Allowing stakeholders to access data while protecting patient rights remains a significant challenge. But there is a potential solution, according to Mayo Clinic Platform researchers, who describe a “federated approach” in which data are stored in encrypted containers.
As health systems continue to gather large amounts of data, the challenge becomes finding a standardized way to refine data into valuable information, said our panelists during a recent panel discussion. “We need to get to the point where people are using the insights we’re providing to manage their business or operations.”
Building engagement tools in a way that “surfaces through the care team” is a critical goal for Ashis Barad, MD, Chief Digital and Information Officer at Allegheny Health Network. But it can’t be “built in a way that’s just adding burden to the care teams by having more alerts put in front of them,” he said in this interview.
During a recent webinar, data analytics leaders talked about the leaps and bounds data analytics has taken, and how their organizations look to push it even further and “use it in ways we wouldn’t have foreseen 12 years ago.”
Despite the critical role it plays in ensuring organizations have the agility needed to move forward, application rationalization isn’t always a top priority. In a recent panel, Stephanie Lahr, Susan Carman and Justin Campbell talk about why it should be, and how leaders can get past the key hurdles.