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Healthcare industry continues to change… which is good news for data scientists

State of healthcare analytics: A mid-year review

Predicting patient experience with narrative data: a healthcare goldmine

Curing what ails
How interaction analytics is transforming the health insurance industry.

Evolving role of the CIO in data-driven healthcare

Views from HIMSS 2015: A mixed bag for healthcare analytics

What to expect in 2015
Four predictions for the healthcare analytics industry in the year ahead.

Healthcare Analytics — 2014: Year of many challenges

Will Apple, Google usher in new era in healthcare analytics?

Rise of the empowered patient consumer – courtesy of analytics

Algorithm is the new doctor and data is the new drug

Population health management and medication adherence

Key skills for analytics pros
Examination of two promising areas for analytical opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Corporate Profile: Mayo Clinic
Famed medical group boasts long history of applying advanced analytics to improve delivery care systems.

Opportunities, barriers and champions
Despite its acknowledged value, healthcare’s use of analytics lags behind other industries.

Smart Care
The promise of technology-enabled population health management.

Health Care & Analytics
From ‘sick’ care to ‘health’ care, courtesy of analytics

Patient Flow
The new queueing theory for healthcare.

Corporate Profile: General Electric Global Research Center

Newsmakers: Computer Model Optimizes Diabetes Treatment

Newsmakers: Rapid Delivery Of Vaccines, Antidotes

Meeting Preview: INFORMS introduces health care conference
Set for June 20-22, 2011 at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal, Canada


Forbes names Dietrich a leader of the data analytics pack

INFORMS member Brenda L. Dietrich, an IBM Fellow, vice president and leader of IBM’s data science group, was recently profiled by Forbes in an article headlined, “Meet 9 Women Leading The Pack In Data Analytics.” Dietrich is also an INFORMS Fellow and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. She served as president of INFORMS in 2007. Read more →

Female board members more likely to have tech experience

Female members of corporate boards of directors are nearly twice as likely as their male counterparts to have professional technology experience, according to new research from Accenture. To understand the gender composition of corporate boards and the role technology plays in the careers of female board members, Accenture examined women’s representation on the boards of more than 500 Forbes Global 2000 companies in 39 countries across Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Australia. Read more →

Study: Consumers buy close to what they first searched online

Given the ease of online search, consumers can explore and discover hundreds of available items in any category. Retailers and advertisers are keen to influence the search and final purchase through better product recommendations and targeted advertising. A forthcoming article in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science studies online search and purchase behavior of consumers in the digital camera category and finds that even though consumers may search for extended periods of time, what they purchase tends to be remarkably close to items they searched and found in their very first search. Read more →



INFORMS Annual Meeting
Nov. 13-16, 2016, Nashville, Tenn.


Foundations of Modern Predictive Analytics
Nov. 17-18, 2016, Nashville, Tenn. 


The Arithmetic of Uncertainty: A Cure for the Flaw of Averages
A one-day (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) workshop with optional hands-on computer lab
Sept. 14: Washington, D.C. (Crystal City)
Sept. 20: Houston
Sept. 21: Dallas
For more information and to register, click here.


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