The Art & Science of Transforming Healthcare

A Happy Client’s “Analytics Dashboard” Story

By Sam Tyler (Senior Consultant) Buying an item is often not what you are trying to buy. For example, households do not purchase a shiny metal box with lights on it. They buy convenience in the form of a microwave. Within analytics, executives often ask "What do I do...

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m4’s Take on Advanced Analytics in Healthcare

Written by Sam Tyler (senior consultant in our healthcare sales & marketing intelligence practice): What is Advanced Analytics? How do you implement it? Does it really add any value? Questions such as these are beginning to plague healthcare business leaders across...

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The 4 Main Ways Business Leaders Use Data

Written by Sam Tyler (senior consultant in our healthcare sales & marketing intelligence practice): Last time, we looked at a way to increase data access. This is a focus of a lot of organizations, but another question that most people overlook or assume they already...

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4 Steps to Make Data Start Working for You

Written by Sam Tyler (senior consultant in our healthcare sales & marketing intelligence practice):   No matter what organization I've worked in, the clamor for data is palpable. Data is all over and there's a whole discussion about getting huge amounts of data from...

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Convenience is the new quality in healthcare…sort of…

I have heard that convenience is the new quality when building insurance products and delivering healthcare services. I remember thinking about that statement when I first heard Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini talk about his vision around this very notion in 2011. I heard...

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Quick thought: Are private exchanges really commodities?

I have heard pitches from many private exchange vendors over the last four years. What I am always struck by are the responses by carriers (and regional brokerage houses) when they see their 10th platform demonstration from a solution provider. There is the moment...

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