Precision medicine and value-based care are the buzzwords these days as healthcare organizations move further ahead in their journey of improving the quality of care for patients and their attempts in reducing hospital readmissions. With the move to precision medicine and value-based care, a few things have come to fruition and it’s becoming more clear that collaboration, big data, and the cloud are going to be key in this new world of healthcare. Continue reading our latest roundup for more.
Salesforce Adds Tools to Identify High-Risk Patients in Cloud
This past week, Salesforce announced an expansion to their healthcare cloud, which will include risk scoring capabilities, allowing healthcare coordinators to more accurately identify high-risk patients and track progress across patient populations. Providers will have the ability to identify and target at-risk patients by segmenting their patient populations, helping focus on those who need the most attention. Continue reading about the latest addition to their product line here.
Engaging the Empowered Patient
There is no doubt that the future of healthcare lies in big data and having access to insights will only aide healthcare providers in their move to a value-based care approach. The real key to enabling better patient outcomes, though, will stem from how well organizations are able to manage the volumes of data they have at their fingertips. With effective data management, providers will have a better understanding of patients at an individual level and can tailor their care accordingly. Find out more about how providers are preparing for the future of healthcare here.
Big Data Analytics Solutions Significant to Health IT
According to Research and Markets, the global big data market is expected to reach $81 billion by 2022, and HIT infrastructure says the main factor driving this growth is the Internet of Things (IoT). With this growth new big data analytics models are emerging to reduce the friction that comes with sorting and analyzing mass amounts of data. Another solution to big data management? Having it in the cloud. Continue reading here for more.
How Value-Based Care Can Inspire Partnerships
With the growth of value-based care, we are also seeing some trends emerge, and if you put aside the technology, there are some cultural changes that must take place in order for it to work. The Health Network of Missouri (HNM), a coalition of six independent health systems serving patients across the state, believes that success with value-based reimbursement depends on working together to share the burdens and benefits of changing payment structures. Continue reading for more.