How Altarum Conducts Cost-Effective Healthcare Research

Case Study Overview Altarum is a nonprofit organization that provides healthcare research, consulting, and technical assistance/solution development services for federal agencies, state agencies, and non-governmental organizations that manage healthcare delivery systems. The Digital Communications team was dissatisfied with their former survey solution. They had grown to require a tool that would allow them to build…

Webinar Recap: Using Data Throughout Healthcare from the Boardroom to the Examination Room

When it comes to creating consistently rich healthcare experiences, integrating the elements of modern data science across an organization may not be easy, but it is most certainly the best way to quickly adapt data-driven innovations that will help improve care, cut costs, and improve healthcare overall. Yet, while many other industries are rapidly adapting…

What Makes an Effective Healthcare Data Protection Strategy?

Recent data breaches — Equifax, Target, Verizon — are crippling events that are now par for the course when doing business.   Last year, two critical data protection issues arose for IT security professionals, according to Digital Guardian: The number of data breaches and cyberattacks increased throughout the year. Health and Human Services for Civil…

Success in Modern Healthcare: Consumer-Centricity

The Amazon’s, Zappos’, and Airbnb’s of the world changed brick and mortar offerings to cater to  omnichannel online experiences. No matter what business a consumer is looking to do, their expectations revolve around personalization, experiences, and on-demand availability. Yet, some industries such as healthcare are slow to catch up. Today’s consumers are flooded by choice,…

Top Challenge of Using Data in Healthcare: Interoperability

“Interoperability” is health industry jargon that is critical to the widespread use of data in healthcare. Essentially, interoperability is an exchange of information between technology systems. Sounds basic, but for those trying to improve processes, patient care, and become more proactive in treatment plans, the lack of this essential functionality is impeding the widespread adoption…

Behind the Eight Ball: Healthcare is Struggling to Join the Data Revolution

HIGHLIGHTS: Our latest resource You Are Here: The Pioneer Days of the Relationship Between Healthcare and Data overviews the benefits and challenges associated with leveraging data as an industry business intelligence tool. The eBook includes best practices on data visualization from BI leader Donald Farmer of TreeHive Strategy, who has over 15 years experience working…