Healthcare topics we cover

The world of healthcare is becoming more complex. With reform, quality measures and requirements for greater accountability, there are always new questions that need to be answered.

Because of our commitment to high-value healthcare, we focus on looking at the healthcare industry from every angle.

We understand that good research begins with good data. As an independent affiliate of Premier, Inc., we leverage Premier’s vast data, membership and collaboratives to deliver unique insights. It’s more than data. We seek answers using rigorous research methodologies.

Topics we cover

  • Care management models, like accountable care organizations (ACOs) and health homes
  • Data development
  • Disease prevention and health promotion
  • Eliminating health disparities
  • Health economics
  • Health information technology
  • Health professional and provider engagement
  • Healthcare costs
  • Healthcare reform
  • Healthcare waste
  • High-performing hospitals
  • Medicare and Medicaid policy research
  • Patient and consumer engagement
  • Patient safety and harm, including hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and complications
  • Payment policies and costs
  • Population health
  • Quality improvement and performance measurement
  • Readmissions
  • Risk adjustment methodologies
  • Supply chain policies (e.g., unique device identifiers)
  • State health policy
  • Specialty pharmacy
  • Variation in care, including blood utilization, total joint arthroplasty, etc.