From vaccines to virtual care, enterprise imaging to precision medicine, these are the growth areas that will shape the direction of healthcare, this year and beyond.
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At Geisinger in Pennsylvania, a pilot program to bring care to the homes of older patients with complex healthcare needs has shown a 35% reduction in visits to the emergency department visits, a 40% drop in hospital admissions and an average annual savings of nearly $8,000 per patient.
There’s an art to balancing new innovation while maintaining a high level of existing service: It requires a solid foundation of core systems, adherence to quality controls and an excellent service support model.
Move over patient engagement: A positive patient experience is the new imperative for health systems that recognize the value of customer satisfaction.
When working with big data, small inconsistencies in data entry matter. Leaving the task of cleaning up registration or demographic data to data scientists or IT staff will be expensive.