Another major risk factor is obesity. While not all people with diabetes are obese, and not all who are obese develop diabetes, about 54% of middle-aged Americans who are obese will develop diabetes in their lifetime. This sets the stage for an alarming rise in prediabetes and diabetes, ever increasing the urgent response necessary for hospitals and health systems. There are number of comorbidities that are related to diabetes. Your analytics platform should allow you see these side by side and not require you to dig through multiple reports or dashboards:
Be critical too of communities with low rates of diabetes – this could signal that the population is under-diagnosed due to access issues such as not having a PCP (primary care physician), lack of health insurance, or limited interactions with their doctors. Population engagement requires more than just the hospitals and health systems to get involved for us to make meaningful progress in combating this disease. At the moment, the current trends of these conditions will have an even more significant impact on future healthcare costs, outcomes, and the wellbeing of individuals and populations.
View our three-minute Diabetes Discovery app video to see how easy it is to get the insights you need. You’ll understand how Qlik makes data easy to explore, visual, and most importantly actionable.
Qlik enables clinicians within their EHR (such as Epic or Cerner) to quickly and easily:
Start improving the health of your population and your organization today – your patients and the future of our healthcare system depend on it. See for yourself how the Qlik Sense Diabetes application makes it easy to uncover the whole story that lives within your data: https://demos.qlik.com/qliksense/DiabetesDiscovery
Start improving the health of your population and your organization today – your patients and the future of our healthcare system depend on it.