Report: Data Sharing Pilot Helped Hospitals Save $11B
A new report found that Premier's quality improvement initiative -- called QUEST -- helped hospitals save more than$11.7 billion and avoid 136,375 deaths over a five-and-a-half-year period. Participating hospitals use Premier's integrated technology platform and social networking community to share patient data and connect with other providers.
- "Premier Collaborative Saves Hospitals Nearly $11.7B, Avoids 136,000-Plus Deaths" (Thomas, Charlotte Business Journal, 2/13)
- "QUEST Hospitals Report Big Numbers" (Monegain, Healthcare IT News, 2/14)