EHR Intelligence: Case study – How clinical analytics helps with meaningful use

EHR IntelligenceAugust 20, 2014
Jennifer Bresnick

Whether a healthcare organization is attesting to Stage 1 or Stage 2 of meaningful use this year, the process may not be entirely intuitive for physicians and other clinicians responsible for documenting patient care.  At Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH),physicians have a little bit of help from the hospital’s Queriable Patient Information Dossier (QPID), a clinical analytics engine developed at the hospital that provides actionable insights drawn from patient information stored in EHRs and data repositories, making meaningful use attestation just a little bit easier for harried clinicians.

“You can imagine that with all the components of meaningful use that our physicians are responsible for, they are begging the hospital leadership to help them get the data that they need to put into the chart and do it in a way that doesn’t require them to take their energies away from seeing the patient,” says Dr. David Ting, Associate Medical Director for Information Systems at the MGH Physicians Organization.

Read the full article: EHR Intelligence, August 20, 2014

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