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The Final Word: Quality

The word “quality” gets thrown around a lot in discussions of healthcare.  In Washington, D.C., politicians like to opine that Americans will have “higher ...

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A Closer Look at the Evolution of Diabetes

EHR and claims data for 10 million patients show the evolution of diabetes, a glimpse at the most at-risk individuals and a way to prevent disease.

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The Final Word: Risk

RISK: PATIENTS LIKELY TO HAVE NEGATIVE OUTCOMES The most widely understood use of risk in healthcare relates to the process of identifying patients at high, intermediate ...

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Burgers and Fries and Data

This data visualization isn't actually about fast food—rather, it's a look at how we can collect and present public health data in novel ways.

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The Final Word: Data Exchange vs. Data Aggregation

Unfortunately for our industry, there is no shortage of confusing and often misused false cognates. Our latest case: data exchange and data aggregation. These two words ...

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The Final Year: Visualizing End of Life

Where do we spend our final moments? Data shows that 42% of patients pass away at home, but an almost equal proportion die in hospitals.

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Weaving Hospital Variation, Explained

Using 2015 CMS data, Arcadia looks at the variations in hospital size, quality of care, cost, and efficiency across ACOs.

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The Final Word: Interoperability vs. Intraoperability

The English language gets a bad rap for being a difficult language to learn–and understandably so. It’s rife with contradictions. A single misplaced comma can change ...

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About Co-Occurrence of Rendering Providers

A look at how often patients see multiple providers per year, grouped by specialty. Patterns show allegiance to a primary care physician.