Posts in Category: healthcare analytics

Analytics use case contest—share your successes with process improvement 

Do you have a great story about how data analytics have led to better patient care or lower costs or—even better—both? We want to hear about it and we’re sure other healthcare providers do too.

We’re soliciting examples of how analytics have revealed opportunities for process improvement. And to make it fun, we’re going to raffle off gift cards worth up to $100 at the LUMEDX Users Group Conference.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 08/22/2019 Categories: analytics healthcare analytics HealthView Analytics STS

Cost savings with same-day discharge for PCI patients 

The U.S. healthcare system could save between $200 million and $500 million per year if 50 percent of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients were discharged the same day, as reported by JAMA Cardiology. A Canadian study showed that same-day discharge (SDD) after PCI was associated with a 50 percent reduction in costs, with a mean saving of U.S. $1,086 per patient, and European studies of this subject have also reported significant savings per patient.

Yet despite the evidence, many hospitals are still missing out on this significant savings opportunity and the rate of same-day discharge after PCI remains low.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 07/25/2019 Categories: analytics healthcare analytics patient satisfaction PCI

What we’ve learned: How to save $1M in your CV service line 

The United States spends more per capita on healthcare than any other industrialized nation yet ranks at the bottom of the list for quality of care. Where some see a problem, Matt Esham sees the chance to do better.

“That delta between being the biggest spender and having the worst outcomes equals an opportunity,” says LUMEDX’s Director of Business Intelligence.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 06/27/2019 Categories: analytics healthcare analytics HealthView Analytics performance value-based care

Finances top hospital execs list of concerns 

That the financial challenge of running a hospital ranked as the top concern in an annual study by the American College of Healthcare Executives should come as little surprise to anyone in the industry. Overwhelmed by the fact that revenues are growing at a considerably slower pace than ever before, providers are left scrambling for ways to bring down expenses without sacrificing quality.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 03/04/2019 Categories: ACC American College of Cardiology analytics healthcare analytics performance