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Business Intelligence Accelerator Improves NHS Nottinghamshire County Operational Efficiency

 NHS BI specialists, 21C, leverages existing Microsoft software infrastructure to liberate information silos in just two months NHS business intelligence (BI) specialists, 21C, today announced that NHS Nottinghamshire County has deployed its BI Accelerator to improve operational efficiency. Utilising Microsoft … Continue reading

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Trends in the Healthcare Business Intelligence Marketplace

Jason Oliveira , Kurt Salmon Associates, writes: The Business Intelligence Challenge The importance of business intelligence (BI) has grown exponentially as healthcare providers respond to a wide range of internal and external demands. While advances in health information technology may … Continue reading

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H1N1 Flu Tracked By E-Prescription Data

By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee , InformationWeek Rhode Island is the first state in the U.S. to begin tracking swine flu outbreaks using e-prescription data. State public health officials are electronically monitoring possible H1NI outbreaks based on e-prescription data from pharmacies … Continue reading

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UK Patients to rate GP practices online

The UK Government recently announced that it is opening up more choice for patients as they will soon be able to register with a GP practice of their choice. This new tool will help patients make that choice and is … Continue reading

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BI Tracks Swine Flu

Emergency Medical Associates, which provides emergency services to hospitals and health systems in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, is using business intelligence technology from SAP to track swine flu this autumn. The SAP (NYSE: SAP) technology will enable EMA … Continue reading

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Chicago focuses IT on public health

John Moore, http://www.govhealthit.com, writes; When Carlo Govia first arrived at the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), he found a stodgy, largely manual system with plenty of paper-clogged bottlenecks. Govia, the department’s chief financial officer and first deputy commissioner, said … Continue reading

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Google or Microsoft could hold NHS patient records say Tories

Sam Coates, Chief Political Correspondent , (TimesOnline), writes: Health records could be transferred to Google or Microsoft under a Tory government, The Times has learnt. Patients will be given the option of moving their medical notes to private companies after … Continue reading

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