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Hypercards for Healthcare ‒ Inject Zero-Click Intelligence about Patients, Physicians and Payers

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Learn how HyperIntelligence by MicroStrategy allows healthcare organizations to deliver key information through actionable intelligent analytics. See how effective dashboards, visualizations and HyperIntelligence can make a major difference in optimizing practice performance in a variety of critical areas including:

• Likelihood of No Show
• Number of past missed appointments
• Uncollected patient balances
• Copay amount to be collected
• Past claims denied due to inaccurate insurance information
• Patients who are past due for their Annual Wellness Visit

Originally presented on May 22, 2019, by Practical Data Solutions' Russell Hendrickson, CEO, Michele Perry, Vice President of Web Analytics, and special guest Erik Okerholm, Senior Industry Solution Architect of Healthcare at MicroStrategy.

PDS Attended MGMA19 | The Operations Conference

MGMA logoPDS Attended the MGMA19 | The Operations Conference from April 14 - 15, 2019 in Austin, TX.

This was the first year PDS attended and exhibited at MGMA's Operations Conference. The Operations Conference is centered on making the operations of individual private practice and large health systems more efficient through innovative patient-focused products, services and strategies. It was great to network and connect with the other attendees who shared their challenges and to discuss  PDS’ solutions with them.

Managing Revenue Integrity with Analytics

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Learn how data analytics and visualizations can reveal new revenue streams, improvement in unpaid denied claims, and cost reduction opportunities to improve your healthcare organization’s financial performance. Revenue Integrity ensures that all entitled income has been accurately captured, billed, and paid. This webinar will discuss how the revenue management process creates a massive amount of data transactions and that this data requires appropriate staging and modeling to uncover hidden revenues or cost reduction opportunities.

Webinar covers:

  • Overview of Revenue Integrity functions
  • The value of analytics to identify unrecognized revenues and payments
  • Key topics in Revenue Integrity – denials, charge capture, and collections
  • Concisely communicating the value to the organization
  • Visualizing the opportunities and success
  • Other best practices

Originally presented on March 20, 2019 by Practical Data Solutions’ Becky Cook, Executive Consultant, and Russell Hendrickson, CEO.

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PDS Attended MGMA19 | The Financial Conference

MGMA logoPDS Attended the MGMA19 | The Financial Conference from March 3 - 5, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV.

MGMA's Financial Conference is one of PDS' favorite conferences to attend and exhibit at. The ability to listen and learn from other healthcare industry peers was invaluable. It was inspiring to network, connect, and reconnect with the other attendees.

Using Analytics for Strategic Growth

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Learn how effective use of data analytics and visualizations can help healthcare organizations identify opportunities to add new providers, specialties, or the ideal time to open new locations by monitoring revenue cycle, physician productivity, and patient access gaps.

Webinar covers how to:

  • Identify growth opportunities
  • Monitor strategic productivity and patient access gaps
  • Look for underserved populations
  • Predict new revenue streams
  • Calculate payback time and potential returns on investments made in the growth of the practice

Originally presented on February 20, 2019, by Practical Data Solutions’ Scott Everitt, Vice President of Analytic Solutions, and Michele Perry, Vice President Web Analytics.

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PDS Attended the HIMSS 19 Conference

PDS Attended the HIMSS 19 Conference from February 11 - 15, 2019 in Orlando, FL.

It was great to network, connect, and reconnect with the other attendees. Gaining knowledge from industry peers and learning new innovative technology are two  of the many reasons why PDS enjoys attending the HIMSS Global Conference every year.

Leveraging Analytics for Payer Contract Analysis

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Learn how the analysis of benchmarked metrics and reimbursement trends can show healthcare practices how to understand and leverage crucial information in negotiations with their payers. Organizations are searching for better methods of analyzing current and proposed contracts. In this webinar, we will discuss that in analyzing new payer contracts, practices must consider ongoing changes in reimbursement models and quality metrics reporting.

Webinar covers:

  • Understanding Your Current Contracts
  • Analyzing Proposed Contracts
  • The Changing Face of Reimbursement in Healthcare
  • Dashboard Visualizations That Highlight Winners and Losers
  • Effectively Communicating with Leadership
  • Other Best Practices

Originally presented on January 23, 2019 by Practical Data Solutions’ Becky Cook, Executive Consultant, and Scott Everitt, Vice President of Analytic Solutions.

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Women’s Health USA Leverages PDS Software for Data Visualization

SOUTHBURY, CONN. (PRWEB) January 7, 2019 

Women's Health USA is one of the largest physician practice management companies in the United States, partnering with high-quality women’s health groups – including more than 600 physicians throughout the country – to help them remain independent and strong. Recently Women's Health USA implemented PDS DASH software for Analytical Dashboarding to better improve transparency, operations and communication. 

Developed by Practical Data Solutions, PDS DASH software is specifically tailored for today’s healthcare environment. It allows professionals to create and distribute highly visual data in a matter of days while blending a multitude of metrics. With a goal of providing quality care to patients in a timely manner, PDS DASH serves as an important asset to Women's Health USA. 

St. Clair Medical Services Implements Integrated Analytics and Dashboarding for Patient Access and Revenue Cycle


St. Clair Medical Services, an affiliate of St. Clair Hospital and a multi-specialty physician organization, has implemented Practical Data Solutions (PDS) iMPower to expand its analytical and reporting capabilities. 

The implementation allows the hospital to leverage its existing infrastructure using Centricity Practice Solutions. Practical Data Solutions (PDS) extracts data from Centricity Billing and Scheduling to create relational datamarts for revenue cycle and patient access. Staging datasets from these modules enables St. Clair to automate and enhance a wide variety of reporting capabilities, including integration of patient satisfaction and benchmark data by department and location. 

University of Mississippi Medical Center Chooses PDS iMPower Web Analytics for Optimized Financial, Operational and Revenue Cycle Management


Practical Data Solutions announces The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), a national nonprofit health system, has upgraded to PDS iMPower Web Analytics as their primary revenue cycle analytical solution. PDS iMPower upgrades software previously installed by PDS in 2008 giving UMMC faster turnaround on reporting to departments and physicians and will better empower the medical center to make timely management decisions. 

UMMC, located in Jackson, is the state’s only academic health science center. The organization’s three-part mission is to improve the lives of Mississippians by educating tomorrow’s healthcare professionals, by conducting health sciences research and by providing cutting-edge patient care. They have worked with PDS for more than 10 years. 

PDS iMPower Web Analytics give users the ability to put critical business information into the hands of physician leaders, managers and executives, providing opportunities to utilize interactive visualizations across Key Performance Indicators. When combined with PDS DASH, PDS iMPower can create integrated dashboards across disparate billing, scheduling, financial and clinical systems, leveraging leading analytics from MicroStrategy, bundled with PDS’ proven track record of healthcare expertise and methodology. 

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