March 4, 2019 – Healthcare has become increasingly interested in data and the insights that can be found when analyzed.
And this preoccupation isn’t in vain. Data analytics have been proven to increase efficiencies and reduce costs. In healthcare, reducing costs and improving the delivery of patient care is vital.
Ensuring that quality clinical staff members are in the right place at the right time is one of the biggest challenges for hospitals and health systems. However, in many provider organizations managers may find themselves relying on little more than guesswork, intuition, and what they did the previous schedule period to schedule their staff.
With analytics pushing further into healthcare, many leaders are left feeling the pressure to add another hat to their collection of skills – one which they may not have any previous knowledge of or experience in. For those who don’t bask in the complex world of analytics, statistics, and advanced mathematical modeling can seem like a foreign language.
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