We often hear about how the massive volumes of data the US government collects hold a treasure trove of answers to our most challenging questions – be it on population health,
national security, education or how to recoup losses from tax fraud. If only the government could figure out how to make use of all that information.
Texas is one example of a government that is using analytics to solve complex problems. As the case studies here demonstrate, agencies and academia in the Lone Star State are putting big data and analytics to work to eliminate waste, improve productivity and, in some cases, even enhance transparency.
The health care world is changing. And data has a
role to play in that change.
Traditional health care systems are becoming more
accessible and convenient, while also offering lower
priced options. Proactive care — rather than reactive
— is expected, including a shift from disease
management to disease prevention. Likewise,
a greater emphasis on personalized delivery,
including understanding populations, has led to
increased precision in holistic care management.
Combining conventional data sources with
data from previously untapped data sources —
such as electronic health records, wearables,
social determinants, social media, genetics and
diagnostics — creates new possibilities for
understanding the patterns, relationships, and
predictors of wellness and health.
Keep reading this e-book to discover how health
care leaders are generating new opportunities for
innovation and transforming how care is delivered.
Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: Aug 29, 2013
This single physician practice started with the need to increase efficiency and practice better care. After implementing Allscripts technology, the practice exponentially improved population health management, achieved Meaningful Use, cut two months out of their billing process—all while saving $65,000 annually.
Published By: Progress
Published Date: Mar 26, 2018
The transition to value-based outcomes, an aging population, and new mobile and
wearable and chat bot technologies are driving changes across every aspect of the
Advances in digital health technologies hold great promise that healthcare can be
delivered in smarter, simpler, and more cost effective ways. Mobile technologies
can foster patient engagement, enhance care team communication, reduce cost
of delivery, and improve the healthcare experience for both patients and their
The key is figuring out which apps to tackle first. This document outlines a few of
the key use cases that are showing positive impact. While this isn’t an exhaustive
list, it provides several great places to start on the digital health innovation journey.
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