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Tag: analytics

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New Year’s resolution: An ounce of prevention

January 3rd, 2020 / By Sheldon Barlow

Out with 2019 and in with the new year! The new year has the anticipation of a fresh start, a new beginning. The process of reflection and goal setting, such […]

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Making it stick in health care

December 7th, 2018 / By Brian Mitchell

Working at 3M, the story of the Post-It note is one that every employee knows well.  In a nutshell, an employee in a 3M R&D lab was developing an adhesive […]

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A futuristic view of health care and technology

November 3rd, 2017 / By Ryan Butterfield, DrPH, MBA, Paul LaBrec

After reading Dan Brown’s book Origin about the future interplay between society and technology, I thought about health care and the growing impact of technology on our biochemical based society, […]

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For the good of specificity

June 9th, 2017 / By Clarissa George

We know that being more specific in coding can affect and potentially increase reimbursement depending on the type of visit and conditions. Today, however, I would like to focus on another aspect of being more specific—tracking conditions which enables […]

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Answer four key questions to transform report data into actionable data

May 22nd, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

The digital age has created more noise than useful information. This is especially true in health care, where the quantity of electronic health information has exploded over the past decade. […]

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eBrief: How can provider-sponsored health plans succeed in the new insurance marketplace?

What challenges can an organization expect in managing a provider-sponsored health plan (PSP)? How can those challenges be addressed?

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Postscript: What are codes for anyway?

March 29th, 2017 / By Rhonda Butler

In my last blog, my inner imp and I tussled over whether ICD-10 codes are still worth the trouble. Bottom line—they are, because codes allow us to highlight key pieces […]

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Toward a more comprehensive understanding of people and populations: New tools and approaches

February 15th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

With HIMSS17 around the corner, I’ve been thinking about advances in technology and data and the history of silos and systems in healthcare delivery. Optimizing a part of a complex […]

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Case Study: CMO: Montefiore Care Management

Learn how the Montefiore ACO used analytics to find at-risk members and measure quality, outcomes, cost and efficacy.

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Will healthcare big data go extinct?

August 29th, 2016 / By AJ Dandrea

In 2015, I wrote about the challenges in delivering analytics using incomplete data. Has anything changed in the last year and a half? Originally, the intent of many of the […]

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Five things “payviders” can’t afford to overlook

July 25th, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

One surprising development as health care shifts toward risk-based payment is how many health systems intend to become insurers. According to one study, half of health systems have applied or […]

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To real time or not to real time – that is the analytics question

May 20th, 2016 / By AJ Dandrea

When we consider the complexity of systems and the challenges in making data-driven systems usable, it is easy to forget the principle of “real time.” As an industry, we hear […]