Health Catalyst and Akron Children's Hospital Team Up to Advance Population Health Efforts
SALT LAKE CITY, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Catalyst, Inc. ("Health Catalyst," Nasdaq: HCAT), a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, today announced an expansive, multi-year strategic partnership with Akron Children's Hospital (Akron Children's), a top-ranking pediatric health system in northeast Ohio with two hospitals and 54 urgent, primary, and specialty care locations.
"Health Catalyst will become a fundamental component of our robust analytics platform, which will bring multiple sources of data to assist in data-driven decision making," said Harun Rashid, Chief Information Officer for Akron Children's. "Using Health Catalyst's advanced analytics tools, we will be in a position to improve patient experiences and outcomes, personalize value-based care, create operational efficiency, and compete more strategically in the marketplace."
Together, Health Catalyst and Akron Children's will implement Health Catalyst's enterprise analytics and population health outcomes improvement expertise to transform clinical, operational, and financial domains for Akron Children's and the hospital's accountable care organization Akron Children's Health Collaborative (ACHC).
Akron Children's comprehensive population health solution will include Health Catalyst's Data Operating System (DOS™) platform, Pop Analyzer: Stratify Expert Data Collection™, Value Optimizer™, MeasureAble™, Health Catalyst Embedded Care Gaps™, and a team of population health and analytics experts.
This solution will provide actionable analytics and expertise at two hospitals with more than 1,300 pediatric care providers that provide care to 287,000 children annually. Over the course of this long-term relationship, the mutual commitment of Akron Children's and Health Catalyst will support ACHC, the hospital's provider-led, pediatric accountable care organization, to improve child health by empowering healthcare providers and engaging with their patients and communities.
"We are honored to partner with such an incredible, forward-thinking pediatric health system as Akron Children's and grateful for the opportunity to help further their mission," said Jason Jones, Chief Analytics and Data Science Officer, General Manager, Data and Analytics Platform at Health Catalyst. "We are excited to provide the data and analytic platform and applications to power Akron Children's Hospital's clinical, operational, and financial improvements. We aspire to support their compassionate approach to treatment that makes the hospital system truly exceptional."
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