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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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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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Healthcare Analytics Summit 2016 Announces Featured Speakers Including Former CMS Administrator Donald Berwick and Partners HealthCare CEO David Torchiana

Early-Bird Pricing Ends July 29 for the Leading Conference on Improving Cost and Quality Through Analytics

SALT LAKE CITY — July 13, 2016 — The third annual Healthcare Analytics Summit 2016 (HAS 16) today announced the keynote speakers for the industry’s leading conference on analytics-driven outcomes improvement, to be held at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, September 6-8, 2016. Supporting the conference’s theme of “Expanding Your Outcomes,” speakers will cover a diverse set of topics, including leadership best practices, and will share healthcare and non-healthcare analytics case studies. The Summit’s practical, educational focus and the ability to interact with more than 1,000 attendees from top provider, payer and research organizations are attracting an eminent group…

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HEALTH CATALYST CLIENT BASE GROWS TO COVER 70 MILLION PATIENTS AS CUSTOMERS IMPROVE QUALITY, LOWER COSTS

At the mid-year mark, outcomes-improvement company releases new customer signings and customer results

Salt Lake City – June 14, 2016 – New customer wins, heightened industry recognition and noteworthy customer successes have strategically positioned Health Catalyst for significant market expansion in the second half of 2016. A leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, Health Catalyst today announced the addition of several new health system clients, some of the seven new clients signed in the last six months. The additional customers increased the size of Health Catalyst’s client base to over 250 hospitals and more than 3,000 clinics that collectively care for over 70 million Americans each year. New clients include: Alberta…

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Survey: Hospitals Progressing Slowly toward Medicare’s Goal of 50 Percent Value-Based Reimbursement by 2018

Respondents to Health Catalyst survey cite analytics as most important success factor for value-based reimbursement

SALT LAKE CITY – MAY 9, 2016 – Fewer than a quarter of U.S. hospitals are on track to hit the Obama Administration’s 2018 goal of providing at least half their patient care through so-called “value-based” arrangements – structures that tie reimbursement from Medicare to the quality of care patients receive. That is one finding of a new online survey of healthcare executives representing 190 U.S. hospitals with a total of more than 20,000 licensed beds. The survey by Health Catalyst revealed that just 3 percent of health systems today meet the target set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…

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Health Catalyst Eliminates Non-Compete Agreements for Employees

Salt Lake City – May 11, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, today announced it is joining a growing number of companies that have decided to eliminate post-employment restrictive covenants. The so-called “non-compete” provisions restrict the types of jobs that employees may seek following termination of employment. Going forward, Health Catalyst will no longer require employees to sign non-compete provisions as part of their employment agreements.  The company also has informed current employees that it will not seek to enforce any non-compete provisions that are contained in existing employment agreements. “We believe that removing non-compete provisions is consistent with our ongoing focus on creating a positive and supportive culture for our…

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Health Catalyst Chief Clinical Officer Recognized as One of Healthcare IT’s Most Powerful Women

Salt Lake City – May 3, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, today congratulated Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Holly Rimmasch on being named to Health Data Management’s list of “Healthcare IT’s Most Powerful Women.” The awards are designed to recognize the achievements of women executives in healthcare IT, a field traditionally dominated by men that still lacks gender diversity, according to the magazine’s editors. “The financial importance of gender diversity in the executive ranks and on corporate boards is becoming more apparent in the public consciousness every year, but the percentage of women who hold leadership positions in healthcare IT remains stubbornly low,” they write in describing the…

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Anita Pramoda Joins Health Catalyst Board

Former Epic Systems CFO and Allscripts board member adds further depth to strong corporate governance of healthcare analytics company SALT LAKE CITY– April 28, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, announced that healthcare IT veteran Anita Pramoda has joined the company’s Board of Directors as an independent board member and a member of the Audit Committee. Concurrently, Health Catalyst Executive Vice President and Co-Founder Steve Barlow has completed his service on the board after nearly five years of dedicated and effective participation in the governance of the company. Both changes are part of a planned evolution in the Board’s membership to ensure its makeup and structure will serve the company effectively…

