Category Archive for "Thought Leadership. Insight on the Industry"

Study Reveals Rural Hospitals Deliver High Value to 25% of Americans

Apr 22 2014

PORTLAND, MAINE, April 22, 2014″ iVantage Health Analytics today released the 2014 Rural Relevance Under Healthcare Reform Study. Key findings highlight that rural hospitals are more »

iVantage Endorses AAMC’s Principles for Public Reporting of Provider Performance

Apr 09 2014

PORTLAND, ME ” April 9, 2014 “ iVantage Health Analytics announced today its support for the Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) efforts to drive more »

NRHA Annual Rural Health Conference – April 22-25, 2014 (Las Vegas)

Apr 02 2014

  Scott Goodspeed, Principal and Vice President, iVantage. “Innovations in Rural Population Health” Thursday, April 24 at 12:45 pm PT Featuring iVantage client The Frontier more »

iVantage iConference

Mar 27 2014

Scott Goodspeed, Principal and Vice President, iVantage “Linking Initiatives to Strategy” Monday, March 31, 2014 at 1:30 pm ET Join iVantage for thisTM executive-level Webinar exploring more »

Tennessee Hospital Association’s Annual Small or Rural Conference – March 27/28, 2014 (Brentwood, TN)

Mar 19 2014

Scott Goodspeed, Principal and Vice President, iVantage “Research from the Top Performing Rural Hospitals: The Hospital Strength INDEX” March 27, 2014 For more information on more »

Healthcare Financial Management Association – April 30 – May 2, 2014 (Hot Springs, AR)

Mar 18 2014

Jack Wolf, SVP Advisory Services, iVantage “Value of Comparative Analytics in Portfolio Management” May 1, 2014 For more information, click here.      

iVantage Health Analytics Names America’s Best Healthcare Cities

Mar 10 2014

Narrow Networks In These Markets Benefit from Overall Strong Performance iVantage identifies 4 million years of potential lives lost; and potential to add $513 Billion more »

Health Strategy Alert! | Feature Article

Mar 07 2014

  From the new issue of Health Strategy Alert!, learn how analytics fuel population health success at Frontier Medicine Better Health Partnership. To download the more »

HFMA Healthcare Cost Containment | Feature Article

Feb 28 2014

  From the February 2014 issue of FHMA’s Healthcare Cost Containment, read how Sentara’s use of iVantage-powered comparative analytics helped lead to a $1.9 million more »

iVantage Health Analytics® Acquires Galloway Consulting

Feb 24 2014

Big Data, Population Health, and Predictive Analytics Inform Accelerated Healthcare Transformation for US Hospitals PORTLAND, Maine and ATLANTA, Georgia: February 24, 2014 — iVantage Health more »

Developing a Data-driven Hospital Strategy

Feb 18 2014

Leadership Webinar Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. EST Join us as iVantage’s Scott Goodspeed, DHA, FACHE, examines best practices for using metrics to more »

The Health Management Academy – March 12-14, 2014 (Denver CO)

Jan 24 2014

CFO Forum

The Health Management Academy – February 5-8, 2014 (Laguna Beach, CA)

Jan 24 2014

SrE Forum

NRHA Rural Health Policy Institute – February 4-6, 2014 (Washington, DC)

Jan 24 2014

Scott Goodspeed, Principal and Vice President, iVantage. “Medicare Cuts Continue to Harm Rural Providers.” February 4 For more information on this event, click here.

Healthcare Leadership Institute (March 5-7, 2014 – Minneapolis, MN)

Jan 24 2014

Healthcare Leadership Institute Daring to Lead in Times of Change. Scott Goodspeed, Principal and Vice President, iVantage. “Health Care Reform Analytics: The Intersection of Population more »

HFMA, Maine Chapter (Dec. 6, 2013 – South Portland, ME)

Dec 06 2013

HFMA, Maine Chapter. Medicare Cost Report & Reimbursement. Troy Brown, Client Relations Manager, iVantage. “Hospital Cost Excess Benchmarks”. South Portland on December 6, 2013 For more »

iVantage Health Analytics® Acquires Xylem Consulting, LLC

Nov 25 2013

Advisory Services Improve Hospitals’ Ability to Navigate Risk-Based Contract Negotiations PORTLAND, Maine and NASHVILLE, Tennessee ” November 25, 2013 — iVantage Health Analytics, the leading more »

iVantage Health Analytics® Launches Expanded Solution for Rural and Critical Access Hospitals

Nov 21 2013

Advances Ability to Identify Opportunities for Quality, Financial and Operational Improvement PORTLAND, Maine — November 21, 2013 — iVantage Health Analytics, the leading provider of more »

