Mercy was recognized with the Missouri Hospital Association’s Aim for Excellence Award for delivery of improved population health, patient outcomes and experience, and value of care. The award recognizes progress toward the Triple Aim — better health, improved care and lower cost.
For health care organizations, big data can mean big improvements in patients’ health. As an early adopter of electronic health records (EHR), Mercy has spent the last decade pioneering ways to turn its extensive store of clinical data into insights that change people’s lives.
Opiates have been around for centuries, so why are they now causing a crisis? When pain was named the sixth vital sign and doctors were held accountable for treating pain, opiates worked well initially.