[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] health acceleration challenge finalistsBy founder and CEO, Dan Hogan We went there, did it and got a bunch of t-shirts. That’s right, after being named a finalist in Harvard University’s Health Acceleration Challenge in October, we had the opportunity to present our winning Bridge technology to attendees at Harvard’s Forum on Healthcare Innovation April 15th. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] Israel OvalleBy director of strategy, Israel Ovalle  linkedin israel ovalle  DC Dicom, a cloud medical image exchange vendor, writes a series of blog posts designed to “get your wheels turning about the future of healthcare technology.” In one of their most recent posts, they spotlight a handful of healthcare technology themes that are key to the connected healthcare system’s future. We decided to chime in and describe how Medalogix home health analytics technology provides or expands upon these themes to encourage a connected healthcare system. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] Institute of Medicine end of lifeThe Institute of Medicine recently held an End of Life Conference where policy makers and industry thought leaders spoke about End of Life Care in America. This Conference was to serve as a responsorial forum to the IOM's September report on America's end of life care status. To foster conversation and highlight solutions to America's end of life care gaps, the IOM called for statements. Our CEO submitted a statement that discusses analytics' role and potential in end of life care. It's since been posted to the IOM's site. We've copied it below for your convenience. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] dr. michael flemingBy Dr. Michael Fleming, Former Chief Medical Officer of Amedisys and past president of the American Academy of Family Physicians.  I’ve been a physician for 40 years. I’m here to tell you our healthcare system is broken. That’s not necessarily bad news though. Oftentimes a break is the first step in correcting a misaligned structure. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] jordan health servicesJordan Health Services is forward thinking home health and hospice provider that delivers quality care to more than 23,000 patients. In October 2014 they started using Medalogix Bridge to help identify and inform patients who would benefit from hospice care. They've found success with the technology in part because of power users like Rebecca Ramirez. Rebecca is a synergy liaison which is a position that coordinates a dual operators home health and hospice branches. Here are Rebecca's thoughts on home health and hospice, technology and Jordan Health Services. [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] big dataWith big data all the rage, many are under the impression that data is a treasure trove. It’s not. It’s garbage. Whereas a ruby, diamond and sapphire-filled treasure box is valuable upon discovery, a cardboard, candy wrapper and banana peel-filled dumpster must be sorted, processed and distributed to generate value. [/col][/row]