Data analytics is at the center of one health system’s plan to create a “mission control” center with a “Wall of Analytics” to help improve service and outcomes at all the hospitals it manages.
According to a Bloomberg analysis, job postings for data scientists rose 75 percent from January 2015 to January 2018 at the popular job search website Indeed.com.
EHRs can be a powerful tool in fighting hospital acquired infections, as one recent study shows.
Several of the challenges relate to key health information management initiatives, such as data analytics, cybersecurity, and patient engagement.
The world of healthcare and HIM is quickly moving to meet the demand of analyzing and making sense of all the data that is collected—and, ultimately, turning it into useful information.