Why benefits leaders are leveraging analytics early and often

Activist employers are using data and analytics to get employee benefits programs right the first time and improve the employee experience.

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3 areas to focus on to find more money for your healthcare mission

Many healthcare organizations truly want to focus less on money and more on delivering excellent care for the people who depend on their services. Yet administrative costs, shifts in public funding and constantly evolving reimbursement models can get in the way of this goal. Organizations need better revenue cycle management (RCM) so they experience fewer short-term financial crises and have funds to support their long-term missions.

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Help improve insights from health data

According to a new IDC Market Spotlight, health plans are beginning to take a “top-down” approach to data and analytics, using data platform architecture to break down data silos and better meet the needs of the entire enterprise.

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How mobile technology relieves the documentation burden for caseworkers

Child caseworkers are constantly out in the field, traveling where their cases are - which can often be unwelcoming, turbulent situations where technology such as case recording, case detail discovery and most importantly, internet connectivity can be an issue.

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5 pharma trends to watch in 2020

Keep a watch on these 5 industry trends. New technology and data are here to stay. Are you keeping track of the ways it’s changing clinical development? Read this blog from Watson Health leader Mary Varghese Presti sharing her thoughts on 2020 trends.

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How governments can improve safety-net programs through whole-person care

With an increasing homeless population in the wake of two wildfires, learn how Sonoma County revolutionized service delivery to reduce homelessness and achieve better outcomes for the most vulnerable individuals.

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Missed findings: One symptom of burnout in radiology

How artificial intelligence (AI) can potentially identify high-value findings and help ease the burden for radiologists

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How sensitive are healthcare consumers to changes in price?

For healthcare providers, data-driven insights about consumer opinions and behaviors can help shape better pricing strategies for their markets. New data shows that two out of three people say they would switch providers to save money.

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These patients are hard to treat

The surprising lack of results from a recent New England Journal of Medicine study offers a cautionary tale about how difficult it is to improve patients’ care and reduce costs.

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Weighing the evidence: Building trusted clinical support content

When it comes to clinical decision support (CDS), content is king. Healthcare providers need to know solid editorial principles and procedures have helped identify, prepare and validate the best clinical content in their systems.

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How well-trained, mature AI solutions can earn trust

As AI solutions saturate the imaging market, healthcare providers are asking: which ones can we trust? To earn the trust of users, AI solutions should be both well-trained and mature.

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Policies for the digital era

As health and human services undergo a digital transformation, policymaking must also modernize. Clear, current and discoverable policies can help today’s program integrity investigators fight fraud, waste, and abuse

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