Business Intelligence

Population health analytics help Banner Health better predict high-cost patients
By Bill Siwicki 02:34 pm May 13, 2019
The health system has identified tens of millions of dollars in potential savings in the area of cost avoidance through intervention.
Implementation best practices: Ringing up success with finance IT
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm May 01, 2019
Five experts in financial information systems offer insights and tips for launching technology to help drive cost efficiencies and boost hospital bottom lines.
Pine Belt Dermatology grows patient volume by 40% with marketing software
By Bill Siwicki 02:56 pm April 08, 2019
Further, in part thanks to the software and savvy use of search engine optimization, the five-location group practice grew gross revenue by 32 percent.
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm April 05, 2019
More than 60 percent of payers and providers say they plan to increase their analytics budgets by 15 percent or more, according to a new report from the Society of Actuaries.
Implementation best practices: Building relationships with consultants
By Bill Siwicki 03:02 pm April 04, 2019
Three experts on health IT consulting offer healthcare CIOs and other leaders key advice on how best to start a relationship with an outside consultant – and keep it going.
By Mike Miliard 02:21 pm March 22, 2019
A new report from Chilmark Research finds more health systems broadening their applications of data tools and putting them to work for initiatives beyond value-based care.
How data visualization helped Saint Joseph Mercy improve quality, patient safety
By Bill Siwicki 04:11 pm March 19, 2019
In one initiative, the health system tracked hourly rounding compliance by nursing staff. In just over a year, the health system's hourly compliance rate improved by 78.9 percent.
Implementation best practices: Getting healthcare analytics right
By Bill Siwicki 02:32 pm March 14, 2019
Four experts in analytics offer key suggestions for starting with the technology at a provider organization. Current analytics users also can learn from these tips.
Scott Gottlieb
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:12 pm March 06, 2019
Policy experts and providers said his charge in the face of the tobacco industry, work to speed drug approvals improved public health.
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am March 05, 2019
Analytics usage for major decision making varies widely across hospitals and health systems, and still often happens in a siloed or ad hoc way, according to a new study from HIMSS Analytics

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