Penn Medicine uses data to enhance patient outcomes | #emcworld

From electronic medical records to telemedicine, technology has transformed healthcare. University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Medicine, consistently recognized as a leading academic medical center, uses technology in myriad ways to improve patient care.

With five hospitals, three rehabilitation hospitals and seven regional medical centers, Penn Medicine collects a lot of data.Vasee Sivasegaran, corporate director of infrastructure at Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, said that although it’s a struggle to manage, it benefits the health system in the long run.

“The more data we collect, the more information we’re able to gather,” he told Stu Miniman (@stu) and Brian Gracely (@bgracely), cohosts of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team. “We’ve had some good use-case scenarios where we’ve been able to track patient care in a positive way.”

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