Health & Life Sciences

Deliver Better Healthcare Outcomes

We hope you enjoy this collection of resources for Health & Life Sciences. Keep an eye on the BlueGranite Blog for updates on utilizing Microsoft Data & AI for healthcare analytics.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HEALTHCARE

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DATA INFORMATICS

PERSONALIZED CARE

Improve the quality and satisfaction of care through personalized, relevant, and timely engagements with patients inside and outside of clinical settings.
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Inisight Generation

IMPROVED OPERATIONS

Reduce per capita cost of care by improving operational efficiency, thereby realizing greater value in each healthcare dollar.
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Benefits realization

CARE TEAM EXPERIENCE

Facilitate improved information access and knowledge sharing to enable improved care team coordination, and better outcomes overall.

HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE BLOG POSTS

Explore the BlueGranite team’s insightful blog posts on healthcare, life sciences, medical device and pharmaceutical topics, and scenarios, below:

Featured Solution Brief

BLUEGRANITE GUIDES REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM TO CONVERGE ANALYTICS SILOS USING POWER BI

When a well-known Southeastern U.S. surgeon and community health champion advocated for a public hospital over 100 years ago, they likely had no idea it would grow to be one of its region’s largest health systems. Built on a foundation of excellence in care, the regional health provider’s more than 700 physicians and 9,000 employees offer broad-ranging services to people across two states. Though it is a government subdivision of the state in which it was founded, the health system is self-funded – meaning it receives no tax dollars. It must continually seek innovative ways to deliver superior healthcare while minimizing costs.

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OVERVIEW:

  • Adoption Framework: Collaborating with business units, IT, and enterprise intelligence.

  • Solution Design and Best Practices: The team worked to convert an existing data model to adhere to best practices in dimensional modeling.

  • Power BI Monitoring and Auditing: Understanding who is using the system and what assets they are leveraging allows for cultivation of valuable data and reports shared across the enterprise.

HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCES SOLUTION BRIEFS

Power BI First Step in Advancing Healthcare Claims Analytics

A leading U.S. healthcare payor – whose tens of thousands of employees serve millions of members – is transforming business by embracing a nimble, elastic modern data architecture. Through a combination of years of steady growth and ever-improving technology, the decades-old health insurer built up an inventory of nearly 50 data sources and BI tools. The organization is now looking toward the future, recently launching an initiative to consolidate and modernize its data platform and analytics tools. In order to reap the benefits of a single, enterprise-wide data repository and robust new capabilities, it selected a Microsoft Azure and Power BI foundation.

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Healthcare Manufacturer Boosts Power BI Adoption & Efficiency

A Great Lakes-based over-the-counter drug maker employs more than 10,000 people globally. Since 2005, the public company has made more than a dozen major acquisitions, growing net sales to nearly $5 billion in 2018. While these acquisitions have been great for the bottom line, they have also ushered in operational challenges. As the company brought on new businesses, different internal branches developed or maintained their own processes. As a consequence, the company’s understanding and use of Power BI suffered.

 

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Healthcare System Improves Marketing ROI with Advanced Insights

One Midwestern healthcare system has grown by leaps and bounds since embarking on a 1990s expansion, transforming from a traditional, single-site academic medical center into a broad-based regional healthcare system. It’s now one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, comprised of nearly 20 hospitals and over 3,000 registered beds. As the marketing team worked hard to raise patient awareness, they realized they didn’t have the necessary modern reporting tools to gauge the success of their efforts. Chiefly, the team needed to be able to demonstrate a return on investment for their marketing campaigns.

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Power BI Healthcare Showcase

EMPLOYEE RETENTION: ORGANIZATION FLIGHT RISK

This solution showcase displays the results of a real-world, predictive analytics and machine learning scenario within a healthcare organization. Its audience is the HR department and upper-level management. These two groups will use this report to understand employee flight risk data and to uncover patterns at both a high level and a detailed, employee population level. In this model, high risk employees are considered likely to leave the organization.

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SOLUTION OVERVIEW:

  • This report is designed to lead HR and management users through data analysis to discover who among employees is likely to leave, from where, and why.
  • Armed with this information, users can take steps to reduce flight risk and retain employees.
  • Buttons, Bookmarks, Slicers, and the new Filter Pane experience work to make the report interactive.
  • Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is used behind the scenes to create dynamic titles and measures that display data in an easily digestible way.
  • To get the full experience, view it in full-screen mode by clicking the double-sided arrow in the bottom right corner of the pane.

 

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