Health IT Implementation And The Importance Of Data Liquidity

Mike Behrmann | Segue Technologies | June 19, 2013

We’ve all heard the latest buzz words: big data, data visualization, data integrity. The prevalence of these terms in Health IT circles are evidence that Healthcare organizations are faced with immense amounts of data, and their “buzz” status is more than enough warning that facing data challenges is an imminent prospect. With better and faster technologies and the implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Health Insurance Exchanges (HIEs) in the near future, we will see even more data flooding into the national system of health networks and databases. IT partners like Segue will have a critical role in supporting health organizations in their data challenges – managing data volume, ensuring data quality, and ensuring accessibility.

Data Liquidity

One of the main focuses of healthcare reform is ensuring that patients are the center of all medical decisions. It is evident that if reaching a truly patient-centered healthcare system is our goal, more must be done with patient data. [...]