Healthcare Analytics and the Gatekeepers

I shared yesterday  that healthcare analytic companies, classified as business associates, can expect to be entering into an “audit lottery” as the government expands HIPAA audit activities.  Health care companies, be it Providers or Payors, must ensure that their vendors comply with regulations as both they, and the vendor, can face significant legal repercussions.  The… Continue reading Healthcare Analytics and the Gatekeepers

The Never Ending Story of Healthcare Analytics

Getting sick, figuring out why and then what to do about it is complicated enough. When you add in doctors, hospitals, insurers and government, it gets beyond complex. A simple change can have cascade effects that will impact the effectiveness of healthcare analytics. For example, on April 1 Medicare implemented a new rule regarding knee… Continue reading The Never Ending Story of Healthcare Analytics