Joe Kowalski

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Data Integration: Taming the Beast of Healthcare – Part 3

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… it is impressively difficult to integrate data from one or more EMR systems into a cohesive analytical warehouse database. Especially if you’re doing it from scratch. In my last two blogs (Data Integration: Taming the Beast of Healthcare & Data Integration: Taming the Beast of Healthcare […]

Data Integration: Taming the Beast of Healthcare – Part 2

Last September I started a blog series on data integration for Healthcare. The problem, it is impressively difficult to integrate data from one or more EMR systems into a cohesive analytical database. The fact that I’ve been doing that job for the last 2 months is a testament to that statement since it kept me […]

Data Integration: Taming the Beast of Healthcare

Healthcare providers need to create useful, not to mention required, reports and they need to perform complicated analysis. To do that effectively requires bringing disparate information from multiple operating systems together. The goal… find opportunities to improve patient care and lower operating costs. To accomplish this, operational data has to be extracted and integrated. Integrating […]