Health IT tip of the day: Turn data into decisions

Collecting meaningful data is only the first step.

Jeb Dunkelberger, executive director of accountable care services and corporate partnerships at McKesson in Alpharetta, Ga.: Organizations must invest in strong analytics technology and resources to help ensure statistically sound information that can then be translated into actionable steps. The right technology can help distinguish between correlation and causation as key care decisions are made.

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