Big Data and Healthcare: Corrolate, Root Cause, Operationalize & Disrupt


I have to say that it's been massively fun lately at EMC talking about the impact of Big Data Analytics on vertical markets. It has been fun learning from Chuck's experience / scars associated with advocating for disruptive change in the IT market. Recently, Chuck blogged about the emerging ACO's and potential disruption that information and cost/benefit aligned markets can provide to markets like healthcare. I commented on his blog,…

Information Era – Business Performance through Big Data Mining


In this article: "Mining of Raw Data May Bring New Productivity, a Study Says - NYTimes" the NYTimes re-inforces one of the key points that EMC has made during the acquisitions of Greenplum, Isilon and most recently at EMC World: "Where Clouds Meet Big Data". It seems like the analysts are catching up to one of my key theses: "Since Big Data is created in the cloud, it needs to…

RSNA Presentation TidBits


RSNA was an exceedingly interesting show this year, the concept of a framework for integration based upon a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). More interest in meaningful use and the cross-integration of clinical platforms. I feel like we're on the verge of a substantial trend toward integration for both the delivery of care as well as institutional operational enhancements. a few pics here

21st Century Health Care?


Interesting use cases abound for Master Data Management, but few hit as close to home as Medical Health Records. Though known colloquially as Personal Health Records (PHR), Electronic Health Records (EHR) or even as Employee Health Records (also EHR)... there is a substantial need across the care triumvirate (Patient-Provider-Payer) to begin to align content across purposes in a non-leaky way. A very interesting company - MedCommons - has been pushing…