Rapid change is a way of life in the healthcare industry, and even the most agile provider organization can find it difficult to keep pace. Take, for example, the sheer volume of clinical and operational data being generated on a daily basis. How do you harness all of that data and turn it into evidence-based knowledge that you can act on?The SAS Healthcare Provider Practice is committed to helping you keep pace with change by delivering software solutions and strategic services designed to spark innovation and drive improvement based on best evidence. More than 500 US hospitals use SAS software to improve their quality of care, productivity and patient/staff relations…to enable better and more informed decisions…and to drive their organizations forward.
Only SAS addresses the entire process of translating raw data into useful, trusted and timely information for evidence-based decisions. Only SAS gives you THE POWER TO KNOW® how to improve:
Patient Safety and Quality of Care
- Identify best practices by measuring performance against benchmarks.
- Drive evidence-based practice by sharing information at the point of service.
- Optimize outcomes by understanding the cause-and-effect relationships between performance metrics.
- Control rising costs, respond to increasing regulatory and consumer scrutiny, and implement initiatives such as pay-for-performance.
- Adapt easily to new business models.
- Identify strategies to address revenue cycle and performance management issues.
- Maximize allocation of scarce resources, and eliminate waste and duplication of effort by analyzing operational data.
- Enhance communication and collaboration across the delivery system.
Integration of Clinical and Business Information for Evidence-Based Management
- Measure, monitor and evaluate performance relative to employee and physician retention, internal operations and clinical care, growth in market share, revenue growth and productivity enhancement.
- Connect revenue and profits with intangible measures such as patient, employee and physician satisfaction by integrating data from disparate systems.