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Verscend Delivers More Intuitive Healthcare Risk Management with Latest Release of Flagship Healthcare Performance Analytics Solution


Organizations now have a faster path to insights about healthcare
costs, quality, and utilization with Medical Intelligence version 7.8

Technologies, Inc.
(Verscend), a leader in data-driven healthcare
solutions, has released Medical
Intelligence v7.8
, a significant step forward in the value that its
flagship performance analytics solution delivers to payers and other
organizations managing healthcare risk. The new release features a suite
of pre-built graphics and dashboards that kick-start organizations' data
analysis and reporting initiatives, providing a more streamlined path to
insights about healthcare costs, quality, and utilization. These
insights are now faster and easier to share as well through functional
enhancements that improve the overall customer experience.

"Healthcare data analytics power the entire industry," explained Emad
Rizk, M.D.
, president and CEO of Verscend. "The sources and volume
of relevant data have significantly expanded, and organizations must be
able to ingest and leverage this data as efficiently as possible. Data
management accuracy and speed have always been important, but
organizations are now putting a greater emphasis on usability and
ensuring that intelligence is directly accessible to multiple roles
within the organization. Verscend has invested in our performance
analytics solutions to address this point for our clients and help them
more easily and readily get insights to solve complex problems."

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the industry's gold standard in risk adjustment and
predictive modeling, Medical Intelligence has been an essential
component of healthcare organizations' risk management and performance
improvement initiatives for over a decade. Medical Intelligence
facilitates risk identification and stratification, highlights
unnecessary variations in practice patterns, and pinpoints opportunities
for clinically sound, financially effective action to improve both
clinical and financial outcomes.

New in this release are preconfigured charts that answer commonly asked
questions about healthcare costs, quality, and utilization, among other
insights. Called Verscend Instant Insight Widgets, or VIIWs, the charts
reveal top drivers of and important trends in healthcare cost and
utilization, while also providing the benefit of drill-down examination
of the data behind the high-level insights. VIIWs can be used to quickly
build custom dashboards, or Verscend has also introduced standard
dashboards so clients have a starting place for their analyses into
common problem areas, such as emergency room visits. In addition,
Medical Intelligence now includes expanded abilities to copy and share
dashboards, as well as apply specific cohorts to dashboards for further
information filtering and dashboard customization.

About Verscend Technologies, Inc.
Verscend Technologies
(formerly Verisk Health) drives better healthcare outcomes through data
analytics, supporting payers' financial performance and quality
improvement initiatives. Our Payment
, Risk
, and Quality
and Performance
solutions help organizations utilize their data so
they can efficiently and cost-effectively succeed in the new era of
healthcare. Learn more at

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