HIMSS24 was a fantastic event, as always. One of our favorite additions this year was the Digital Health Technology Theme Park. It featured experts and exhibitors from all areas of the healthcare technology space—so you know MedeAnalytics was there! We had a great time talking with new friends and familiar colleagues from organizations across the…

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Telemedicine is now a permanent fixture in homes across America. A majority of healthcare organizations have established the technology necessary to facilitate virtual health encounters, but the financial components of telemedicine have been slower to stabilize. Billing processes and reimbursement procedures continue to evolve in both public and private insurance, leaving providers scrambling to fulfill…

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Deaths from drug overdoses have increased from ~1 per 100,000 in 1999 to ~4 per 100,000 in 2020.1 The introduction of fentanyl has only exacerbated and accelerated this crisis, driving a 282% overdose death increase between 2016 and 2021.2 Despite expansion of evidence-based treatments (e.g., buprenorphine), only about half of patients stay in treatment, limiting…

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Healthcare executives across the industry are citing value-based care and health equity as two of their top priorities in 2024. To execute successfully on these goals, health plans and care providers must be prepared with interconnected data and powerful analytics capabilities. If you’re considering implementing a new or improved analytics platform in the new year,…

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In the realm of healthcare, it is paramount to view physical and mental health as inherently interconnected aspects of wellbeing that have a profound influence on one another. Embracing a comprehensive approach that prioritizes both physical and mental health fosters a holistic understanding of the intricate relationship between the body and mind, leading to better…

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Social determinants of health are grouped into five domains: economic stability, education access and quality, healthcare access and quality, neighborhood and built environment, and social and community context. These domains encompass all aspects of influence on a patient that can impact their experience of well-being and quality of life. While some people have an advantage…

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It was the summer of 1961, and Vince Lombardi was set to coach the Green Bay Packers. In front of him at summer camp was a group of professional football players that had arrived for training camp. In a biography, “When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi,” the author explained Lombardi’s approach to…

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Billions of dollars have been invested into electronic health records—and as we’ve said before, they’re great at what they do. But no system is perfect. In this blog post, you’ll find a rapid-fire Q&A session (and a brief demo!) between industry experts Andy De, Lillian Phelps, and Jennifer Rydd about how advanced analytics can work…

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In the evolving landscape of healthcare, the transition to value-based care stands out as one of the most pivotal initiatives. Still, it has taken several years—and a global pandemic—to gain serious traction. The recent announcement by CMS highlighting the 1.8 billion dollar success of the Medicare Shared Savings Program further underscores the rise in focus…

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