Astrata Partners with Leverage Health, Venture Catalyst
January 31, 2021
Astrata has partnered with Leverage Health to bring its unique analytics capabilities to the healthcare market. Leverage Health is a leading business development company, with a select portfolio of innovative companies. Astrata President Dr. Rebecca Jacobson was recently interviewed by Leverage Health partner Richard Lungen.
Astrata Launches from UPMC
January 4, 2021
As the health insurance industry shifts to digitally measured quality improvement programs, UPMC Enterprises has incubated and launched Astrata, a digital health care quality company. Astrata uses advanced analytics and natural language processing (NLP) to improve value-based care.
Astrata and its team of data scientists developed cloud-based NLP technologies that allow health insurers to more efficiently analyze unstructured clinical data. This transformative solution generates real-time insights that more accurately assess quality of care and population health against Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures. Both government and private health care payors are increasingly aligning provider compensation to such measures.
UPMC Astrata Team Selected to Participate in NCQA NLP Working Group
February 17, 2020
The Astrata Team (with UPMC) was selected to be part of the National Center for Quality Assurance (NCQA) working group on Natural Language Processing (NLP). The group will meet throughout 2020 to help NCQA explore how NLP may be suitable for use in quality measurement, and reporting. NCQA invited a wide range of NLP vendors from across the country to apply for the NLP Working Group. The Astrata team is excite to participate in the Working Group and to help NCQA to develop a program for evaluating this technology and it’s use in HEDIS measurement.