Freed Associates provides Population Health expertise for strategic, clinical, and operational initiatives across the enterprise. Our insights, experience and expertise are used to help clients assess their current situation, identify gaps and define road maps to meet the desired outcomes. Population Health has many aspects and we can help you define where to focus your resources or how to better utilize your tools or where communication and change management are the stumbling blocks for your organization.
Freed can help you meet the short and long term goals of your organization, such as managing your high risk patients, promoting a culture of safety, and conducting quality improvement initiatives. Our custom solutions include utilizing data for business needs, developing an enterprise data governance infrastructure and establishing focused solutions, that help clients discern information crucial to patient outcomes and corporate financial stability.
The ability to nimbly address key business issues and questions from all areas of your organization requires an enterprise approach. Freed can help your organization achieve its population health goals by:
Optimally, data analytics can be used to improve population health management, including patient care, operational efficiency, and revenue enhancement. Identifying and addressing superfluous tools and activities, applying appropriate analyses to different patient populations, and acting on results all can lead to better performance of your organization. Freed provides assistance in:
Organizations need to communicate to their constituencies that they are prioritizing quality care, and find ways to improve in order to remain competitive. Engaging consumers and patients is critical to this endeavor. Engaged people tend to participate more readily in their healthcare decisions and are more likely to comply with agreed upon treatment and have an allegiance to the organization that supports them. Whether viewed as covered lives or patients, these customers choose where to go for their medical care. If people feel their needs are being met, then they can be serviced more effectively and efficiently, resulting in greater satisfaction. Conversely, when people’s needs are not met, the result can be dissatisfaction, which translates to poor quality scores, which have negative financial implications. Freed can guide your organization in:
Identifying and applying the appropriate data to population health activity, whether clinical, administrative, or operational, is essential for organizations to effectively and efficiently manage their patients. Monitoring and measuring clinical and cost metrics that support population health strategy and ascertainment of data that are most suitable to derive the answers to business problems are not always included in population health strategy. Freed offers guidance around leading data practices by:
To learn more about our Population Health service line, please contact us.