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Dashboard Inspiration: Two Examples in Healthcare

By Alvin Wong
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As we get ready for the HIMSS Conference, it is a good time to recognize how organizations across the healthcare continuum are using data and analytics to improve patient outcomes and increase operational efficiencyHere are a few examples:  

CarePartners Health Services

CarePartners is a private, nonprofit healthcare organization which provides a full continuum of post-acute care to over 2,000 individuals daily in almost 200 facilities in North Carolina.

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From data housed in three clinical care systems, a consolidated dashboard delivered in context empowers caregivers and administrators to monitor key performance indicators historically and in real-time. This immediate feedback process has helped improve performance of some key metrics from less than 25% to over 90%. To learn more details, view the case study.


eClinical Insights

eClinical Insights (formerly PharmaPros) provides cloud-based clinical software that empowers clinical research professionals with the strategic visibility to make rapid, data-driven decisions to positively impact the performance and cost of their clinical trials.

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By embedding Logi Info, eClinical Insights is able to offer visualizations that allow users to quickly and easily answer the primary questions they have when running reports. The heat map is a visualization that enables clinical reviewers to understand adverse events that are occurring in a study. Users can view event frequency by size and color and organize them by terminologies. To learn more details, view the case study.


Originally published February 21, 2014; updated on November 10th, 2017

About the Author

Alvin Wong has an extensive background in solution architecture and implementation of SaaS and business intelligence applications. Alvin earned his MS in Engineering Management from Stanford University and BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.