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Interoperability a Challenge for State Health Departments, Paper Says
May 21, 2018

The Leavitt Partners “Data Challenges and Opportunities: Leveraging Data Analytics, Interoperability, and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Outcomes for State Health and Human Services” white paper was featured in a Healthcare Dive article entitled “Interoperability a challenge for state health departments, paper says.” The article provides a few high-level findings and notes that the paper is […]

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States Could Utilize AI for Improved Healthcare Interoperability
May 21, 2018

The Leavitt Partners “Data Challenges and Opportunities: Leveraging Data Analytics, Interoperability, and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Outcomes for State Health and Human Services” white paper was featured in an EHRIntelligence article entitled “States Could Utilize AI for Improved Healthcare Interoperability.” The article provides an overview of the paper’s major finding, including an overview of state […]

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Data Challenges and Opportunities
May 15, 2018

State health and human services (HHS) enterprises encompass a diverse range of divisions that cover child and adult health, behavioral health, juvenile justice, and more. Although separate, these divisions overlap in the populations they serve. Data, particularly the ability to analyze and share data, can enable these different divisions to work together to improve outcomes. […]

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Leavitt Partners Releases “Data Challenges and Opportunities: Leveraging Data Analytics, Interoperability, and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Outcomes for State Health and Human Services” White Paper
May 15, 2018

Salt Lake City, May 15, 2018 – Today, Leavitt Partners released “Data Challenges and Opportunities: Leveraging Data Analytics, Interoperability, and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Outcomes for State Health and Human Services.” The white paper examines current obstacles and efforts and discusses opportunities for state health and human services (HHS) enterprises to improve the health of […]

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Heading For the Exit: Rather Than Face Risk, May ACOs Could Leave
May 12, 2018

David Muhlestein provided insights on ACOs assuming risk under the MSSP for a Modern Healthcare article entitled “Heading for the exit: Rather than face risk, many ACOs could leave.” “ACOs within (the Track 1) category have entered into the program but have not made substantive changes in how they deliver care,” David said. “Simply getting […]

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Doctors Say Social Determinants Matter to Patient Health, But Not Their Responsibility
May 12, 2018

Read FierceHealthcare’s article entitled “Doctors say social determinants matter to patient health, but not their responsibility.”

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Leavitt Partners’ Torch Insight Sees the Value in Healthcare Data
May 12, 2018

Leavitt Partners Torch Insight was featured in a RewardExpert profile entitled “Leavitt Partners’ Torch Insight Sees the Value in Healthcare Data.” The profile provides a brief background on Leavitt Partners, noting that the firm’s intelligence-gathering process is based on Governor Mike Leavitt’s experience as HHS Secretary, and then discusses how Torch Insight aids in providing […]

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Most Physicians Say Addressing Social Determinants Of Health Isn’t Their Job
May 10, 2018

The Leavitt Partners “Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible? 2017 Physician Survey on Social Determinants of Health” white paper was featured in a Modern Healthcare article entitled “Most physicians say addressing social determinants of health isn’t their job.” The article provides an overview of physicians’ opinions regarding various services – including assistance obtaining affordable […]

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