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Sepsis Awareness Month: Shocking Levels of Community Acquired Sepsis

Sepsis Awareness Month: Shocking Levels of Community Acquired Sepsis

In the hospital setting, I knew that sepsis accounted for 1 in 3 deaths, increased lengths of stay and increased costs. But I was unaware how many patients were admitted with sepsis already brewing. According to research in Critical Care Medicine, in the United States, over 970,000 sepsis cases are admitted annually, and the numbers have been rising year over year. That’s about 3% of all admission and 60% of the 1.7 million cases reported by the CDC. The Sepsis Alliance reports as many as 87% of sepsis cases originate in the community!

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An Academic Approach – What’s That Mean?

An Academic Approach – What’s That Mean?

We study what is already in the published domain for insights on risk models & modeling methods, as well as clinical challenges to learn from other authors. Then, we contribute to the body of knowledge by publishing our methods and results so that others can learn, too.

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Getting Smarter with Data

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Getting Smarter with Data

Authored by: Laura Kanov, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease and everyone in that family is impacted. More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or...

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Noise or Signal? Rising Risk

Noise or Signal? Rising Risk

Authored by: Laura Kanov, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy A couple of years ago (almost to the day) I posted a blog entry on my LinkedIn page about “The Population Health Slide” based on this idea of a sigmoid curve or slippery slope between two extremes. On...

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Heart Health Month

Heart Health Month

Authored by: Laura Kanov, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy We can't let February slip away without emphasizing Heart Health. The month of February was set aside to raise awareness about heart disease and education Americans about the fact that heart disease is...

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Presentation at HIMSS 2019

Presentation at HIMSS 2019

In case you missed it LIVE at #HIMSS19, check out this video of Eric Widen, CEO of HBI Solutions, presenting on AI and Machine Learning in Healthcare.

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January Round-Up

January Round-Up

Authored by: Laura Kanov, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy As we look back on 2018, it's amazing to see what our HBI team has accomplished in 12 short months! Here's a quick roundup: Spotlight Analytics Platform 2.0 Spotlight was given a sleek and easy makeover...

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Men’s Health: Prostate Cancer Awareness

Men’s Health: Prostate Cancer Awareness

Authored by: Frank Stearns, Executive Vice President, HBI Solutions It's "Movember," the month that has been set aside to grow mustaches, beards, awareness of men's issues (including prostate cancer), and a great time to review some fast facts from cancer.net. With...

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