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News, trends, and resources for better data in health care
Anthem, a health insurance company that covers more than 40 million Americans, is adopting a cost-contain policy to review patients’ ER medical records. Are there other ways of reducing non-emergent ED use?
HCOs recognize the value of interoperability, that is, the integration of information from a wide range of sources. d2i can help them get there.
HCO leaders are confident data analytics can improve operations, but most still haven’t made the leap. How can data be transformed into actionable info?
Physicians are feeling burnt out, and EHRs are often mentioned as a culprit. d2i can make sure EHRs deliver important, actionable information.
New ED policy changes from insurer UnitedHealth, designed to curb upcoding and ED claims costs, could hurt hospital revenues and put patients at risk.
Hospital coding errors are unfortunately common. Finding and correcting these problems is vital when it comes to analyzing data. d2i can help.
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.