Viewics and Mayo Clinic Team Up to Use Data Analytics to Better Serve Patients and Laboratory Clients
Viewics, Inc., a provider of health care analytics solutions, and Mayo Clinic recently signed an agreement that will use Viewics analytics platform to drive key initiatives for safety, service, costs, and quality.
As part of the agreement, Viewics will deploy its data platform Viewics Health Insighter across various divisions within Mayo’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, including the health care organization’s reference laboratory Mayo Medical Laboratories. The Viewics analytics tool will aggregate data from diverse sources and provide real-time information and insights across clinical, operational, and financial areas of the organization to support strategic decisions and standardize day-to-day laboratory functions. The Viewics Health Insighter will help Mayo Medical Laboratories and its clients understand the impact that analytics can make on a laboratory’s offerings and value proposition.
“Clinical laboratories can create more value by analyzing data beyond the test results,” says William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. “Working with Viewics, we can create algorithms, pull data, and unlock a goldmine of information that will help us deliver high-value laboratory services and high-quality, low-cost care to patients worldwide.”
Mayo Medical Laboratories provides advanced laboratory testing and pathology services to more than 5,000 health care organizations around the world, supporting health care systems, hospitals, specialty clinics, and other clinical laboratories. Its mission is to deliver greater quality and value through its laboratory testing, working with health care organizations to provide expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.
“Mayo Clinic is an innovative health care organization. Its leaders share our vision of data analytics being the backbone to value-driven health care,” says Tim Kuruvilla, chief commercial officer of Viewics. “This collaboration is an opportunity to provide predictors of critical medical and operational outcomes within the health care industry, and it’s also an opportunity to co-develop solutions and best practices that will have a significant impact on a patient’s health care experience.”
Viewics provides unprecedented access to disparate health care data to surface actionable intelligence and empower data-driven decision-making. Through expertise and focus on health care analytics, Viewics delivers proprietary, best-in-class technology for data extraction, cleansing, and transformation to quickly unlock insights that deliver invaluable clinical and financial impact, while reducing the burden on information technology. For more information, visit www.viewics.com.
About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to medical research and education and to providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing. For more information, visit www.mayoclinic.org/about-mayo-clinic or http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org.
About Mayo Medical Laboratories/Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
The Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and its reference laboratory Mayo Medical Laboratories provide advanced laboratory testing and pathology services to support 5,000 health care organizations around the world. Revenue from this testing is used to support medical education and research at Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research, and education for people from all walks of life. Complemented by collaborations with diagnostic and biotechnology companies, the department maintains a robust diagnostic test-development program, launching more than 150 new tests each year.