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Health Catalyst Named a Best Place to Work in Healthcare for Sixth Year in a Row

Company is one of only 10 healthcare vendors named to Modern Healthcare list six years in a row; also recognized for “Family Friendly” workplace culture

SALT LAKE CITY – October 1, 2018Health Catalyst, a next-generation data, analytics, and decision-support company, has been honored for the sixth year in a row as one of Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.”

Now in its 11th year, the award program identifies and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry nationwide. Modern Healthcare partners with the Best Companies Group on the assessment process, which includes an extensive employee survey.

Health Catalyst is among just…

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Health Catalyst Launches Patient Safety Organization for Hospitals and Health Systems

New PSO offers confidential environment to assess safety concerns, reduce harm risk and improve safety culture free from threat of legal discovery

First PSO to incorporate industry-leading analytical technologies for computer-based active monitoring, clinician assessment, intervention, and a track record of successful outcomes’ improvement

SALT LAKE CITY, September 11, 2018Health Catalyst today launched its federally-certified  Health Catalyst Patient Safety Organization (HC PSO) that protects all-cause-harm patient safety data derived from the company’s Patient Safety Monitor™ suite of software applications. Health Catalyst Patient safety experts will work closely with clients to collect, detect, intervene, learn, and prevent all-cause patient harm, all within the legal-protection of the HC PSO.

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University of Louisville Hospital, Physicians Select Health Catalyst to Drive Cost Reduction, Patient Safety Initiatives

Data Operating System provides actionable insights to improve outcomes and reduce costs

SALT LAKE CITY AND LOUISVILLE, September 6, 2018 – As part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen patient safety and reduce costs, University of Louisville Hospital and University of Louisville Physicians have partnered with Health Catalyst® to implement the Data Operating System (DOS™) and leverage the company’s outcomes’ improvement professional services.

The agreement includes UofL Hospital, the region's preeminent medical teaching and research hospital, and UofL Physicians, the largest, multi-specialty physician practice in Louisville with more than 78 specialties and subspecialties, 1,200 staff professionals and more than 600 primary care and specialty physicians.

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Woman’s Hospital Selects Health Catalyst to Advance Quality Care and Population Health

Louisiana specialty hospital for women and infants, one of nation’s largest, focuses on data analysis and connectivity to improve patient care

SALT LAKE CITY AND BATON ROUGE, LA., August 30, 2018Woman’s Hospital, a leading expert on pregnancy and childbirth,  has selected Health Catalyst, a leader in next-generation data, analytics, and decision support, to help improve the health of the communities it serves. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Woman’s will implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™) to solve the problem of information systems that hold critical data in silos, inhibiting population-based health management and thwarting the coordination of care across communities.

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Health Catalyst Named to Inc. 5000 for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Healthcare technology innovator’s growth streak outperforms 94 percent of Inc. 5000 listed companies since 1982

SALT LAKE CITY, August 15, 2018 – Inc. magazine today named Health Catalyst to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies for the sixth year in a row. In the list’s 36-year history, just 6 percent of the tens of thousands of featured companies have been listed six consecutive times—a milestone that Inc. Editor-in-Chief James Ledbetter called “a truly extraordinary achievement.” The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to verified percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 to 2017. “We are honored to be named among the nation’s fastest growing companies,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “It’s an accomplishment…

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Survey: Progress on Patient Safety Slowed by Ineffective Technology, Healthcare Professionals Say

SALT LAKE CITY, July 19, 2018 – Nearly nine out of 10 respondents to a national survey of physicians, nurses and healthcare executives say their organizations are successfully improving the safety of patients. But real problems remain, and to make further improvements, respondents to the Health Catalyst survey said they need better health information technology to warn clinicians of impending patient harm, as well as more resources and greater organizational focus on the problem. The need for improvement is compelling. Medical error is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. While mortality grabs the headlines, non-lethal harm events are even more frequent, occurring at a rate 10 to 20 times higher than lethal events, according to

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Health Catalyst Introduces Comprehensive Patient Safety Surveillance for Hospitals and Health Systems

First module in new patient safety software suite enables early detection of potential harm to individual patients; Analytics leader also to launch Patient Safety Organization  

