Hospitals Are Finally Starting to Put Real-Time Data to Use

A new article in the Harvard Business Review New England Journal of Medicine's  joint innovation website highlights Network members Salem Health and ThedaCare. These two organizations are leading the way in understanding how to develop and use Clinical Business Intelligence to improve care at the bedside. The article, written by John Toussaint, MD and Melissa Mannon, describes the core elements of developing a Clinical Business Intelligence system. Despite the millions of dollars spent on complying with Meaningful Use guidelines, most healthcare organizations do not have the information they need to improve care. Clinical Business Intelligence is an important trend in healthcare and has gotten the attention of HBR and NEJM editors. Read the article here.    

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