Delivery Systems

I liked this article. But I think there could be more in terms of simply defragmenting the delivery system. Treatment complexity was not identified.  Most integrated delivery systems don’t fully live up to the name — it is a work in progress. At Nascate, we are working hard to provide the insights to achieve these […]

Person-Provider Relationships

This is a nice UnitedHealth report highlighting the importance of person-provider relationships … At Nascate we have studied the importance of connecting with the right provider and how it is associated with better outcomes, we’ve also found that as the numbers healthcare services a person requires increases so does the benefit of being connected. For […]

Kevin Buchan Jr. Introduces Hearst Health President

Our employees do some pretty incredible things, whether it’s creating a new way to interpret data, or representing Nascate at an event with industry leaders. Our Principal Data Scientist, Kevin Buchan Jr., had the opportunity to introduce Hearst Health’s president, Dr. Gregory Dorn, at the University at Albany, SUNY’s Cancer Research Center on September 19.Kevin […]

Our Medicare Explorer Module

Medicare Advantage enrollment is steadily growing. Constructing a high-performing network of providers is critical for ACOs preparing to grow in this market, but successful network curation requires more than looking at traditional provider performance. Nascate’s Medicare Explorer solution combines public and client data to provide necessary insight into how people and providers behave, existing relationships […]

Healthcare Days

The complexity of life is impacting how Sam, Bob, and Ted each interact with the healthcare system. Things like family dynamics, geography, the choices a person makes in how they receive care- all give us the full picture of a person and what drives their utilization, or lack thereof. Better healthcare, unlocking value, managing cost […]

Are ACOs Getting the Short End?

There is much to sort through in this… but the blog did again raise what I consider to be an important point. Any of the Value Based initiatives of CMS (and other payers) put forth are based on two seemingly innocuous bits of math/method — Attribution  and Risk Adjustment. All the evaluation work of the […]

Data Liquidity

Data liquidity and access leads to innovation. I ran across this resource and thought — that couldbe really powerful if put to use. But as I delved deeper it seems my hopes may need some time tobecome reality. I would love to learn more from anyone who has made some progress with thisdata resource. Is […]

Regression to the Mean

Healthcare organizations need to target resources on those whom would benefit the MOST fromtimely intervention. We optimize the entire process by providing the insight needed to identifypeople early on, and give them viable and local options.Chrissie Classen is our Education Lead and Head of Content Creation. She has extensive experience including roles at Treo Solutions/3M […]