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3rd Annual Optum Survey on AI in Health Care

November 2020

As artificial intelligence (AI) evolves into a must-have technology in almost every industry, health care organizations continue to develop—and even accelerate—their AI strategies in 2020. In the 3rd Annual Optum Survey on AI in Health Care, 98% of executives across care provider, health plan, life sciences, and employer organizations indicated they currently have an AI strategy in place or are planning on creating one. Even during a trying time period, this optimism appears to be fueled by executives seeing more and more useful applications for AI for improving both health care outcomes and business performance.

Read the latest HealthLeaders Fact File to learn more about:

  • The rise and potential of AI
  • Investing in AI
  • The time it will take to achieve AI ROI

The Rising Tide of Multiple Chronic Conditions

October 2020

Consumer insights to help you stay ahead of health care cost trends. 

Although organizations continue to make substantial progress in managing health care costs, there’s a fast-moving tailwind on the horizon: a significant increase in the number of people who are dealing with multiple chronic conditions.

By understanding more about these individuals and how they approach life, work and health care, we can better relate to and serve them.

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Reigniting the Revenue Engine in the Post-Surge Environment

August 2020

Health systems generate much of their revenue through elective procedures. When the COVID-19 pandemic escalated in March 2020, elective volumes declined rapidly and, in some markets, were shut down entirely. The financial impacts of this shutdown are felt throughout an organization; however, there are certain service lines hit harder than others.

Vizient clinical analytics data reported an aggregated 77% decline between February and April 2020 in the five service lines with the highest overall elective surgery volumes: orthopedics, oncology, general surgery, spinal surgery, and cardiac surgery.

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How Integrated Insights Can Transform Care Delivery

June 2020

When it comes to performance improvement, knowing where to start is often the biggest hurdle. The answers come from analyzing quality and cost data together. The challenge is taking an abundance of data, organizing it, and connecting quality and financial metrics to drive decision-making. Data can tell a story, but the right insights can transform your community.

Vizient® partnered with Great State Medical Center to distill performance insights for orthopedics, one of its top patient care centers. Analysis within orthopedics revealed five areas that resulted in enterprisewide benefits.