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Epidemiology Report Retriever

COMING SOON! Researchers interested in the statistical analyses of binary outcomes will be able to rapidly benchmark population cohorts, sex by age range by race by geography by clinical grouper to see if particular conditions and/or procedures increase the: (1) hazard ratios, (ii) relative risks, and/or (iii) odds ratios of other conditions or procedures. This […]

Patient Flows Report Retriever

Researchers interested in the Patient Flows from Acute Care settings to Post Acute Care settings can pick an area of clinical interest by Clinical Grouper/Code Group and then configure settings to follow de-identified beneficiaries from Acute and Post-Acute Care settings by specific HCO’s: (i) Inpatient, (ii) Outpatient and (iii) SNF; to Post Acute Care settings […]

Cost Report Retriever

COMING SOON! The Cost Report Retriever enables Users to benchmark each HCP, HCO Group Practice and or HCO Facility and provide peer-to-peer rankings based on a longitudinal analysis of each provider’s charges and reimbursements related to events (by claim or by patient). Combinations of cost comparisons with Outcomes and/or Appropriateness measures ultimately enable peer-to-peer rankings […]

Ratios Report Retriever

NOW AVAILABLE! The Ratios Report Retriever is intended to allow Users to benchmark each HCP, HCO Group Practice and or HCO Facility and provide peer-to-peer rates of adoption of use of innovative new medical technologies and/or surgical techniques.  A comon rule of thumb in healthcare is that it takes 15 years or more for innovations to […]

Outcomes Report Retriever

COMING SOON! The Outcomes Report Retriever will enable Users to benchmark each HCP, HCO Group Practice and or HCO Facility and provide peer-to-peer rankings based on longitudinal analyses of each provider’s volumes of “adverse” events and suboptimal outcomes. Users will be able to use a variety of standard quantitative performance measures, such as Mortality, Hospital […]

Experience Report Retriever

AVAILABLE NOW! The Experience Report Retriever allows Users to benchmark each individual healthcare practitioner (HCP), healthcare organization HCO Group Practice and or HCO Facility and provide peer-to-peer comparisons based on temporal analyses of each provider’s volumes of diagnoses and/or procedure claims. Experience Report Retriever projects are uniquely customized by each user to produce analyses by […]

Uses of Standard Performance Measures

Objective Benchmarking Performance Measures are criteria and methods for deriving numeric quantifications of various objective peer-to-peer comparisons and rankings of healthcare activities and outcomes for HCPs and HCOs. Transparency/Public Reporting: Currently Medicare Compare Programs report on: Hospitals: Unfortunately, these programs are based on a limited portfolio of measures. In addition to the limited types of […]

Standard Performance Measures

Objective Benchmarking Performance Measures are criteria and methods for deriving numeric quantifications of various objective peer-to-peer comparisons and rankings of healthcare activities and outcomes for HCPs and HCOs. Performance measures can be calculated as normative figures as well as at the level of the provider itself. Performance measures can be calculated Risk Adjustment – The […]

Questions About Account, Subaccount and User Related Files

What are the different Files Users can upload into the PurpleLab platform? Account, Subaccount and User Related Files include: Uploaded Files Zip to Territory “crosswalks”: These file types contain crosswalks of 5 digit United States Post Office zip postal codes to a geographically assigned “territory”. Typically, territories would be sales territories assigned to Life Science […]

Questions Covering the Clinical Groupings/Code Grouper Data

What are the different medical coding standards used in the PurpleLab platform? PurpleLab includes all codes from relevant “Medical Coding Standards” used in administrative claims operations. Included “Medical Coding Standards” are as follows: ICD: The widely recognized international system for recording diagnoses and procedures known as the International Classification of Disease (ICD) system. ICD is […]

Questions Covering the Underlying Provider Masterfile Data

What are the different provider masterfile data sets included in the PurpleLab platform? PurpleLab includes: HCP base demographic information: (i) identifiers, (ii) practice specialties, (iii) contact information and HCP to HCO affiliations (HCP to HCO_Groups and HCP to HCO_Facilities). PurpleLab plans to offer an expanded HCP provider profile to include: (i) education, (ii) ratings/reviews, (iii) […]

Questions Covering the Underlying Claims Data

What are the different Medicare programs? Medicare Part A Fee-For-Service Hospital Insurance Part A Hospital Insurance is sometimes called “Original Medicare”. Part A insurance is a Fee-For-Service (FFS) reimbursement program that enables enrolled beneficiaries to see institutionally-based enrolled providers they choose. Providers enroll in Medicare programs and accept the fee schedules and act like an […]

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