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Predictive Analytics: Drive Affordability and Better Health

May 12, 2021 | 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST

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Predictive models are an amazingly powerful use of data. And we have so many new reasons to use these advanced approaches to offset rising costs of care and challenging health conditions: deferred care, the increased need for mental health care, and virtual care adoption are disrupting historical patterns. How do predictive models work? Where is it best to consider using predictive analytics? What should you be doing with the results?

Join this webinar to learn about how predictive analytics can fit into an overall analytic strategy. Invest in capabilities that allow you to act upon results, instead of sitting in reports in your inbox. Predictive analytics, when put to purpose, can be an instrumental part of a broader strategy to drive down costs and improve health. Make sure you have the big picture so you get the most from these investments.

We’ll share:

  • A framework to use to help discern where and how predictive capabilities are highly useful
  • Insights into how you can couple predictive capabilities and leading indicators
  • Approaches other health insurance providers are taking to act upon what their data is telling them

Speakers

Rani Aravamudhan, MBBS
Senior Clinical Consultant
Health Data & Management Solutions (HDMS)

Rani Aravamudhan joined HDMS as a Senior Clinical Consultant. She is a physician, specializing in General Medicine with extensive experience in the EMR/EHR and population-health industries with a focus on clinical transformation, workflow design and development, value-based care, risk management and clinical quality and performance reporting. Her strong background in clinical medicine and experience in the HIT industry make her successful in navigating payer, provider, and technology vendor landscapes.

Prior to joining HDMS, Rani worked for Philips Wellcentive as a Services Leader, where she led teams of program managers, clinical specialists and training staff along with heading their Data Governance committee. Before that, Rani was leading EMR/EHR implementations, workflow and process optimization consulting at McKesson Corporation and was their resident subject matter expert for all CMS quality reporting programs. Rani earned her medical degree at Grant Medical College in Mumbai University, India.


Keith Wilton
Vice President of Product Management
Health Data & Management Solutions (HDMS)

Keith Wilton is the Vice President of Product Management, with more than 15 years’ experience in Product Management and an emphasis on creating and deploying complex software applications. Keith joined HDMS in March 2016 after serving as Vice President of Product Management at Backstop Solutions, a leading player in the Alternative Investment space. Prior to Backstop, Keith ran product management for an arm of Morgan Stanley, and for other organizations. Keith received his B.S. degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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Put analytics to work: Key metrics for healthy essential employees

Hosted by Employee Benefit News & Employee Benefit Adviser

You’re doing all the right things – adhering to government and CDC safety measures, adopting state and local guidance into your operational policies and you’ve offered flu shots. What else should you be doing to keep your essential workers and their families healthy this winter and in 2021?

You are probably a bit overwhelmed, trying to ensure the safety of your employees and their contribution to smooth, reliable business operations, as winter approaches. With the convergence of COVID and flu season bringing new challenges, using your data in new and insightful ways becomes essential too. You can navigate the impact of emerging trends in virtual care, mental health, parental leaves and COVID-19 testing results. HDMS would like to give you some ideas about using analytics to quiet the chaos and make the best decisions for the care and costs of your most essential asset – your employees.

Join this webinar to connect 5 health care and benefits trends to analytic strategies that will best serve the health needs of your essential workforce this winter and beyond. HDMS, experts in health data, will share:

  • Key health trends to watch
  • Select metrics to monitor
  • Insights that connect metrics to emerging trends within your population
  • Leading indicators to monitor for 2022 decisions

Leave with an understanding of how to create a streamlined strategy which uses analytics to monitor essential employee health and prepares you for 2022 decisions. Take away new ideas for metrics and leading indicators you can monitor to anticipate 2022 needs and budget more confidently!

Videos

Predictive Analytics: Harnessing the Power of Data

Predictive models are an amazingly powerful use of data. They can inform benefit design and help deliver personalized, meaningful user experiences.

In this presentation, attendees will gain insight into predictive analytics and learn how to leverage health data sets, such as clinical, wellbeing, and social determinants of health information to transform their employee’s health journey, identify cost savings opportunities, and assess year-over-year population-based outcomes.

In addition, the speakers will examine the use of these advanced approach analytics to navigate vaccine prioritization, deferred care risks and virtual care adoption. Although trend disruptions of 2020 have forced many to tune and adapt their current models, there are many opportunities to use existing data to create leading indicators employers can use now to set the stage for long-term change and growth with short-term benefits along the way.

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Navigating Change: Data Drives 2021 Benefits Strategies During Health Care Transformation

Health insurance providers can play an important role in helping plan sponsors navigate complex business decisions and necessary change during uncertainty. Through the pandemic chaos, data has been a beacon of light, giving us facts to shape where and how to best pivot in light of COVID-19. Data uncovers the areas we can be most helpful to our plan sponsors and members. Having a strong framework with the right structures in place that can roll with the new waves of regulations, coverage changes and payments is just as vital.

Listen to how Meritain is harnessing their powerful analytics to build strategic value with (and for) their clients, ensuring plan sponsors’ new requirements and members’ changing behaviors as they plan for 2021. With health care transforming right before our eyes, we need timely and quality data along with a means of turning on a dime more than ever before.

Attendees will learn:

  • How data lets plan sponsors understand and quantify the need for rapid plan design changes
  • The pandemic’s effect on high-risk populations and how health insurance providers can support vulnerable members
  • How 2020 utilization impact 2021 strategies
  • How quality data ensures accurate insights

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Mind Over Matter: Developing Cost-Effective Mental Health Strategies for 2021

New data analytics from HDMS uncovered some startling statistics about the impact of mental health conditions on the total cost of care.  In the current environment, stress and anxiety are driving increased demand for mental and behavioral health services.

There is no one-size-fits-all solution, so using data to understand your population is crucial – especially as we look toward 2021. In this presentation, you will hear fresh data-driven approaches adopted by health insurance providers that will continue to create new industry standards in our changed world – from current telehealth engagement and utilization for mental and behavioral health conditions/substance abuse to reimbursement practices.

How do you support a member trying to manage their diabetes, obesity, and hypertension with the added anxiety of COVID-19?

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Calculate total cost of care for members with mental and behavioral health conditions
  • Observe how mental health influences cost and utilization of medical conditions
  • View the cost impact of billing patterns among HCPs
  • Innovate access to care through telehealth and other cost-effective services
  • Design a custom strategy to create opportunities for better mental health

 

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Getting Back to Work: Three Must-Do Strategies to Mitigate COVID-19 Risk

Speaker: Robert Corrigan, Director of Advisory Services, Health Data & Management Solutions, Inc. (HDMS)

 

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Trending Now: Using analytics to manage the dynamic COVID-19 situation

Speaker: Rani Aravamudhan, Senior Clinical Consultant, Health Data & Management Solutions, Inc. (HDMS)

 

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Drilling into Lowe’s Data to Identify Members At Risk for Opioid Abuse

Speakers: Jennifer Moore, Senior Benefits Analyst, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.; Bryan Curran, Account Director, Health Data & Management Solutions, Inc.

 

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An Analytics Agenda for COVID-19: Quantifying Deferred Care

Speakers: Rebecca Chien, Leader, Business Transformation Office, HDMS | Rani Aravamudhan, Senior Clinical Consultant, HDMS

 

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A COVID-19 Cost Model – Tips and a Template

Speakers: Rebecca Chien, Leader, Business Transformation Office, HDMS | Rani Aravamudhan, Senior Clinical Consultant, HDMS

Download the Excel version of the cost-modeling template here.

HDMS Clients, please reach out to your Customer Experience team member for a more detailed Client version.