MemorialCare Turns to Health Care DataWorks for Enterprise Data Warehouse and Healthcare Analytics

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Health Care DataWorks will accelerate the Enterprise Data Warehouse implementation for MemorialCare Health System.

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We’re looking forward to putting MemorialCare in a much stronger position to leverage its vast information resources for more informed and timely decision-making.

Health Care DataWorks, Inc. (HCD) is entering into an agreement with MemorialCare Health System of Southern California to provide its KnowledgeEdge™ Enterprise Data Warehouse for a broader view of the health system’s data that will contribute to more informed and timely decision making.

MemorialCare, an integrated health care delivery system based in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA, will rely on HCD’s Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) to aggregate organization-wide data for seamless access to information across multiple operational systems, including clinical, administrative, and financial data. This end-to-end user analysis capability provides an increased level of business intelligence for more informed decisions that can improve quality, reduce costs and enhance the bottom line.

MemorialCare turned to HCD for a business intelligence solution to accelerate its EDW initiative because KnowledgeEdge includes numerous accelerators, including the underlying data model, comprehensive data dictionary, pre-built hospital dashboards and reports and technical expertise. The EDW is particularly beneficial in the new paradigm of health care, where the population health/pay-for-results approach is replacing the fee-for-service model.

“We’re looking forward to putting MemorialCare in a much stronger position to leverage its vast information resources for more informed and timely decision-making,” said Detlev H. (Herb) Smaltz, Health Care DataWorks CEO. “By aggregating and organizing all the data from multiple data-producing systems, MemorialCare’s decision makers will be able to use analytics to impact everything from patient quality and satisfaction to reimbursements.”

About Health Care DataWorks, Inc.
Health Care DataWorks, Inc., a leading provider of business intelligence solutions, empowers healthcare organizations to improve their quality of care and reduce costs. Through its pioneering KnowledgeEdge™ product suite, including its enterprise data model, analytic dashboards, applications and reports, Health Care DataWorks delivers an Enterprise Data Warehouse necessary for hospitals and health systems to effectively and efficiently gain deeper insights into their operations. For more information, visit http://www.hcdataworks.com.

About MemorialCare Health System
MemorialCare Health System is a not-for-profit integrated delivery system which includes six top hospitals – Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, Community Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills and San Clemente; medical groups – MemorialCare Medical Group, Memorial Prompt Care; an Independent Practice Association (IPA) – Greater Newport Physicians; MemorialCare HealthExpress retail clinics; and numerous outpatient health centers throughout the Southland.

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