SALT LAKE CITY, July 17, 2018— Health Catalyst today launched the Patient Safety Monitor™ Suite: Surveillance Module, the industry’s first comprehensive patient safety application to use predictive and text analytics combined with concurrent clinician review of data to monitor, detect, predict and prevent threats to patient safety before harm can occur. Tens of thousands of patients die every year in US hospitals due to avoidable errors, according to numerous studies. The Journal of Patient Safety reports that up to 5 million patients per year suffer an avoidable, non-lethal harm event.
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Health Catalyst Acquires Medicity, Extending Its Leadership as the Data Platform for Healthcare

Health Catalyst Platform Now Combines Data Exchange, Transaction and Analytics Capabilities

SALT LAKE CITY, July 11, 2018 – Health Catalyst, a leader in next-generation data, analytics,  and decision support, today announced completion of its acquisition of Medicity, one of the nation’s largest population health management companies with solutions for health information exchange (HIE), business intelligence, and provider and patient engagement. Medicity adds to the Health Catalyst customer base more than 100 clients including 21 state and regional HIEs, large employers, health plans, 75 health systems encompassing over 1,000 hospitals and more than 185,000 providers in physician groups and extended care facilities, in support of over 75 million patients. The combined company is positioned to solve many of…

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Health Catalyst Named One of Best Places to Work in IT by Computerworld Magazine

 Salt Lake City, June 18, 2018 – Health Catalyst, a leader in next-generation data, analytics and decision support, has been named a 2018 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG’s Computerworld for the second year in a row. As one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation, Health Catalyst will be included in coverage on Computerworld.com along with results from the 2018 Best Places to Work in IT survey. “We are honored to be recognized by Computerworld as one of the best workplaces in the technology industry,” said Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton. “Our mission of enabling massive healthcare improvements through the use of data and analytics…

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Health Catalyst One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2018

Health Catalyst ranks for second year in a row on standout employee engagement and culture

SALT LAKE CITY—May 28, 2018—Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision support and healthcare outcomes improvement, has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2018, the publication’s third annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector. Hitting newsstands in the June 2018 issue, and as part of a prominent inc.com feature, the award is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies who have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits. Out of thousands of applicants, Inc. singled out just under 300 winning companies. Health Catalyst is one of…

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KLAS Research Names Health Catalyst to the “A-List” of “High Energy” Healthcare Technology Vendors That Satisfy and Keep Their Customers

Exclusive list recognizes eight companies with high rates of customer satisfaction and retention

SALT LAKE CITY – April 30, 2018 – In a new report on healthcare organizations’ perceptions of technology vendors from across the healthcare IT software spectrum, KLAS Research has named Health Catalyst to the exclusive “A-List” of HIT companies that combine high customer satisfaction with high rates of customer retention. The inaugural report, Decision Insights 2018: National Trends & Best Practices, released this month, is designed to “help provider organizations understand which vendors have market energy and why other organizations are considering these vendors,” according to KLAS. Health Catalyst was the only data analytics company among the eight companies named to the report’s…

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Health Catalyst Wins Gallup Great Workplace Award for Third Year in a Row

Award winners’ ratio of engaged employees to actively disengaged employees is more than 15 times higher than the international average 

Salt Lake City – April 23, 2018 – Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, is one of 39 global companies to receive the 2018 Gallup Great Workplace Award. The award was created to recognize organizations for their extraordinary ability to create engaged workplace cultures that drive business outcomes. Health Catalyst joins a prestigious group of organizations that average a ratio of 14 engaged employees to one actively disengaged employee, which is more than seven times the rate in the U.S. and more than 15 times the rate for…

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UPMC and Health Catalyst honored as recipients of the 2018 Microsoft Health Innovation Award

BOSTON and SALT LAKE CITY — March 7, 2018 — UPMC and Health Catalyst today announced that they have been named joint recipients of Microsoft Corp.’s 2018 Health Innovation Awards. The awards, which were announced at the 2018 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas recognize health organizations and their technology solution partners for using Microsoft’s intelligent health technologies in innovative ways that help engage patients, empower care teams, optimize clinical and operational effectiveness, and transform health. UPMC and Health Catalyst won for their use of the Health Catalyst CORUS Suite, a cost-management system co-developed by these two partners and based on Microsoft technology that has saved the health system millions of dollars.  CORUS enables CFOs,…

