Electronic health records (EHR) provide practices the data to leverage healthcare analytics to their advantage. First, you need to verify that data is accurate and reliable.
An optimized EHR with clean data provides better answers to your business questions and better insights into maximizing practice operations and patient outcomes.
Data analytics in healthcare
Data analytics can show providers what steps to take to
- Improve patient outcomes
- Identify health disparities
- Show where and when staffing falls short
- Show how often certain care is in demand
- If a visit or treatment is likely to be denied
Predictive Analytics to Manage Office Workflows
Data about health issues and outcomes, can be used to assess your patient population for:
- Warning of developing conditions
- Likely no-shows in a given week
- Spikes in patient need on certain days
EHR Data Benefits to Your Practice Analytics
Patient information, demographics, trends in visits, and diagnoses can all be used to inform how care is delivered to your patients. Analytics showing data including blood sugar level and blood test results can help medical practices lower hospital readmission rates, reduce errors, and better identify at-risk populations.
Setting yourself up for success
Ensuring your staff has a reliable, user-friendly dashboard solution so they can confidently monitor trends and data is an essential element of success in today’s healthcare environment.