What is the Relationship Between Healthcare Analytics & Patient Engagement

health analyticsThere’s a new sheriff in the U.S. healthcare landscape: the consumer.

A recent survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers shows today’s consumer is displeased with the overall healthcare experience, craving greater transparency, value, and customer service from providers.

“The healthcare market as we know it is being upended, and the consumer is in the driver’s seat,” notes PwC.

So what’s the solution to driving better patient engagement and increased satisfaction in healthcare? Let’s take a look.
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Avery Earwood

Avery Earwood

Avery Earwood is the VP of Analytics and Data Science at Evariant. His passion is helping Evariant’s clients use their information assets to improve the cost and quality of health care, engage patients, and maximize overall performance. Avery specializes in analytics strategy, population health, consumer engagement, and Lean process improvement. Prior to joining Evariant, Avery served in a variety of executive-level strategic planning and leadership roles as Principal Strategist at SAS, VP Strategy at Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN, and Executive Director at Healthways to name a few. Avery has an MBA in Healthcare Management and a Bachelors of Science in Business Leadership and Management from Capella University. His certifications include Agile SCRUM Master and Product Owner, Strategic Leader, and LEAN. In his spare time, he raises Alpacas with his wife and three sons on a small farm in Rougemont, North Carolina.
Avery Earwood

What Is Health Analytics and Why Do Enterprises Need It?

The amount of patient data available to healthcare organizations – estimated to reach roughly 25,000 petabytes by the year 2020 – is beyond comprehension. And it’s only growing in volume and velocity. A CIO article notes that the increasing digitization of healthcare data means that organizations often add terabytes’ worth of patient records to data centers – annually. Why Health Analytics Important

The most shocking part?

The majority of that data goes unused – and, with it, the opportunity to produce actionable clinical and financial insights, improving both the quality and efficiency in healthcare. More

Avery Earwood

Avery Earwood

Avery Earwood is the VP of Analytics and Data Science at Evariant. His passion is helping Evariant’s clients use their information assets to improve the cost and quality of health care, engage patients, and maximize overall performance. Avery specializes in analytics strategy, population health, consumer engagement, and Lean process improvement. Prior to joining Evariant, Avery served in a variety of executive-level strategic planning and leadership roles as Principal Strategist at SAS, VP Strategy at Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN, and Executive Director at Healthways to name a few. Avery has an MBA in Healthcare Management and a Bachelors of Science in Business Leadership and Management from Capella University. His certifications include Agile SCRUM Master and Product Owner, Strategic Leader, and LEAN. In his spare time, he raises Alpacas with his wife and three sons on a small farm in Rougemont, North Carolina.
Avery Earwood