Our MedeAnalytics team recently had the exciting opportunity to sit down with leaders from Ardent Health Services on a Becker’s Hospital Review hosted webinar. During the webinar, Ardent—a 30-hospital system headquartered in Nashville, TN—discussed their analytics improvement journey and shared the major impact that this process had on critical metrics and outcomes. Read on to…

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By Donna Kennedy In 2020, regular audits conducted by CMS and other payers were paused or significantly reduced as the COVID-19 pandemic took priority. Though we are not entirely ‘out of the woods’ of this health crisis yet, regulatory compliance teams have begun experiencing the resurgence and ramping up of provider reviews. Importantly, these audits…

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In November, MedeAnalytics hosted the 2021 Impact Summit, an engaging and educational event held annually and designed exclusively for our clients. We are publishing extensively, re: the insights and actionable takeaways from the Impact Summit, and in today’s post I’m thrilled to highlight our incredible keynote speaker. We were honored to have Robert Wachter, MD,…

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By Dave Schweppe, Chief Analytics Officer, MedeAnalytics Despite the common use of the term “post-COVID,” most leaders across the healthcare industry have come to terms with the fact that COVID-19 is not going away. Though we will not be in a pandemic state forever, many of the resulting changes will continue to pervade and impact…

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There’s no way around it. The coronavirus pandemic has created a perfect storm that, even as we progress through the vaccination phases, continues to impact the financial stability of the healthcare industry, specifically hospitals. “Hospitals across the country have faced higher prices for extra staff, especially travel nurses, to ensure enough capacity to fight the…

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Whether you’re a payer, provider or patient, on the front lines of care, sitting in front of a computer or receiving treatment, you’ve been affected by the pandemic. Of all the groups who participate in healthcare in one way or another, perhaps no single group has suffered more over the last year during the pandemic than the underserved— those people without ready access to needed healthcare services.

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