Health Catalyst receives top recognition in Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, Capping a Year of Recognition by Gartner, Chilmark, Modern Healthcare

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Health Catalyst Recognized by FierceMarkets for leadership in Data Analytics; also takes “Best in Show” honors

SALT LAKE CITY – DEC. 19, 2013 – Health Catalyst, the leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards:  Healthcare Edition, a unique CIO-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare.  Health Catalyst received top honors in the “Data Analytics” category, as well as an overall award of “Best in Show:  Best Problem-Solver.”

Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets’ healthcare group publisher, says, “The Fierce Innovation awards celebrate the companies who are leading the charge to boldly transform healthcare delivery.  We were overwhelmed by the number and the quality of the applications we received.”

Honorees were selected by a distinguished panel of CIOs and other executives from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems, including Mayo Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

“We are honored that Fierce Innovation’s distinguished healthcare judges have recognized Health Catalyst as a leader in data analytics and a ‘problem solver’ in healthcare,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “Much of the credit for the success of our solutions goes to our world-class healthcare clients.  The clinical and technical leaders at these health systems are the real problem-solvers, utilizing data and analytics to drive measurable care and efficiency improvement.”

Core to helping health systems solve healthcare problems, Health Catalyst uses a Late-Binding™ Data Warehouse and Analytics platform and applications that can be quickly implemented to deliver powerful insights that lead to prioritized care improvement best practices and workflows, better, safer, and more efficient patient care, and streamlined operations.

Award winners were selected based on the following criteria:  impact on quality of care and patient outcomes; impact on care efficiency; impact on healthcare information exchange; technology innovation; financial impact; market validation; compatibility with existing health IT systems; end-user experience and overall level of innovation.

The Fierce Innovation Report, a supplement to the Fierce Innovation Awards program, examines the guiding forces in healthcare innovation and their impact on advancing cost-savings, patient care and outcomes. The report may be downloaded here:

http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/offer/2013_innovation_report

2013: A significant year of recognition for Health Catalyst

The recognition from Fierce caps a year in which Health Catalyst was honored for innovation by some of the industry’s leading publications and analyst firms.

  • In April, Health Catalyst was named one of just five “Cool Vendors for Healthcare Providers, 2013  by Gartner, Inc. The report recognized companies and their technologies that offer CIOs, CMIOs and other healthcare IT leaders an innovative way to respond to the rapidly evolving healthcare environment.
  • In August, Chilmark Research, a global research and advisory firm, gave Health Catalyst the highest-rated overall solution rating in its Chilmark 2013 Clinical Analytics for Population Health Market Trends Report.  The first-of-its-kind report gave Health Catalyst an overall “A-” rating for its superior performance among peers in the product and services categories, calling the company a “clear standout.”
  • In October, Modern Healthcare magazine ranked Health Catalyst No. 20 overall among all US healthcare organizations in Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” survey for 2013. The company placed eighth among the survey’s supplier category, which ranks companies that supply products or services to healthcare organizations.

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About Health Catalyst

Based in Salt Lake City, Health Catalyst delivers a proven, Late-Binding™ Data Warehouse platform and analytic applications that actually work in today’s transforming healthcare environment. Health Catalyst data warehouse platforms aggregate and harness more than 3 trillion data points utilized in population health and ACO projects in support of over 22 million unique patients.  Health Catalyst platform clients operate 98 hospitals and 1,112 clinics that account for over $79 billion in care delivered annually. Health Catalyst maintains a current KLAS customer satisfaction score of 90/100, received the highest vendor rating in Chilmark’s 2013 Clinical Analytics Market Trends Report, and was selected as a 2013 Gartner Cool Vendor. Health Catalyst was also recognized in 2013 as one of the best places to work by both Modern Healthcare magazine and Utah Business magazine.   Health Catalyst’s platform and applications are being utilized at leading health systems including Allina Health, Crystal Run Healthcare, Indiana University Health, MultiCare Health System, North Memorial Health Care, Providence Health & Services, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Health Catalyst investors include CHV Capital (an Indiana University Health Company), HB Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Partners HealthCare, Sequoia Capital, and Sorenson Capital. Visit www.healthcatalyst.com, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.