More than 1,500 hospitals improved care for more than 143,000 patients since January 2012 through a joint initiative between two major healthcare advocacy organizations, in addition to saving more than $1.3 billion, according to a statement from the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET).
The hospitals participated in the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), a collaboration between HRET and the American Hospital Association (AHA) that aims to reduce harm by 40% and slash readmissions by 20%.
Data analytics are a necessary ingredient for insurers creating accountable care organizations because they're key to helping providers improve the quality of care they deliver to ACO participants.
Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare collects data from its clinical and financial systems to create "data marts" that focus on certain areas of analysis, reported Health Data Management (HDM).
"We place that data into our enterprise data warehouse and then we do analytic processes on that, learning and
Backup cameras will prevent only one in three backup deaths. Cost is too high (millions per life) to mandate better technologies.
Surround view cameras could be the next big thing in automotive safety. They cost more and do more for safety than the long-delayed rear camera that will be required on all 2018 cars. A properly implemented surround view systemwith cameras on all four sideswill guard against backover deaths as well as more commonplace damage