ANALYTICS: THE NEXT BIG HEALTH IT UNDERTAKING
April 15, 2016 – By Dave Fornell, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology
Following EMR implementation and integration of systems, data analytics can help fine-tune business, workflow and outcomes.
With all areas of healthcare now migrating to electronic medical record (EMR) platforms, the data they contain can be mined to use increasingly sophisticated analytics software. This includes pulling information to improve department or hospital management, quality assurance to boost outcomes and efficiency, and even the ability to identify patients who are ideal referrals for new clinical programs such as low-dose lung computed tomography (CT) cancer screenings, or candidates for peripheral artery disease revascularization. [Read More]
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