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How did we get here? Hospital analytics and the new normal

I have heard the word “unprecedented” so many times in 2020 that it has lost its significance; many of us have become desensitized to the extraordinary changes in the world this year.

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How to help employer groups plan in a time of uncertainty

Employers and their sponsored health plans are thinking about next year’s benefit designs with a significant challenge not seen before: the effect of the coronavirus pandemic. There are important considerations to take into account before making any decisions about new or existing coverage. Becky Niehus, a director of Product Consulting at MedeAnalytics, explores these new issues and what employers can do to ensure employees are “covered.”

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Healthcare’s return to “normal” after COVID-19: Is it possible?

As providers determine how to get patients to return to facilities for routine disease management and preventive screenings, opportunities are ripe for the application of analytics to triage at the right time to the right setting. Data related to COVID-19 will continue to flow rapidly, but there are possibly more questions than answers now about a return to “normal.”

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Population Health Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

In speaking with many colleagues throughout the provider and payer healthcare community, I’ve found an overwhelming sense of helplessness to the outbreak’s onslaught. This is exacerbated by the constant evolution of reported underlying medical conditions that indicate a higher risk of hospitalization or mortality for a coronavirus patient.

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COVID-19 and the Financial Storm Ahead for Providers

Across the country, healthcare organizations are seeing 40%-80% declines in monthly charges with some of the most profitable services lines only seeing 20% of their normal monthly volumes during the pandemic.

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Enhancing your network connectivity for work at home work

By Scott Checkoway I originally wrote this for MedeAnalytics employees around the world who have been working at home since March 17 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Anybody working from home—and a lot of us are doing it now—can use these tips to enhance network connectivity, which will improve your streaming speed. After purchasing internet… Read more »

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3 Steps Any Healthcare Organization Can Take to Improve Enterprise Analytics

By Kristin Weir When it comes down to the most basic purpose of why organizations use analytics, it’s simple: they want to uncover insights that help them take the next best step or make the best decision. These healthcare organizations often need, however, all the components of the enterprise analytics story to be able to… Read more »

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Securing your internet router for work at home use

By Scott Checkoway With many of us working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, I wanted to share some tips on different ways to secure your home network. 1. Review the administrator password of the router With many of us working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, I wanted to share some tips on… Read more »

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The Digital Healthcare Podcast with President Scott Hampel

The Digital Healthcare Podcast spent nearly an hour talking to MedeAnalytics President Scott Hampel about the current and future state of enterprise analytics in healthcare. Learn how your healthcare business can use data analytics to solve everyday operational, financial and clinical challenges. Listen to the podcast now.

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