Tag Archives: actionable data

Finding the win-win solutions to health care challenges

There isn’t a single cure to address all of the challenges facing our health system, but there is a common goal. We all want a health system that treats patients compassionately, allocates resources efficiently, and provides quality care to those who need it — all without bankrupting ourselves or future generations. Too often we pursue […]
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The first step on the journey to quality improvements: Analytic tools

Providers are increasingly turning to advanced analytical tools to efficiently gather clean and validated data, find patterns within that data and make more accurate predictions of population health needs. This data is helping them focus on the patients who have the most potential for clinical improvement—and cost savings. Dr. Carl Couch, president of Baylor, Scott […]
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Turning “big” data into “good data”: the foundation of actionable analytics

Understanding patients’ risk has become the first step in trying to find better, more cost efficient ways of providing care. But to get a full picture of patients’ health status, you need to analyze a lot of data. But with all the talk about big data, it’s easy to lose sight of the need to […]
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