Population Health Management
Revenue Cycle / Finance
Population Health Management
Revenue Cycle / Finance
Could Pharmacy-Based Analytics Finally Address the Paradox of Reducing Costs While Improving Quality?
Analytics, Electronic Health Records, Industry Perspectives
The National Center for Biotechnology Information recently reported that patient-centered care has made it to center stage in discussions of quality, particularly as insurance payments are increasingly linked to that provision.
Using Analytics to Optimize Care for a Burgeoning Patient Population
Analytics, Industry Perspectives, Population Health Management
The United States population stands at 323 million and has a net gain of one person every 12 seconds. And, as insurance coverage increases, more people than ever before are seeking health care services.
Clinical Analytics Help Create a Proactive Healthcare Culture
Analytics, Industry Perspectives
As healthcare transitions from fee-for-service to value-based care, there is an emphasis on lowering costs and improving outcomes. In the midst of this transition, care teams are currently equipped with outdated tools that drive a reactive, “let’s fix it,” mentality.
Health Catalyst Launches Open Source Machine Learning: healthcare.ai
Use of machine learning and predictive analytics to improve health outcomes has so far been limited to highly-trained data scientists, mostly in the nation’s top academic medical centers. No longer. healthcare.ai is on a mission to make machine learning accessible to the thousands of healthcare professionals who possess little or no data science skills but […]
Survey finds advanced analytics are important healthcare decision making tool for employers, information gap exists between users and non-users
To gain an understanding of employers’ views on managing health and benefits data, the non-profit National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions* (National Alliance) conducted a survey of healthcare purchasers. Commissioned by Geneia , the poll found 97 percent of HR practitioners agree “now more than ever it’s essential to have tools to effectively evaluate data and make […]
ED performance: How analytics is improving care and patient experience
Emergency departments around the world are under tremendous pressure to reduce patient waiting times and drive clinical effectiveness in all areas. The ED in most hospitals is a fast paced, high pressure environment where no two days are the same and where an increasing demand has led to significant focus on quality and performance. Given […]
Predictive analytics: Roadmap to realize value from healthcare big data
A data-driven approach to healthcare delivery is the new standard key stakeholders – providers, payers, pharmaceutical companies and more – rely on to control costs while improving outcomes. Digitization of data is making this possible. From clinical and medical claims, electronic medical record (EMR), clinical trials, genomics and IoT data, to structured and unstructured data generated by […]
Improving healthcare with analytics: The essentials to creating a data-driven organization
There is no doubt the healthcare industry continues to transform and evolve at a staggering pace. Between the mergers and acquisitions, to the ever-changing regulations, to patient care, one has to wonder how health systems these days keep track of it all and remain profitable, while delivering care patients and society expect to receive. So […]
Five ways hospital associations can drive quality improvement
Performance benchmarking provides hospitals with invaluable information to drive quality improvement initiatives: how they compare with similar hospitals across different quality metrics, which mitigation strategies have proven to be most successful among their peers, and how these trends are evolving over time. To get the most benefit from healthcare quality improvement initiatives, hospitals need comparative […]
Analytics are alive and kicking: Getting every healthcare user to leverage data analytics
Healthcare organizations are under increasing pressure to streamline operations and run more efficiently, with the ultimate goal of improving patient care while reducing costs. One way to do this is to ensure every worker has easy access to data analytics from health records systems and information portals – and that they actually use that information to make […]
Clean data at the heart of healthcare’s transformation
Over the past 12 months, the healthcare industry has seen many providers take advantage of their supply chain data to make better decisions not only for cost-cutting measures, but to improve and, at times, standardize patient care. We’ve even seen supply chain involvement in predictive analytics, using data to better anticipate which products will be […]
Massachusetts Health Data Consortium welcomes Qlik to its Innovator Series
The Massachusetts Health Data Consortium (MHDC) today announced its upcoming Innovator Series with Qlik, a leader in visual analytics. This three-part series aims to increase awareness of how analytics has the ability to transform collaboration within a healthcare organization, better the delivery and management of patient care, and continue the growth of next-generation information workers. Series participants […]
SAP Health Engagement connects caregivers and patients, provides tools to manage and improve personal health
SAP SE today announced SAP Health Engagement, a new solution to connect patients directly to physicians and health program managers. The solution gives health providers, health insurers and pharmaceutical companies the ability to build custom applications to help patients track their health through goal setting, as well as pull personalized assessments for chronic diseases and […]
Advancing value-based goals with intelligent clinical decision support
(Editor’s Note: This article is part one of a three part series. Part two is published here. Part three is published here.) How do you deliver on the promise of improved outcomes while still tightly managing costs? That’s a question that more than 700 ACOs face every day. It’s also the same dilemma payers and employers […]
Things happen: Can healthcare IT leaders help create the IoT?
When millions of consumers buy Fitbits and download wellness tracking apps for their smartphones, it is clear there is very broad and deep interest in using computers to improve health. And if you are following Apple’s and others’ investments in medical technologies, you know that firms are betting big on this future. Fitbits, along with […]
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