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Data Analysis

COVID Hotspots

June 22nd, 2020

Today, Leavitt Partners released “COVID-19 Hotspots,” a white paper that informs policymakers, industry leaders, and other key stakeholders to quickly assess where to deploy resources during the ongoing pandemic, and the accompanying, free tool that provides a daily updated map of where COVID-19 hotspots are forming in the United States. The authors discuss the nuances that come into play in hotspotting and present some data provided by the Torch Insight® COVID-19 Burden Index tool.

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Accountable Care Organizations Are Increasingly Led by Physician Groups Rather Than Hospital Systems

May 14th, 2020

The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) released an article entitled “Accountable Care Organizations Are Increasingly Led by Physician Groups Rather Than Hospital Systems.” This article outlines the shift in accountable care organization (ACO) market leadership as physician group organizations have begun to lead the majority of new ACOs.

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New Analysis Explores Ways for Accountable Care Organizations to Reduce Costs Through Less Expensive Drugs for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

May 12th, 2020

A continuously monitored short-term outlook on where the next potential outbreak may occur is critical for successful strategic response.

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Former Utah Governor and U.S. HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt Highlights the Need to Continuously Monitor a Three-Week Outlook on Where the Next Potential Outbreak May Occur

May 6th, 2020

A continuously monitored short-term outlook on where the next potential outbreak may occur is critical for successful strategic response.

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Leavitt Partners Insight Launches New Tool to Help Hospitals Rapidly Identify Resources and Capacity-Increasing Interventions to Enhance Their Operational Response to COVID-19

April 13th, 2020

Leavitt Partners Insight (LPI), provider of Torch Insight™, launched the COVID-19 Burden Index to track and measure the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Torch Insight Launches a Unique Value-Based Centered Platform

March 5th, 2020

Torch Insight, a Leavitt Partners Company, launched three new modules within its health market analytics platform Torch Insight, to help health care stakeholders identify high-value provider networks, analyze clinical performance, and understand the intricate value-based arrangements in U.S. health care markets.

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2019 Leavitt Partners Annual Strategy Conference Recap

August 12th, 2019

This week we would like to highlight the Leavitt Partners Annual Strategy Conference, which took place August 1-2 in Chicago. The almost 200 representatives—including health system leaders, strategists from health care solutions companies, and C-suite level decision makers from pharmaceutical and payer organizations—gathered to discuss a strategic framework, key information & perspectives, as well as […]

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No Evidence That ACO-Affiliated Hospitals Are Narrowing Their PAC Networks

May 22nd, 2019

This white paper details the findings from an analysis of Medicare claims data that was compared with Accountable Care Organization (ACO) affiliation data from Torch Insight™, a proprietary analytics platform and compendium of health care data. Hospitals affiliated with or owned by an ACO are financially incentivized to manage the health and health care costs […]

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