Trevor Strome

Presentation: Developing a Strategic Analytics Framework that Drives Healthcare Transformation

by Trevor Strome September 4, 2014

I have been getting many requests from people who read my blog and who have seen me present to share my “Strategic Analytics Framework” slide stack, so I have posted a version of that presentation on, which you can view below. Based on Chapter 3 of my book “Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance […]

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Creating a Healthcare Analytics Strategic Framework for Quality and Performance Improvements (Live Online Seminar)

by Trevor Strome August 11, 2014

I am pleased to announce that I will be presenting a two-part series entitled “Healthcare Analytics: A Strategic Framework for Quality and Performance Improvements” in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health Informatics (NIHI). The two-part series will be offered on October 8 and 15 at 12:00 PM ET. Click here for more information and […]

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A Primer on Secure Messaging for Healthcare

by Trevor Strome July 9, 2014

Mobile devices are one of the largest contributors of data for healthcare analytics. Mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones are being used increasingly for “traditional” healthcare purposes (such as accessing Electronic Health Records, or EHRs). Perhaps more significantly, however, these devices are being used at an increasing rate by patients for accessing their own […]

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Healthcare Analytics textbook ideal for university- and college-level courses

by Trevor Strome July 7, 2014

Many readers of my blog will know that my first book, Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance Improvement, published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., was released in October 2013. One important niche that my book addresses is the need for a university- or college-level healthcare analytics text that is useful for both experienced and […]

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by Trevor Strome July 3, 2014

If you have an opinion to share, knowledge to relate, a book to review, or any other healthcare analytics insight you’d like to write about, consider writing a guest post on I would welcome original, high-quality guest blog posts that cover almost any healthcare analytics topic, ranging from data quality and governance, data visualization, […]

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High Quality Data is a Necessity for Analytics

by Trevor Strome May 26, 2014

I recently published an article on that discusses how productive healthcare analytics requires high-quality data. A few excerpts from the article are: In the age of big data and enterprise data warehouses, issues of data volume, system scalability and infrastructure management simply cannot be ignored. It is possible, though, that in our rush to incorporate […]

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Overview of “Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance Improvement”

by Trevor Strome May 20, 2014

Naturally, I get asked a lot of questions about what topics and content my book “Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance Improvement” covers. This is especially so because healthcare analytics is a very expansive topic, and the audience for such a book is wide-ranging. To find out more about my book, you can download a […]

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Get Up-To-Date with R to Energize your Analytics

by Trevor Strome May 16, 2014

The use of R ( as a statistical tool in healthcare analytics is quite wide-spread, and growing. As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, a few of the reasons that I like R include: there is a large R user community that is willing to help with almost every conceivable question there are several power […]

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Why your “secure” password isn’t any good, and what to do about it.

by Trevor Strome May 7, 2014

While doing research on information security relating to healthcare analytics, I came across an interesting article by Melanie Pinola about how common tricks we use to “secure” our passwords aren’t fooling the bad guys any more. In her article, she lists four strategies for creating and using more secure passwords: Avoid predictable password formulas (hint: passwords like […]

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Institute for Health Technology Transformation (IHT2) Summit in Atlanta – April 15 & 16, 2014

by Trevor Strome April 14, 2014

I’m pleased to be co-chairing and presenting at the IHT2 Summit in Atlanta this week. Like all IHT2 summits (which all feature healthcare industry leaders), this week’s Atlanta summit promises to be an outstanding opportunity to network, share ideas, and learn about where health information technology is heading. A few of the very many outstanding topics […]

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