Healthcare organizations are continually looking for ways to improve efficiency and optimize workflows without burdening staff or patients. However, with staffing and resource shortages plaguing health systems since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, enhancing operations and care can seem like an unattainable goal.

Perioperative care, that is, the care provided before, during, and after surgery, is one area where enhanced workflows have the potential to dramatically improve outcomes. According to Jane Peck, Saint Luke's Central Region COO and vice president of service lines, the health system is one of many facing challenges in improving operational efficiency. But hospital leaders are overcoming these using a combination of data analytics and clinical intelligence to boost perioperative care.

Health IT Analytics talked to Peck about Saint Luke's collaboration with care operations company Qventus to help increase efficiency with a growing demand for surgical services. 

Read the full Health IT Analytics article: Leveraging Data Analytics, Clinical Intelligence to Bolster Perioperative Care

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