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Health Catalyst Chief People Officer Recognized by Utah Business Magazine as CXO of the Year

SALT LAKE CITY – June 22, 2017 – Health Catalyst®, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, today congratulated Chief People Officer Jeff Selander on being named a “CXO of the Year” by Utah Business magazine. In its June 2017 cover story, the magazine praised the award winners as “the chief officers who combine subject matter expertise with a leadership philosophy that lifts up those around them.” Among several hundred nominees, winners were selected for their contributions to the Utah business community, for their professional accomplishments, and for giving back to the community. Selander will accept the award today in a ceremony at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. “We…

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GLASSDOOR RANKS HEALTH CATALYST CEO DAN BURTON A TOP 10 U.S. CEO FOR 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (June 21, 2017) — Health Catalyst®, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced today that CEO Dan Burton has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Highest Rated CEOs for 2017 in the U.S. among companies with fewer than 1,000 employees. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing job sites, released the annual report today honoring the top leaders employees love working for at small & medium (SMB) companies in the U.S. Burton ranked No. 9 among the CEOs of 445,000 SMB companies surveyed by Glassdoor, earning a 98% percent approval rating from Health Catalyst employees.  Winners are determined based entirely on anonymous employee feedback shared…

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Health Catalyst Introduces Next-Generation Cost Management Suite to Help Hospitals Thrive Amid Unprecedented Market Disruption

The next step in the evolution of cost management, the CORUS Suite leverages unparalleled access to patient-level EHR data and costing best practices from world-renowned healthcare leaders 

SALT LAKE CITY (June 20, 2017)—Chief financial officers (CFOs) of hospitals and health systems today are struggling to navigate a perfect storm of financial challenges. Fewer patients are being hospitalized, which reduces fee-for-service revenue. More patients are defaulting on their bills thanks to the increased prevalence of high-deductible health plans. Meanwhile, government and commercial insurers keep launching new and confusing payment models, while the momentum behind full and partial capitation of reimbursement contracts is growing. The health systems that succeed amid this turmoil will be those that understand their costs, their…

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Health Catalyst Appoints Visionary Healthcare CFO Duncan Gallagher to Board of Directors

SALT LAKE CITY, June 15, 2017—Health Catalyst®, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced today that Duncan Gallagher has accepted an appointment to the company’s Board of Directors, and officially joined the Board of Directors on May 12. Gallagher brings over 30 years of experience as a healthcare CFO and finance leader, including his most recent role as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and CFO of Allina Health, a $4  billion not-for-profit health system based in Minneapolis.  Allina Health’s more than 90 clinics, 12 hospitals and related healthcare services provide care for nearly 1 million people across Minnesota and western Wisconsin. In his seven years as CFO at Allina Health, Gallagher was…

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University of Maryland CIO Joins Health Catalyst as Senior Vice President

SALT LAKE CITY– June 9, 2018 – Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced that Eric Denna is joining the company as Senior Vice President of Professional Services, effective July 2017. Denna brings to Health Catalyst nearly four decades of experience aligning enterprise and technology strategies for some of the nation’s most respected universities, and a wide variety of organizations and industries confronted by disruptive forces. A member of the Education CIO Advisory Board to the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs from 1998 to 2000, Denna currently serves as vice president of information technology and chief information officer at the University of Maryland. Previously, Denna was chief information office (CIO) of the University…

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Health Catalyst Named No. 4 Best Large Workplace in Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2017

SALT LAKE CITY—June 2, 2017—Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Top 50 Best Workplaces for 2017, the publication’s second annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector. Among large companies in the ranking—those with 250 to 499 employees—Health Catalyst earned the 4th highest score based on a number of factors including team member feedback. The Inc. list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created exceptional workplaces through meaningful cultures, strong employee engagement, and coveted benefits. Out of thousands of applicants, Inc. singled out just over 200 winning companies. “We are honored to be recognized as one…

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Health Catalyst Wins Gallup Great Workplace Award for Second 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 24, 2017 Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, is one of 37 global companies to receive the 2017 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…

