What are the leading companies focused on healthcare big data and analytics?

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Answer by Malay Gandhi:

Some of the more interesting, vertically-focused companies include:

Clinical data focus

  • ActiveHealth Management: started as a care management company; exited to Aetna and now is the platform underpinning its Accountable Care offering and population management toolset
  • Amplify Health: helps primary care doctors directly contract with self-insured employers (Proactive Primary Care)
  • Archimedes: analytics company working across all healthcare sub-verticals—best known for highly robust disease models and simulations; owned by Kaiser Permanente
  • CliniCast: manages risk by helping providers select the optimal intervention to deliver outcomes (Optimize Patient Outcomes, Minimize Unnecessary Costs)
  • Health Catalyst: builds data warehouses/infrastructure for large provider organizations (Healthcare Analytics and Data Warehousing)
  • HealthCore: health outcomes research company serving all of the industry sub-verticals; exited to WellPoint
  • Humedica: clinical data analytics for provider organizations; exited to UnitedHealth Group / Optum
  • Kyruus: network analytics to identify and understand key social connections that drive commercial, organizational, and health results  (Patient Access Healthcare Big Data Referral Management)
  • Lumeris: population health management tools for ACOs (Accountable Care is a Journey)
  • Medecision: data aggregation, analytics, and population management platform for payers and at-risk providers; exited to HCSC
  • Predilytics: predictive analytics company focused on all at-risk entities, including payers and providers
  • Recombinant: data warehouse and analytics solution; exited to Deloitte Consulting Innovation

'omics focus

  • CancerIQ: integrates real-time clinical and genomics data to identify patient risks, interpret complex data, and highlight the best evidence-based interventions
  • Flatiron Health: business and clinical intelligence platform for oncology providers (Oncology Data Platform)
  • Syapse: enables the generation and use of 'omics profiles in diagnosing and treating patients at diagnostic companies, research institutions, medical centers, and payers

While healthcare data does require special handling, vertical-agnostic companies like Cloudera are emerging as big data winners in healthcare as well.

What are the leading companies focused on healthcare big data and analytics?

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