In previous posts we have taken a look at healthcare provider trends for 2017. Our first 4 trends, Handing the Patient Portal Reins to the Patient; Connecting Patients to Connected Health; Increased Demand for Mobile Creates Connectivity Challenges; Retail Health Clinics Increase Access to Affordable Care. In our last trend, Integrating Non-Traditional data to Achieve the Triple AIM, we take a lok at the importance of integrating a variety of data sources to deliver a 360-degree view of a patient.
For years, healthcare organizations have been tackling the ongoing challenge of collecting and integrating enterprise-wide patient data from countless disparate data sources. Federal reforms and technological advances have helped progress seamless data integration through things such as electronic health record systems (EHRs), enterprise data warehouses, and data lakes. While integration and access to traditional patient data is important, it is not sufficient to drive toward the triple aim – Improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction); improving the health of populations; and reducing the cost of health care.
Achieving the triple aim requires integration and analysis of both traditional and non-traditional patient data in order to obtain a comprehensive 360-degree view of a patient. A 360-degree view of a patient has tremendous potential to advance the quality of care while enhancing patient experience and reducing the overall cost of healthcare. Take a deeper dive into this trend, including the benefits of patient-360, by downloading our guide, top 5 healthcare provider trends for 2017.
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