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Healthcare

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

Analytics Blog

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Study: Salaries for early career data scientists decrease for first time

Salaries for early career data scientists decreased year over year for the first time in four years as did the percentage of early career data scientists with a Ph.D. while demand for data scientists continued to increase, according to a recently released Burtch Works’ 2017 salary study of data scientists. Salaries for more experienced data scientists generally held steady or increased slightly depending on an individual’s focus area, responsibility and geographic base, according to the report. Read more →

Generous health insurance plans encourage overtreatment, but may not improve health

Offering comprehensive health insurance plans with low deductibles and co-pay in exchange for higher annual premiums seems like a good value for the risk averse, and a profitable product for insurance companies. But according to a forthcoming study in a leading scholarly marketing journal, the INFORMS journal Marketing Science, such plans can encourage individuals with chronic conditions to turn to needlessly expensive treatments that have little impact on their health outcomes. This in turn raises costs for the insurer and future prices for the insured. Read more →

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2017 INFORMS Healthcare Conference
July 26-28, 2017, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

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