AUTHORS: Eric Crawford, Director of Product Management, and Adam Bell, Senior Director, Advisory Services Department Part 2: Contextualized Population Profiles The first step in creating a holistic model of care is to begin with the end in mind.  This includes bringing together multiple data sources from across the entire community… Read More
April 12, 2018

AUTHORS: Eric Crawford, Director of Product Management, and Adam Bell, Senior Director, Advisory Services Department Introduction to Blog Series “Interoperability” has historically been used by industry professionals to describe the technical details of connecting disparate systems together.  For many years, hospitals, providers, and ancillary services have built advanced networks that remove… Read More
April 2, 2018

Author: Brian Ahier The HIMSS conference this year had some key themes that I would like to highlight: Interoperability is king CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced new MyHealthEData initiative with a strong focus on interoperability, information blocking and patient access Open APIs for data exchange will be required… Read More
March 19, 2018

Author: Andrew Biviano Last week we continued our three-part blog series by reviewing how data can be organized once it’s consumed within the healthcare data platform, so as to add value and be more useful to stakeholders.  To conclude the series, let’s consider “interoperability 2.0” concepts in terms of how… Read More
March 1, 2018

Author: Andrew Biviano For close to ten years now, the healthcare industry has largely traded paper silos of medical records for digital ones called EHRs.  Similarly, initial attempts at interoperability, designed to offer baseline standards for exchanging healthcare data, have traded floods of faxes for floods of HL7 transactions and… Read More
February 15, 2018

Walt Disney once said, “You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” A dozen years ago, the transition from paper-based to electronic medical records was well underway; however, digital records were still largely siloed. Read More
November 13, 2017

The lack of interoperability between competing EHR and related health IT systems has become a huge challenge – especially now that industry transformation from volume-based to value-based care delivery is accelerating. The essential problem: inaccessible patient data on incompatible digital silos across care communities results in incomplete data aggregation. And… Read More
August 21, 2017

Data exchange is a marathon, not a sprint. As organizations work to meet value-based care goals and ready themselves for better population health management, data exchange – and especially clinical data – becomes ever more critical. While 91 percent of organizations are collecting data from their electronic health record (EHR),… Read More
June 8, 2017

If you ever played the telephone game as a kid, then you understand that even though we speak the same language it’s easy for words to get lost in translation. Just one garbled word can lead to a whole lot of misunderstanding. Of course, everyone laughs in the game when… Read More
February 7, 2017

Check out our latest infographic on the three essentials for provider financial and clinical success. Learn how organizations measure population health success and the area where organizations struggle most. … Read More
January 11, 2016

Forward-thinking health plans are proving that a combination of population health analytics and comprehensive care management can deliver terrific financial returns. Using this approach, one large, self-funded plan has realized an ROI of more than 5 to 1 — with average yearly savings of $138 million in total paid claims… Read More
September 10, 2015

Did you know that poor compliance with care management guidelines costs our U.S. health care system an estimated $290 billion a year?1 While we all understand that improving outcomes is the primary driver behind the move to value-based reimbursement models, the same systems that drive these initiatives also have a significant… Read More
July 28, 2015
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