The Missing Piece of the Puzzle?

If you’ve invested time and money in analytics and reporting tools but need help getting them to work the way you want…or maybe you’re just starting to explore solutions and want to get off on the right path— meet PDS.

For many organizations, challenges with today’s analytics technology are with data modeling, and not the software tools themselves. Successful analytics and reporting begins with our 25+ years of proven modeling and staging of healthcare data — so your data is ready for your chosen set of tools.

Toolsets we empower our clients to work with successfully include:

  • Microsoft Power BI
  • IBM Cognos
  • Tableau
  • MicroStrategy
  • SAP Business Objects
  • Oracle
  • Hyperion
  • Qlik
  • Sisense
  • and many more!

How can we effectively work with so many analytics technologies?

Our Data Modeling & Staging expertise is why we can successfully work with today’s robust, leading-edge analytics technologies – because today’s tools can only deliver results if they’re fueled by properly staged data.

PDS works with industry-leading data staging model, tailored to provide data marts that align seamlessly with your healthcare organization’s specific analytical and reporting needs. It uses industry-standard optimized star schema data structuring to facilitate rapid deployment of your organization’s preferred analytics software platform.

PDS works with your data warehouse team to implement proven data marts for optimized visual and analytical reporting. Modeled data can be sourced from various applications, including revenue cycle, patient access, clinical, quality, general ledger, and more.

We’re here to help when you’re ready to prepare your healthcare data for analytics success!

At a glance:

  • PDS expertise in staging healthcare data accelerates visual dashboard and reporting projects
  • Offers proven, timely, best practice data marts for your organization’s preferred analytics software platform
  • Facilitates rapid deployment for integration with enterprise-wide data warehouse initiatives
  • Easily integrates with current data warehouse and ETL processes

Implementation Options

PDS Dedicated Platform

Practical Data Solutions offers clients its own dedicated platform that delivers everything you need to deploy PDS solutions in a secure, scalable, flexible environment that meets the business and IT needs of your entire organization.

Your Cloud Platform

For customers requiring analytics solutions to be hosted on their own cloud platform, PDS tools can be configured and implemented into your organization’s already configured Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure environments.

Your Server Environment

Practical Data Solutions’ analytics tools can also be configured and installed in your organization’s server environment.

By the way, we’ve also developed a few of our own PDS Proven Technologies:

PDS iMPower 

PDS iMPower encompasses a full suite of tools that support best-in-class analytics, visualizations, dashboards, and reporting for healthcare organizations. It blends, analyzes, and publishes actionable metrics and KPIs against your benchmarks to empower leadership, providers, analysts, and others. PDS iMPower offers simple point-and-click, drag-and-drop, and drill-to-detail functionality. Start with one or more focused business insights – including clinical, quality, financial, or operational reporting – and expand as your organization experiences measurable ROI results.


PDS DASH is a software application that supports users in creating graphical dashboards quickly and with ease. It blends data from multiple reporting sources, and users can create dashboards in days – instead of weeks or months. PDS DASH integrates with today’s leading analytical software applications like Microsoft, SAP Business Objects, IBM Cognos, MicroStrategy, Qlik, Hyperion, Oracle, Tableau, and more. It is a powerful, rapid development solution for creating visual dashboards ready for distribution. Learn more…

Learn more about analytics areas that would most benefit your organization’s success

Healthcare Operational Analytics

Operations-focused solutions designed for use with your organization’s preferred analytics software platform or integrated into your Enterprise Data Warehouse initiative.

Healthcare Financial Analytics

We help clients leverage analytics to achieve significant financial gains through volume and productivity improvement, reimbursement increases, cashflow enhancements, and denial recoveries.

Clinical & Quality Analytics

Use fine-tuned analytics to understand the needs of various patient populations against your organization’s best practice clinical standards.

Contact PDS today

See how our Financial Analytics Healthcare solutions can improve your organization’s bottom line.