Thursday January 8, 2015
An article in Health Data Management, January 2015 titled “Data Detectives” outlines how health providers need to put together analytics teams to address needs of a new healthcare environment. Historically, analysis in healthcare was straight forward number crunching task with a list of growing reports. The new role is focused on real time access to data, data engineering and turning data into useful information for retrospective and predictive analytics, visualization, and having expertise in being able to interpret the data. The Healthcare Revenue Group at the end of 2014 initiated the creation of an analytics team led by a senior Associate of the firm, Dinah McAllister. We are on target to meet the needs of our clients.