Technology strategy

Automated health tracking boosts patient engagement, study showsConnected devices and apps eliminating the need for manual tracking drive better long-term engagement in healthy activities, a study from Walgreens and Scripps Translational Science, shows.
How data analytics combats the opioid epidemicDeaths due to opioid abuse have risen sharply—and show no signs of leveling off. Here’s how data analytics can prevent abuse and diversion.
Interoperability remains huge hindrance to improved care qualityHigh customer satisfaction has been linked with stronger loyalty, sales, and profits. So why hasn’t the healthcare industry caught on?
Four ways demand for healthcare data will grow in 2017“Repeal and replace” or “replace and improve” activities on The Hill, though not “business as usual,” won’t necessary slow down data-driven focus areas in healthcare that will continue in 2017.
Top 2017 challenges healthcare executives face
Top 2017 challenges healthcare executives faceResults from Managed Healthcare Executive’s annual State of the Industry Survey reveal which issues will hit managed healthcare hardest in 2017.
Four ways to get your data analytics team up to speed
Four ways to get your data analytics team up to speedDoes your analytics team have what it takes? Experts share their top recommendations.
Improve health plan member experiences: 3 tech tipsCreating a comprehensive customer experience doesn’t happen overnight, but the key to achieving it comes from taking a “bone deep” approach.
Remote Patient Monitoring is a Wise Investment for PayersThe results of Geneia’s year-long study – a savings of $8,375 per patient and a slowing of disease progression – demonstrate that remote patient monitoring is a wise investment for payers.
Advanced Analytics Improve Physician Engagement and Performance in ACOsHealth plans are using advanced analytics to improve physician engagement, performance and satisfaction in ACOs and risk-sharing contracts.
Fed up providers pursue provider-sponsored health plansA recent survey suggests suggest a lack of access to appropriate commercial payer arrangements is causing health systems to explore alternatives.