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Articles by Laura Madsen

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Big Data and What It Means for Healthcare Business Intelligence Summary
Laura Madsen delves into the topic of big data, describes when big data is valuable and provides steps to prepare your organization for big data when the time is right.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Big data
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by Laura Madsen | 0 comments
08-14-2012
Business Intelligence Programs for Healthcare Summary
Laura Madsen explains the key tenets in a successful BI ecosystem.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Data Governance, Strategy, ROI (Return On Investment)

by Laura Madsen | 2 comments
08-18-2011
Data Modeling for Healthcare Business Intelligence Summary
Laura Madsen lists the top 10 things for healthcare organizations to consider before starting a data modeling project.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Modeling and Design

by Laura Madsen | 2 comments
05-25-2011
ETL for Healthcare Business Intelligence Summary
Laura Masden and Rao Nemani list and explain the top ten best practices for ETL for healthcare.

Topics: Business Intelligence, ETL

by Laura Madsen, Rao Nemani, Ph.D. | 0 comments
04-27-2011
The State of Healthcare Business Intelligence Summary
Laura Madsen explains why healthcare business intelligence is unique and shares ten tips to successfully build your healthcare business intelligence organization.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Modeling and Design, ETL, Data Governance

by Laura Madsen | 4 comments
01-19-2011
Navigating Cultural Considerations in Business Intelligence Deployments Summary
Organizations that have yet to adapt to the reality of business intelligence (BI) can have a difficult time navigating the change to “the new thing.” Even though their present reality may be difficult, with inefficient and non-scalable processes to get the most basic of reporting completed, it’s known and comfortable. How can you help your company see the potential in BI?

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Laura Madsen | 0 comments
10-20-2010
Agile Development for Healthcare Business Intelligence Summary
Many healthcare organizations are learning they can do more with less by using agile development for their business intelligence and data warehousing projects. This article provides helpful advice for using agile development to deliver value-added content while still holding true to information architecture best practices.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Data Management

by Laura Madsen | 0 comments
05-25-2010
Business Intelligence: The Trinity of User Adoption Summary
The most consistent way to find a solid ROI for your business intelligence program is to have a solid base of users using the tool for everyday business decisions. Laura Madsen explains the importance ease of use, training and trust as components of your user adoption strategy.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Analytics

by Laura Madsen | 0 comments
01-14-2010
In Search of Good Data Stewards: A Guide to Finding Them in Your Organization Summary
Laura Madsen describes the role of a data steward and provides advice for selecting the right people to become data stewards.

Topics: Data Governance, Analytics, Data Stewardship
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by Laura Madsen | 0 comments
10-15-2009
Business Intelligence: Build or Buy – Considerations for Healthcare Organizations Summary
Laura Madsen looks the important factors that healthcare organizations need to consider as they decide whether their business intelligence will be of the “build” or “buy” variety.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Laura Madsen | 1 comment
09-01-2009
7 Highly Elegant Business Intelligence Applications for Healthcare Payers Summary
Laura Madsen describes 7 ways that healthcare payers can use business intelligence to improve revenue, efficiency and process.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Dashboards, Analytics

by Laura Madsen | 0 comments
06-23-2009
Now is the Time: An ROI for Business Intelligence Summary
Laura Madsen reviews the ROI analysis for business intelligence and provides tips on finding the hidden value of business intelligence (BI) in your organization, measuring the intangible aspects of BI, and positioning the discussion on value in the context of investment.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Analytics

by Laura Madsen | 1 comment
04-28-2009
The Impact of the Obama Healthcare Agenda on Business Intelligence Summary
Laura Madsen looks at the new opportunities for business intelligence programs in healthcare, driven by President Obama's focus on healthcare.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Laura Madsen | 1 comment
02-24-2009

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