Healthcare Transformation

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Some interesting findings are emerging from my latest research on payer business intelligence (BI) services. They support my understanding of the how critical analytics and data expertise are becoming to healthcare consulting and outsourcing services offerings in general. Certainly within the narrow BI services vertical, the scale of investment required to create and exploit sophisticated software and data assets shifts competitive advantage toward the big incumbent service providers.

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At HIMSS 2015 I observed that among healthcare professional services firms there is very frequently an intense focus on investment in software tools that accelerate the realization of benefits from initiatives related to value-based or outcome-based reimbursement. There is growing consensus about the specific use cases that can show clients immediate value, but there will continue to be a wide variety of ways in which analytics expertise is monetized.

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While attending HIMSS 15 it became clear that an increasing number of suppliers are developing technology to manage post acute transition of care. Increasingly patients want to be discharged home rather than a skilled nursing home but still require support in activities of daily living, medication management and clinical monitoring. Technologies are being developed to support both the home care workers as well as providing remote monitoring so patients clinical condition can be managed and prioritized based on clinical need.

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