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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 more…

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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 their…

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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 quality…

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Machine Learning in Healthcare: Now for Everyone 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™ 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 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:

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. 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, 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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Health Catalyst Named to First-Ever Forbes 2016 World’s Best 100 Cloud Companies List

 SALT LAKE CITY—Sept. 8, 2016—Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has been named to the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100: the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, developed in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners. “It is an honor to be recognized among the world’s top 100 private cloud companies,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “Cloud companies are revolutionizing how people live and do business—and few industries have a better opportunity to use cloud technology to improve lives than healthcare. We are excited that Forbes and its partners recognize the great value of harnessing data and analytics platforms to improve healthcare and save…

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Survey: 8 in 10 Hospital Leaders Say Predictive Analytics is Important to Future Yet Only One-Third Use It

Lack of appropriate tools and trained personnel ranked as top barriers to adoption

SALT LAKE CITY – Sept. 7, 2016 – Nearly 80 percent of hospital executives believe the future of healthcare could be significantly improved through the use of predictive analytics, a population health management tool that can help providers stay one step ahead of costly problems like preventable readmissions, patient downturns and contracts with insurers that pay less than the cost of providing care. Yet only 31 percent of hospitals have used the technology for more than a year, and 19 percent have no plans to do so. Those results from an August survey of 136 hospital and health system executives by Health Catalyst

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Former Intermountain Medical Center CEO/Administrator David Grauer Joins Health Catalyst as Senior Vice President

SALT LAKE CITY– September 6, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, announced that David Grauer is joining the company as a Senior Vice President, effective September 2016. Grauer comes to Health Catalyst after 23 years in executive leadership positions at Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, 185 clinics, and 1,400 employed physicians that is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and in efficient healthcare delivery. For the last nine years, Grauer served as CEO/Administrator of Intermountain Medical Center, a 502-bed hospital in suburban Salt Lake City that is both Utah’s largest hospital and the flagship of Intermountain Healthcare. Previously, he was CEO/Administrator of two…

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Health Catalyst Named to the 2016 Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Healthcare Analytics Innovator Jumps to Inc. 500 List After 3 Years on Inc. 5000, with 3-Year Sales Growth of 998% SALT LAKE CITY, August 17, 2016 – Inc. magazine today ranked Health Catalyst No. 384 on its 35th annual Inc. 500 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. A leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, Health Catalyst’s sales growth of 998 percent from 2012 to 2015 launched the company onto the Inc. 500 for the first time after three straight years on the Inc. 5000 list. The lists represent a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. “We are honored…

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Survey: Fewer Than 2 in 10 Hospitals Regularly Use Patient-Reported Outcomes Despite Medicare’s Impending Plans for the Measures

72 Percent of Hospitals With Limited or No Patient-Reported Outcomes Tracking Say They Will Implement it Within 1-3 Years

SALT LAKE CITY – AUGUST 2, 2016 – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently began using a new yardstick to calculate how much providers should be paid: a patient’s own view of their health. First incorporated into a new CMS program designed to lower the cost of knee and hip replacements, patient-reported outcomes, or PROs, may soon become far more widespread. The self-reported health measures are a key component of the proposed Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) that would significantly restructure how Medicare pays for virtually every medical service. As a result, providers whose patients report…

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

SALT LAKE CITY – July 14, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, 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. Founded by industry veterans, Health Catalyst equips healthcare providers with data warehousing, analytics and outcomes-improvement solutions to improve the quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of care. The Salt Lake City-based company serves thousands of hospitals and clinics across the country with more than 70 million combined patients. "We are honored to be recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the…

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