September 3, 2020 – Premier Inc. (Charlotte, NC) announced that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has selected it as a first-place winner in the Bringing Predictive Analytics to Healthcare Challenge.
To earn this recognition, Premier built a data-driven model that most closely predicted patient admissions and inpatient length of stay given a limited set of data.
The selection by the AHRQ highlights Premier’s advanced data science analytics, clinical intelligence and predictive capabilities, built over the last several decades to deliver actionable and meaningful data to healthcare providers. These capabilities are included within the PremierConnect platform and available in all of the applications that sit on top of it.
Premier’s members and life science business partners tap its data analytics daily, deriving business intelligence that shapes their clinical outcomes as well as operational efficiency and overall performance, the company says.