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DATA|BYTES Blog2019-07-12T19:21:20+00:00

Prometheus Research teams with the Mayo Clinic on National Limb Loss Registry, AAOS, and the Thought Leadership and Innovation Foundation

Sep 2019|

A new database supported by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense aims to establish the number of people in the United States living with limb loss and to provide insight on their challenges and needs. The Limb Loss and Preservation Registry, expected to be operational in 2020 will be the first national registry of people who have lost limbs and promises to collect data that will improve prevention, treatment and rehabilitation efforts for this population.

How the Common Rule 2018 Updates Can Affect Your Research and Quality Improvement Strategies

Aug 2018|

As you well know, Common Rule is the federal policy for the protection of human test subjects. Published in 1991, it has been updated and amended along the way, including the most recent revision—aka the Final Rule—which goes into effect on July 19, 2018. Changes have been made and agreed upon between sixteen different federal departments and agencies, spearheaded by the U.S, Department of Health and Human Services.

Guide to Best Data Management Practices for Data Analysis

Feb 2019|

In this article on data management best practices for data analysis, we’ll look at 3 distinct sections that will provide you with a well-rounded strategy that can be implemented with your organization’s data: data cleaning and transformation, tidy data and tidy tools, and managing data. Click here to learn more.

10 Healthcare Quality Improvement Trends You Can’t Ignore

May 2019|

In this article, we’ll examine 10 healthcare quality improvement trends that will impact the healthcare industry for years to come. The healthcare industry has one constant: change. While new medical technologies and scientific advances will improve patient outcomes and quality of life, Prometheus believes that innovation in behind-the-scenes activities will serve as some of the primary drivers of industry advancement.

Data Curation vs. Data Enrichment

Jun 2018|

Data curation is the organization and integration of data collected from various sources. Data enrichment is a general term that refers to processes used to enhance, refine or otherwise improve raw data. Enrichment contributes to making data a valuable asset for almost any modern business or enterprise. It also shows the common imperative of proactively using this data in various ways.

7 Challenges of Mastering Clinical Data Registries

Jun 2018|

In this article we will examine the top 7 challenges of mastering clinical data registries. Understanding each individual demand will help you better build out a CDR capable of compiling mass amounts of data, supporting vast amounts of complex research, and leveraging your findings to their full potential.