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Health Catalyst Adds Seasoned Clinicians to Lead Medical Informatics, Patient Safety Initiatives

Salt Lake City, April 11, 2017—Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Chief Medical Informatics Officer Carolyn Wong Simpkins MD, PhD, and Vice President of Patient Safety Products Stanley Pestotnik MS, RPh. The hires of Dr. Simpkins and Mr. Pestotnik, a pharmacist, underscore Health Catalyst’s commitment to improving patient outcomes as healthcare organizations shift towards value-based care models. “We are thrilled that Carolyn and Stan have agreed to join the Health Catalyst team,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “Their presence brings considerable clinical and research expertise to our ongoing effort to develop innovative products that our customers can depend…

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Healthcare Leaders Drowning in Data Receive Lifeline from Health Catalyst with Leading Wisely™, Next-Generation Executive Decision Support System

The next step in the evolution of executive decision support automates insight discovery, simplifying decisions in a culture rife with information overload SALT LAKE CITY, March 28, 2017—Healthcare leaders are tasked with managing the most complex and changeable industry on Earth, one in which access to the right information at the right time is mission critical. Yet many are almost literally drowning in information as they struggle to collect and interpret data from dozens of IT systems and hundreds of reports in competing formats. It’s a problem that threatens the productivity of healthcare executives and the efficiency of the enterprises they lead—if not the very health of the nation. To help, Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision…

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Health Catalyst Donates Technology and Services to Gunnison Valley Hospital to Improve Patient Care Using Data

Salt Lake City and Gunnison, UT – March 2, 2017 – Gunnison Valley Hospital, a top-rated critical access hospital in Gunnison, UT, and Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics, and outcomes improvement based in Salt Lake City, UT, are excited to announce their partnership to improve health outcomes for patients in the Sanpete Valley. The pro bono arrangement reflects the values and mission of both organizations. “Part of our mission is to transform healthcare, and we feel this partnership with Gunnison Valley Hospital gives us a unique opportunity to pursue this mission,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “The award-winning team at Gunnison Valley Hospital is dedicated and already delivers excellent outcomes for…

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Health Catalyst Receives 2017 Best in KLAS for Healthcare Business Intelligence and Analytics

ORLANDO, Feb. 20, 2017 – Health Catalyst announced today that it has earned the 2017 Best in KLAS ranking for Business Intelligence and Analytics in recognition of 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 most significant operational and clinical impact on healthcare organizations. The Health Catalyst Analytics Platform and suite of applications provides the foundation for improving value-based population health outcomes. With optimized machine learning models built into every Health Catalyst analytics application, organizations can leverage the technology for predictions such as identifying patients who are most likely…

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Regenstrief Institute and Health Catalyst Team to Reveal Hidden Meaning in Clinical Data for Better Patient Care

Partnership commercializes validated research and world-renowned expertise to extract clinical insights from text records ORLANDO, Feb. 21, 2017 – From the floor of the HIMSS17 Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Health Catalyst and the Regenstrief Institute announced today an agreement to bring Regenstrief’s artificial intelligence-powered text analytics technology out of the lab and into healthcare organizations nationwide. Regenstrief’s nDepth™ technology, internally developed within the largest and longest running health information exchange in the country, has been fine-tuned through extensive and repeated use searching over 230 million text records from more than 17 million patients and promises to accelerate improvements in patient health by unlocking the vast troves of unstructured data hidden within electronic health records (EHRs).  As a key…

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MACRA Measures & Insights from Health Catalyst Helps Healthcare Organizations Solve the MACRA Reporting Puzzle

Related Survey: Just One-Third of Health Systems Say Physicians are Ready for MACRA; Biggest Headache is Capturing Compliance Measures SALT LAKE CITY – February 15, 2017 — Physicians have long complained about the growing burden of government regulation, especially its effect of reducing time spent with patients. A 2016 study by Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College and the Medical Group Management Association found that physicians and their staff spend between 6 and 12 hours per week processing and reporting quality metrics to the government – at a cost of $15.4 billion a year. As a recent Health Catalyst/Peer60 survey confirms, that burden is expected to significantly worsen in 2017 and beyond as physicians struggle to report…

