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Medicare Reference Pricing - A Prescription to Fix the ACA

Posted by Jeff Gasser on November 01, 2016

Due to our presence in the Population Health Analytics space, I often get asked about what we should do about the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") and the declining choices at greatly escalating rates.[...]

Deerwalk & ClearHealth - Like Surf & Turf for Medicare Reference Pricing

Posted by Maris Mejia on October 27, 2016

Reference Based Pricing Lately, all eyes are on Reference Based Pricing (RBP). In fact, it was standing room only at the Reference Based Reimbursement (RBR) discussion panel last month in Austin[...]

A Single Source of Truth in Population Health Analytics

Posted by Scott MacEwen on September 22, 2016

No, I am not talking about the Dalai Lama. I am talking about having a Population Health Analytics strategy that incorporates a Single Source of Truth (SSOT).  In the past this strategy was often[...]

Finally....Medicare Reference Pricing embedded in my Population Health Analytics application!

Posted by Tim Huke on August 04, 2016

The more time I spent in the field this past spring, the more I heard from both existing and potential clients about the need to analyze plan allowed amounts against Medicare pricing[...]

What is a Population Health Analytics Rules Engine and Why Should I Care?

Posted by Jeff Gasser on July 26, 2016

It seems like the more I look at websites in the healthcare IT space, the more confused I get. I don't know how many times I have read a website and come away thinking "Okay. Sounds impressive,[...]

A Finer Grain: Deerwalk's Approach to Utilization in Population Health Analytics

Posted by Ed Hausman on June 16, 2016

Traditional population health analytics vendors calculate utilization through the use of ‘summary tables’. This approach aggregates information from medical claims about a visit, service or[...]

Top 5 Surgery Drivers and Healthcare Analytics

Posted by Jeff Gasser on June 09, 2016

One of the fun things about being in the healthcare analytics business is getting the chance to look at de-identified data from all over the country to see some of the things that tend to drive[...]

6 Ways to Access Your Healthcare Analytics Data with Deerwalk

Posted by Jeff Rick on June 02, 2016

 I was recently on a call talking with a potential customer about our healthcare analytics service and during that conversation there were lots of questions about how to easily get the information[...]

Beware of "Shiny Objects" in Healthcare Analytics

Posted by Jeff Gasser on May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

3:24 PM

The population health management world is filled with wonderful dashboards and data visualization tools - aka "shiny objects".   Many of these tools are becoming[...]

Deerwalk Incorporated Appoints Scott MacEwen as Senior VP of Client Strategies - Quickly Growing Healthcare Analytics Company Strengthens Resources

Posted by Deerwalk on March 17, 2016

Boston, MA – Deerwalk Incorporated (www.deerwalk.com) announced today that Scott MacEwen has been appointed Sr. VP of Client Strategies. In this role, Scott will be working with Deerwalk's[...]

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