If you work in healthcare – as a payer, provider, or employer – you already know that data management solutions are a challenge. Healthcare organizations work with a myriad of data from many different sources, none of which are specifically designed to work well with one another. But having complete, comprehensive, and usable information on patient care, health history, claims and payment, and other critical details is essential to providing optimal care.
The difficulties collecting, storing, and analyzing data within most healthcare organizations are not new. A quick search of the “top data management challenges in healthcare” provides thousands of results that reinforce the same issues year after year:
While these challenges surface year after year for payers, providers, and employers alike, there has long been a lack of urgency from vendors who could build effective solutions. That is, until Cedar Gate Technologies decided to create a comprehensive solution for managing all your healthcare data.
Value-based care organizations cannot thrive without high-quality, accessible data. With the vast amount of care- and patient-related information available today, having extensive data management capabilities is not just nice to have but essential for success. Healthcare information comes from a wide variety of sources – payer data, EHR data, government data, and third-party vendors – and it’s in multiple formats that don’t always work well together.
Sorting through this disparate data using legacy data management systems often requires significant manual work for team members. Because of these challenges, many organizations use PDF file attachments or scanned documents to collect and store data within a system. But that unstructured information is not readily accessible for analysis or to make important care decisions.
To combat these issues, Cedar Gate built the most comprehensive enterprise data management solution available to healthcare providers. It’s centered around our proprietary “data lake,” where we pull in data from multiple sources and make it usable – not only across our entire platform, but also to share with external partners through common APIs. This ensures everyone is working from the same dataset.
When you’re working in a data management system that normalizes disparate data from multiple sources, data extraction, ingestion and augmentation is simpler and more streamlined. You can automate complex tasks, so data is not only available, but also usable by everyone involved in patient care. Our proprietary system:
Tackling the data management challenge is an essential part of successful healthcare delivery for patients and members. It’s also a critical part of achieving value-based care objectives for providing the most cost-effective care in the right settings, optimizing outcomes and patient satisfaction, and addressing health equity. Cedar Gate is ready to help organizations take the necessary steps to achieve those goals as we march forward in the Value Revolution.
Making these changes is not optional, so it’s time to either march forward on this journey or fall behind. Let’s turn the page on healthcare history together.