Health care spending in the U.S. exceeds $3 trillion per year and 10 percent of the population – the chronically ill – accounts for approximately 60 percent of that cost. Those patients are distinguished by their complex medical conditions that often require costly interventions.
“That data isn’t correct.” Those four words are what every hospital’s data analysts must be prepared to hear and respond to at some point in every presentation they make. What they say next is critical and the stakes are high. How they respond can be the difference between
In an article posted by Managed Healthcare Executive on August 14, Vizient’s David Levine, MD, FACEP, vice president of advanced analytics and informatics, provided an overview of CMS’ rating methodology and the resulting issues it creates for hospitals and consumers
More than 100 years ago, the use of applied statistics and data visualization was pioneered in the field of nursing. Today, we call it “big data” and nurse leaders in hospitals across the country tap into it every day to not only improve their processes
In addition to caring for critically ill patients, caregivers and support staff are battling changes to workload, shortages in necessary PPE and concern for the safety of their own families; all leaving them vulnerable to extreme stress.
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