Hospitals around the world are facing increased pressure to improve operations from multiple directions. Legal requirements, aging populations, and an ever-growing need to be service-oriented are forcing hospitals to do more with less. Hospitals could be doing more to coordinate, analyze, and use data to improve operational performance. A new generation of business intelligence (BI) tools, such as dashboards, can help.
financial business to business value chain
ultimately, substantial service and financial improvements. But as business intelligence must be integrated within the business processes, it must also be integrated in a way that is consistent across the organization. The manner in which data is collected, processed and stored has an immense impact on the quality and value of business intelligence tools. Master data management (MDM) is the area which defines how data is managed from its initial collection to final use, a critical underpinning of