Article from Healthcare IT News:
Fewer than half of healthcare organizations participating in a recent survey are currently using C&BI tools. But HIMSS Analytics anticipates that the shift to value-based care and advances in predictive and prescriptive analytics technologies could change that in the near-term.
Quick thought on this report: As the demands for clinical and business intelligence increases, how will these data analytics tools receive the needed data from multiple sources of patient data?
Via an integration engine that sits in the middle of every Electronic Health Record (EHR), as defined in Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms (The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, April 28, 2008): An electronic record of health-related information on an individual that conform..., application, and device in the care environment.
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