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Introducing Health Catalyst Touchstone: The Next-Generation AI-Powered Healthcare Benchmarking and Performance Improvement Solution

 Survey of healthcare leaders supports need for improved benchmarking

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 27, 2018—Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, today launched Health Catalyst® Touchstone™, a breakthrough analytics application featuring next-generation benchmarking and prioritization capabilities powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) to supercharge healthcare improvement initiatives. A survey of 100 hospital and health system executives conducted this month by Health Catalyst confirmed that benchmarking is as important as regulatory requirements in determining organizational improvement priorities. Survey respondents also highlighted the importance of integrating benchmarks with analytics to correct deficiencies in current approaches to benchmarking. For most healthcare organizations, the process of selecting opportunities for performance improvement is under-informed by data.  A…

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Healthcare Organizations Document Major Improvements in Quality, Cost and Efficiency Using Data, Analytics and Professional Services

Dozens of Health Catalyst clients document 125 performance improvements including lower mortality, higher revenue, better patient experiences

SALT LAKE CITY, February 20, 2018 – A well-defined benchmark in healthcare quality improvement is the Triple Aim—to improve the patient experience and health of populations while also reducing the cost of healthcare. Achieving the three-part goal, however, has been difficult for most healthcare organizations. A bright spot in this environment can be found in organizations that have adopted a systematic approach to the use of data and analytics to guide their improvement initiatives. In 2017, nearly three dozen organizations ranging in size from small community hospitals to some of the nation’s largest integrated delivery systems documented 125 improvements in quality,…

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Health Catalyst Honored for Shattering the Glass Ceiling for Women in Technology

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 7, 2018 — Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, has been recognized by the Women Tech Council as a member of the 2018 “Shatter List,” comprised of technology companies that enact practices and cultures intended to increase the number of women working in technology. The Women Tech Council, a national organization based in in Salt Lake City’s “Silicon Slopes” technology region, is focused on increasing the number of women in technology. The 2018 Shatter List, comprised of 44 technology companies, is the first research of the technology industry to review and rate the development and successful implementation of measures that create inclusive cultures where women can contribute…

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Health Catalyst Awarded Best in KLAS for Healthcare Business Intelligence and Analytics for 2nd Year in a Row

SALT LAKE CITY, January 31, 2018 – Health Catalyst announced today that it has earned the 2018 Best in KLAS ranking for Business Intelligence and Analytics. The award marks the second year in a row that Health Catalyst has been recognized by KLAS as the top-performing solution in the category for its ability to help turn raw data into clear insights that drive improved outcomes in patient care and bottom-line performance. The Best in KLAS designation is reserved for vendor solutions that lead the software and services market segments with the broadest operational and clinical impact on healthcare organizations. The full report, “2018 Best in KLAS: Software & Services,” is available at klasresearch.com. https://klasresearch.com/report/2018-best-in-klas-software-and-services/1253  The…

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Dr. Timothy Ferris, Chairman and CEO of Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, Joins Health Catalyst Board

SALT LAKE CITY – January 23, 2018 –Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced today that Timothy G. Ferris, MD, Chairman and CEO of Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO), has joined the company’s board of directors, replacing Penny Wheeler, MD, the CEO of Allina Health, whose board term is now completed. “I am thrilled to join the board of Health Catalyst, a company with which I have worked closely since 2015,” said Dr. Ferris. “I had the privilege of partnering with Health Catalyst on a collaboration aimed at fostering and accelerating the adoption of population health management (PHM) strategies and practices nationally, to improve the quality of healthcare and lower costs, helping health…

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Healthcare Luminaries Brent James, Eric Topol and Timothy Zoph Join Health Catalyst as Strategic Advisors

SALT LAKE CITY– January 16, 2018 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced that three of healthcare’s most respected and well-known thought leaders are joining the company as strategic advisors.  Brent James, M.D., Eric Topol, M.D., and Timothy Zoph bring to Health Catalyst many decades’ experience leading and inspiring a revolution in quality and the use of technology within world-class healthcare organizations. Brent James, MD, has been a global leader in bringing quality improvement science and methods to clinical care for over three decades. Dr. James recently left his position as the first Chief Quality Officer of Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City after playing a pivotal role in helping Intermountain to…

