Tag Archives: value

Why data integrity is key to achieving value in healthcare

Value is extremely hard to define when it comes to healthcare, according to University of Washington computer science professor Ankur Teredesai, co-founder and chief technology officer of Seattle-based KenSci, a company that provides a risk prediction platform powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Teredesai, who co-chaired this year’s Association for Computing Machinery’s KDD Conference,… Read More »

Drug Pricing Should Reflect Value, Not Recoupment Of Investment

Leonard S. Schleifer, president and chief executive officer of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., speaks during the Bloomberg “Focus on Pharma” event in New York City on June 29, 2016. Schleifer discussed the need for the pharmaceutical industry to do a better job explaining the value proposition of products they bring out and the need to price… Read More »

Why the value of HIPAA risk analysis continues to rise

The HHS Office for Civil Rights announced another monetary penalty and settlement for the failure of an entity to fully or competently comply with HIPAA requirements. More particularly, the entity in question offers yet another example of the absence of a risk analysis. The new settlement, impacting Medical Informatics Engineering, arose after the discovery of… Read More »

Simple ways to add value

How do you make sure your bathroom renovation adds value to your property? Here’s some top tips from Timberline Bathroom Products. Quality is absolutely non-negotiable. The quickest way not to add value is by doing a bathroom reno ‘on the cheap’. As soon as someone sees a towel rail that’s half falling off (because it… Read More »