and Shakers: Thank You for Charting New Data Frontiers!

I am fortunate to work closely with Informatica customers. Customers who are defining data governance, bringing meaning to the term “self-service analytics” and championing cross-functional data ownership – with an entrepreneurial mindset. They are not deterred by the complexity of cross-functional projects or… the word no. Top of mind is Terri Mikol, Director of Data... more

Better Data Helps Christus Health Become Patient-Centric

With fifteen years of experience working with healthcare data, Alex Zimmerman, director of data management and business intelligence at Christus Health, was welcomed as a bit of a rock star at the recently concluded Informatica World 2016. Business and technology leaders from across industries had assembled specifically to hear him share his insights about data... more

Data Integration and the Healthcare Industry

According to Health Data Management, “ ‘Despite the widespread adoption of electronic health records, the integration of healthcare data remains a critical challenge for the industry as it strives to achieve interoperability,’ said Karen DeSalvo, MD, National Coordinator for Health IT.” The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) chief pointed to HL7’s... more