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KLAS: Health Catalyst Merits High Satisfaction for Population Health Management Technology Among IDNs and CINs

SALT LAKE CITY – January 4, 2018 – KLAS Research gave Health Catalyst a score of 89.0* for overall performance in a report released today, “Population Health Management 2017, Part 2: Balancing Collaboration And Functionality.” The new report especially highlighted Health Catalyst for its ability to “cater to the more complex needs” of large health systems that qualify as Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs), specifically the “data-focused verticals” of population health management (PHM). The report also noted Health Catalyst’s strong commitment to collaborating with customers and “working closely to help customers manage their PHM goals and priorities.” In developing its report, KLAS gathered feedback from 179 provider organizations to assess the performance of the top…

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Hospital Sisters Health System Selects Health Catalyst Data Operating System to Support Outcomes Improvement

SPRINGFIELD, IL., and SALT LAKE CITY, January 3, 2018 – Health Catalyst, a technology leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced a multi-year agreement with Hospital Sisters Health System to implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™). Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is a multi-institutional health care system that cares for patients in 14 communities in Illinois and Wisconsin. With 15 hospitals, scores of community-based health centers and clinics, nearly 2,300 physician partners, and more than 14,600 colleagues, HSHS is committed to its mission “to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry.” “Hospital Sisters Health System is focused on our goals of providing high quality care and an unmatched  patient experience. By breaking down…

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Health Share of Oregon and Health Catalyst Expand Program for Behavioral Health Analytics, Improved Quality and Cost

Coordinated care network co-develops opioid risk-prediction tool; adopts Data Operating System

PORTLAND, OR. and SALT LAKE CITY – December 19, 2017 – In an effort to further enhance quality and lower the cost of health care, Health Share of Oregon and Health Catalyst have expanded their partnership through the implementation of a data-first application platform and associated tools. Health Share of Oregon, the state’s largest coordinated care organization serving Medicaid members, works to improve the health and health outcomes of its members and the community, while simultaneously contributing cost savings to the health care system. To support this work, Health Share will expand its current deployment of the Health Catalyst Enterprise Data Warehouse to adopt the…

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Banner Health Selects Health Catalyst Data Operating System to Support Outcomes Improvement Across Six States

Analytics platform to deliver real-time insights for improvement

SALT LAKE CITY AND PHOENIX, November 15, 2017 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced a multi-year agreement with Banner Health to implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™) across the health system’s enterprise, in conjunction with outcomes’ improvement professional services. Regarded and recognized as a top health system in the country for the clinical quality consistently provided to patients in its hospitals, nonprofit Banner Health operates 28 hospitals, including three academic medical centers and other related health entities and services across Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. Health Catalyst’s DOS platform will simplify the sharing, analysis and availability…

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Hawaii Insurer AlohaCare Selects Health Catalyst to Boost Performance with Business Intelligence

Health Catalyst analytics to improve risk stratification, quality scores and collaboration with care providers for Hawaii’s third-largest health plan

HONOLULU and SALT LAKE CITY—November 7, 2017— AlohaCare, a nonprofit health plan serving nearly 70,000 Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries in Hawaii, and Health Catalyst have teamed up to accelerate AlohaCare’s quality and cost-saving initiatives. The partnership reflects AlohaCare’s strategic response to the increasing prevalence of pay-for-quality initiatives that tie government reimbursement for medical services to the quality of that care. Founded in 1994 by Hawaii’s community health centers, AlohaCare partners with nearly 3,500 physicians and specializes in Medicare and QUEST Integration health insurance, a Medicaid managed care program under the Hawaii Department of Human Services (DHS). As a…

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Health Catalyst Named One of Utah’s 20 Fastest Growing Companies For Third Year in a Row

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 12, 2017 — Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, was ranked the 17th fastest growing company in Utah by MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN) in the 23rd annual Utah 100 Awards. Health Catalyst has made the list’s Top 20 every year since first becoming eligible in 2015. The annual list recognizes the 100 fastest growing Utah companies based on their revenue growth over the previous five years. Health Catalyst sales grew by over 1,700 percent during that time, and the company now employs over 500 people, the majority of them in Utah. “We are honored to be named among Utah’s fastest growing companies, and we attribute our growth to our customers’…

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