• On The Cover

    Big Data in Health Care

    Appreciating the implications of this new era of big data in health care requires an understanding of distinct characteristics of the data itself, including the increased quantity of data, the proliferation of new types of data, and the potential of data sets to be assessed in an overlay of one type of information over another. Our Health Care consultants discuss the opportunities to draw new insights from big data with technical and analytical expertise. 

    Big Data in Health Care
  • Health Care Bulletin

    Monitoring Online Signals: Implications of Internet Data in Pharmacovigilance

    Managing Principal Mei Sheng Duh’s ongoing research in collaboration with several Analysis Group colleagues shows that patients are much more likely to report adverse “quality of life” events online than they are to signal serious clinical events.

    Monitoring Online Signals: Implications of Internet Data in Pharmacovigilance
  • Health Care Bulletin

    Addressing Health Care Demand and Big Data in China

    As China’s population ages, serious and chronic diseases have become increasingly commonplace. Since 2012, Analysis Group has played an active role in broadening access to Chinese medical data to produce high-quality health care research.

    Addressing Health Care Demand and Big Data in China
  • Health Care Bulletin

    A Look Inside Health Care Big Data

    Vice President Mark Gustafson and Kevin Brennan, Manager, Consulting Data, discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with the analysis of big data in health care, along with insights on the capabilities required for this type of analysis.

    A Look Inside Health Care Big Data
  • Health Care Bulletin

    Diagnostics and Next-Generation Genetic Sequencing

    Managing Principals Brian Gorin and Edward Tuttle consider opportunities and challenges associated with the clinical application of next-generation sequencing techniques.

    Diagnostics and Next-Generation Genetic Sequencing
  • Health Care Bulletin

    Assessing the Economic Burden of Alzheimer’s Disease

    More than five million Americans are estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease. Analysis Group research suggests that consulting with a specialist at the early stages of cognitive decline may result in reduced spending for medical services.

    Assessing the Economic Burden of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • AG Feature

    Improper Promotion and Kickback Allegations

    The increased availability of large and complex health industry data provides a basis for detailed analysis of many different types of allegedly fraudulent conduct by health care companies. Today, many pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as other health care entities, maintain rich data sets concerning the types of marketing activities and provider relationships that are often at the heart of improper promotion and kickback allegations. Principal Richard Mortimer considers big data analysis with respect to these allegations.

  • Health Care Bulletin

    The Depth of Provider Data

    Health care institutions that are early adopters of integrated data systems now have access to rapidly growing databases containing multiple petabytes of data. Although considerations of big data in health care typically focus on patient information, health care providers also create massive quantities of internal personnel data. Managing Principal Dov Rothman highlights analytic opportunities created by large quantities of internal hospital personnel data that includes extensive information on numerous individuals.

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