Posts Tagged ‘population health management’

Northwestern Medicine Uses Epic to Deliver Value-Based Care

Recently, Kate Tuttle, my colleague and healthcare marketing guru, wrote a post over on Perficient’s Healthcare Industry Trends blog, describing the shift from a fee-for-service based model to a value-based care model and the subsequent need for a 360-degree patient view. Many healthcare organizations are facing challenges around transforming data into meaningful information – information […]

Informatica improving Healthcare Challenges at #HIMSS15

System interoperability and integration is critical to healthcare organizations. Their ability to coordinate care across the continuum with integrated data solutions and streamlined data sharing supports population health management initiatives and makes accountable care a reality. Using Informatica Powercenter/ Powerexchange for Mainframes as an ETL tool, Perficient has helped healthcare organizations achieve enterprise-wide ODS’ for […]

There is no easy out with BI

No Easy Outs in Healthcare BI, but a New Approach

When you played baseball as a youngster, and stepped into the batter’s box, the last thing you wanted to be was an “easy out”. Ironically, today many healthcare organizations are looking for the “easy out” to rapidly develop the business intelligence reporting needed to address regulatory reporting demands, population health management and chronic condition management, […]

Two Keys for Population Health Success

Two Keys for Population Health Success

Population Health management and success will drive Healthcare for the next several years as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Value Based Purchasing (VBP), Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and multiple other federal and state endorsed programs. Everyone is scrambling to figure out how to achieve the Triple Aim (improved quality, lower costs and better […]

Innovative Medical Education…Can it Save Healthcare?

Is there such a thing as “disruptive medical education”? Can traditional medical education be infused with technology, techniques and individualized learning such that it creates the next generation of enlightened and empowered physicians? I think so. Years ago, when I was enrolling in medical school at Case Western Reserve University, I felt like I was […]

Top Technology Trends in Healthcare – July 2013

The healthcare IT field is rapidly developing and changing. Emerging technology and updated regulations put pressure on healthcare providers and health plans to stay ahead of the curve. Perficient creates a monthly list that explores some of the current topics and issues in health IT. This list examines the most talked about issues and technologies […]

An Integrated view of CMS ACO Shared Savings Program Measures

By Lesli Adams, MPA Director, Oracle Healthcare Business Intelligence Claims + Meaningful Use participation + GPRO + Survey = CMS ACO SSP Simple, right? How will your facility approach the December 31, 2013 deadline?  Will they cut and paste result sets from 4 or more systems?  Hand code at the top level from a screen […]

Deadlines Deadlines, ACO Measures and December 31, 2013!

  By Lesli Adams, MPA Director, Oracle Healthcare Business Intelligence Deadlines are looming and organizations are busy trying to reconcile their data sets to their reporting needs.   Meaningful Use Stage 1 came and went in 2011.  Stage 2 is underway now.  But the next cloud on the horizon is the CMS Accountable Care Organization Share […]

One big way that Big Data will drive population health management

I’ve been working directly with our partner, IBM, lately, on our own healthcare analytics offerings. Recently, I saw this quote in a presentation slide on one of our projects: “Delivering integrated care requires an ability to transform data into actionable insights.” These insights lead to smarter decisions, and that ultimately leads to better outcomes for […]

Patient Centered Medical Homes and Patient Portals

By Lesli Adams, MPA Director, Oracle Healthcare Business Intelligence In early March, Carolyn Clancy, MD, Director of AHRQ, posted in her Director Corner’s a nice motivational story about Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) supporting Self Care and empowering patients.  Whether you are the 50 year old Type 2 Diabetic, the caregiver to an elderly relative […]

Top 5 Technology Trends in Healthcare – March 2013

The healthcare IT field is rapidly developing and changing. Emerging technology and updated regulations put pressure on healthcare providers and health plans to stay ahead of the curve. Perficient creates a monthly list that explores some of the current topics and issues in health IT. This list examines the most talked about issues and technologies […]

Strengthening Healthcare – Incorporate What is Not Average

The complexity of the current healthcare delivery system incorporates an overall assessment and treatment modality that applies to the general population. It is common practice to look at trends and averages in the general population in improving the performance and quality of care. Along this line of thinking, there are disease and patient populations that […]

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