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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, physicians,…

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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  The Health Catalyst…

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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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Health Catalyst Names Patrick Nelli Chief Financial Officer

SALT LAKE CITY– October 6, 2017– Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, has named Patrick Nelli its Chief Financial Officer. Nelli, a key business leader within Health Catalyst since 2013, will lead finance for the company as it continues to grow and expand operations to support healthcare transformation.  Previous Health Catalyst CFO Dan Strong will remain with the company in an advisory role through 2019. “Patrick has played a critical role in developing the business infrastructure that has helped us to grow and improve outcomes for our health system clients,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “He is a top performer for Health Catalyst, and I am confident that his breadth of healthcare-specific…

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

Modern Healthcare magazine ranks company No. 10 among healthcare vendors; No. 4 for family-friendly environment

SALT LAKE CITY – October 2, 2017 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, has been honored for the fifth year in a row as one of Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” Now in its tenth 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 placed tenth (No. 10) in the survey’s supplier category, which ranks companies that supply products or services to healthcare organizations.  Additionally, Health Catalyst…

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Survey: Healthcare Technology Pros See Poor ROI from Electronic Records but View Analytics as a Solution

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 14, 2017 -- The billions in taxpayer dollars spent on electronic health records (EHRs) since 2009 have unfortunately generated a poor return for the nation's healthcare system, according to a survey of more than 1,100 healthcare professionals attending the fourth annual Healthcare Analytics Summit™ (HAS 17), Sept. 12-14 in Salt Lake City. Fortunately, survey respondents also overwhelmingly signaled that analytics software—a technology designed to make the clinical data in EHRs more valuable—holds great promise for the future. The divergent views of the two technologies likely reflects the industry's abrupt shift away from data collection and toward data analysis as healthcare transitions from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement. When…

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Healthcare Analytics Summit 2017 Launches with Record Attendance

SALT LAKE CITY — September 12, 2017 — The fourth annual Healthcare Analytics Summit™ (HAS 17), the industry’s leading conference on data- and analytics-driven outcomes improvement, kicked off today with a record of more than 1,100 attendees from hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country. The conference will continue through Sept. 14 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. Supporting the conference’s theme of “Changing the Digital Trajectory of Healthcare,” keynote speakers will present healthcare and non-healthcare analytics case studies and will cover a diverse set of topics including leadership best practices. They include: Tom Davenport, distinguished professor, advisor, and author of 17 books including “Competing on Analytics,” named by Harvard Business Review as one of the 12…

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Chilmark 2017 Healthcare Analytics Market Report Ranks Health Catalyst Highest for Product Capabilities

SALT LAKE CITY, August 17, 2017 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, leads the healthcare analytics market in product capabilities, according to the Chilmark 2017 Healthcare Analytics Market Trends Report, released this week. Health Catalyst’s ranking in the comprehensive review of 17 top analytics vendors reflects the company’s forward-looking analytics strategy, its “long-term view of the role of analytics” in healthcare, its “multiple use cases and applications,”  and its “flexible architecture for analytics development,” according to the report from Chilmark Research. Chilmark called out in particular Health Catalyst’s deep application portfolio, which it said is “too extensive to describe in this profile” and which “goes far beyond the cost, utilization, and quality…

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$200M Later: Health Catalyst Changes the Digital Trajectory of Healthcare with the Data Operating System (DOS)

For the first time in an affordable, single technology architecture, DOS leapfrogs the features of traditional data warehousing, clinical data repositories, and health information exchanges  

SALT LAKE CITY, September 5, 2017 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, today introduced the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™), a breakthrough engineering approach that combines the features of data warehousing, clinical data repositories, and health information exchanges in a single, common-sense technology platform. Healthcare trails all American industries except hospitality, construction and agriculture in its adoption of digital technologies, according to McKinsey. Yet healthcare organizations are among the most complex enterprises in the world. That digital disparity leaves hospitals, health systems,…

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Health Catalyst Named to Inc. 500 for Second Year in a Row and Inc. 5000 for Fifth Straight Year

Healthcare technology innovator records 3-Year Sales Growth of 1,373%

SALT LAKE CITY, August 16, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked Health Catalyst No. 318 on its 36th annual Inc. 500 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. A leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, Health Catalyst’s sales growth of 1,373 percent from 2013 to 2016 earned it a spot on the Inc. 500 for the second year in a row. Health Catalyst ranked No. 384 on the 2016 Inc. 500. The company has been listed on the more comprehensive Inc. 5000 for five straight years, a milestone achieved by only 10 percent of Inc. 5000 companies, earning it a place…

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Mercy Health Analytics Leader Stephen Grossbart Joins Health Catalyst as Senior Vice President of Professional Services

SALT LAKE CITY– August 8, 2017 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced today that Stephen R. Grossbart, PhD has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Professional Services. Dr. Grossbart’s over 20 years of experience leading quality and analytics initiatives for large multi-state health systems will help Health Catalyst clients to identify opportunities for clinical outcomes’ improvement and to use analytics for improved care delivery. Dr. Grossbart comes to Health Catalyst from Cincinnati-based Mercy Health, the largest nonprofit healthcare system in Ohio, where he was senior vice president and chief analytics officer from 2015 to 2016, and chief quality officer for the previous nine years. As chief analytics officer, Dr.…

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Acuitas Health Selects Health Catalyst to Support Physicians’ Transition to Value-Based Care in New York’s Capital Region

Physician practices gain access to enterprise-grade data warehousing, analytics and care management technology used by nation’s largest health systems

ALBANY, NY and SALT LAKE CITY, UT—August 3, 2017— With physicians under increasing cost pressure from commercial health insurers and government payers, Acuitas Health, LLC today announced it will provide physician groups in New York’s Capital Region with technology from Health Catalyst that is used by the nation’s largest health systems to lower costs while improving quality. Acuitas Health, formed of a partnership between CapitalCare Medical Group and Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc., provides expertise, technology and resources in practice intelligence, care management and advanced analytics to support physicians in transitioning to…

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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…

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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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