Chapter Eight Case StudyAnalytics and the Use of Advanced IT
Vincent Valley Health Care System has created an Innovation Center under the leadership ofDr. Robert Munsey, Chief of Family Practice. One of its first major projects is to create a newapproach to delivering primary care. A team was formed which included: Dr. Cynthia Andreson – Medical Leader Tasker Foothills primary care clinic Sameer Inanpudi – Director of Business Intelligence Jim Hanson – Special projects manager.The charter for the project states that the new primary care model should consider utilizingleading edge technologies ((big data, cognitive computing, data visualization, text mining,wearable technology, mobile computing, Internet of Things, etc.)A data set was available from the Federal Department Bureau of Labor Statistics that showedhousehold time use in the Tasker Hill area. A summary snapshot of the survey is included.
The team first examined the data and then created a new system for delivering primary care topatients with chronic conditions. They scheduled a meeting with Dr. Munsey to present theirproposal. Answer the following questions as your initial thread in this module’s discussionforum: What was the new process and systems use? What were its advantages and risks?