SALT LAKE CITY and PHOENIX, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced a multi-year agreement with Banner Health to implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™) across the health system's enterprise, in conjunction with outcomes' improvement professional services.
Regarded and recognized as a top health system in the country for the clinical quality consistently provided to patients in its hospitals, nonprofit Banner Health operates 28 hospitals, including three academic medical centers and other related health entities and services across Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.
Health Catalyst's DOS platform will simplify the sharing, analysis and availability of information from multiple Banner data systems in an effort to improve health and achieve clinical and financial quality targets. A staff of Health Catalyst improvement specialists will work onsite with Banner's physicians, administrators and quality teams to leverage the DOS platform, which includes a vast suite of products and analytic accelerators, optimized with artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing to enhance the health system's high-performance improvement program.
"As Banner continues to pursue the delivery of value-based care while eliminating unnecessary variation across our health system, we believe Health Catalyst's innovative capabilities will better enable us to make proactive, data-driven decisions for the populations we serve," said Ryan Smith, Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer for Banner Health.
Working with Banner's existing IT systems, DOS will serve as an important platform for the health system's analytical backbone, with the ability to integrate and analyze critical data from over 200 of the most popular data sources, including third-party electronic health records (EHRs), data warehouses, claims processing systems, financial systems, wearables, genomics, and socio-economic indices.
"We are honored that Banner Health, one of our nation's most admired health systems, has chosen us to further improve their quality programs," said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. "Clinical and financial decision support at the point of care is almost nonexistent in healthcare. With DOS, we are making decision support more affordable and effective, increasing the value of existing systems like electronic health records, and making new software applications possible, too."
About Health Catalyst
Health Catalyst is an insight-producing data, analytics, and decision-support company committed to being a catalyst for massive, sustained improvements in healthcare outcomes. We are the leaders in a new era of advanced predictive analytics for population health and value-based care with a suite of machine learning-driven solutions, decades of outcomes-improvement expertise, and an unparalleled ability to integrate data from across the healthcare ecosystem. Our proven data warehousing and analytics platform helps improve quality, add efficiency and lower costs in support of more than 85 million patients for organizations ranging from the largest healthcare systems and physician practices to commercial payers. Health Catalyst's technology and professional services help to keep patients engaged and healthy in their homes and workplaces, and to optimize their care when it becomes necessary. We are grateful to be recognized by Fortune, Gallup, Glassdoor, Modern Healthcare and a host of others as a "Best Place to Work" in technology and healthcare. Visit www.healthcatalyst.com, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
About Banner Health
Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns and operates 28 acute-care hospitals, Banner Health Network, Banner – University Medicine, Banner Medical Group, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services, including family clinics, urgent care services, home care and hospice services, pharmacies and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com.
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