Avoiding Pitfalls in the Move to Value-Based Care

A Dramatic 2016 Masters - Did the Numbers Agree?

Taking a Fresh Look at March Madness With Data Science

Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms, 2016: My Take

“Self-Service Analytics for Everyone” ... Please Explain!

Better Data, Better Analytics, Better Healthcare

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Alan Eisman | June 02, 2016

Rapidly changing reimbursement models that are tied to value lead to Value Based Initiatives. These initiatives cut across function (i.e. quality and finance), across provider (acute, primary, specialty, rehabilitative, and long term care), across the care continuum (episode, a...

Summit 2016: You’ve Got Questions, We’ve Got Answers!

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Terri White | May 30, 2016

Each year hundreds of thought leaders, CIOs and industry analysts come together at Summit to discuss the latest trends and best practices for business intelligence, analytics, and data management. Whether you’re looking to sharpen skills for your favorite Information Builders solutions in a...

What is a Cloudera Technology Partner and Why Should You Care?

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Beth Adams | May 26, 2016

First of all, let me tell you why I care – my company, Information Builders, was recently certified as a Cloudera Technology Partner for our Hadoop integration product, iWay Big Data Integrator. Our product has been tested and validated to work with CDH, Cloudera’s 100% open source and enterprise-...

Data-Raid: Butler Health System Raises the Bar on Healthcare

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Dr. A. Thomas McGill | May 26, 2016

Butler Memorial Hospital, the centerpiece of the Butler Health System (BHS) in Western Pennsylvania, is comprised of 294 beds, 2,200 employees, 25 outpatient sites and sees $217 million in annual revenue. With such responsibility, we needed a system that provided a clear view of our data across the...

Transparency and Accountability in Action

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Daniel Cohen | May 25, 2016

There is an old apocryphal story about Andrew Carnegie, who made his fortune founding US Steel. While making rounds in one of his steel mills he asked the day foreman how many tons had been produced that day. The foreman told him six were produced. Carnegie then took a piece of chalk and wrote a...

Show Us Your Screenshots: WebFOCUS and iWay in Action at Summit

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Gerald Cohen | May 23, 2016

Summit 2016 is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to welcome all of our wonderful users and partners in Reno, Nevada. As always, I look forward to addressing the conference in my annual keynote speech, a kickoff to the first full day of Summit. This year we’re planning a new element of the...

Latest Award Shows Commitment to Customer Empowerment

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Dan Ortolani | May 17, 2016

Here at Information Builders, we’re committed to three key words: intelligence, integration and integrity. But a fourth word is woven into our philosophy as a company and everything we do. Empowerment is at the root of all of the business intelligence, data, and analytics products and services we...

The Surest Way to Tank Any Accountable Care Program

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Alan Eisman | May 13, 2016

There’s no surer way to tank any accountable care initiative than to evaluate performance or drive treatment plans based on inaccurate, untimely and incomplete data. Poor identity management and a lack of semantic interoperability of code sets are huge stumbling blocks, as pointed out by CEO...

Leadership for the Future: Why the CIO Will Be Tomorrow’s CEO

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Rado Kotorov | May 12, 2016

In my last Leadership for the Future post, I outlined a few ways that organizational structures will need to shift in the next five to 10 years to adapt to our technology-driven world. With a flatter, decentralized organizational model and more collaborative, cross-discipline teams, tomorrow’s...