The 4 Characteristics of True Healthcare Enterprise-Wide Reporting

While each hospital has a unique culture, vision and community footprint, there is one thing that all hospital executives have in common: on today’s relentlessly fast-paced and constantly-changing healthcare landscape, they are ceaselessly bombarded with messaging about analytics, business intelligence and big data.

And to make things even more challenging, executives are also constantly at-risk of being “unable to see the forest for the trees” due to obstacles such as silos that disconnect departments, spreadsheets that do not synchronize, and growing workloads that must be properly handled by fewer people.

In theory, healthcare enterprise-wide reporting is supposed to step up and deliver the insight that executives need to ensure that both the forest and the trees are part of the picture — i.e. that they have a clear line of sight across their data, their reporting strategy and their organization’s goals. Yet in practice, this is not often the case. Instead of clarity and cohesion, executives struggle with confusion and chaos.

Executives are also constantly at-risk of being “unable to see the forest for the trees” due to silos that disconnect departments and spreadsheets that do not synchronize.

The root of this common problem is that a true healthcare enterprise-wide reporting system does not work out-of-the-box. It must be customized and calibrated to align with four defining characteristics: Singular, Stability, Sharing and Streamlined.

  • Singular: the backbone of the system must be a singular database that is automatically fed by all required applications and sources, and that synchronizes data to create a trusted single-source-of-truth.
  • Stability: the system must have a stable and consistent look and feel, in order to maximize both efficiency and usability.
  • Sharing: it must be easy to share reports with designated individuals and teams across the organization.
  • Streamlined: executives must have streamlined, hands-on access to the data they need, and when they need it.

Next Steps

At Polaris, we equip and empower hospitals with a true healthcare enterprise-wide reporting system — which is one that reflects all of the characteristics noted above — so that executives get what they need to lead the way: accurate, trusted and actionable intelligence that drives faster and smarter decision-making.

To learn more about our solutions, technologies and approach contact Polaris today.

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