Tag Archives: Care

When EHRs lack interoperability, investing in big data analytics can help smooth the path toward value-based care

ORLANDO – Data can be a wonderful means through which health leaders can improve their business performance and boost care quality for their patient populations, and it’s a must when transitioning to value-based care. But a high volume of data can get confusing, especially if a health system utilizes multiple electronic health records. One possible… Read More »

EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »

Cleveland Clinic pegs 10 top care innovations for 2019

AI is being used in healthcare for applications such as decision support, image analysis and patient triage. “Today, artificial intelligence is helping physicians make smarter decisions at the point of care, improving the ease and accuracy of viewing patient scans and reducing physician burnout,” according to the Cleveland Clinic. “For instance, machine learning algorithms have… Read More »