Category Archives: Blog


Using Data to Achieve Triple Aim
March 31, 2016

The triple aim of healthcare is to achieve good quality of care, low costs and improved population health. It was a term dubbed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in 2008 ...


An Experienced IT Vendor Can Improve BI Results
March 29, 2016

Over the last 15 years, emids has gained experience and expertise in evaluating the maturity of BI solutions and developing multi-year roadmaps for BI platform consolidation, moder...


Healthcare Business Intelligence Case Studies
March 24, 2016

emids clients have realized success with business intelligence improvements. Here are two recent examples. Large Population Health Management Platform Company A population health m...


How to Make BI More Effective and Maximize ROI
March 22, 2016

There are several ways to increase the effectiveness of healthcare business intelligence and maximize the return on investment from these efforts. Evaluate Current BI Capability Hi...


What Causes Low Business Intelligence ROI?
March 17, 2016

Before companies can optimize BI spend and increase ROI, it is necessary to first understand what causes low BI ROI. There are several areas to consider: Data Silos: Fragmented inf...


Making Business Intelligence Effective
March 16, 2016

Healthcare organizations are going through a technology and data revolution today. Healthcare services revolve around IT—A wide range of sources of healthcare data builds additio...


HIMSS16 Is a Wrap
March 10, 2016

Close to 42,000 healthcare tech professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world converged on Las Vegas last week to attend the annual HIMSS Conference. The ...


More Than Fitness Data—Harnessing the Power of Wearable Health Tech
March 4, 2016

As fitness trackers and other wearable health technology has exploded into the healthcare market, many companies have turned their efforts into developing similar medical-grade dev...


Best Practices for Incorporating Wearable Health Tech
March 1, 2016

Wearable health tech is exploding. According to research statistics portal Statista, the value of the global wearables market, which was valued at a mere $6 million in 2010, is exp...