Metrics in healthcare spending. There’s a massive amount of data. And, the stats show, 10% of payments under Medicare are improper. Lots of red flags.
“Red Flags in Medicare Billing,” Wall Street Journal, July 9, 2014 A3 As they say, a billion here, a billion there; eventually, you’re talking real money.
What metrics do you watch on your data?
On a lighter side, taking a page from “Moneyball,” Ultimate Frisbee players are beginning to use statistics to identify the best players and the best strategies. “Ultimate Geeks: Frisbee Enthusiasts Try to Play a Numbers Game,” Wall Street Journal, July 9, 2014 A1 I honestly didn’t know there’s a smartphone app that maps locations of passes. No mention of using drones to capture video footage.
Are these information governance issues or just information usage questions? Is there a difference?