Exploring CV Service Line Analytics
Q: Where should heart hospitals begin if they want to start using data analytics?
A: Digitization is the key. Start by identifying areas where paper continues to hide data rather than illuminate care process dynamics. For all digital information, build standards for producing and consuming data so that the data collected has meaning, and those who need the information have access and know what to do with the information available.
Q: What unique challenges do heart hospitals face that can be addressed by healthcare analytics?
A: Understanding biometrics, imaging data, labs, medications, process, and outcomes measures make for a richly complex set of data to leverage to drive value in cardiovascular care.
Q: How can data analytics improve clinical care in a cardiology department?
A: With good data governance, a cardiology department can efficiently care for a variety of patients. With well-controlled processes to ensure proper... read more