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Data & Analytics in HealthCare

Posted on July 26, 2016 | Categories: Big Data, Claims, Clinical Trials, CMS, Data Analytics, Data Mining, Data Scientist, Database | Posted by: admin

Data & Analytics in HealthCare

 

Data & Analytics Adoption Model in HealthCare for Access, Cost, Quality (ACQ)

  • Three stages of data management via EDW – 1) data collection 2) data sharing / access and 3) data analytics
  • Bulk of Data Collection are done via electronic health records (EMR/EHR) and health information exchanges (HIE/HIX)
  • Data & Analytics is playing a big role in Health System Quality improvement and cost reduction efforts
  • Healthcare Analytics Adoption Model borrows & leverage recommendations from HIMSS EMR Model, Health & Human Services (HHS), Food & Drugs Administration (FDA rules for Clinical Trials) and Center for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS)
  • The Adoption Model may include – evaluating the industry’s adoption of analytics, roadmap for measure progress toward analytics adoption and evaluating vendor products for improving the quality of care while lowering costs and enhancing clinician and patient satisfaction

 

8 Stages of the Data & Analytics Adoption Model

  • Adoption Stage 1 – Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) using Physical or Virtual Servers
  • Adoption Stage 2 – Registration & Billing System including Patient Registries via Personal Portal
  • Adoption Stage 3 – Electronic Health Record &Electronic Prescription System (EMR & eRX) for clinical observations and lab results
  • Adoption Stage 4 – Management & Internal Reporting Tool / Dashboard
  • Adoption Stage 5 – Statutory& External Reporting Tool / Dashboard i.e. Meaningful Use Reporting
  • Adoption Stage 6 – Fraud & Abuse reduction using Claims Data
  • Adoption Stage 7 – Population Health Management (PHM) & Care Management Analytics
  • Adoption Stage 8 – Predictive Analytics (PA) leveraging PHM, CM, UM Data for Preventive Care to Cost Curve and Patient Care / Patient Satisfaction

 

Top use cases for data and analytics for Health IT organization

  • Adoption Analytics – Clinical Workflows & Applications
  • Claims Analytics – Fraud & Abuse
  • Cost Analytics – Planning & Control
  • Customer insight Analytics – Customer Care
  • Discovery/search Analytics – Clinical Trials
  • Meaningful Use Analytics – Positive Outcome
  • Operations Analytics – Customer Service
  • Predictive Analytics – Bend the Cost Curve
  • Risk and Compliance Analytics – PHI & HIPAA

 

How much data and analytics contribute to Health organization’s decision?

  • Differentiate
  • See the future
  • Drive revenue growth or Bend the Cost Curve
  • Clinical Workflows & Software Applications
  • Customer Care
  • Fraud & Abuse
  • Guide future strategy
  • PHI & HIPAA Compliance
  • Planning & Control
  • Product research and development
  • Product research and development – Clinical Trials for Drugs discovery & approval for medical equipment by FDA
  • Sales/Marketing

 

Challenges in Health organization in adopting data and analytics strategy

  • Budget & Priority
  • Information Explosion
  • Inoperability of Data
  • Managing Data Vs Analyzing Data
  • PHI / HIPAA Challenge
  • Quality of Data – Data duplication or Data Integrity
  • Varied Application System within Health System

 

Metrics or benefits /business outcomes for data and analytics in HealthCare

  • Cost Curve
  • Ethical intent
  • Go-to-Market for Drugs
  • Interoperability
  • Legal compliance for PHI (Privacy) & HIPAA
  • Population Health Management (PHM)
  • Transparency

 

Proof of Data & Analytics working for Health Organization

  • A code of ethics around data and analytics
  • C-level support
  • Claims Dashboard
  • HEDIS STAR Rating
  • Meaningful Use Metrics
  • Pain Management Dashboard
  • Prescription Dashboard for Controlled Substances
  • Tracking customer views
  • Transparency on what customer data is being used

 

 

 

 

Technical Writers for Quality Assurance by TechCusp

Posted on February 17, 2015 | Categories: Analytics, Banking IT, Careers with Techcusp!, Consulting, Database, Document Management, Hire Me Now!, Insurance IT, IT Services, JAVA, Technical Writer, Uncategorized | Posted by: admin

Technical Writers for Quality Assurance by TechCusp

 

We are IT Services & Software Development firm based out of Jersey City, NJ.  Our Technical Writers  have deep exposure & understanding of Insurance IT, HealthCare IT and Banking IT space.  Reach out to us for our seasoned & domain rich IT Consultants, Developers & Software Engineers for short-term or long term Projects .

 

 

Qualifications and Experience :

  • Technical Degree in IT/allied.
  • Experienced in process/quality background to perform quality assurance.
  • Technical troubleshooting experience.
  • Attention to quality/detail.
  • A self starting attitude.

