Big Data!!! Big Questions???

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I read with great interest this morning Michael Malone’s article called “The Big-Data Future Has Arrived” which appeared in this morning’s Wall Street Journal Opinion Page. While very compelling and well-written two things really struck me. First, while Big-Data has seen its biggest inroads in commercial markets to date, healthcare will be impacted in ways […]

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

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I saw this quote yesterday on LinkedIn and it made me harken back to my “Captain Quality” days at the old HBO & company here in Atlanta. My interest in in TQM (Total Quality Management) was driven by what I saw in the field as a national sales leader for the mainframe group within HBOC. […]

Accomplished Community Hospital Enlists Cloud Technology To Turn Their Data Into Actionable Information

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PANAMA CITY, FL., “February 17, 2016” (Business Wire) – Wood County Hospital (WCH) announces a successful implementation and go-live of the G2 Works scalable cloud analytics technology platform; providing data-driven information to advance quality and operational efficiency initiatives. G2 Works, the Cloud Analytics as a Service for Healthcare company, has deployed in record time, an […]

The Confusion Over Big Data

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One of the many things that attracted me to G2 Works was trying to help make sense out the difference between what IBM’s “Watson” represents and the world we currently live in from a healthcare perspective. We’ve all seen the commercials on television with Watson speaking with Dylan about his lyrics, Ken Jennings about the […]

Health Insurance: “Employers vs. Health Costs”

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In Friday morning’s Wall Street Journal, Louise Radnofsky article caught my attention. While I’ve seen employer’s alliances before, most have whithered and died on the vine before a measurable difference occurred. Part of the problem was the purpose; part of the problem was the participants. We employers have a dual dilemma. We have to provide […]