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By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm November 08, 2019
Six healthcare artificial intelligence experts offer best practice suggestions for CIOs and other health IT leaders seeking to fine-tune their AI systems.
Tech optimization: fine-tuning approaches to healthcare analytics
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm November 01, 2019
In this special feature story, three analytics experts offer healthcare CIOs and other IT leaders some best practices for getting analytics to work.
McLaren Health Care reduces lab tests per patient per day by 5.6%, saving $383,000

McLaren Health Care.

By Bill Siwicki 02:07 pm October 31, 2019
Partnering with two firms focused on lab analytics and building a High-Value Care program, the health system within 15 months reduced unnecessary potassium tests by 63%, unnecessary magnesium tests by 40%, and unnecessary lipid panels by 40%.
LCMC Health uses pop health tech to attack value-based care head on
By Bill Siwicki 01:34 pm October 28, 2019
Among other successes, the health system surpassed its first-year revenue goals ($3.6 million versus $3.1 million) through a combination of quality improvements and shared savings.
Graph on computer screen.
By Jeff Lagasse 07:07 am October 21, 2019
Despite this cost increase, 95% of employers are very confident their organization will continue to sponsor healthcare benefits to active employees.
How SDOH will influence the next wave of health tech startups
By Bill Siwicki 01:13 pm September 30, 2019
The industry already has seen some startups working with social determinants of health. Their number will only increase as healthcare moves to value-based care and needs more data.
How merging financial and clinical data saved Yale New Haven Health $150 million

Yale-New Haven Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 12:42 pm September 26, 2019
The massive undertaking, based around a new cost accounting system, is all part of a strategy to prepare for value-based reimbursement.
By Dave Muoio 02:53 pm September 20, 2019
As politicians and their constituents grapple over Medicare for All, these well-funded startups hope to capitalize on the public’s appetite for new, consumer-friendly approaches to health insurance.
Children's Hospital Colorado the latest to earn peak analytics maturity
By Mike Miliard 02:56 pm August 26, 2019
The hospital can count itself among just four health systems in the world that have reached Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity.
Implementation best practices: Getting in the revenue cycle
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm August 15, 2019
Five experts in revenue cycle management IT offer wide-ranging best practices and advantageous tips for launching the technology at healthcare provider organizations.

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