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Part 2: Questions Before Queries

Questions Before Queries: 5 Approaches to Improving the Report Request Discussion Part 2 of the Series: Healthier By the Numbers: Musings in Pursuit of Data Interpretation and Explanation |by Kempton Presley, M.P.H., M.S. VP, Business Information Solutions & Client Performance Everyone wants answers, but few understand the questions. When evaluating report requests, information supply does not always meet demand. We do not take enough

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Knocking Out the Report Creation Process

Knocking Out the Report Creation Process…in 3 Rounds (Part 2, 3, and 4) Healthier By the Numbers: Musings in Pursuit of Data Interpretation and Explanation |by Kempton Presley, M.P.H., M.S. VP, Business Information Solutions & Client Performance Everyone wants answers. In internal business operations, a well-developed report can drive improved decisions. In client services, quantifying return on investment can protect and extend relationships. In

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Report Creation: Questions Before Queries

"Healthier Through the Numbers: Musings in Pursuit of Data Interpretation and Explanation," blog overview. https://youtu.be/JB98oZywmQs by Kempton Presley, M.P.H., M.S. VP, Business Information Solutions & Client Performance

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Are you asking for the right results?

Boosting Quality Scores by Better Integrating Your Risk Adjustment and Quality Improvement Programs Strategies for more effective utilization of both quality and risk data that can: Help close gaps Reduce chart-chase burden Enhance intervention development Enable risk-adjustment vendors do double-duty https://youtu.be/KjeWCUpoZ-c Kent Holdcroft speaking at the 8th Star Rating Master Class Summit in San Diego, December 12-13, 2017.  

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Driving better care, outcomes, and lower costs

PharmMD drives better health outcomes and lower costs by catching medication problems that others miss.  In a recent article below, Dr. Patrick Conway, CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, talks about his support of linking payments to health outcomes. We offer the right combination of impact-focused technology and resources that create the greatest lift

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5 Tips to help improve a company’s star ratings

Each year, health plans receive a star rating aimed to help improve patient care. Companies are rated based on their quality and performance, and if a score falls to a 2½ or below, the penalties can be severe. For low performing companies, the sooner star ratings improve, the better. Here are five tips to consider when making this shift. Understand your

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Case study with a D-SNP plan and what we learned about their providers

Boosting Quality Scores by Better Integrating Your Risk Adjustment and Quality Improvement Programs Strategies for more effective utilization of both quality and risk data that can: Help close gaps Reduce chart-chase burden Enhance intervention development Enable risk-adjustment vendors do double-duty   https://youtu.be/JR3BlZ56pZs Kent Holdcroft speaking at the 8th Star Rating Master Class Summit in San Diego, December 12-13, 2017.

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Healthcare + Data Analysis: A Match Made in Heaven by Kempton Presley

Part 1 of the Series: Healthier Through the Numbers: Musings in Pursuit of Data Interpretation and Explanation |by Kempton Presley, M.P.H., M.S. VP, Business Information Solutions & Client Performance I love working in healthcare.  It is rewarding to help people navigate the system and see positive outcomes occur. Similarly, taking raw data sets and transforming them

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Healthier Through the Numbers: Musings in Pursuit of Data Interpretation and Explanation

Join Kempton during his series of health analytics blogs starting February 1, 2018. Listen to a quick overview ... |by Kempton Presley, M.P.H., M.S. VP, Business Information Solutions & Client Performance https://youtu.be/vRvvVZBXJOA

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The mind of a clinician and the heart of a social worker. What does this mean?

Boosting Quality Scores by Better Integrating Your Risk Adjustment and Quality Improvement Programs Strategies for more effective utilization of both quality and risk data that can: Help close gaps Reduce chart-chase burden Enhance intervention development Enable risk-adjustment vendors do double-duty https://youtu.be/kAYAilfy4LI Kent Holdcroft speaking at the 8th Star Rating Master Class Summit in San Diego, December 12-13, 2017.

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