Category Archives: by Don James

Living the Promise of Big Data Part II

In the first of this series, we discussed the need for payers to more effectively understand the needs of specific groups of members and ultimately improve standards of care.  A comprehensive analytics approach presents a framework for helping health plans to clinically evaluate members, collaborate with providers more strategically, and apply models to help gauge […]
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Living the Promise of Big Data Part I

The promise of big data is potentially revolutionary for health care; it will ease the transition to authentic data-driven decision-making, enabling payers to more effectively understand the needs of specific groups of members and ultimately improve standards of care.  Practically speaking, however, the vastness of the data that health plans can access presents unique challenges […]
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