A New View Of Data

Wireless devices, identity-management applications, and data-analysis tools are the latest must-have technologies helping health-care providers manage data and improve patient care.

InformationWeek Staff, Contributor

February 19, 2004

1 Min Read

At the most innovative health-care companies, better, more-efficient use of patient data is changing the practice of medicine. Wireless technologies are letting physicians and other hospital staff access and enter patient information where it's most needed: at the point of care. But accessing and sharing patient data also means protecting that information, for both ethical and regulatory reasons. To do so, health-care providers are turning to identity-management applications and authentication technologies.

On the back end, electronically stored patient information provides a potential treasure trove for analysis of outcomes and best practices that can help physicians better hone their treatments. To tap that treasure, health-care providers are using business-intelligence and data-analysis software.

The following pages show how health-care companies are leveraging these increasingly important technologies.

Wireless To
The Rescue
Identity Management
Takes Hold
Analytics Move
To The Clinic

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