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4 questions healthcare executives are asking about augmented analytics

By David Schweppe

At our annual Impact Summit, I had the privilege to talk about augmented analytics and address questions from healthcare executives—many from payer organizations. Here are a few answers to some of the most common questions I’m asked. (You can also catch my session on-demand.) 1.    What is augmented analytics? Augmented analytics is the use of…

Using data analytics to combat the maternal health crisis

By Kathryn Burch

With most pregnancy-related deaths being considered preventable, why is the United States facing a maternal health crisis? The country’s maternal mortality rate is the highest of any developed nation in the world and more than double the rate of peer countries. Maternity-related issues are now more common in the public discourse thanks to social media…

Q&A with Dr. Lyle Berkowitz: Diving into the future of AI, analytics and precision medicine

By Editorial Team

After an excellent keynote session led by Dr. Lyle Berkowitz at our 2022 Impact Summit (read the full talk summary here!), healthcare expert and MedeAnalytics executive Andy Dé sat down with Dr. Berkowitz for a follow-up Q&A about technological innovations in healthcare. Read through their fascinating discussion below! Dé: How far are we from realizing…

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Is telehealth exacerbating health inequities?

By Becky Niehus
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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…

Five predictions for healthcare analytics and AI

By Andy Dé
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Healthcare leaders increasingly realize the tremendous potential in artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics to deliver on the promise of high-quality care at a low cost. These innovations provide essential opportunities to empower executives, business leaders, clinicians and nurses with the power of predictive and prescriptive analytics to inform their decision-making. Many healthcare organizations are seeking…

You asked, BCBSRI Answered: Impact Summit Session Q&A Spotlight

By Editorial Team

Our annual Impact Summit is a chance for leaders from our client organizations around the nation to join together to share their successes and gain guidance for the coming year. At our most recent Summit, our exceedingly impressive clients celebrated the wins that they’ve experienced through collaboration with MedeAnalytics. After each of the presentations, attendees…

Whole-person care requires whole-system interoperability

By Brett Schelenski, AVP of Medicaid Enterprise Analytics Strategy & David Schweppe, Chief Analytics Officer
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While health and wellness are critical objectives for every person and population, achieving them is most urgent for Medicaid patients and plan members. To ensure the wellbeing and longevity of all communities, health care organizations, technologies and systems must be able to communicate, share information and work together effectively. This blog post will explain why…