Fact or Fiction: Five Common Downfalls of Data Visualizations

Sanket ShahThought Leadership

Chart representation of data

Just like a photo can be altered to remove imperfections, visuals can be manipulated to support the narration an author wants to portray. Likewise, overly complicated visualizations can be just as deceptive. Thanks to technology, there is a wealth of data at our disposal. By falsely representing that data, we do a disservice to those that would benefit from its … Read More

5 Ways Your Health IT Startup Can Stay Ahead

BHIThought Leadership

Healthcare Startup

Entrepreneurs in the health information technology field are very aware that they have entered an industry full of competition and challenges. It calls for an extra level of due diligence among leaders in the field, who need to take extra care to not only keep up, but keep their businesses a few steps ahead of competitors. Sanket Shah, director at … Read More

Childhood Allergies in America

BHIThought Leadership

Childhood allergies

In this report, the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association, in collaboration with Blue Health Intelligence, examines American children diagnosed with different kinds of allergies and allergic reactions.

Could a National Database Help the Opioid Crisis?

BHIThought Leadership

Lawmakers gathered with health care experts to determine what role data and technology can play in easing the opioid crisis that kills thousands of Americans every year. Some argued for a centralized database of national opioid prescriptions while Sanket Shah, director at BHI, went another way, suggesting that treatment duration was a better indicator of abuse and overdose than opioid … Read More