The Health Data Analytics community highlights the latest news, data and innovative tools to aid employers to identify where the bulk of their health care spend is going and offers ways to contain health care costs.
Professionals within the health care system are ‘awash’ in data, but that does not necessarily translate into actionable information
Truven Health Analytics recently reported a study showing the majority of US Emergency Department (ED) visits were actually non-emergent. In this report, only 29 percent of patients required immediate medical attention in the ED.
A truism in economic theory is that if two products are equal in value, the consumer will choose the cheaper of the two. It just makes sense. If I am looking at two bicycles that are the same, but one is $50 higher and otherwise I can’t see any difference,
Consumer engagement, patient protection, improving care, reducing waste — each depend on the interoperability of electronic health records. Providers may be adopting EHRs, but the industry is missing a fundamental requirement for EHRs, the foundational infrastructure on which our entire health care transformation depends.
Health care analytics company extends data platform to integrate member-based wellness metrics and return-on-investment analysis
Information and Tools to Empower Consumers Are Essential in a Post-Reform World
Leading on-site clinic provider offers employers greater health care cost transparency