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By Mike Miliard 02:21 pm March 22, 2019
A new report from Chilmark research finds more health systems broadening their applications of data tools, and putting them to work for initiatives beyond value-based care.
How data visualization helped Saint Joseph Mercy improve quality, patient safety
By Bill Siwicki 04:11 pm March 19, 2019
In one initiative, the health system tracked hourly rounding compliance by nursing staff. In just over a year, the health system's hourly compliance rate improved by 78.9 percent.
Implementation best practices: Getting healthcare analytics right
By Bill Siwicki 02:32 pm March 14, 2019
Four experts in analytics offer key suggestions for starting with the technology at a provider organization. Current analytics users also can learn from these tips.
Scott Gottlieb
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:12 pm March 06, 2019
Policy experts and providers said his charge in the face of the tobacco industry, work to speed drug approvals improved public health.
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am March 05, 2019
Analytics usage for major decision making varies widely across hospitals and health systems, and still often happens in a siloed or ad hoc way, according to a new study from HIMSS Analytics
Implementation best practices: Dealing with the complexity of AI
By Bill Siwicki 04:35 pm February 27, 2019
Four experts in artificial intelligence technology offer advice to healthcare CIOs on how to best begin implementing an AI system.
Identifying drug diversion at Piedmont Athens: from weeks to 24 hours

Georgia’s Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:09 pm February 27, 2019
To help combat the opioid crisis, the medical center invested in inventory and analytics technology that helps accurately and consistently identify cases of drug diversion.
An Epic EHR rollout spurs one health system to dig into data governance
By Bill Siwicki 02:32 pm February 26, 2019
After two governance attempts that stalled, the University of Vermont Health Network finally finds success after bringing in a tech and consulting firm for some unbiased, third-party help.
Catholic Health merges IT to enable use of social determinant of health data
By Bill Siwicki 03:00 pm February 25, 2019
Its community health workers are in the early stages of collecting and using this information with the goal of viewing the social data alongside clinical data within the health system’s EHRs.
Using analytics, Gundersen Health reduced knee replacement costs by 18 percent

Gundersen Health System, La Crosse Campus.

By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm February 20, 2019
Further, gaining the ability to accelerate physical therapy sped up recovery time and decreased length of stay, which freed beds, brought in more patients and increased surgical volume to drive revenue.

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