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.

Artalytics: the Art and Science of Data Analysis

For too long healthcare has believed that there is a data shortage to describe outcomes in healthcare. We present data to receive questions that challenge the data and lead to collecting more data. That process of collecting data for data sake is a serious challenge to the performance improvement culture that we are striving to…
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Have you heard about Direct Primary Care?

Why should you know about Direct Primary Care? Direct Primary Care (DPC), is spreading. In Nebraska, Governor Pete Ricketts signed DPC legislationon March 30, 2016. It’s new, but there are already two DPC practices in the state. Elsewhere, it’s growing faster.

8 Essentials to Perform Well Under MIPS

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) will have huge financial and reputational impact on clinicians and hospitals. As MIPS reporting approaches, you may be asking yourself, how do we better prepare, and how do we better perform? Further, as the incentive payment percentages and competition increase each subsequent year, these questions will be continuously re-evaluated.…
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Journey to High Reliability through the Patient Safety Huddle

High-reliability organizations prize identification of errors and close calls for the lessons that can be extracted from those events. These organizations develop a mindful approach to Quality and Patient Safety with the focus on learning from events.  One of the most impactful efforts an organization can take toward timely identification of errors is the daily Leadership Safety…
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Lean {People + Process + Technology} = Improved Outcomes

he health care in U.S is in a state of crisis, with increasing costs, poor access, health inequality, decreasing reimbursements, and significant preventable harm done to the patients. According to a recent article, it is estimated that the health care costs in U.S were $3.2 trillion in 2015 which is equivalent to 17.8% of GDP. Even…
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