The amount of data that is gathered, stored, and disseminated across the healthcare spectrum has increased exponentially over the past several years. According to a recent Black Book survey, 93% of hospital and physician executives report that they are actively seeking ways to link care with analytics and outcomes to support the consumerism of healthcare and shift to value-based payments through vendor solutions. GPOs are at the center of this vast collection of data because of their unique role as a conduit between their members and suppliers.
- Identify the evolving role of technology in data collection.
- Discuss the characteristics of effective performance metrics.
- Analyze opportunities to use data in new ways to improve efficiencies.