Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ready to Become a Population Health Analytics Competitor?

The healthcare industry generally recognizes the need for population health management. It has the potential to save lives, improve health and save money. A key component of population health management is analytics. But, as widely accepted as the need for population health management is the fact that most don’t know where to start. A survey of healthcare executives by Stoltenberg Consulting revealed that 41% of respondents identified data analytics and business intelligence as a priority for the year 2015. The problem is that 84% of them have questions about where to start their implementation efforts.

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The Foundational Approach to Population Health Analytics

The rate of change in the healthcare industry has been staggering. From Electronic Health Records to ICD-10 to Population Health, few industries have undergone such change in such a short amount of time. The silver lining in this change is the treasure trove of digital data, which will enable providers to analyze and compare information across thousands of patients instead of relying on the anecdotal evidence they previously used.

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