 

Responsibilities :

  • Coordinate workflows with Quality Assurance Lead
  • Ensure that system elements, implementations, and other artifacts adhere to highest standards and requirements
  • Execute quality assurance processes with consultation from CI best practices and Quality Assurance Lead
  • Alert and escalate potential blockers to other teams when needed
  • Delivery high quality output in accordance with pre determined timelines

 

Requirements :

  • Experience in technical roles, QA, or workflow support
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skill
  • Strong documentation skills including writing test plans for new and regression testing, track results, and create detailed processes.
  • Ability to interface implementation, engineering & other support teams
  • Troubleshoot technical and account issues, and escalate issues as needed.

 

Required Technical Skills :

  • Ability to review a large delimited text or XML file to ensure key fields are present
  • Ability to communicate any technical/feed related issues to internal stakeholders
  • Diagnostic reasoning and ability to do some independent troubleshooting of issues during implementation
  • Ability to use browser based web tools
  • Ability to use gCases and Buganizer tools
  • Scripting background is beneficial specifically Javascript experience.

 

Why Techcusp?

  •  American Firm
  • Attractive Pricing
  • Cutting-edge Technology Consultants
  • Deep Domain knowledge
  • Onshore/Offshore Delivery for scale & quality

 

Shreyo Sadhu

Manager Sales – Consulting & Technology Services

Shreyo @Techcusp.com

Phone: +1 646.644.3049 / 201.258.4704 / 201.589.5962

www.TechCusp.com

Insurance IT | HealthCare IT | Banking IT | Staffing

 

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Hiring Now – Senior Java Developer or Search Technology Expert (Solr, Lucene)

Posted on January 23, 2015 | Categories: Banking IT, Banking/Fs, Business Intelligence, Database, ISVs, JAVA | Posted by: admin

Senior Java Developers / Search Technology Experts (Solr, Lucene)

 

We are looking for a Search Technology Specialists to join our Client’s Search Solutions team. This is a new team that is focused on providing a standardized Search Engine platform built over Apache SOLR that can be leveraged by a variety of internal applications. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a talented group of engineers working with the best of search technologies and take part in the architecture, design and build of a search service platform.

 

The vision is to build and support a core search engine that can be targeted and customized towards different application verticals for domain-specific and cross-domain searches. Search Solutions is a core search infrastructure team that works to enhance and extend search technologies used across the company. Clinent’s Search (R&D) Team will work to optimize and improve performance of the core search engine, develop and add new functionalities as needed by applications and strive to contribute back to the open source Apache SOLR Project. Some of the areas of interest include OLAP analytics engine, federated search, alerting and spatial search. The team will  also be responsible for the development and management of the infrastructure, services, interfaces and operational toolkits that makes it easy for application teams to deploy data sets, query across them and develop search related products.

 

We are looking for individuals with a deep background in search technologies with strong experience in SOLR & Lucene (or other search engines). The ideal candidates will have a solid track record developing large scale distributed indexing and search systems. Candidates must have hands on programming and development experience and be able to take ownership of the business requirements and develop solutions that meet our application needs.

 

 

Hard Skills

 

  • Expert in Solr & Lucene (or other search engine technology)
  • Very strong hands on programming knowledge in Java (significant years of experience)
  • Experience with building large-scale distributed indexing & search systems.
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills, with a creative and flexible attitude
  • Knowledge of C++/Python/JavaScript/Spring is a plus
  • Contributions to the open source Apache SOLR project is a plus
  • Experience with related Apache projects such as Zookeeper, Camel etc. is a plus

 

Soft Skills

 

  • Demonstrated ability to understand industry issues and problems, relate them to clients’ needs, and propose appropriate solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Manage expectations of deliverables and timing
  • Possess supervisory skills and the ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Very Good communication skills – Interact with Project team and Business Representatives to understand the scope and purpose of the business process work stream

 

 

Why to Join our Client’s Team?

 

You will be working for the foremost provider of financial data, news and analysis in the world. Our client is the most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. The company combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information via their proprietary service and multimedia platforms. Their media services cover the world with more than 2,200 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. The culture is fast-paced, high energy and entrepreneurial. They have an open office environment that encourages interaction, communication, collaboration and teamwork. Their 24-hour food courts, giant tropical fish tanks and world-class art installations provide additional flourishes to a workplace that is as dynamic and exciting as the financial markets themselves. Their technologists are among the best and the brightest, and come from many different industries, financial experience is not a requirement. Their technology environment primarily consists of C/C++ and UNIX/Linux.

