main line health

Business Intelligence for Better Insulin Therapy Management

Quick facts

Organization: Main Line Health
Employees: 2,200 medical staff; 10,200 employees
Facilities: 4 acute care hospitals; 1,200 beds
Industry: Healthcare
EMR: Siemens Soarian
Headquarters: Bryn Mawr, PA
Solution: Diver Platform

Key goal

In order to gain insight into its data and have more actionable information for its executives and clinical leaders, Munson Healthcare sought a healthcare analytics solution that would:

  • Integrate data from its various EHRs with other source systems to create a unified view of data.
  • Allow the organization to build applications to support the various areas of its True North framework.
  • Push data out to its front lines, to enable clinicians and staff to make more data-informed decisions.

Harm Scherpbier, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer at Main Line Health, decided to use Diver Platform™ (Diver) to create an Endocrinology Analytics (EA) business intelligence dashboard to analyze physician insulin therapy ordering patterns and to correlate the choice of insulin regimen with patients’ glucose outcomes.

The EA team represented a collaboration of endocrinology physicians, patient educators, IT Analytics and the Hospitalist Service for all Main Line Health facilities. One challenge the team immediately faced was preparing and analyzing the clinical data to create actionable insights