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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 metrics…

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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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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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