Datashop Blog

The Impact of Referral Management on Value-based Care

Did you know one-third of all the patients never follow through their referrals? Or that most healthcare organizations lose about 30% to 60% patients on account of inefficient referrals? If by the year 2020, value-based care is expected to be the...

The Future of Healthcare with 100% Interoperability

A personal health record of any patient, whether it is an aging parent, a spouse or a child with a chronic illness, contains a summary of medications, lab results, visit notes, billing information and more, and interoperability makes it easy to...

Bringing Social Determinants to Revolutionize Healthcare

Imagine two patients, almost identical, found with a high risk of congestive heart failure. One patient hailing from Florida, a 58-year old male and another male patient from Kentucky, of the same age. Both these patients happened to visit the same...

Preventive Care 101: The Next-Generation of Big Data driven Healthcare

The term ‘Big data’ has been making rounds in the healthcare space for quite some time. So far, we have witnessed how Big data has been availed to carry out data integration, population health management, care management, referral management and...

Population Health Management is the Bridge to Quality in Care

I can easily, hands down, say that no one is a stranger to the ‘quality-versus-quantity of care’ debate. A while ago, I read about a patient with terminal cancer and the choices she made following her diagnosis. The patient, a 51-year old female was...