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Strategies for Success - Information Communications Technology and the Impact on Medication Reconciliation and eICUs
- August 10, 2015
I used to work in a nuclear stress test lab. One of our intake questions was always “What medications did you take today?” We performed over 40 tests a day and some folks knew the list while others dug out the piece of paper a caregiver had diligently compiled.
- October 07, 2015
A successful transition to value-based care is vitally important for patients, employers and the economy as a whole; however Accountable care organizations (ACOs) across the country are struggling to achieve a critical mass of both at-risk / shared savings contracts and population health management capability.
- September 09, 2015
Population health is the act of responding to these demands, again, at the macro level. Seeing the bigger picture and the common good for all the patients that need to be cared for in a population and responding by doing what is right to enhance the quality of care at a sustainable level for the common good.
- October 30, 2015
It is obvious that technology needs to be connected for providers’ timely access to critical patient data. However, the ability for that data to be easily consumable is even more critical.
- November 20, 2015
Healthcare providers involved in pediatric healthcare frequently have to struggle with meeting healthcare initiatives seemingly designed for the adult population while delivering care to children.
- November 23, 2015
As organizations evolve in the HIMSS Analytics Clinical and BI Maturity Model, they will have a need to improve their predictive models to impact care in “real time.” A starting point is good data governance, building an Enterprise Data Warehouse and leveraging administrative, pharmacy, clinical, HIE (health information exchange) and other data sets. Once this is accomplished, good data science teams can leverage components of various models and use sophisticated machine learning and BIG DATA analytics techniques to improve existing predictive models. As these techniques become more sophisticated, the efficacy of predictive models will quickly improve.
- November 30, 2015
Providers in all settings encouraged to respond by Dec. 31, 2015.
Population health initiatives in healthcare are gaining momentum, but adoption of vendor provided population health solutions are still in early stages
- December 15, 2015
This Essential Brief, offers insight from nearly 200 healthcare executives (C-Suite, administrators, directors & VPs) on their population health initiatives, and their current and future approach to population health IT solutions and consultants.
- April 11, 2014
This article discusses going being meaningful use of electronic health records and using big data.
- August 19, 2014
View Villanova University's comprehensive overview of the basics of Big Data.