CASE STUDY
What’s the ROI on NLP?

UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Enterprises studied the value of Astrata’s HEDIS®-focused NLP products in use during the 2021 Measurement Year. Download the whitepaper to learn more about how NLP can accelerate abstraction efficiency, cut costs, and improve outcomes at your institution.

Data Quality Primer

We've seen profound innovations in Natural Language Processing (NLP) over the past 15 years, and we are now seeing those innovations crop up in healthcare, in areas like Value Based Care, Risk Adjustment and Quality Measurement. If you’ve dabbled in NLP for RA or...

Astrata’s First Patent: Abstracting Information from Patient Medical Records

Last month, the US Patent Office granted Astrata's first patent, Abstracting Information from Patient Medical Records, US 11,315,668 B2. This patent describes the Natural Language Processing innovations that power Astrata's Chart Review. This NLP technology surfaces...

Why your Risk Adjustment NLP engine won’t cut it for Quality Measurement

One NLP engine to rule them all? Astrata's president explains why it's not that simple, how an NLP engine optimized for Risk Adjustment can let Quality gaps slip through the system, and why we need robust new technologies that can make Quality an equal player in...

Real World NLP Validation for Quality Measurement

NLP is gaining traction in both payer and provider markets because it can markedly reduce the extraordinary labor costs associated with measuring healthcare quality. I’m often asked about how we validate our NLP systems for measuring quality for programs like HEDIS®...

Catch a Falling Star

From Astrata's Data Science DeskMany health plans could lose Star ratings soon due to a new cutoff-point calculation method. Find out if your plan is at risk, and how you can adapt.Starting with data from measurement year 2022, a proposed change to the way CMS...

Transforming your Quality operations with clinical data

Astrata's Quality consulting services can help guide your organization through the strategy development process.It all begins with data. If you’re a Health Plan on the journey to quality measurement and intervention across your entire population, the first hill you’ll...

Empower Your Providers, Raise Your Rates

What if you could automatically read every member’s chart and pinpoint gaps that are truly open, where providers need to intervene? Astrata's NLP technology can!Empowering your providers to raise their clinical quality rates is an important step in the journey to...

Faster and Better Intervention for OMW and Similar Measures

Every HEDIS measure is different. And in a subset of HEDIS measures, we know that time is of the essence. For example, the Osteoporosis Measure in Women (OMW) has been a particularly difficult measure for most health plans to improve on. Astrata's Monitor product can...

Proving It: How Astrata Evaluates and Improves NLP Accuracy

If you’re evaluating NLP vendors, you’ll want to ask how your vendor evaluates and improves NLP accuracy. With over a decade of experience developing NLP systems for clinical environments, Astrata's NLP teams understand that the value of NLP to your Quality operations...

Year Round Prospective HEDIS® With Astrata

Instead of spending most of their time reviewing thousands of negative cases, your abstractors can spend almost all of their time closing gaps.Is your organization contemplating the move to prospective, year-round HEDIS on hybrid measures during the off-season? If so,...

Six Capabilities that Make Astrata NLP Different

If your healthcare organization is looking at Natural Language Processing (NLP) vendors to help you transform your HEDIS operations, you’ll want to benchmark them against these six NLP capabilities that will make or break your HEDIS transformation.  How well does your...