By Jeremy Lutz, Director of Enterprise Analytics, TrueCare – Navigating the intricate landscape of healthcare analytics to provide healthcare organizations with actionable insights remains a formidable undertaking for enterprise analytics teams. In this article, Jeremy Lutz, a distinguished EA expert at TrueCare – a nonprofit community-based health center serving San Diego and Riverside Counties-delves into the challenge, noting that designing quality data reports in the dynamic California healthcare environment has even more layers to address.
Amidst diverse standards set by numerous entities, the task at hand is complex-baffling even the seasoned analytics professionals. Foremost, there is the federal Uniform Data System (UDS) standard and the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures of Medi-Cal (known as Medicaid nationally). Yet, these are just the tip of the iceberg; the ever-evolving ecosystem sees health plans and community health centers working around other different standards as well, further exacerbating a complicated landscape…read more