Hospitals around the world are facing increased pressure to improve operations from multiple directions. Legal requirements, aging populations, and an ever-growing need to be service-oriented are forcing hospitals to do more with less. Hospitals could be doing more to coordinate, analyze, and use data to improve operational performance. A new generation of business intelligence (BI) tools, such as dashboards, can help.
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now be delivered beyond administrative offices and directly to clinical staff who can make the most use of it. In turn, this access to increasingly real-time data provides a finer level of insight into data, resulting in more precise decision making and optimization. Further, by integrating BI within business processes and distributing it more widely, decisions can be made at the point of impact. But to ensure that the data can be trusted, a solid data foundation must first be established. 2.0