Optimizing EHRs to Aid in Reaching Value-Based Care, Population Health and Quality Reporting Goals

Friday, April 20, 2018 Environmental Health
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Healthcare leaders working to meet value-based care, population health and quality reporting goals must choose a myriad of avenues and tactics. Pivot Point Consulting, a Vaco Company recently published insight to help leaders use tools they already have--namely, their existing EHRs.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Healthcare leaders working to meet value-based care, population

health and quality reporting goals must choose a myriad of avenues and tactics. Pivot Point Consulting, a Vaco Company recently published insight to help leaders use tools they already have—namely, their existing EHRs.

Rachel Marano, Pivot Point Consulting's Managing Partner, said her firm recommends that organizations first leverage current systems and solutions before identifying and investing in new ones. "With so many new technologies and possible methodologies, it can be easy for leadership to overlook the potential in their current tools," she explained. "With a clear EHR optimization methodology and plan, as well as input from providers and clinicians, hospitals and health systems can provide data-driven care that complements provider workflows and contributes to positive patient outcomes."

Many healthcare organizations are already analyzing patient data to identify savings opportunities, but what often goes overlooked is how the configuration and use of the EHR can make a significant impact on cost and care. The article, "EHR Optimization as a Bridge to Population Health Management," provides practical and proven insights to organizations maturing their population health capabilities and entering VBC programs by addressing key questions, including:

  • What clinical workflow supportive functionality is available in the EHR to aid and prompt care team members to ask the right patients the right questions?
  • Can those functionalities help the care team implement low-cost interventions to quickly put population health management into action?
  • How can these opportunities be implemented without disruption of patient care flow?

The full article, "EHR Optimization as a Bridge to Population Health Management," can be found here.

About Pivot Point Consulting, a Vaco Company Pivot Point Consulting is a healthcare IT consulting leader specializing in technology and strategic advisory services, EHR implementation, training, optimization, legacy support and project management. The firm has 250 consultants, 50 internal employees and serves over 50 clients across the nation. Clients range from large multi-hospital networks to academic institutions, pediatric hospitals, and local community clinics. The company has earned many industry and workplace quality awards including: highest rated vendor in KLAS Implementation Services Select Category (July 2017 report), #1 in KLAS for Epic Consulting in the Select Category in 2016, and #9 in Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in 2016. For more information about Pivot Point Consulting, visit http://www.pivotpointconsulting.com. Follow us on Twitter @pivotpc.

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SOURCE Pivot Point Consullting



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