10 Feb Hospitals seek ways to pull their data together
The market for bringing healthcare data from disparate sources into one view is growing by leaps, according to a new study from KLAS, a healthcare research firm based in Orem, Utah. The study notes that software giant Microsoft is rapidly expanding its footprint in what KLAS calls an emerging aggregation market.
Hospital information technology teams are turning to the aggregation of data to help frustrated clinicians, KLAS researchers say.
“In most cases, providers are choosing these solutions to put all relevant patient information at a doctor’s fingertips,” said Jeremy Bikman, executive vice president of research and strategy for KLAS. “However, other benefits like meeting reporting requirements, avoiding downtime and accessing information across care venues are also proving to be decision drivers.”
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