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Reducing Waste in Healthcare: Impact of IT
January 14, 2010, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Bob Kelley, Vice President, Healthcare Analytics, Thomson Reuters. This session will provide an objective look at the savings potential in the U.S. healthcare system based on findings from a recent Thomson Reuters white paper. Learn the different independent component categories of waste, as well as supporting details from published research studies, expert opinion and other evidence that quantify specific opportunities for savings. Are there areas where expenses can be cut without undermining quality? How prevalent are misuse and fraud? This session tackles the tangled issue of healthcare waste and provides a framework for thinking about where IT can help tackle the staggering opportunities to manage cost.