Improve Health Delivery While Maximizing the Benefits of Technology
New infrastructure technologies are available that can reduce costs, improve performance and accelerate efforts to achieve meaningful use. These benefits are critical as organizations are driven to become as lean as possible – without sacrificing quality of care or patient safety. In many cases, these opportunities can support current EHR initiatives:
Healthcare IT has moved beyond the hospital doors. Now organizations need to integrate with multiple systems locally, regionally and nationally. Learn more about the benefits of our Integration Solutions.
Enterprise Information Management
Treat data as a strategic asset, stop the internal data wars caused by lack of access to metadata, simplify the data plumbing, and obtain and distribute data faster. EIM is not just a technology solution, but a comprehensive program that maximizes health providers’ investments in their information assets. Our agile, layered offering provides value to healthcare providers who have an abundance of information systems, but lack a comprehensive strategy.
Enterprise Information Management Services (PDF, 206KB)
Health Intelligence Solutions
Hospitals and health systems are faced with enormous data reporting and performance pressures to effectively manage the business of providing safe, high-quality healthcare. Fortunately, healthcare intelligence solutions can satisfy the growing need.
White paper: Health Intelligence for Performance-Driven Hospitals
Success story: World’s largest Healthcare Informatics Database
Health Information Exchanges (HIEs)
Health Information Exchanges enable authorized caregivers, patients, public health authorities, and other providers to share electronic patient health information across different settings and geographical areas. These powerful capabilities must be made secure and confidential in order to win the trust and consent of patients and the endorsement of clinicians. We understand what it takes to interconnect healthcare organizations at a national level; we’ve been doing it for years.
Success story: South East Michigan Health Information Exchange
Health IT and Informatics
Whether it's building health information exchanges to connect "data islands," using leading-edge technology to streamline operations for payers and providers, or partnering with federal, state and local governments to transform healthcare delivery, CSC has deep experience and expertise in every facet of health IT.
Patient Health Information
Privacy and security are mission-critical issues now that the proposed changes to HIPAA are about to be finalized and organizations must attest to having completed a comprehensive risk assessment in order to achieve meaningful use. We apply the expert services of over 2,000 information security practitioners, industry best practices and best-of-breed tools. Our suite of services is matched to your specific needs and balanced with the scope of value-at-risk.
Case Study: CSC Academy Teaches Digital Forensics
The proliferation of smart mobile devices among healthcare professionals and the explosion of healthcare apps are astounding. Physicians are adopting smart mobile devices at double the rate of the general population and applications are currently available for more than 17,000 healthcare tasks. To ensure that your organization realizes the maximum value and potential of this movement to improve care and meet your goals will require developing a mHealth strategy that sets the vision and direction and proactively establishes the ground rules for use.
Many provider organizations have made achieving meaningful use their top priority. This is understandable. However, if organizations fail to develop a cloud strategy, then they may miss key opportunities to save on capital expenditures today. The benefits to introducing cloud computing often accrue relatively quickly. Organizations may even be able to use some of the capital savings gained by adopting cloud to help pay for some of the meaningful use initiatives. The need to become more agile, innovate faster and be more cost-effective is driving the need for change. It is fueling cloud adoption, transforming IT delivery and creating new business opportunities.
White paper: Cloud Computing in Healthcare
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