PBS Highlights Top 30 Medical Innovations in the Past 30 Years - Quantros President and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sanjaya Kumar, appeared on PBS Nightly Business Report last week, discussing the importance of using technology to track and monitor data trends over time to reduce preventable medical errors.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2009 - Quantros President and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sanjaya Kumar, appeared on PBS Nightly Business Report last week, discussing the importance of using technology to track and monitor data trends over time to reduce preventable medical errors. During a special broadcast that highlighted the top 30 medical innovations in the past 30 years, Dr. Kumar stressed that "errors are due to systems issues and the only way that you can actually find out what is wrong within your system is to track and monitor and trend the appropriate data points over time."
Dr. Kumar is a nationally known, and well respected, expert on the subject of patient safety and quality healthcare. He recently authored a powerful new book chronicling the tragedy of preventable medical errors. Fatal Care: Survive the U.S. Health System blends true, real-life dramas with factual information and analysis for healthcare consumers and professionals alike. Each of the eleven carefully researched cases illustrates significant gaps in the U.S. health system.
Founded in 2000, Quantros provides real-time knowledge creation solutions for benchmarking, patient safety, accreditation and compliance, and outcomes monitoring for leading healthcare providers, payers and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Quantros' web delivered applications provide a standard platform for automating resource intensive manual processes. Through a variety of direct sales and vendor partners, more than 2,000 hospitals are licensed to use Quantros' web-based technology solutions. Quantros Core Measures is used by more hospitals than any other application.
Quantros team members include physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals. Quantros is a healthcare information management and technology company with a difference: Key product decisions are driven by experts in healthcare quality and performance improvement, safety, compliance and risk management and nursing.
Visit Quantros on the web at www.quantros.com
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