HCOs can leverage data to address the opioid epidemic — for example, by monitoring prescribing patterns and applying risk stratification strategies.
Insurance companies like Anthem should be using all the patient data they have to help curb ER visits by finding the right treatment options for their members, instead of using emergency departments.
Urgent care centers and freestanding emergency rooms are booming — is this a blessing or a curse for hospital emergency departments?
d2i’s focus group meeting at ACEP17 identified top-of-mind issues in EM and discussed how data and analytics can be leveraged to make a difference.
Implementing improved management systems and using data collection and analytics tools to inform decision-making can help HCOs streamline their EDs.
EHRs aren’t designed to be analytic tools. From slow adoption to the lack of accepted performance metrics, here are reasons why they’re falling short.