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Webinar: Health Status

Hospital Strategic Planning: Health Status Speaker: Lee Ann Lambdin – VP of Strategic Planning, Stratasan Join Lee Ann Lambdin for a 30 minute educational webinar to analyze the health status of your patients and community. If you are a 501(c)(3) hospital, plan to be involved with population health in anyway, or want to have a […]

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Webinar: Market Share

Hospital Strategic Planning: Market Share Speaker: Lee Ann Lambdin – VP of Strategic Planning, Stratasan Join Lee Ann Lambdin for a 30 minute educational webinar on how to compare market share by ZIP code and product line. Everyone knows the importance of market share. But the quality of the data and how  it is presented […]

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94% of Social Media Users Agree to Share Health Data

An interesting discussion paper was recently released by IOM’s Evidence Communication Innovation Collaborative. Below are the key findings listed in the paper and a link to download the full paper. How will survey results like these affect HIPAA guidelines? Is the patient’s opinion taken into consideration in policy? Should there be an “opt-in” function at the […]

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Webinar: Comparative Hospitals

Hospital Strategic Planning: Comparative Hospitals Speaker: Lee Ann Lambdin, VP of Strategic Planning – Stratasan Description: After Defining Your Service Area, the next step in building your hospital strategic plan is to identify your comparative hospitals. Why “Comparative” and not “Competitive”? Many times we see clients shy away from including sister facilities in their “Competitive” analysis […]

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Webinar: The Art & Science of Service Area Definitions

Hospital Strategic Planning: The Art & Science of Service Area Definitions Speaker: Lee Ann Lambdin, VP of Strategic Planning – Stratasan Description: The first step in any planning or marketing project for a hospital or other provider is to define a service area. Before demographics, market share, or competitor analysis can considered, an appropriate service area […]

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Young Invincibles Are No-Show for the Party

Based on the HHS’s self reported data on people who actually signed up for the Marketplace, the Young Invincibles (8.8%) did not show up to the party.  Comparing the actual age segments of the population from 2000 to 2012 shows just how quickly our population is aging and straining the Healthcare system already.  The current […]

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Stratasan Presenting at PyCon 2014

Stratasan’s very own, Jason Myers, has been selected to present at PyCon 2014 in Montreal. Snapshot of Jason’s talk titled, “Introduction to SQLAlchemy Core” This talk provides a broad-based introduction to SQLAlchemy Core library. It is focused on someone new to SQLAlchemy Core, who has experience with other database technologies such as Django or SQLAlchemy ORM. […]

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Can your Smart Phone Manage Chronic Diseases?

The Pew Foundation put out a very interesting study last week on Chronic Diseases. It was of interest due to the numbers of people who report living with Chronic Diseases and how they are using the Internet to help manage their own personal care. In this ever increasing world of eHealth, the need for apps […]

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Medicare Use Rate Trends by State

Recently there have been many concerns regarding the use rate decline of inpatient discharges. In this post we will discuss where and by how much Medicare inpatient use rates are declining across the United States. From 2010 – 2012 the use rate for Medicare inpatient discharges in the United States has declined 4.46%. The map […]

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Poverty and Health Insurance Update

An important report was released this week just in time for the Marketplace/Health Insurance Exchanges starting October.  Yes that is in only 6 days.  It is here after nearly two years of intensive studying and modeling almost every possible scenario. “We are pleased to announce the release of the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year statistics, the most relied-on […]

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