NOSORH Annual Meeting (Oct. 30, 2013 – Asheville, NC)

Oct 30 2013

National Organization for State Office of Rural Health Meeting: Gregory Wolf, Vice President of iVantage. Award Presentation. Asheville, NC. When: October 30, 2013. For more more »

3nd Annual Community Hospital 100 (Oct. 20-22 | Atlanta)

Oct 20 2013

Scott W. Goodspeed, DHA, FACHE, Principal and Vice President, iVantage Health Analytics, Co-Moderator William Templeton, MD, CMO, Clark Memorial Hospital Marilyn Schock, CEO, McKeen Medical more »

22nd Colorado Annual Rural Health Conference (Oct 17-18 | Colorado Springs)

Oct 17 2013

Michael Topchik, VP, Sales, iVantage Health Analytics “Transparency and Population Health” October 17-18, 2013, Colorado Springs, CO

iVantage Health Analytics® Acquires Professional Data Services

Oct 14 2013

iVantage to Offer ACO and Bundled Payment Analytics Supporting Hospital Sustainability. PORTLAND, ME and LOS ANGELES, CA – October 14, 2013 — iVantage Health Analytics, more »

Hospital & Physician Leadership Summit, October 13-15, 2013

Oct 13 2013

John A. Legelis, VP, Provider Risk Innovation, iVantage Health AnalyticsTM® Monica Bourgeau, Dir. Program Implementation, Denyse Traeder, MPH, Executive Director Frontier Medicine Better Health Partnership, more »

6th Annual National Rural Health ED Study

Sep 05 2013

Some Highlights Often considered the “front door’ to a hospital, the Emergency Department (ED) is a major center of operations, and it may be the more »

Announcing 100 Top Healthstrong Hospitals

Jul 31 2013

iVANTAGE HEALTH ANALYTICSTM® NAMES TOP 100 STRONGEST U.S. HOSPITALS Hospitals save local markets $1 billion on Medicare spending; set new standards for $15 billion of more »

Great Point Partners Makes $10 Million Growth Recapitalization Investment in iVantage Health Analytics

Jun 07 2013

GREENWICH, CT and PORTLAND, ME (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Great Point Partners, LLC, a Greenwich-based private investment firm focused on the health care industry, today more »

Join iVantage Health for a special iConference presentation

Mar 18 2013

Two Collaborative Models Improve Quality & Patient Safety Presented by Dr. Andrew McDonagh, Medical Director Aurora West Allis Memorial Hospital West Allis, Wisconsin Wednesday, March more »


Mar 11 2013

Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals Named. iVantage Health Analytics Awards HealthStrongTM Status Using the Hospital Strength IndexTM. Portland, Maine, March 11, 2013 ” iVantage Health more »

Looming federal spending cuts will hit hospitals where it hurts

Mar 06 2013

By Tony Pugh | McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON — Hospitals across the country will face significant job losses, service reductions and other belt-tightening measures when President more »

Economic Impact of Sequestration for Rural Hospitals

Feb 22 2013

Rural hospitals face major financial challenges given their relatively small operating scale and workforce shortages. Under a proposed 2% Medicare reimbursement reduction resulting from sequestration, more »

The New Healthcare: New Demands Require New Solutions

Nov 28 2012

The New Healthcare means change in delivery of care. The new healthcare means accountability. The New Healthcare means transparency. The New Healthcare means sustainability. And more »

iVantage Offers State Rankings to Celebrate National Rural Health Day

Oct 30 2012

National Rural Health Day (NRHD) is a day to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments achieved in rural healthcare while also acknowledging present challenges and the necessary more »

Hospital Strength Index Helps NRHA Recognize Top Performing CAHs

Oct 04 2012

The top performing Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) were announced on Friday, September 28 by the National Rural Health Association. The 59 highest ranked CAHs were chosen more »

7 Ways Analytics Can Help Hospitals Gain Competitive Edge

Sep 18 2012

Analytics are required in the new healthcare to inform hospital strategy and secure a competitive advantage.

Bundled Payments – Key Strategies for Hospitals

May 10 2012

Bundled Payments, a CMS initiative, allows hospitals to define an episode of care and receive a single, or “bundled” payment for the multiple services provided more »

2013 Flex Guidance – Quality, Finance and Operational Interventions

Apr 04 2012

With the release last week of the 2013 Flex guidance, the Federal Office is calling on grantees to become more prescriptive with their activities, and more »

The Surging Tide in Healthcare

Feb 27 2012

Today, the first thing we know is that the status quo in healthcare delivery is unsustainable. It will bankrupt the U.S. Government within 25 years. What more »