Geisinger Healthcare and DatStat Work to Improve Patient Care

Geisinger Health System, a leader in healthcare information technology, is working with DatStat Inc. to improve the capture and management of patient information. By integrating DatStat data collection and management software into its sophisticated electronic health record, Geisinger’s information technology team will provide patients and physicians with a powerful new tool that will help to better understand and measure patient outcomes and what patients prefer and provide real-time feedback to improve quality, reduce risk and increase patient safety.

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“DatStat software provides a valuable platform that allows us to directly link research we do to improving how health care is delivered,” said Walter “Buzz” Stewart, Ph.D., director, Geisinger Center for Health Research.

Danville (PRWEB) May 3, 2010

Geisinger Health System, a leader in healthcare information technology, is working with DatStat Inc. to improve the capture and management of patient information.

By integrating DatStat data collection and management software into its sophisticated electronic health record, Geisinger’s information technology team will provide patients and physicians with a powerful new tool that will help to better understand and measure patient outcomes and what patients prefer and provide real-time feedback to improve quality, reduce risk and increase patient safety.

“DatStat software provides a valuable platform that allows us to directly link research we do to improving how health care is delivered,” said Walter “Buzz” Stewart, Ph.D., director, Geisinger Center for Health Research. “The integration of real time patient data into the electronic health record will help us gain insight into ways we can improve how we deliver care to patients.”

About Geisinger Health System
Geisinger is a $2.1 billion integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record, and the development and implementation of innovative care models including advanced medical home and ProvenCare ("warranty") program. The system serves more than 2 million residents throughout 41 counties in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. For more information, visit http://www.geisinger.org.

About DatStat
DatStat is the leading provider of software solutions for healthcare organizations committed to improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare services. Over the past 10 years DatStat has played a vital role in delivering quality software solutions to streamline and efficiently manage the collection of information throughout an enterprise, with a focus on addressing the challenges of healthcare and social service organizations, universities, Global 2000 companies, and market research companies worldwide. DatStat closely collaborates with a broad ecosystem of research organizations and continues to develop its industry leading enterprise feedback management, and survey and research management solutions, Illume™ and Discovery™. Together, DatStat and its customers are working to advance a vision of improving research and helping to advance the quality of our lives. For more information, visit http://www.datstat.com.

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