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Machine Learning in Healthcare: Now for Everyone

catalyst.ai by Health Catalyst democratizes machine learning, enables transformative outcomes improvement through predictive analytics for healthcare organizations of all sizes SALT LAKE CITY – February 14, 2017 – Machine learning is a part of everyday life for most Americans, from navigation apps to Amazon’s omniscient purchase recommendations. But in healthcare the use of machine learning has so far been limited to niche science projects in large and academic health systems – those able to afford the highly skilled data scientists and dedicated teams required to turn their data into meaningful performance improvements. Health Catalyst is on a mission to change that by embedding the value of machine learning throughout healthcare. Last month, the company launched healthcare.ai™ to help make…

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Health Catalyst Congratulates Allina Health on Earning Healthcare Informatics Innovation Award

Minnesota health system recognized for development of a healthcare delivery innovation center to improve cardiovascular outcomes and realize $75 million in savings

SALT LAKE CITY—February 2, 2017—Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, today congratulated Allina Health on winning first place in the prestigious 2017  Innovator Awards, presented by Healthcare Informatics magazine, recognizing the nation’s most innovative healthcare organizations. The annual Innovator Awards recognize leadership teams from hospitals, medical groups, integrated health systems, and other healthcare organizations that have effectively deployed information technology to improve clinical, administrative, financial, or organizational performance. Allina Health, a 13-hospital, 61-clinic integrated delivery network (IDN) that includes three large cardiac care centers, earned its recognition by deciding…

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Fortune Ranks Health Catalyst One of 30 Best Workplaces in U.S. Technology Industry

Salt Lake City – January 18, 2017 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has been named one of the 30 Best Workplaces in Technology by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work®.  Health Catalyst ranked No. 9 on the annual list among companies with fewer than 1,000 employees, and is the only healthcare technology company to make the 2017 list. Health Catalyst’s ranking is based on anonymous survey feedback from its employees and more than 42,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations across the U.S. technology industry. Survey questions focused on how frequently respondents experience the behaviors that create a great workplace, including the transparency of communication, degree of…

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KLAS Report on Population Health Management Companies Identifies Health Catalyst as Highest Rated Preliminary Vendor

SALT LAKE CITY – January 4, 2017 – The respected healthcare technology research firm KLAS has rated Health Catalyst the highest among early “preliminary data” population health companies profiled in its new report, “Population Health Management 2016: The Training Wheels Are Off,” released Jan. 3. Health Catalyst earned a preliminary performance score of 91.0 out of 100 in the report, which compared the products of fully-rated companies such as The Advisory Board, Cerner, Epic, IBM Watson Health, Optum and Philips Wellcentive, as well as those of preliminary vendors including Aetna, Caradigm, Conifer Health Solutions, McKesson and Medecision.  KLAS preliminary vendors had fewer than 15 unique provider organizations providing input to the research, while fully-rated vendors had 15 or more…

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Glassdoor Names Health Catalyst a Top 15 US Workplace for Second Year; CEO Dan Burton Earns Highest Approval Rating Among Digital Health Leaders

Additional awards from Rock Health, Salt Lake Tribune and Utah Business Magazine Burnish Company’s Designation as a Best Place to Work

SALT LAKE CITY—Dec. 8, 2016—For the second year in a row, Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has earned the 2017 Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the “Best Places to Work” in the nation based solely on employee feedback. Additionally, Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton earned the highest job approval rating among leaders of digital health companies nationally, based on anonymous employee surveys on Glassdoor.com. His 99 percent approval rating prompted Rock Health this week to name Burton the winner of its annual “Most Beloved CEO” award for…

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Health Catalyst Launches Open Source Machine Learning: healthcare.ai

First open source, machine learning repository specifically for healthcare enables industrywide collaboration to advance outcomes improvement through artificial intelligence

