Recent IDC Health Insights reports 4 ways healthcare organizations will leverage analytics for population health management.
Healthcare organizations are starting to recognized the critical role data plays in the success of accountable care according to recent report, “Business Strategy: Analytics Leads Accountable Care Investment Priority,” by IDC Health Insights. Based on the results of IDC Health Insights’ 2012 Accountable Care Survey and IDC’s Global Technology and Industry Research Organization IT Survey, 2012, the findings clearly show an increasing focus on analytics for population health management.
The report is intended to provide healthcare executives with a series of investment benchmarks for accountable care technology investment trends to help prioritize their investment focus towards analytics required for population health management.
“Access to timely, complete, accurate, contextual, and digestible data is the lynchpin for accountable care success,” said Cynthia Burghard, research director, Accountable Care IT Strategies, IDC Health Insights. “All indications, from survey results and from discussions with healthcare thought leaders and technology suppliers, are that analytics is the number one investment priority on the agenda for healthcare organizations engaging in accountable care.”
The top 4 reported ways healthcare organizations will leverage analytics for population health management are:
- Care Management (66%)
- Clinical outcomes (64%)
- Performance Measurement (64%)
- Clinical Decision-Making (57%)
Additional key findings include:
Other key findings in the report include:
- Healthcare organizations embracing advanced analytics and new data sources
- Advanced analytics investments in streaming data monitoring and analysis, text mining, and social graph analysis
- New data sources such as mobile devices, social media, and unstructured clinical data are being used to support accountable care
- Growing interest to invest in new data sources
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