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The Huge Cost of Measurement in Healthcare

By Kevin Campbell / January 3, 2024

Researchers from Johns Hopkins have confirmed quantitatively what everyone who works with metrics in healthcare already knows intuitively: the costs…

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How to Mitigate the Data Architect Bottleneck

By Kevin Campbell / November 13, 2023

In healthcare there’s a well-known goal of enabling everyone to work at the top of their license. We want surgeons…

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Project Highlight: Analytics Success at a Rural Health System

By Kevin Campbell / September 27, 2023

It’s no secret that rural hospitals, which are often Critical Access Hospitals, face significant headwinds to being able to continue…

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What’s a Healthcare Metric Hub and Why Do I Need One?

By Kevin Campbell / September 25, 2023

If you’ve worked in healthcare analytics for any period of time, you’ve seen first-hand the intense complexity of the metrics…

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Project Highlight: Metric Chaos Solved!

By Kevin Campbell / September 20, 2023

We’ve had the pleasure of working with Hennepin Healthcare several times and in many different ways over the past 10…

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The Rural Hospital Catch-22: Can’t Afford Analytics, Can’t Survive Without It

By Pamela Hessler / August 15, 2019

Across the country, independent rural hospitals are facing a dilemma: they need to harness their data in order to measure…

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Greetings from Phoenix

By Janiece Gray / February 6, 2019

This week Kevin Campbell and I had the opportunity to be in the unfortunately-not-so-sunny-or-warm Phoenix area for the AHA Rural…

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Neglected things EDW/BI Teams Should Do More Often – Conclusion

By Kevin Campbell / May 13, 2016

Looking back over this blog series, originally titled “5 Oft-Neglected Things EDW/BI Teams Should Do More…Oft” before being “edited”, I…

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Neglected things EDW/BI Teams Should Do More Often – Regular Check-Ups

By Kevin Campbell / April 27, 2016

We’ve covered a lot of topics in this series, and they are all meant to serve as reminders of important…

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Neglected things EDW/BI Teams Should Do More Often – Share the Load

By Kevin Campbell / March 23, 2016

To warn you, if the last blog post made you uncomfortable, this one is going to make you downright cranky.…

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Neglected things EDW/BI Teams Should Do More Often – Pull Back the Curtain

By Kevin Campbell / March 2, 2016

Last time, I talked about why Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and Business Intelligence (BI) teams should be very interested in…

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Neglected things EDW/BI Teams Should Do More Often – Marketing

By Kevin Campbell / February 11, 2016

In the last post, we introduced the problem of healthcare provider organizations who have sophisticated business intelligence tools and forays…

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Neglected things EDW/BI Teams Should Do More Often – Mastering the Basics

By Kevin Campbell / January 27, 2016

When it comes to business intelligence and analytics in healthcare, it seems to me that there is a significant divide…

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Neglected Things EDW/BI Teams Should Do More Often – Intro

By Kevin Campbell / January 13, 2016

I recently had the fortune of taking a wonderful road trip with the family, but I also had the misfortune…

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It Takes a Village: Closing Thoughts

By Kevin Campbell / June 17, 2015

In the previous post, we talked about how you can in a sense “crowdsource” the development of your enterprise data…

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Your Enterprise Data Warehouse: Crowdsource your EDW development

By Kevin Campbell / June 3, 2015

Let’s take the “village” concept from the previous blog post a step further—and here’s where it gets more controversial: to…

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Your Enterprise Data Warehouse: Why it will take a Village to Build an EDW

By Kevin Campbell / May 20, 2015

In the previous blog posts we’ve talked about how yes, you can do more with less by employing the proper…

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Your Enterprise Data Warehouse: Using the Right Tools for the Job (Part 2)

By Kevin Campbell / May 7, 2015

With the increasing demand for analytics at the same time as increasing pressure to cut costs, we have to figure out…

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