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Insider Spotlight How this team at SHYFT helps pharma clients find faster ways to treat patients

By | News

For at least an hour per week, each member of the client implementation team at SHYFT Analytics devotes time to improving a process that needs it.

Whether that yields big changes or small tweaks, the point is that it’s become a habit for team members to seek and find efficiencies as they onboard and integrate new clients.

That makes it possible for SHYFT to be just as efficient in turning data into insights for their client base of medical and pharmaceutical companies.

“The pharma industry is data rich, but a lot of times it can be messy,” said Elena Ivancheva, director implementations, customer success. “Our job is both to help our clients and to speed the time to treatment for patients that suffer from rare, severe diseases.”
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Members Get Paid to Shop

By | News

Starting January 1, members and their covered dependents in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts’ (Blue Cross) self-funded employer plans who select the benefit will be able to participate in the new SmartShopper Program. This means they can earn up to $250 in cash rewards per procedure when they shop for and get care from lower cost, quality providers for eligible procedures like MRIs, mammograms, and colonoscopies. There is no limit to the amount of rewards members can earn in a year.

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6 Biopharma Companies Launch New Therapies With SHYFT Platform

By | News

SHYFT Analytics announced that in the last quarter, six biopharma companies have chosen to launch their new therapies using the SHYFT Platform. The number of SHYFT Launch customers has increased 50% year over year propelled by the company’s uniquely integrated cloud-based data companies and analytics solutions, which are specifically designed to meet the needs of manufacturers developing and launching complex therapies.

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Q&A with Clay Ritchey, CEO of Evariant

By | CEO Spotlight

Clay Ritchey is the Chief Executive Officer of Evariant. Clay has more than 20 years of experience driving growth and innovation in market leading healthcare technology organizations. As CEO, Clay is passionate about working with healthcare providers, technology partners, and his employees to transform the way that consumers, patients, and providers engage across the care continuum to build deeper relationships resulting in sustainable growth for Evariant’s customers. Read More

Survey and Webinar: Beyond Meaningful Use: Harnessing Data’s Potential in the Post-Reform Era

By | Webinars

Of all the truisms associated with healthcare reform, the “transformative power of big data” remains one of the most frequently used. For all the talk of data’s potential, many hospital systems, health plans, and healthcare companies struggle to unlock the value from the numerous data sources at their disposal. Moreover, sweeping fears persist regarding the data requirements that reform will place on hospitals and health plans. It is the purpose of this survey and webinar to identify how the most progressive organizations are innovating ahead of legislative mandates to reap the rewards of data. Read More

The Search for Consumer Engagement ROI: Pitfalls and Needle Movers

By | White Papers

While the rise of consumerism in healthcare is hardly a new phenomenon, its acceleration has been remarkable; more than 11 million individuals purchased their own health insurance plan through the exchanges in 20151, and 2014 saw the largest one-year increase in “high-deductible plans” (from 18% to 23% of covered employees)2 making consumers responsible for a greater share of their healthcare expenses. Engaging consumers in their health clearly plays an important role in managing costs and improving patient satisfaction. Many healthcare organizations are piloting new ways to engage consumers, and investment in tools and technology to support these interactions is high. In fact, payer and provider executives identified “consumer engagement” as both the key investment priority and top pain point – in HEP’s 2012 and 2013 annual surveys. Read More

Survey and Webinar: Seizing Opportunity in the Wake of Reform

By | Webinars

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the majority of the ACA, payers and providers alike are dynamically adjusting their business models to cope with the new pressures wrought by legislative mandates. It is the purpose of this survey and webinar to identify how the most progressive hospital systems and health plans are adapting their strategies in response to reform. Read More

Diabetes Management in Primary Care Settings

By | White Papers

Today there are 30M diabetics in the US, or 10% of the population. The disease costs $245B annually. 86% of diabetics do not meet the recommended targets for glycemic control, blood pressure, LDL cholesterol level, and tobacco use. With 79M Americans having pre-Diabetes the societal burden of this disease will only get worse. Today primary care physicians (PCPs) are delivering much of the diabetes care. Growing prevalence of diabetes will require PCPs to do even more, including better addressing the disease’s clinical as well as its behavioral elements. Read More