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Becky Niehus

Becky Neihus’ focus at MedeAnalytics as a Product Consulting director is with the payer solution portfolio, including Employer Reporting, Provider Analytics, Healthcare Economics, Quality and Population Health. She has more than 10 years of experience in healthcare analytics and consulting. In addition, she has worked extensively with healthcare payers to use their data to surface insights around key cost drivers, clinical quality and member health.

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Is telehealth exacerbating health inequities?

By Becky Niehus

It has been widely reported that telehealth utilization increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, MedeAnalytics health plan customers saw up to a five-fold increase in telehealth utilization from the first quarter of 2020 to the second quarter of 2020 for the employer groups they served. The increased reliance on telehealth during the pandemic…

Tell the best healthcare story with data dashboards

By Becky Niehus

By this point, we’ve all heard the statistic that healthcare data is growing at 36% annually. The result of this growth is that we’re all swimming in charts that, unfortunately, often lack a narrative to help a data consumer easily grasp the key takeaways. Your organization likely has a set of standard reports and dashboards…

Measuring provider cost and utilization

By Becky Niehus

No matter the time of year, payers and providers should work to agree on a shared source of truth when it comes to data. With the recent end of the year, it’s time to celebrate the new year (who isn’t ready to say goodbye to 2020?) and close the books, which includes the reconciliation of any shared savings or losses.

How to help employer groups plan in a time of uncertainty

By Becky Niehus

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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