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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

Headlines

Grocery store data speeds early detection of food-borne illness

Foodborne illnesses, like salmonella, E. Coli and norovirus infections, are a major public health concern affecting more than one out of six Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During a foodborne illness outbreak, rapidly identifying the contaminated food source is vital to minimizing illness, loss and impact on society. Read more →

Gartner: Top 25 North American Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs

Gartner, Inc. recently released the findings from its biennial Top 25 North American Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs report. Fifty-one institutions participated in the report that is intended to support chief supply chain officers (CSCOs), heads of supply chain strategy and supply chain HR partners in building a strong portfolio of university recruiting and internship partners. Read more →

Study: Tweets better than Google Trends at forecasting TV ratings

How well does the emotional and instantaneous content in tweets perform relative to the more deliberate searches recorded in Google Trends in forecasting future TV ratings? In a massive big data analysis using data from Twitter, Google Trends and other widely used websites for entertainment information, a forthcoming article in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science finds that mining Twitter content is significantly more effective than Google Trends in its ability to predict future TV ratings. Read more →

UPCOMING ANALYTICS EVENTS

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

CONTINUING EDUCATION

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

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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
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