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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…

The missing piece to your Population Health strategy: A prescription for maximizing pharmacy data 

By Amy Snippes

The healthcare industry is swimming in data; sometimes organizations can even feel like they are drowning in available information. To stay afloat, health plans need systems and strategies for unifying disparate sources, sifting through the sea of data, and extracting meaningful, actionable insights. When done well, robust analytics have enormous power to impact population health…

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2015: The Year to Take EHRs, Wearables and Telemedicine to the Next Level

By MedeAnalytics

Looking ahead to 2015, we spoke to our chief medical officer, Terry Fouts M.D. and one of our predictive analytics scientists, Virginia Long, to gather their insight on the healthcare industry for the New Year. They predicted major EHR improvements, an increase in wearable use and innovations in telemedicine. These trends reflect the transparency of […]

Big Data: A bucket of chicken, a big blue object and a dark cockpit

By MedeAnalytics

This year at the 2014 Accountable Care & Health IT Strategies Summit in Chicago, our CMO Terry Fouts moderated a discussion on community analytics. Dr. Fouts hosted the panel with Louis Ralofsky, Director Clinical Operations of eQHealth Solutions and Abha Agrawal, MD, VP, Medical Affairs and COO of Norwegian American Hospital. Dr. Fouts kicks off […]

West Tennessee Healthcare: Applying the Power of Data Analytics to Reign in Billing Costs

By MedeAnalytics

Between 2008 and 2012, multispecialty practices saw their bad debt go up 14 percent according to a recent survey by the Medical Group Management Association. To curb this debt, many providers are now sending patients who don't pay their bills to collection agencies. While on the surface this seems like an efficient solution, it actually […]

What Makes a Wellness Program Succeed or Fail? Behavior, Motivation, and Personality

By MedeAnalytics

Intuition and recent studies have proven that wellness programs, which actively leverage activity trackers, are great but one size definitely doesn’t fit all. This piece explores the history of activity trackers, how they play out in wellness program and an analysis of one global company’s wellness program participation data. Read more on the full MedCity News […]