This new article reviews the persistent challenges with accessing and assimilating pertinent operational and data insights from the disparate IT systems used in enterprise medical imaging.

Despite the widespread adoption of EHRs, a growing plethora of data silos still exists. This fragmentation impedes the effectiveness of most available business operations and analytics applications and therefore limits an organization’s ability to leverage them to drive behavioral change. These facts continue to limit the ability of radiology leaders to understand the opportunities to improve their organizations performance.

In healthcare, and imaging specifically performance improvement and having a clear understanding of business performance is paramount now more than ever.