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Make healthcare analytics work: leverage its powerful opportunities for improving outcomes, cost, and efficiency.This book gives you thepractical frameworks, strategies, tactics, and case studies you need to go beyond talk to action. The contributing healthcare analytics innovators survey the field’s current state, present start-to-finish guidance for planning and implementation, and help decision-makers prepare for tomorrow’s advances. They present in-depth case studies revealing how leading organizations have organized and executed analytic strategies that work, and fully cover the primary applications of analytics in all three sectors of the healthcare ecosystem: Provider, Payer, and Life Sciences. Co-published with the International Institute for Analytics (IIA), this book features the combined expertise of IIA’s team of leading health analytics practitioners and researchers. Each chapter is written by a member of the IIA faculty, and bridges the latest research findings with proven best practices. This book will be valuable to professionals and decision-makers throughout the healthcare ecosystem, including provider organization clinicians and managers; life sciences researchers and practitioners; and informaticists, actuaries, and managers at payer organizations. It will also be valuable in diverse analytics, operations, and IT courses in business, engineering, and healthcare certificate programs.
Part I An Overview of Analytics in Healthcare and Life Sciences 7
Chapter 1 An Overview of Provider, Payer, and Life Sciences Analytics 9
Chapter 2 An Overview of Analytics in Healthcare Providers 15
Chapter 3 An Overview of Analytics in Healthcare Payers 23
Chapter 4 Surveying the Analytical Landscape in Life Sciences Organizations 31
Part II Strategies, Frameworks, and Challenges for Health Analytics 39
Chapter 5 Grasping the Brass Ring to Improve Healthcare Through Analytics: The Fundamentals 41
Chapter 6 A Taxonomy for Healthcare Analytics 49
Chapter 7 Analytics Cheat Sheet 55
Chapter 8 Business Value of Health Analytics 77
Chapter 9 Security, Privacy, and Risk Analytics in Healthcare 93
Chapter 10 The Birds and the Bees of Analytics: The Benefits of Cross-Pollination Across Industries 103
Part III Healthcare Analytics Implementation Methods 119
Chapter 11 Grasping the Brass Ring to Improve Healthcare Through Analytics: Implementation Methods 121
Chapter 12 Meaningful Use and the Role of Analytics: Complying with Regulatory Imperatives 129
Chapter 13 Advancing Health Provider Clinical Quality Analytics 143
Chapter 14 Improving Patient Safety Using Clinical Analytics 153
Chapter 15 Using Advanced Analytics to Take Action for Health Plan Members’ Health 161
Chapter 16 Measuring the Impact of Social Media in Healthcare 175
Part IV Best Practices in Healthcare Analytics Across the Ecosystem 185
Chapter 17 Overview of Healthcare Analytics Best Practices Across the Ecosystem 187
Chapter 18 Partners HealthCare System 195
Chapter 19 Catholic Health Initiatives 213
Chapter 20 Analytics at the Veterans Health Administration 223
Chapter 21 The Health Service Data Warehouse Project at the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) 231
Chapter 22 Developing Enterprise Analytics at HealthEast Care System 239
Chapter 23 Aetna 245
Chapter 24 Employee Health and Benefits Management at EMC: An Information Driven Model for Engaged and Accountable Care 253
Chapter 25 Commercial Analytics Relationships and Culture at Merck 273
Conclusion Healthcare Analytics: The Way Forward 281