Health Catalyst Leads the Enterprise Healthcare BI Market in Improving Outcomes in Latest KLAS Report

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SALT LAKE CITY – January 12, 2016Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, was recognized as the enterprise BI vendor whose solutions make the most compelling contribution to better outcomes in a report titled “Enterprise Healthcare BI: The Search for Outcomes,” published this month by the respected research firm, KLAS.

The report differentiates 11 enterprise BI vendors based on client reviews, insights and outcomes, and marks the third time in three years that Health Catalyst has been recognized as a top performer in the healthcare BI market by KLAS.

“Health Catalyst is seen as the most consistent and effective BI vendor in achieving outcomes,” wrote the report’s authors, Joe Van De Graaf and April Ridgeway. “[Health Catalyst] consistently demonstrates a high-touch, consultative approach, using their products as facilitators of engagement and deeper work.”

KLAS’ report highlights the shift in emphasis in the market from reporting to delivering actionable insights and driving clinical, operational and financial outcomes. According to KLAS, Health Catalyst’s “strategy of prioritizing client relationships and outcomes results in the highest client reviews of any vendor for insights and outcomes.”

As the report explains, insights and improved outcomes result from “a proactive, customer-focused approach” that goes beyond simply implementing BI technology. Rather, top-performing vendors like Health Catalyst employ “a disciplined, holistic approach to help clients achieve analytics victories that would often not be possible otherwise.” As Health Catalyst’s 58 published case studies attest, the company employs a methodology for achieving outcomes that combines analytics, clinical content and organizational structures to help clients create a data-driven culture of improvement.

KLAS also recognized Health Catalyst’s “clinical leadership and healthcare focus,” reporting that these factors were praised by the company’s interviewed customers. The report emphasizes Health Catalyst’s commitment to partnering with clients to drive results. This includes employing “high-quality resources with clinical expertise who are invested in client success” and who “work beside clients to build an analytics framework and approach to suit their needs.”

KLAS interviewed 394 providers to review the performance of BI vendors in healthcare and highlight those who contribute the most value in the eyes of their customers.

Since 2008, Health Catalyst’s Late-Binding™ Data Warehouse and Analytics platform has formed the information foundation for value-based performance at some of the nation’s largest health systems, serving more than 50 million patients overall. The platform can be implemented in a matter of weeks, providing health systems a single source of truth by combining clinical, financial and operational data from electronic health records (EHR) and many other enterprise applications while enabling flexible and fast visualization of the data across all clinical and process domains. Equipped with near real-time data and self-service analytics, health systems can quickly adapt to changing market conditions and identify opportunities for key process improvements.

“We are honored that KLAS’ independent review highlighted our customers’ successes in using our solutions and our unique methodology to improve outcomes,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “Our fundamental commitment to our customers is that partnering with us will drive measurable financial, operational and clinical outcomes improvements. We are grateful to see third-party validation from KLAS that our collective work with health system customers is producing significant outcomes improvements.”

The report, Enterprise Healthcare BI: The Search for Outcomes, is available at klasresearch.com/klasreports

About KLAS

KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.

About Health Catalyst

Health Catalyst is a mission-driven data warehousing, analytics and outcomes-improvement company that helps healthcare organizations of all sizes perform the clinical, financial, and operational reporting and analysis needed for population health and accountable care. Our proven enterprise data warehouse (EDW) and analytics platform helps improve quality, add efficiency and lower costs in support of more than 50 million patients for organizations ranging from the largest US health system to forward-thinking physician practices. For more information, visit https://www.healthcatalyst.com, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

For more information contact:
Todd Stein
Amendola Communications for Health Catalyst
916.346.4213
tstein@acmarketingpr.com