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 1, 2016 — Use of machine learning and predictive analytics to improve health outcomes has so far been limited to highly-trained data scientists, mostly in the nation’s top academic medical centers. No longer. healthcare.ai is on a mission to make machine learning accessible to the thousands of healthcare professionals who possess little or no data science skills but who share an interest in using the technology to improve patient care. By making its central repository of proven machine learning algorithms available for free, healthcare.ai enables a large, diverse group of technical…

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Health Catalyst Care Management Suite Helps Healthcare Organizations Solve the Population Health Puzzle

Innovative new platform provides first end-to-end care management solution for value-based care

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 15, 2016 — Health Catalyst® announced today the healthcare industry’s first end-to-end care management and patient engagement solution, and the first to enable discovery of an otherwise invisible subset of patients – those who will benefit most from care management and who can be engaged most effectively to lower the cost of care. By synthesizing advanced analytics with concepts from Customer Relationship Management and social networking, the new Health Catalyst Care Management Suite™ focuses on the most impactable patients and supports the entire care management process to help healthcare organizations improve outcomes and cost. Government studies

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KLAS: Health Catalyst Stands Out with Highest Overall Score in Healthcare BI Market

Enterprise data warehouse and analytics innovator “continues to set the bar for performance and partnership” among BI vendors, according to KLAS 2016 Business Intelligence report

SALT LAKE CITY – November 10, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, received the highest overall score and the highest score for “proactive service” among enterprise business intelligence vendors evaluated by the respected research firm, KLAS, in a report published this month, “Enterprise Healthcare BI 2016: Getting Value from BI Tools: A U.S. and Global Perspective.” The report differentiates 12 enterprise BI vendors based on client reviews, insights and outcomes, and marks the fourth time in three years that Health Catalyst has been recognized as…

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Health Catalyst Named One of Utah’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies For Second Year in a Row

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 25, 2016 —  Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, was ranked the 17th fastest growing company in Utah by MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN) in the 22nd annual Utah 100 Awards. The annual list recognizes the 100 fastest growing Utah companies based on their revenue growth over the previous five years. Health Catalyst was also named to the list in 2015, the first year in which it was eligible. “We are honored to be named among Utah’s fastest growing companies, and we attribute our growth to our health system customers’ success in using Health Catalyst’s analytics platform to systemically improve clinical and financial outcomes,” said Health Catalyst CEO Dan…

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Fortune Names Health Catalyst One of America’s Great Workplaces

Salt Lake City – October 13, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has been named one of the “100 Best Medium Workplaces,” by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work®.  The company ranked No. 32 on the annual list of medium-sized companies with between 100 and 999 employees, and is the only healthcare information technology supplier to make the 2016 list. Health Catalyst earned this accolade based on employees' anonymous responses to an extensive survey about their levels of trust, pride and camaraderie at work. Fortune partner Great Place to Work® reviewed the survey results of more than 52,000 employees from hundreds of companies in the ranking process. The…

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Health Catalyst Makes Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work List for Fourth Year in a Row

Company ranked 40th on 2016 list; 22nd among medium-sized healthcare companies SALT LAKE CITY – October 11, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has been honored for the fourth year in a row as one of Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” The Best Places to Work in Healthcare awards recognize employers for their outstanding performance in economic development, employee retention and satisfaction. Health Catalyst placed 22nd among medium-sized companies surveyed by Modern Healthcare, and 26th in the survey’s supplier category, which ranks companies that supply products or services to healthcare organizations. Health Catalyst ranked 40th overall among the hundreds of US healthcare organizations surveyed. Health Catalyst provides healthcare…

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Health Catalyst Named 2016 Digital Healthcare Innovator of the Year

Industry leader recognized for driving outcomes improvement for health systems SALT LAKE CITY – Oct. 4, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has been named Digital Healthcare Innovator of the Year by Healthegy, an organization focused on improving and innovating healthcare and the host of the Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit in Boston. “We created Healthegy to bring together the innovators, investors and executives who are reforming health care,” said Craig Simak, CEO of Healthegy. “Health Catalyst represents the best possible outcome of such collaboration. Health Catalyst’ executives, investors and customers are truly finding a better way to make health more affordable and efficient for the country’s leading providers. We’re honored…

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