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NEHII and KPI Ninja to present on population health infrastructure as the definitive solution to sustainability and value-based care at HIMSS20



OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 20, 2020  – Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NEHII), one of the most advanced health information exchanges (HIEs) on a bold mission to be the enabler of population health, and KPI Ninja, a leading health care technology company known for its comprehensive population health analytics, announced today that they will be presenting at the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference on Monday, March 9 at 10 a.m. in Orlando, Fla.

“HIEs found their way into our health care system because of the technical capabilities related to the exchange of health care data at the bedside,” said Jaime Bland, CEO of NEHII. “While delivering on this use case is of value to stakeholders, it has proven to not be the sole mechanism of long-term sustainability… until now.

“This is where we come in.”

The session, provided by Bland and Vineeth Yeddula of KPI Ninja, will explore how using advanced analytics is revolutionizing the HIE space by delivering insights to ease the burden for payers and providers as well as accelerating the improvement of outcomes. You’ll discover the unique approach to leveraging existing data sources, designing a population health analytics infrastructure and improving clinical outcomes that are aligned to value-based financial reimbursement. This session demonstrates not only the ample opportunity that exists for HIEs, but also proves the concept that HIEs are the solution to enabling value-based care and population health.

“Value-based care is the future of our health care system and stakeholders everywhere are looking for better ways to be successful with this new way of operating,” said Yeddula. “We believe HIEs are the solution to enabling value-based care broadly in our nation. Last year, we had a monumental year demonstrating these capabilities with NEHII.”

About Nebraska Health Information Initiative
Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NEHII) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a public/private governance model that includes health care providers, payers and the State of Nebraska. As the state Health Information Exchange, NEHII enables clinicians to query health records from data-sharing facilities to find information on a patient in near real-time, enhancing the workflow delivery of safe, effective, high-quality care. NEHII’s ultimate purpose is to achieve health care transformation through community betterment collaboration while protecting the security and privacy of medical information.

About KPI Ninja
KPI Ninja is a data analytics company that helps health care organizations accelerate their quality, safety and financial goals with a unique combination of software and service. We are differentiated by our signature mix of technology, performance management consulting and health care expertise. We don’t merely offer software solutions but work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients to help them draw on the power of analytics and continuous improvement methodologies to become more efficient. In harmony with our data-centered ethos, we truly believe that our success is strongly co-related with yours.

About HIMSS20
HIMSS20 is the can’t-miss health information and technology event of the year, where professionals throughout the global health ecosystem connect for the education, innovation and collaboration they need to reimagine health and wellness for everyone, everywhere. In a time of unprecedented health care disruption, HIMSS20 calls health information and technology professionals around the world to one essential, simple, bold action: Be the change. The HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition brings together nearly 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and market suppliers from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference.

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