Providers turn to analytics to keep patients healthier (Health Data Managment)
[By Gienna Shawe]
Anyone who’s shopped on the e-commerce juggernaut Amazon.com knows that the company analyzes customers’ shopping habits and serves up suggestions for what they might like to buy next. If you’re looking at one product, it can tell you how many customers bought a different item or what they bought in addition to that item.
“Why can’t we do that in healthcare?” wonders Charles “Chuck” Christian, vice president of technology and engagement at the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE).
Organizations are “learning now how to standardize [data] and normalize…