Our white paper library gives you access to the latest research, reports, and analysis of health analytics. Our white papers present in-depth and informed perspectives on a broad spectrum of healthcare analytic issues and topics.
Surviving Health Reform: Removing Chaos from Complexity
To keep up with the dramatic, industry-wide reform, healthcare organizations have to manage a variety of reimbursement structures from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance and various levels of risk-based contracting. An enterprise data model, powered by McKesson Healthcare Analytics, can help your organization capture, transform, and communicate the right information to the right people—in an actionable manner. Armed with the information you need, you can predict and manage your origination's financial health, drive improvements in clinical quality and safety, and more. Download the whitepaper to learn how.Download White Paper
Top 10 Data Governance Tips for Healthcare Analytics Success
The delivery of healthcare is transforming – and the data you already have inside your organization is the key to your ability to survive and thrive. But while enterprise-level, vendor-neutral data sources are critical to identifying opportunities to improve financial and clinical outcomes, they also bring complications, such as managing regulatory submission, eliminating data silos and creating shared enterprise knowledge among users. One issue is clear: a thriving data governance culture and practice is essential to your organization's healthcare analytics success. Without it, your organization's ability to innovate in light of unprecedented industry change is at risk.
These 10 points give you the 50,000 feet overview of what you need to know today about data governance – along with practices you can apply to keep pace with your peers.Download White Paper
Value-Based Care: Evaluating Contract Profitability
The shift to value-based care creates a sharp increase in healthcare organizations and networks' need for data collection, aggregation and analysis. This white paper outlines the challenges involved with performing population-level analyses, developing cost accounting and profitability analyses across care settings, evaluating care episodes and integrating quality data. It explores the limitations of targeted software solutions to provide cross-enterprise insights. Finally, it provides advice for healthcare executives regarding how to approach gathering quality and cost-related data and how to leverage technology and analytical expertise to drive risk-based contract success.Download White Paper