Health Catalyst Announces Winners of the 2024 Catalyst Awards

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Salt Lake City, Utah – February 29, 2024 – Today, Health Catalyst publicly announced the eight winners of the Catalyst Awards, an annual awards program recognizing hospitals and health systems that have led the way in digitizing and transforming healthcare. The winners were announced at the annual Healthcare Analytics Summit (HAS) in Salt Lake City, Utah. HAS is the premier event showcasing data and analytics’ critical role in tackling some of healthcare’s most significant challenges.

Catalyst Award Winners scaled

The Catalyst Awards

High-Value Data and Analytics Winner: Baylor Scott & White Health

  • Baylor Scott & White Health achieved a six-fold increase in sepsis bundle compliance, $8.3M cost savings during the 15-month study period, the result of a statistically significant difference in total direct costs, 17 percent lower ICU admission, and 17 percent lower mortality rate.

Patient Engagement Winner: Providence

  • Providence achieved a 25.2 percent increase in average patient engagement, increased engagement across 13 separate deployments, including different hospitals, clinics, and service lines. The organization also achieved a 44 percent relative decrease in readmissions for patients undergoing total joint replacement and a 15 percent relative decrease in LOS.

Population Health Winner: The Queen’s Health System

  • The Queen’s Health System achieved $7.1M in cost savings, a 71.6 percent relative reduction in inpatient admission, a 15.9 percent relative reduction in LOS, and a 37.1 percent relative reduction in 30-day readmissions.

Quality and Cost Winner: WakeMed Health and Hospitals

  • WakeMed Health and Hospitals achieved $10M in direct variable cost reduction, and 37 patients avoided readmission to the hospital. Without this work, the health system would have needed inpatient beds for 10 more patients every day of the year.

Revenue and Cost Winner: Stanford Health Care

  • Stanford Health Care achieved accurate, consistent daily capacity predictions, enabling proactive capacity management. The organization implemented capacity mitigation plans that safely increased capacity and patient access without exhausting resources, supporting a 45 percent increase in patient demand and patient volume.

Tech-Enabled Managed Services – Analytics Winner: Carle Health

  • Carle Health applied AI to identify and understand the drivers of long/excess LOS. New insights enabled improved leadership decision-making, and the organization avoided implementing costly interventions that would not have impacted drivers of long/excess LOS.

Tech-Enabled Managed Services – Chart Abstraction Winner: Community Health Network

  • Community Health Network achieved $1.8M in cost savings, a 58 percent relative reduction in bleeding complication rate after post-percutaneous coronary intervention, and an 18 percent relative reduction in LOS.

Tech-Enabled Managed Services – Trailblazer Winner: INTEGRIS Health

  • INTEGRIS Health applied AI to establish leadership and performance goals that demonstrate actual, achievable improvement in a transparent and reproducible way that motivates change. The organization also established processes for establishing goals less prone to bias and responsive to human value judgments.

“We’re proud to recognize these eight organizations for their incredible data-driven healthcare transformation,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “These significant, measurable improvements, clinically, operationally, and financially, are to be commended, and we are grateful to have played a role in enabling their great success.”

About Health Catalyst

Health Catalyst is a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations committed to being the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement. Its customers leverage the cloud-based data platform—powered by data from more than 100 million patient records and encompassing trillions of facts—as well as its analytics software and professional services expertise to make data-informed decisions and realize measurable clinical, financial, and operational improvements. Health Catalyst envisions a future in which all healthcare decisions are data informed.

Media Contact:

Amanda Hundt
Vice President, Corporate Communications

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