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ISSUE 2 | SUMMER | JUNE - AUGUST, 2016
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Summer is here and things are busier than ever at MedeAnalytics! From releasing new products, to participating in national conferences, to a new series of webinars, the Mede team continues to innovate to ensure you’re getting the most from us and our solutions. So, we encourage you to read on…

Also, we’d love to hear from you. Please send us your stories of success, feedback, or topics you’d like to see covered in future editions. Email us at MedeInsights@medeanalytics.com.

MEDE HAPPENINGS
Learn What's New at MedeAnalytics

Join Our Webinar Series
Be sure to take advantage of our series of webinars. These free events promise to provide you with insights and best practices for putting your data to work for you. Next up in our series on July 13, Sutter Health will share how they’ve used workflow tools and analytics to protect revenue, increase appeal success and boost efficiency. Sign up today.

Mede Platform Innovations
We continue to innovate the platform with easy-to use features to help you better analyze and display your data. Make sure you are taking advantage of these capabilities from the latest release.

Chard Builder  

Chart Builder
Completely redesigned, you can create more insightful charts in just a few clicks. You can also toggle between table and chart view on a Summary report.

Custom Dimensions and Metrics  

Custom Dimensions and Metric
Create customized versions of dimensions & metrics via self-service. For example, you can group facilities into regions or create a new % metric based on two other metrics.

Enhanced Dashboards  

Enhanced Dashboards
Develop multi-tab dashboards using a variety of layouts. Export it to a PDF and display your dashboard as your landing page.

To learn more about these and other features, visit online help within the application.

CLIENTS MAKING HEADLINES
Congratulations to Brookwood Baptist Health and Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Both clients were named winners of the prestigious 2016 HFMA MAP Award for high performance this year. This isn’t the first time Baptist Health System (now Brookwood Baptist Health) has won the award. They have consistently been using analytics to increase efficiencies in their business office. Learn how they reduced their AR days while transitioning to a new EHR.

Presbyterian Healthcare Services recently selected Mede as their enterprise analytics partner with a goal to strengthen integrated care management across its health plan, health system and medical group. This project has garnered media attention, including coverage in the Albuquerque Business Journal.

Do you have a success story you’d like to share? Please email us at MedeInsights@medeanalytics.com

SERVICES SPOTLIGHT
Meet the MedeAnalytics Consulting Services Team

Our Consulting Services Team provides hands-on expertise to help you mitigate risk, reduce costs, and increase healthcare quality for your patient populations. We offer services in Population Management, Healthcare Cost Trends, Network Performance and Performance Management. Learn more.

Want us to analyze your data? Get in touch today: consultingservices@medeanalytics.com.

INDUSTRY CHATTER
What's Trending in Healthcare

A Conversation on Socioeconomic Data and Predictive Analytics with Healthcare IT News
Our very own predictive analytics expert, Virginia Long, speaks to Healthcare IT News on the growing trend of environmental factors influencing big data and highlights the importance of using geospatial analytics.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island Boosts HEDIS Scores
How can health payers boost their HEDIS scores in order to effectively compete in the market? Nancy Mamo, AVP/Managing Director of Population Health Analytics at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island, shares best practices with HealthPayer Intelligence.

TIPS & TRICKS
Identify Bottlenecks & Manage Reimbursement in Your Business Office

Get the most out of your revenue cycle solution with these tips:

 

#1: Think Payer Management, not Payer Monitoring

 

#2: Shift Your Focus from Denial Appeals to Denial Prevention

 

#3: Smarter, not Harder, Self-Pay Collections

   
 

POLL: Creating a Data-Driven Mind Set

What challenges you the most when implementing analytics and transitioning teams to become more data-driven?

Staff Preparedness
 
C-Suite Support
 
The Technology Itself
 

UPCOMING EVENTS
Join Us at These Events!

See Us at HFMA ANI
Join us in Las Vegas on Tuesday, June 28 at 2:00pm, for a session with Brookwood Baptist Health on how to maintain a strong revenue cycle while switching EHRs. We’ll also be exhibiting, so come visit us at booth 1030 and chat online at #HFMA2016ANI.

Aug
 

Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference
St. Louis, MO | August 15 - 18

Sept
 

Information Management Symposium 2016
Detroit, MI | September 25 - 28