Deriving the Prescriptive Analytics Function

While Gartner's 2017 Healthcare Provider Hype Cycle still places most prescriptive analytics solutions on the rising-to-peaking portion of the curve, not all "prescriptive" analytics are created equal.  In fact, I'd argue that providers who aren't engaged in some way in this highest quadrant of the analytics maturity model are leaving significant improvements in quality, efficiency, … Continue reading Deriving the Prescriptive Analytics Function

It’s Time to Believe in Each Other Again

As 2017 draws to a close, authors across the nation will spill their ink recapping the year as one of great polarization.  Today's vocabulary is replete with extremes, as paid political operatives from the left, right, center and sidelines all declare these to be the worst, most divisive, most challenging times anyone has ever faced. … Continue reading It’s Time to Believe in Each Other Again

Convenience and Coordination

Thanks to the folks at HealthLeaders Media and reporter Debra Shute for interviewing me for this story. One of the key messages we landed on was this: "...the push toward accountable populations while simultaneously meeting consumers in their living rooms are dual trends that will definitely need to be resolved within the next 10 years." … Continue reading Convenience and Coordination