SAS Analytics improve patient care and spot medical trends
SAS Analytics improve patient care and spot medical trends : Geneia’s Theon data platform make it possible for the county hospital physicians to use seasonal flu data to allocate resources, plan interventions and limit outbreaks, to enableeveryone from the patient to the insurer winning. Theon churns through more data faster, helping physicians to create and implement personalized patient care plans using SAS.
SAS for health analytics encompasses the technologies and skills needed to deliver business and clinical insights into the complex interdependencies that drive medical outcomes, costs and oversight. Through modeling, optimization, predictive analytics and business intelligence, organizations can strengthen financial performance, deepen consumer relationships and improve health care delivery for better outcomes across the entire spectrum of health industries.
Geneia specializes in the development of advanced clinical, analytical, and technical solutions for health care. Their dedicated team of physicians, nurses, technologists, analytics experts, and business professionals brings significant experience in all aspects of health care to create products and services that improve health care cost, quality, and accessibility. Geneia helps hospitals, physicians, health plans, brokers, employers, and consumers succeed in the post health care reform environment.
“At Geneia, we’re continually improving the tools we provide to hospitals, physicians and employers,” said Mark A. Caron, CEO of Geneia. “We identify, iterate, innovate and expand our solutions, making us the data and analytics choice for forward-thinking organizations. SAS Analytics helps us to accurately predict a patient’s likelihood to follow treatment, select a plan, or develop complications. We can integrate all the islands of health care data – physiological, clinical, claims and sociographic. Incorporating these various sources draws a complete picture of a patient so the physician and care team can provide personalized – and more effective – care.”
Theon is a user-friendly, all-source data and analytics platform that helps identify and care for patients and populations in accountable care organizations, patient-centered medical homes, and pay-for-performance arrangements. Theon’s analytics are customized to the role of the care team member and personalized for patients.
“Geneia is adopting SAS because its customers are looking beyond traditional business intelligence toward more sophisticated analytic insights,” said Graham Hughes, MD, Chief Medical Officer at SAS. “The ability to bring data to guide health care decision making means greater efficiency for providers and better outcomes for patients.”
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster.
SAS powers the advanced analytics behind Theon’s Care Modeler, a care and risk analytics development tool for providers, payers and other health care business users. Chosen for its brute-force ability to manage big data and the elegance with which statistical models can be built and run, SAS supports Theon’s Commercial and Medicare Risk Adjusters and Propensity to Engage modules, Next Best Action identifiers, and Insurance Prospect Segmentation.
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