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Better Healthcare Coming To A Neighborhood Near You.

By Scott Stafford | Apr 4, 2018

Location alongside lifestyle impacts health. Research has shown that up to 60% of what affects your health has more to do with where you live and your lifestyle versus your health behaviors and genetics. This contradicts what most people think. And while you might believe good health comes from an apple a day or an…

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Thick Data and Big Data are the Bricks and Mortar of Smart Decision Making.

By Greg Reinecke | Aug 1, 2017

Like building a house only with bricks, relying solely on big data without the use of a “thick data” mortar can adversely and severely affect the quality of the structure. Big Data and Thick Data are the bricks and mortar of smart decision making. Over the last several years I have gone from providing data…

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The Healthcare Debate, Starring: the Elephant in the Room

By Greg Reinecke | Jul 3, 2017

It’s Not About Access to Care – It’s MUCH more The Fable of the Blind Men and the Elephant Five blind men were asked to describe an elephant by touch as each felt a different part of the elephant. The blind man who felt a leg said the elephant was like a post; the one…

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GeoDD is like Neuronavigation!

By Greg Reinecke | Jun 1, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s all about multidimensional (multimodality) visualization when one can view a target of interest through multiple means. In a recent article in the George Washington University Medical School’s gw hospital publication (www.gwhospital.com/neuro), it noted the hospital’s use of neuronavigation in neurosurgery. In reviewing a brain location for surgery, physicians are able to integrate a series…

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Disruptive Innovation Applies To Healthcare

By Greg Reinecke | May 1, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Whether in business or our personal lives we need to reflect and as needed shake things up a bit. Healthcare is no different and now that technology and big data are widely available and accessible, disrupting healthcare analytics for the better is really possible. As the industry moves to a value-based model disruptive innovation applies…

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GeoDD Exhibits at the NAACOS 2017 Spring Conference

By Greg Reinecke | Apr 18, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As expected, GeoDD exhibits at the NAACOS 2017 Spring Conference and what do we learn … tons. The spring conference held earlier this month in downtown Baltimore, MD as usual did not disappoint. We had the opportunity to speak directly with execs, policy makers, participants and vendors all with the common goal of making ACOs…

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Identifying vs. Implementing Social Determinants Impacting GeoHealth

By Greg Reinecke | Apr 3, 2017

Identifying vs. implementing social determinants impacting geohealth are two important yet significantly different processes. Let me explain. Have you ever discovered something so fantastic that you just can’t wait to tell everyone/anyone?? It’s an idea so cool that you just about wet your pants when you thought of it. Be honest, we’ve all been there…

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GeoHealth and the 1854 London Cholera Epidemic

By Baldwin Tom | Mar 15, 2017

Using GeoHealth to Make the World Healthy [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Some would say that Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), the use of geography as a tool to manage information, was born 163 years ago with the cholera epidemic that devastated Victorian London in 1854. The riveting story about how Dr. John Snow unraveled this epidemic is told in a…

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Future Of Healthcare Has Stable Footing

By Baldwin Tom | Mar 1, 2017

Three Legs of the Future Healthcare Stool [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Regardless of the changes in the Affordable Care Act that will be coming in 2017, some progressive medical practices have already been looking beyond next steps into the future in providing healthcare. Here are the future changes that are underway: Leg 1) It is no longer just about…

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