Break free from the population health status quo of black box algorithms and shallow insights. In today’s value-based market, population health challenges demand technology that generates insights by aggregating data from all source systems, normalizing that data, and integrating clinical, financial, and operational data sets. Health systems that go beyond black box measurements by leveraging a far-reaching population health management solution transform healthcare and save millions by improving care for high-risk populations, thriving under value-based care, and reimagining care coordination.
Today’s healthcare data status quo of black boxes and shallow insights too often keeps organizations from realizing the digital era’s transformational potential. Without accessible, accurate, timely data, health systems struggle with challenges from patient outcomes and experience to profitability and, since 2020, COVID-19. Only with a commercial-grade data and analytics platform built exclusively for healthcare can organizations confidently scale analytics productivity to improve outcomes, respond to a crisis, and boost revenue.
From negotiating at-risk contracts to improving quality measures, population health initiatives require a flexible, adaptable data analytics platform. Learn how the most successful organizations are tackling these quality-related problems.
Learn how the most successful organizations are tackling cost-related problems through smartsourcing.
Focusing on improving billing and collection processes can accelerate cash flow and significantly increase the availability of cash funds while also improving patients’ financial experience. Learn how most successful organizations are tackling revenue-related problems.
Learn how the Health Catalyst data platform brings healthcare organizations the benefits of a more flexible computing infrastructure in the cloud.
This handbook aims to provide practical and flexible guidance for your organization’s journey toward population health management, with a specific focus on the analytics to support this effort. We believe—and have seen among our client-partners—that when financial, clinical, analytic, and operational leaders work in an aligned way, they can succeed in achieving the promise of population health management: better care at lower costs, a stronger organization, and a healthier community.
This handbook presents our approach to addressing this challenge. It provides practical, flexible, and actionable guidance for executing a data governance program that aligns with the organization’s priorities, supports effective clinical and business decision-making, and maximizes the value of data to improve outcomes.
We believe that good governance is essential for transformational change in healthcare—for meaningful, sustained improvements in clinical, financial, and operational outcomes. This eBook introduces the main concepts informing our recommendations for governance.