 

 

About Techcusp

 

 

We are IT Services & Software Development firm based out of Jersey City, NJ.  Our FTEs/Consultants have deep exposure & understanding of IT Space. Reach out to us for our seasoned & domain rich IT Consultants; Developers & Software Engineers for short-term or long term Projects on W2/C2C basis.

 

 

 

Why Techcusp?

 

  • American Firm
  • Attractive Pricing
  • Cutting-edge Technology Consultants
  • Deep Domain knowledge
  • Onshore/Offshore Delivery for scale & quality

 

 

To Hire Me Now! Contact – Careers with Techcusp.com  or

 

Dr Aradhana Khandekar

Partner – Consulting & Staffing

aradhana@techcusp.com

+1 914-703-1762 / 201.604.3480

www.TechCusp.com

Insurance IT | HealthCare IT | Banking IT | Staffing

 

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Business Data Analysts by Techcusp.com

Posted on January 22, 2015 | Categories: Business Analyst, Business Intelligence, Database, HealthCare IT | Posted by: admin

 

Business Data Analysts by Techcusp.com

 

 

We are IT Services & Software Development firm based out of Jersey City, NJ.  Our HealthCare Data Analysts / Business Analyst have deep exposure & understanding of HealthCare IT Space. Reach out to us for our seasoned & domain rich IT Consultants; Developers & Software Engineers for short-term or long term Projects on W2/C2C basis.

 

 

Hard Skills

 

  • Ad hoc data analysis and investigation
  • Advanced skills in Excel (lookups and macros, VBA)
  • Database expertise
  • Experience with macros and DDE
  • Expertise in base SAS
  • Measurement and optimization of field sales activity, call planning and targeting
  • SAS programmer with Symphony
  • Tableau experience
  • TRx data reporting and report automation

 

 

Soft Skills

 

  • Demonstrated ability to understand industry issues and problems, relate them to clients’ needs, and propose appropriate solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Manage expectations of deliverables and timing
  • Possess supervisory skills and the ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Very Good communication skills – Interact with Project team and Business Representatives to understand the scope and purpose of the business process work stream

 

Why Techcusp?

 

  • American Firm
  • Attractive Pricing
  • Cutting-edge Technology Consultants
  • Deep Domain knowledge
  • Onshore/Offshore Delivery for scale & quality

 

 

To Hire Me Now! Contact – Careers with Techcusp.com  or

 

Dr Aradhana Khandekar

Partner – Consulting & Staffing

aradhana@techcusp.com

+1 914-703-1762 / 201.604.3480

www.TechCusp.com

Insurance IT | HealthCare IT | Banking IT | Staffing

 

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Data Analysts (BA) by Techcusp.com

Posted on January 14, 2015 | Categories: Business Intelligence, Database, Tech Cusp, TechCusp.com | Posted by: admin

Data Analysts (BA) by Techcusp.com

 

We are IT Services & Software Development firm based out of Jersey City, NJ.  Our Big Data – Data Analysts & Data Ware Housing have deep exposure & understanding of Insurance IT, HealthCare IT and Banking IT Space. Reach out to us for our seasoned & domain rich IT Consultants; Developers & Software Engineers for short-term or long term Projects on W2/C2C basis.

 

 

Hard Skills

 

  • Ability to communicate with the data governance team and the data management product manager
  • Experience with SAS, COGNOS, SQL technologies and Data management and warehousing concepts
  • Knowledge of Data Governance Concepts and ETL, Analytics tools
  • Knowledge of data, reporting and analytic functions
  • Knowledge of reporting and analytics data along with business rules , ETL processes as it flows through the different systems
  • Perform the root cause analysis for the DQ issues and Implement the solutions to resolve the issues
  • Provides support to the Business Analyst in sizing project efforts
  • Responsible for the completion of the Data Governance Inventory template to support the metadata maintenance process
  • Strong Data analytical and Problem solving skills
  • Support all the DG, Analytics and Reporting analysis needs
  • Support for the Master Data Management (MDM) processes
  • Support for the metadata, Data Quality Assurance processes

 

 

Soft Skills

 

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Detailed oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Manage expectations of deliverables and timing
  • Possess supervisory skills and the ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Very Good communication skills – Interact with Project team and Business Representatives to understand the scope and purpose of the business process work stream

 

Why Techcusp?

 

  • American Firm
  • Attractive Pricing
  • Cutting-edge Technology Consultants
  • Deep Domain knowledge
  • Onshore/Offshore Delivery for scale & quality

 

 

To Hire Me Now! Contact – Careers with Techcusp.com  or

 

Dr Aradhana Khandekar

Partner – Consulting & Staffing

aradhana@techcusp.com

+1 914-703-1762 / 201.604.3480

www.TechCusp.com

Insurance IT | HealthCare IT | Banking IT | Staffing

 

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