Tag "Healthcare"

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

HIPAA Compliance at Informatica

Informatica has achieved compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) for the current suite of iPaaS products. HIPAA addresses the use and disclosure of individuals’ health information — called protected health information (PHI) — by organizations subject to the Privacy Rule — called covered entities — as well as standards for the rights... 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

Uninterrupted Healthcare Insight Discovery

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) adoption, big data and other technology trends are generating large volumes and varieties of data for analysis. Data is not the limiting factor in transforming the business and practice of healthcare; managing the data is. If healthcare organizations want to use these technologies to create opportunities to differentiate, they must invest... more