News and Press Releases from PDS

PDS User Conference Newsletter Now Available

Feb 04, 2015

The EUC newsletter provides a summary review of the 2014 PDS Education User Conference. In this edition you will find the most popular topics, and presentation recaps. 

PDS would like to thank all of our clients who attended, and give a special thanks to those who contributed their presentations, reports and ROI success stories. To view the newsletter, click here. 

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Getting Answers Quickly

Jan 30, 2015

By Russell Hendrickson, President & CEO

When we started our business 20 years ago, the buzz word was decision support.  Over the years, other buzz words have come and gone – data marts, data warehousing, business intelligence, dashboarding, balanced scorecards, etc.  Today, it’s all about analytics and everybody does it to some degree, but it’s really back to decision support for managing business performance!

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Developing a Smart Analytical Strategy Webinar

Jan 26, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25th at 1:00 PM (Eastern-NYC) you are invited to attend the next installment in the series of PDS webinars:  "Developing a Smart Analytical Strategy” presented by Mark Ziemianski, Vice President of Business Analytics at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.

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Benchmarking Best Practices for Dashboards & Reporting Webinar

Dec 24, 2014

On Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:00 PM (Eastern-NYC) you are invited to the next installment in the PDS series of webinars, "Benchmarking Best Practices for Dashboards & Reporting" presented by Scott Everitt, Vice President of Analytic Solutions at PDS.

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PDS Thanks Our Clients for a Successful 2014 Education User Conference

Dec 19, 2014

On November 18-21 2014, Practical Data Solutions (PDS) hosted the 11th Education User Conference (EUC) in Scottsdale, Arizona.  PDS would like to thank all of our clients who attended, and special thanks to those who contributed their presentations, reports and ROI success stories.

The most popular topics from this year’s conference according to attendees included:

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Visit Practical Data Solutions at the MGMA 2014 Annual Conference

Oct 03, 2014

Visit Practical Data Solutions at the MGMA 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 26th – 28th. PDS will be demonstrating cutting edge Healthcare Analytics, Business Intelligence Software, and Dashboarding in Booth 726.  Attendees who stop by the PDS booth can enter a raffle for a chance to win a Microsoft Surface Tablet ™!

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Scott S. Everitt Named Vice President Analytic Solutions at Practical Data Solutions

May 28, 2014

Practical Data Solutions (PDS) is pleased to announce that Scott Everitt has been named Vice President Analytic Solutions.  With Everitt in this new role, PDS will be better positioned to continue to develop leading edge performance management solutions for healthcare provider organizations.  Since coming to PDS in 2008, Everitt has built a reputation among clients and coworkers of being able to lead the implementation of sophisticated analytic platforms and solving difficult financial and operational business problems.  "Scott is a key resource

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ICD-10; Measuring the Impact Through Analytics Webinar

Mar 11, 2014

On Wednesday March 19th at 1:00 PM (Eastern-NYC) you are invited to attend our "ICD-10; Measuring the Impact Through Analytics" webinar. 

"We recommend an immediate increase in internal monitoring activities with a focus on provider payment."    

     - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure

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Practical Data Solutions at the MicroStrategy World Conference 2014

Jan 31, 2014

Russell J. Hendrickson, President & CEO of PDS, was in attendance at the MicroStrategy World Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 26th to January 28th.  The event featured leading experts discussing how MicroStrategy’s tools have assisted various industries, each with their own unique Analytics and Reporting needs.  Among the more popular topics of this year’s conference were:

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Russell J. Hendrickson Named CEO of Practical Data Solutions

Jan 17, 2014

Practical Data Solutions (PDS) has named Russell J. Hendrickson to succeed Stephan R. Brown as CEO. Hendrickson joined PDS in 2000 as Vice President of Sales and was later named the President of PDS in 2007. Throughout his leadership tenure, Hendrickson’s vision and ability to execute has enabled the company to develop analytical, reporting and dashboard technologies used by academic medical centers, health systems, and large physician practices across the country.

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