topic: Data Leading Practices
Providers are realizing that in order to effectively impact patient care, they must first help patients address their most basic needs. As a result, providers are increasingly partnering with community resources to ensure that patients get the care coordination they need.
No matter how well you believe your organization is performing with its care transitions, there is always room for improvement. A single mishandled care transition is one too many.
PFC departments have the potential to create financial and clinical integration and be the center of the revenue cycle, helping manage and connect all of its aspects. A high-functioning PFC also likely means a happier and more productive workforce, as well as more satisfied patients.
To maintain operational and financial viability, cyber-vulnerable health care organizations need to become better-prepared and more resilient against attack. This means having in place not only the right technology, but also proper governance, policy, processes, and education to help prevent a cyberattack.
In this article, we look at the potential benefits to a health care organization of using an integrated applications platform versus those from multiple vendors. We also describe a process your organization can use when deciding whether to migrate from a multi-vendor system to a single vendor platform.
With data volumes increasing exponentially, health care can no longer rely on antiquated data presentation tools like spreadsheets and tables. What’s needed are new and creative means of data visualization to help users more effectively determine findings and trends, communicate analytical results, and make better business decisions.
If you are thinking about a blockchain solution for your organization, it’s good to know which solutions are poised to deliver the greatest return on investment. This article highlights two of the most promising uses of blockchain in decentralized health care: digital distributed transactional ledgers and smart contracts.
Rather than becoming frustrated by the potential vastness of a data warehouse build, consider instead the advantages of thinking small. As in, start with a single data warehouse pilot project, learn your best practices from that experience, and expand accordingly from there.
As recently as five years ago, due to a variety of technological and financial factors, providers, insurers and patients were relatively slow to adopt remote patient monitoring (RPM) – technology that enables patients to be monitored outside of traditional clinical settings.
As seen in Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review. Just as investors use portfolio management to ensure that their resources are appropriately balanced among various types of investments, so too should hospital IT leaders use IT portfolio management to direct their allocation of project resources. Given the inevitable push and pull between IT demands and resources, IT portfolio management allows health care organizations to invest in projects offering the greatest potential return. In that sense, it’s similar to how...
How can you cost-effectively and efficiently harness technology to improve your population health efforts? When leveraging technology to enhance population health efforts, use technology solutions that keep patients at the center of your analysis and actions. Here are five technology best practices and five people-centric best practices to help guide your technology-driven population health efforts.