A New Tool to Visualize the “Genetics” of Payment Programs

Healthcare provider and payer organizations alike face a growing challenge in the shift to value-based care. We have found in our work that leaders increasingly struggle […]
Prevent injuries, infections and accidents in healthcare

Taking the Temperature of Your Patient Safety

Errors, accidents, injuries, infections, and even death – certainly nothing you would ever want to experience at any healthcare facility – yet, they happen.  Hospitals, compounded by […]

Analysis of Payer Relationships as Key Driver of Physician Burnout

SPH Analytics recently partnered with our client UPMC to conduct research into physician satisfaction with health plans. The research uncovered several physician and payer characteristics that […]
Happy National Venn diagram day

Celebrating 100+ Years of the Venn Diagram

And one more anniversary, too! It may not look like a centenarian, but it is! Birthday greetings to the “Venn Diagram.” The popular assembly of overlapping shapes […]
Improved MIPS Scores in Just Months

Improving MIPS Scores with Better Data and Better Practices

How one company boosted its quality, care, codes and scores in just months You’re a respected, well-thought-of, big-time contributor to the healthcare of both your community and […]
Challenges of Missing Unstructured Healthcare Data

Meeting the Challenge of Missing and Unstructured Data

Data is king – no doubt about it. It’s the consummate measuring stick. It’s the beating heart of every healthcare organization on the planet. When it’s […]
Member Experience Framework

Morpace Health Joins SPH Analytics – Good News for Health Plans

In this long and winding, if increasingly well-traveled, road toward value-based care, few things resonate more than an increasing share of the population actively engaged in […]
Doctor and Patient


Please see announcement below regarding the CMS Proposed Rule for Calendar Year 2019 for OAS CAHPS. The announcement is followed by additional thoughts from SPH Analytics. […]