Deliver better outcomes with analytics

Health care is changing rapidly. We keep you up to date on all things population health, HIE advancement, interoperability and the role data and analytics play in this new era of innovation.

MSSP ACO? 3 Quality Updates You Need to Know from the CY2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

The recent release of CMS’ CY2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule is an important document for nearly every type of health care organization. And if you are a Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Accountable Care Organization (ACO), this document provides the critical information you need to best position your organization for success. While the…
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Flagging Fragmented Care – Risk Stratification Analytics Part 9

We all know health care is fragmented, especially for those with higher medical needs. When you are trying to control costs and improve the health of your patients, you need the right information to understand who needs your services the most. It’s not enough to just focus on patients with a certain condition or rely…
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Internal Quality Measures: The Missing Link to High Performance

After working with hundreds of health care organizations over the last few years, I’ve found that almost all the organizations I’ve worked with have a difficult time integrating quality measures beyond what is required as part of their financial contracts. For example… One primary care clinic thought they were doing well with monitoring depression because…
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Unstructured Data Still a Pain Point for Value-Based Care

What do you need to do to be “the best”? Nearly 80% of health data is unstructured. It’s no wonder then that health care organizations and teams are looking for solutions that help with tapping into this data, given that most of it has yet to be used for population health efforts. Tapping into the…
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Data Mining: A Data Quality Approach

Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) have always been about the data. The very purpose of these organizations is to provide the data that supports better health care. And, having as much information as possible about that data is making obvious benefits for daily operations, data governance and business development. The Cures Act Adds an Additional Data…
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