Analytics software presents a growing ever-present danger to organizations that do not understand how to best utilize the reports generated. Effective data governance requires that an overall objective for the analytics be set in advance of running reports.Continue reading
Tag: comparative effectiveness
Web 3.0 Data-Mining for Comparative Effectiveness and CDS
Comparative effectiveness research, supported by data mining, allows organizations to identify affordable therapies that enhance patient care.Continue reading
Is “Meaningful Use” Meaningful?
Transformation of healthcare requires a complete disruption of our current system of healthcare delivery.Continue reading
Hospital Computerization Not a Budget Saver, Concludes Study
The recent survey of over four thousand hospitals found no connection between computerization and reduced costs. In addition, increased computerization led to only small improvements in the quality of care.Continue reading
Is It Time to Play NICE?
Much of the resistance to healthcare reform in Congress and beyond is based on cost concerns. Perhaps the success of healthcare reform is dependent upon the ability of comparative effectiveness research to show the way to cost savings that can fund the reform.Continue reading