Rochester Regional Health utilizes Qlik to make better use of their Epic data.
By Mark Bilotta on August 9, 2016
5 min read
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If you’ve been reading these Customer Spotlights in the past, you know the importance of fully understanding the patient journey. It’s well established that a more complete understanding of patient encounters, outcomes and costs and their interrelation leads to best practices. In turn, it allows each hospital or care facility to run more efficiently by reducing length of stay, avoiding preventable readmissions, and refining protocols for patients with chronic conditions.
Whose story rings true to many of these examples. As a newly formed health system, Rochester Regional Health (Rochester, NY) found itself using a variety of disparate systems -- Crystal Reports from Epic Systems and SQL-based extracts and reports that were dumped into Excel files – to extract and report data. The health system’s director of Business Intelligence, David Meintel, knew that a single, integrated solution was required, a solution that was compatible with Epic.