Press Releases

Makalu 3.2.0 Release

Posted by Deerwalk on August 01, 2014

August 01, 2014

Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 3.2.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

Re-admission Report

Our clients and the nation are concerned with the increasing rates of members being readmitted to acute care hospitals. This report is designed to show hospital re-admission information for 'all' diagnoses and by specific condition. Users can view 7and 30 day re-admission rates in the current release and in a future release 15 day readmission[...]

Makalu 3.1.0 Release

Posted by Deerwalk on June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014

Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 3.1.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

Data Search for Visits and Admissions

New functionality has been added so that when a user drills down into visits or admissions under Utilization Metrics in the Financial Analytics module they are taken directly to a screen that gives them more detail on the member’s admission/ER Visit. Users can then drilldown further to view all the claims for those services.

Makalu 3.0.0 Release

Posted by Deerwalk on May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014

Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 3.0.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

"Exclude" Filter Capability

With this Makalu release users has the ability to “exclude” in the filters (a diagnosis code, diagnosis grouper, a procedure code, or procedure grouper). This is helpful in identifying members with specific characteristics.

Makalu 2.9.0 Release

Posted by Deerwalk on May 07, 2014

May 07, 2014

Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.9.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

Financial Analytics - Group Summary Report

After the implementation of the new Makalu dashboard in the 2.7.0 release, the Group Summary Report was removed from the dashboard. This report displays an overview of membership, spending and total risk score by group. It has been moved to the Financial Analytics module (previously Care Analytics) with this Makalu release.

Deerwalk Picnic 2014

Posted by Prasanna Pandey on April 30, 2014

On a bright spring Sunday, the Deerwalkers went on a picnic to Tribhuwan Park, Thankot. This year, our President Jeff Gasser, and Chief Operating Officer Bill Higgins, joined us for the event. It was a good opportunity for the employees to interact with them.

Makalu 2.8.0 Release

Posted by Deerwalk on March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014

Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.8.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

Save Preferences

This new feature allows the user to save filter preferences throughout the application. The saved preferences applied in one module will be applied for the user in any other modules he/she accesses during that Makalu session. This functionality will prevent the user needing to enter the same filter preference over again when entering each module.[...]

Makalu 3.3.0 Release

Posted by Deerwalk on March 11, 2014

September 03, 2014

Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 3.3.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

Program Evaluator / Heat Map

The Program Evaluator report compares program effectiveness across age bands. Effectiveness is calculated by comparing PMPM values for participating and non-participating members who share the criteria specified on the report generation page. Lower values indicate higher effectiveness and are shaded in increasingly darker shades of[...]

Dr. Baburam Bhattarai’s talk program at Deerwalk

Posted by Deerwalk on March 06, 2014

On March 6, 2014, Hon. Former Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai visited the Deerwalk premises at Sifal, Kathmandu, to deliver a talk on the IT sector, youth and the Nepali economy. The program began at 1:30 PM with a visit around the offices to observe the state-of-the-art technological facility of the company, following which the talk program was held.

Makalu 2.7.0 Release

Posted by Deerwalk on March 03, 2014

March 03, 2014

Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.7.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

Dashboard New UI

Makalu has a new dashboard designed to deliver a quick, meaningful analytical snapshot of the client’s population. Graphical representation of Population Risk, Chronic Condition Utilization, Paid Amounts [PMPM] by Relationship, Distribution of Healthcare Expenses and PMPM Trending allow the user to gather key information at a glance. Each graph has a[...]

Deerwalk Receives 2014 HEDIS® Certification

Posted by Deerwalk on February 06, 2014

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, Feb. 06, 2014 – Deerwalk, Inc., a healthcare analytics and custom software development company, announced today that it has achieved full certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for 2014 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS). This is the first year Deerwalk applied for certification and the 100% pass for all 69 measures is noteworthy.

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