Impact Insights

Four Steps to Enhancing Organization Effectiveness through Your Analytics Strategy

March 4, 2020

Review of the analytics strategy in your organization is integral to increasing organizational effectiveness and improving financial health. Dashboards and reporting are both important tools... More

Healthcare Technology Trends for 2020 (and Beyond)

January 16, 2020

“The challenge we face is that even with the power to imagine the future, it is difficult to overcome the demands of the present.” –... More

Enhancing Analytics Using Scrum

December 19, 2019

If you are reading this blog, you should understand that even the simplest of healthcare analytics projects present unique challenges, like input from multiple stakeholders,... More

Moneyball Meets Cost Modeling

April 4, 2016

 “Data itself doesn’t tell the future, or give the answer – but it can limit the field for you and make it manageable for you.”  ... More

What Happened in Vegas – HIMSS 2016 Takeaways

March 8, 2016

The annual HIMSS Conference is always huge; and when it’s held in Las Vegas, it is a surreal experience. And this year’s event did not... More

Week in Review 11/6/15: Update on Senate HIT Bill; Fascinating Approach to Analytics

November 6, 2015

A SENATE BILL TO KEEP A VERY CLOSE EYE ON… Politico reported earlier this week that the Senate HELP Committee may soon release its version... More

Week in Review 10/30/15: Cybersecurity Bill; New Study on IT Benchmarking

October 30, 2015

SIGNIFICANT CYBERSECURITY BILL PASSED BY THE SENATE… Earlier this week, the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), which encourages private entities to exchange... More

Week in Review 9/18/15

September 18, 2015

THE MEANINGFUL USE STAGE 3 SAGA CONTINUES… Earlier this week, the chairman of the Senate HELP Committee (Sen. Lamar Alexander), called on CMS to hold... More

Week in Review 5/29/15

May 29, 2015

The percentage of healthcare organizations that have adopted a “clinical and business intelligence solution” has increased only minimally over the last two years.  Politico reports... More

HIMSS 2015: Top 10 Takeaways!

April 22, 2015

This time last week my feet hurt, my head was spinning with too much information and I had the overwhelming sense I was at the... More

Population Health Management: Developing a Roadmap

March 3, 2015

For the past several years the healthcare industry has been ablaze with discussions about “population health.” With the advent of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and... More

Reporting, a Building Block for Data Analytics

February 25, 2015

It goes without saying that the effective capture of data is a foundational step for reporting and data analytics, but where does the aspect of... More

Week in Review 1/23/15

January 23, 2015

CMS administrator Marilyn Tavenner announced she will step down at the end of February. Principal Deputy Administrator Andy Slavitt will replace Tavenner until a permanent... More

Living the Optimization Life

January 14, 2015

You’ve implemented your EHR but so far your organization is not realizing the promised “value” that an EHR should bring.  Now what?  Perhaps your organization... More

Population Health Management, White Paper Preview

January 5, 2015

If one were to Google “Population Health Management,” a less than one second search returns nearly 65 Million results. Needless to say, that’s a lot.... More