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Healthcare Informatics, Health Informatics, and Health Information Management

Healthcare organizations receive a great deal of electronic data from EMRs, HIEs, digital imaging scans, insurance claims data, and more. If these sources are not interoperable, then it’s critical to enable healthcare informatics if you want to support deep and precise analytics.

Data management, particularly integration and data quality are key components of health informatics, healthcare informatics, and health information management. Organizations need to tap into these same informatics in order to answer important questions such as:

  • How do we reduce readmissions?
  • Where are there gaps in care, and how do we close them?

The answers to such complex questions call for longitudinal views of patient information at both the individual and patient registry level across the continuum of care.

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Furthermore, data is not truly actionable until it is fit for purpose. Once information is collected and aggregated from various sources, providers must ensure its accuracy, completeness, and consistency. They need a plan and supporting solutions that promote sound data management.

A unified platform for integrating data, managing its quality, and presenting it through intuitive views will greatly increase the productivity of informatics professionals, and will provide the insight needed to promote better patient care and improve outcomes.

Omni-HealthData from Information Builders is an information management solution that provides health informatics and health information management by delivering a 360-degree view of the entire patient journey. With Omni-HealthData, providers can achieve a timely, trusted view of patient information across the continuum of care to support strategic business initiatives.

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