Measuring “Lift” in the Real World

After using RCTs in dozens of client campaigns, NextHealth gleaned four important lessons as to how RCTs work as a measurement model. NHT balances scientific rigor with practical considerations to measure impacts for our clients and ensure the best possible outcomes.

Innovation for Healthcare Executives: Health Evolution Summit 2017 Key Takeaways

The 2017 Health Evolution Summit was exceptional. Here are some of my key takeaways from this year’s event including health plan innovation success stories and how to address challenges in funding and implementing innovation projects.

HITRUST Certification Reflects NextHealth’s Commitment to Client Data Security

Since healthcare organizations are increasingly a prime target for cybercriminals looking to obtain members’ personal health information, NextHealth Technologies set out to obtain the HITRUST CSF certification as quickly as possible. Here’s how we did it and 5 key takeaways for other healthcare organizations pursuing the HITRUST CSF certification.

Don’t Leave Digital Engagement Dollars on the Table

Given the wide adoption of technology, how are healthcare organizations using digital strategies to engage with consumers?

Using Python for Data Science

Python is a general purpose programming language which emphasizes code readability and programmer productivity, and is at the heart of NextHealth Technologies’ analytics engine.

The Power of Maps in Healthcare

London, in the mid 1850’s, was a bustling city of about 2.5 million people living in close proximity to one another with basically no sewage infrastructure or waste management system.

Are You Being Nudged?

You may be surprised to learn that for nearly three decades, social scientists have been quietly engineering ways to help us live happier, healthier, and more productive lives.

Integrate “Who, What, and How Well” for Consumer Behavior Change

It’s hard to read about healthcare today without bumping into a product, service or initiative that is trying to drive consumer or patient behavior change.

How to Find the Signal in the Noise

Changing consumer behavior is complicated. Many different factors can impact human health-related behavior.

The 3 Most Important Database Principles Driving Big Data ROI

Last month, Eric Grossman, the CEO of NextHealth Technologies (“NHT”), discussed the 4 requirements of a “No Regret Investment” in analytics.

Way to go, Broncos!

The office had quite the amazing view from the NextHealth Technologies offices as the proud Denver Broncos came marching up 17th Street.

Are Predictive Analytics a Waste of Money?

Predictive analytics are a capital “B” or a billion-dollar annual investment in health care today with many C-suite executives writing blank checks and still waiting on return on investment or improvement in health outcomes.

Cloud-First Strategy for Business Agility?

The measure of building an enduring competitive advantage by delivering products and/or services more quickly, less expensively and with better quality

Causality – How Important Is It In Healthcare?

Health care payers (insurers) and providers are seeking innovations that demonstrably improve health and lower the medical costs of the populations they serve by impacting positive behavioral changes.