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How Population Health Analytics Opens Opportunities for Better Care
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Without robust analytics technology, the goals of accountable care and population health cannot fully be achieved, good intentions notwithstanding. ACOs must correlate clinical data and claims data and use analytics technology to produce the actions needed to manage the health of a population. The data is there, but the healthcare industry does not have an evenly distributed knowledge of how to use it effectively. With potential savings of up to $300 billion a year, according to the consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the upside of industrywide analytics to manage a population is considerable.