Oracle Press Release

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Selects Oracle to Improve Healthcare Quality and Cost Effectiveness

Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics to Form Foundation for New Enterprise Patient Data Repository (EPDR)

Redwood Shores, Calif. – Jan. 21, 2014

News Facts

To advance its mission of ensuring access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective healthcare for Los Angeles County residents, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is deploying Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics components as the foundation for its new Enterprise Patient Data Repository (EPDR).
Los Angeles County DHS will use the solution to create an integrated data warehouse for clinical, utilization, and financial reporting that will help the health system improve decision making and better match services and resources to patient needs.
Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics will play an important role in helping Los Angeles County DHS to analyze and evaluate departmental operations, understand and improve service and resource utilization, and make system and patient healthcare delivery improvements.
The EPDR will allow Los Angeles County DHS to more effectively align with the new Affordable Care Act and managed care environment.
Los Angeles County DHS selected Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics, and its Oracle Healthcare Data Warehouse Foundation and Oracle Healthcare Analytics Data Integration components, for the solution’s mature and flexible healthcare-specific data model and its past experience with Oracle applications and technology.
Oracle Health Sciences Consulting will work with Los Angeles County Department of Health Services to accelerate the deployment and help to ensure the agency can maximize the value of its investment.

Supporting Quotes

“The department’s new enterprise patient data repository will play an important role in our goal of delivering high-quality and patient-centric care across our four hospitals and network of nineteen ambulatory care centers,” said Dr. Anish Mahajan, Director of System Planning, Improvement, & Data Analytics, Los Angeles County DHS. “Our integrated data warehouse, powered by Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics, will help us to operate more efficiently and better match services to patient needs. It will also prepare us to function optimally in a new age of managed care under the Affordable Care Act.”
“Los Angeles County DHS, like many public and private healthcare organizations, is focused on optimizing its resources and service offerings to provide quality and cost-effective care to a growing population,” said Dave Watson, Vice President, Oracle Health Sciences. “The county’s new enterprise patient data repository will provide DHS with unprecedented insight into costs and outcomes. Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics, with its expansive, industry-specific data model, can help the agency to accelerate return on investment and continue to scale as its analytics requirements grow.”

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