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Unlocking Potential: Harnessing Analytics Tools for Federal Health Data

AVASCENT WHITE PAPER June 2016 Megan Vaughan-Albert Download: Traditional government contractors can play a critical role in shaping how health data is harnessed to optimize health outcomes and contain costs. The time is ripe for contractors to engage in healthcare’s data-driven revolution. I. The promise of health data analytics collides with reality Data-driven quality improvement is at …

FY17 Health & Citizen Services Budget Highlights: Modernizing & Protecting Critical Systems to Prepare for the Future

AVASCENT WHITE PAPER February 2016 By Rachel Meyer Download: With a constrained FY17 discretionary topline, health and citizen services remains a relative bright spot in the President’s Budget request as agencies look to modernize to meet the needs of a rapidly changing beneficiary base. With a constrained FY17 discretionary topline, the President’s Budget gives only a few Federal …

The Doctor is in at DHS: Targeting the Department of Homeland Security as a Healthcare Customer

AVASCENT WHITE PAPER October 2015 By Amy Strouse · Rachel Meyer · Stephanie Stahl Download: As healthcare services and information technology providers come to the end of a busy Spring/Summer proposal submittal period, many companies are reconsidering their strategies and looking for growth outside of the traditional government health customers. Avascent suggests looking to DHS as a …

Pain Relief: Federal Agencies Target Patient-Centric Healthcare

AVASCENT WHITE PAPER April 2015 By Rachel Meyer Download: The healthcare industry has reached a critical juncture. Today, there is both accessible health data and demand to consume health information that is driving a new wave of federal innovation focused on empowering the patient. While a complete transformation to a patient-centric model in the next five years …

Selling IT Security to the Health Industry

The Anthem Hack Changes Nothing AVASCENT WHITE PAPER February 2015 By Christopher Meissner, Senior Associate Chris Haley, Consultant Download: If there were ever a time for the healthcare industry to rally for stronger IT security, it should be in the aftermath of the industry’s largest-ever information breach at Anthem. In other sectors where privacy and …