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Health Catalyst Named Gallup 2016 Great Workplace Award Winner

Company is first in healthcare IT to win prestigious award recognizing high levels of employee engagement Salt Lake City – April 14, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, is one of 40 global companies to receive the 2016 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 what Gallup found in nationally representative U.S. polling. This ratio is also more than 21 times what Gallup found in…

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MultiCare Health System and Health Catalyst Expand Analytics Program, Target $25 Million in Annual Savings from Improved Outcomes

Analytics-driven successes reducing mortality and readmissions lead to enterprise-wide agreement TACOMA, WASH. and SALT LAKE CITY – April 13, 2016 – MultiCare Health System, one of Washington state’s largest not-for-profit health systems, and Health Catalyst have deepened their relationship to enhance the quality and lower the cost of care across MultiCare’s five hospitals and 130 total locations. The new, substantially expanded relationship between the two organizations follows MultiCare’s assessment that its use of Health Catalyst technologies and processes since 2010 has driven significant improvements in the health system’s clinical, financial and operational outcomes. The new, deeper partnership includes four major elements: MultiCare has signed an enterprise-wide technology subscription agreement, giving the health system access to Health Catalyst’s…

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Partners HealthCare and Health Catalyst Honored as Recipients of the 2016 Microsoft Health Innovation Awards

Solution recognized for delivering longitudinal views of the cost of a complete healthcare episode

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — March 2, 2016 — Health Catalyst and Partners HealthCare today announced they have been named recipients of Microsoft Corp.’s 2016 Health Innovation Awards. The organizations won the “Reinventing Productivity and Business Processes” category, which evaluates solutions that transform care delivery or population health by connecting clinicians and staff to new processes and insights.

The award recognizes Partners and Health Catalyst for devising and deploying a comprehensive solution that delivers both big-picture and detailed views into the cost and utilization of all aspects of care related to a particular clinical event, whether the care is delivered…

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Health Catalyst Raises $70 Million Led By Norwest Venture Partners and UPMC

Proceeds to fund product-line expansion for population health management, care management, cost accounting and real-time decision support  Salt Lake City – February 29, 2016 – Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, announced the closing of a $70 million Series E funding round. The capital raise was co-led by Norwest Venture Partners, the lead investor in three previous rounds, and UPMC, a world-renowned healthcare provider and insurer that is also a Health Catalyst customer. Two additional existing customers of Health Catalyst – MultiCare Health System and OSF Healthcare – also contributed to the funding round, continuing Health Catalyst’s successful model of investment by customers. Other contributors to the round were…

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Health Catalyst Announces New Products at HIMSS16

Company integrates analytics at the point-of-care for population health management, personalized medicine and real-time decision support across the healthcare enterprise

SALT LAKE CITY – March 1, 2016 – From the floor of the HIMSS16 Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Health Catalyst announced it is launching the most significant update to its technology and product strategy since the introduction of its industry-changing Late-Binding™ Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) in 2008. The expansion of Health Catalyst’s product development program comes with the strong endorsement of customers as the industry rapidly evolves toward accountable care, population health management and personalized medicine. With the Health Catalyst EDW and analytics platform still as its foundation, the company has reorganized…

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Survey: Most Healthcare Organizations Unprepared for Precision Medicine

But academic medical centers are leading the way with adoption of genomics to develop more precise diagnoses and targeted therapies Salt Lake City – January 20, 2016 – When President Obama announced a $215 million precision medicine initiative in his State of the Union address one year ago, many observers predicted that healthcare would quickly jump on the bandwagon. Unlike the one-size-fits-all approach to medicine, precision medicine – often called “personalized medicine” – leverages advances in genomics and analysis of large data sets to personalize care and greatly accelerate medical research and drug discoveries. But according to a new survey of healthcare executives in hospitals nationwide, few organizations are moving to adopt precision medicine. The exception seems to…

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