Intelligent Decision Support
Where enterprise technologies leave off, clinical and financial data analytics step in.
For all its complexities, healthcare is an amazingly effective industry. Yet everyone will admit that change is necessary. With exceptions, healthcare today is still largely a fee-for-service business. The resulting inefficiencies are not only hard to ignore, they are also a detriment to clinical quality, according to The Dartmouth Atlas Project, an ongoing study of medical resource distribution in the United States. Researchers found that regions where Medicare spending is the highest actually produce the poorest outcomes.
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