As healthcare organizations increasingly take on risk-based contracts, cloud-based analytics are enabling providers to break down data silos and gain visibility into care delivery provided across their enterprises to achieve better clinical outcomes at the best possible value.
By harnessing analytics in the cloud, these organizations are leveraging tools that help deliver actionable insights accessed through the Internet without having to invest in their own costly, on-premise infrastructure. This kind of software-as-a-service ensures that providers are able to store, access and analyze a plethora of clinical, claims, risk stratification and other data, resulting in best practices and strategies for quality improvement.
Gaining shared savings
Accountable Health Partners (AHP), a clinically integrated network of hospitals and physicians in Rochester, N.Y., has successfully moved to new reimbursement models using a cloud-based data repository and analytics platform from Arcadia Healthcare Solutions to support its population health management initiatives.
AHP’s cloud-based population health platform analyzes the data to calculate hundreds of quality measures, cost…