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Jun 2, 2016 11:00:00 AM

If You Build It, They Won’t Come

The 1989 movie Field of Dreams is one of my favorite baseball movies. In it, an Iowa farmer hears a mysterious voice tell him, “If you build it, he will come.” The voice is talking about building a baseball field in the middle of an Iowa cornfield to attract the ghosts of the Chicago White Sox players banned from baseball for throwing the 1919 World Series. The ghosts appear, including the farmer’s father, and so do thousands of spectators.

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Topics: Transformation, Appropriate Care, ROI

May 5, 2016 11:00:00 AM

How to Determine ROI on Your Data Analytics System

The healthcare industry is in a state of constant change, and with change comes opportunity. With the passage of the ACA and MACRA, healthcare providers are, or will be, paid differently for their services. No longer can they rely upon the volume of services rendered to generate sustained income. With the transition from volume-based payments to value-based payments, many health systems are investing in data analytics platforms to help expose cost savings, as well as uncover hidden revenue. But is investing in data analytics worth the cost?

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Topics: Healthcare, Payment Models, ROI