[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] healthcare technology questions *The following blog is a condensed version of a National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) education session. Medalogix CEO, Dan Hogan, and Alternate Solutions HomeCare’sCOO, Chad Creech, presented the session Oct. 20, 2014. View the corresponding slide deck below. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] NAHC 2014 logoWe’re looking forward to seeing you at the National Association for Home Health and Hospice’s Annual meeting, NAHC 2014. Our CEO, Dan Hogan, will be speaking with Alternate Solutions’s COO, Chad Creech, about the topic below. We hope you can participate in the conversation by attending their learning session on Oct. 20 from 2:30-4. Also, please drop by booth 743. We’d love to meet you and learn how you’re influencing healthcare. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] We’re looking forward to attending this year’s Healthcare Predictive Analytics Summit. Our senior vice president, Elliott Wood, will be speaking about creating prescriptive measures based on predictive analytics. We hope you can participate in the conversation by attending his learning session on Oct. 21 from 10:45-11:30. Read...


[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] More than 18 million employees play fantasy football, according to a recent Forbes article. Nearly 70 percent of companies deploy big data technology, like predictive analytics tools, according to Gartner. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="8" sm_offset="2"] Medalogix CEO, Dan Hogan, presented “How Rocky Balboa, Diana Nyad and the 1980 Olympic Hockey Team are Inhibiting Quality End of Life Care” at TEDx Nashville. [/col][/row]  ...


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[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] hit consultant logoThe global healthcare industry generates approximately 30 percent of the world’s data.It is estimated by 2015, the average hospital will generate 665 terabytes of data. Every initial homecare visit creates 1,185 points of data. With so much data available, healthcare visionaries realize the immense benefits of adopting technologies to analyzing their data: [/col][/row]

hit consultant logoThe global healthcare industry generates approximately 30 percent of the world’s data.It is estimated by 2015, the average hospital will generate 665 terabytes of data. Every initial homecare visit creates 1,185 points of data.

With so much data available, healthcare visionaries realize the immense benefits of adopting technologies to analyzing their data:


[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"]I coveted the iPad for years. All of my friends had them and I loved my iPhone, so I knew the iPad would be perfect for me. After a year of window-shopping, my parents took the hint and surprised me with a brand new iPad2 for Christmas. I was so excited about it. That day I loaded at least 20 apps onto the device and played with it incessantly for the next week. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"]As the Affordable Care Act drives all healthcare providers to find ways to improve outcomes in an environment of declining reimbursements, it’s important to consider how healthcare as a whole can increase efficiencies by providing hospice and palliative plans to those end-of-life patients who need it most. A few facts to consider: [/col][/row]