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Dissecting the Power of Medical and Pharmacy Data – Risk Stratification Analytics Part 3

Advanced analytics have come a long way since the introduction of using administrative data to measure the quality of care. Insights derived from medical and pharmacy data can change how well conditions are identified and managed, whether that is based on data from claims and/or clinical sources, there are powerful analytics that can contribute to…
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Why We Need Data in Direct Primary Care

As the healthcare system continues to evolve at a crawling pace, patients, providers, employers and others continue to seek alternatives. No alternative has grown at the rate of Direct Primary Care (DPC); from 273 clinics in 2015 to 1,187 as of November 2019. Only 2 states remain without a DPC clinic. My home state of…
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Health Information Exchange Reduces Quality Reporting Burden in Low-Resource Rural Hospitals

How much time is spent on reporting rather than improving hospitals’ quality performance? That is the question that should be on the minds of anyone who is seeking to transform health care. The more push toward value-based care we see, the more we see that analytics are the driving force in health care delivery and…
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NEHII & KPI Ninja: Building a High-Performance Integrated Population Health Infrastructure

Industry trends speak for themselves. Healthcare payments tied to value-based care are up to 34% from 23% in 2015. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Center announced five new payment models to drive value in the primary care setting. With healthcare transitioning from fee-for-service to value-based care, there is an increasing demand from providers…
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Preventative, Patient-Centered Care: It Requires Actionable Data. Saunders Family Clinic’s Transformation

Saunders Medical Center was recognized as a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 2017 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) last month. Committed to continuous improvement and meeting NCQA’s evolving requirements, the clinic looked for ways to leverage clinical information to guide care decisions. Partnering with KPI Ninja for their analytics needs freed them from time-consuming reporting,…
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