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Analytics in Healthcare and the Life Sciences Strategies, Implementation Methods, and Best Practices by Thomas H. Davenport, Dwight McNeill
  

Analytics in Healthcare and the Life Sciences Strategies, Implementation Methods, and Best Practices

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Analytics in Healthcare and the Life Sciences Strategies, Implementation Methods, and Best Practices by Thomas H. Davenport, Dwight McNeill

Make healthcare analytics work: leverage its powerful opportunities for improving outcomes, cost, and efficiency.This book gives you thepractical frameworks, strategies, tactics, and case studies you need to go beyond talk to action. The contributing healthcare analytics innovators survey the field's current state, present start-to-finish guidance for planning and implementation, and help decision-makers prepare for tomorrow's advances. They present in-depth case studies revealing how leading organizations have organized and executed analytic strategies that work, and fully cover the primary applications of analytics in all three sectors of the healthcare ecosystem: Provider, Payer, and Life Sciences. Co-published with the International Institute for Analytics (IIA), this book features the combined expertise of IIA's team of leading health analytics practitioners and researchers. Each chapter is written by a member of the IIA faculty, and bridges the latest research findings with proven best practices. This book will be valuable to professionals and decision-makers throughout the healthcare ecosystem, including provider organization clinicians and managers; life sciences researchers and practitioners; and informaticists, actuaries, and managers at payer organizations. It will also be valuable in diverse analytics, operations, and IT courses in business, engineering, and healthcare certificate programs.

About the Author

Dwight McNeill, Ph.D., MPH, is a Lecturer at Suffolk University Sawyer Business School, where he teaches population health and health policy. He is President of WayPoint Health Analytics, which provides guidance to organizations on the analytics of population health management, behavior change, and innovation diffusion. He is the author of A Framework for Applying Analytics in Healthcare: What Can Be Learned from the Best Practices in Retail, Banking, Politics, and Sports (FT Press 2013) and numerous journal articles including The Value of Building Sustainable Health Care Systems: Capturing the Benefits of Health Plan Transformation (Health Affairs). Over his thirty year career in healthcare, he has held analytics positions in corporations at IBM and GTE; governments at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; analytics companies; and provider settings.

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Publication date

30th October 2013

Author

Thomas H. Davenport, Dwight McNeill

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Publisher

Pearson FT Press an imprint of Pearson Education (US)

Format

Hardback
352 pages

Categories

Medical administration & management

ISBN

9780133407334

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