Quality & Patient Safety

Can predictive analytics push patient safety into the 21st century?

Patient Safety Monitor, December 14, 2016

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For industries across the country, data has become a key element of operational improvement, and the use of predictive analytics in particular has opened a new opportunity to better utilize a growing repository of data.

But when it comes to predictive analytics, the healthcare industry has lagged behind. Until recently, medical facilities did not have the means to collect and store clinical data. It wasn’t until electronic health records (EHR) became pervasive across the industry that that opportunity to use predictive analytics to improve patient care became a real possibility.

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