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Deerwalk Incorporated Appoints Tim Huke as Senior VP of Sales and Marketing

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Boston, MA – Deerwalk Incorporated (www.deerwalk.com) announced today that Tim Huke has joined the firm to provide executive sales leadership and further expand Deerwalk’s portfolio of regional and national accounts. Tim joins Deerwalk as Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, and comes with a wealth of experience, having spent over 22 years in the healthcare analytics and cost containment industry.

Tim comes to Deerwalk most recently from Change Healthcare (formerly Emdeon), where he spent over 3 years as Vice President of Payment Integrity Sales. Prior to Emdeon, Tim spent 10 years of his career at TC3 Health, Inc. as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. During this time, Tim helped evolve TC3 from a small, start up healthcare firm, to a national leader providing claims cost management solutions to over 120 payer clients nationwide.

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DeerwalkOne Plan Analytics 4.2.0 Release

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Rel Code and Rel Class-Multi Select

Previously when a user selected to filter data searches using Rel Class and/or Rel Code fields they were only able to select a single value to filter by at a time. With this release of Plan Analytics users now have the option to select multiple Rel Class and Rel Codes at once.

Load cohort page show full description on hovering

On Load Cohort page MB118 for the Name and Description, column if the text entered exceeds 40 characters it does not fully display in the grid column. The user can now hover the cursor over those columns and the full text will display to the user.

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DeerwalkOne Plan Analytics 4.1.0 Release

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Report Manager

With this 4.1 Plan Analytics release the Report manager look and functionality has changed. With the new functionality, the user can now save and create reports that are combinations of a package and a batch. Reports can be run with a single click from the redesigned Report Manager screen [RM100] now. In the Financial and Clinical Analytics modules the user can once again create a report without being redirected to the Report Manager module. In Report Manager users can now create, edit and delete reports, packages and batches from a single screen.

Per 1000 Formula Change

In order to have the “Per 1,000” annualized we needed to change our calculation formula. This logic has been updated in the Medical Healthcare Trends, Utilization Metrics, Chronic Condition [both Utilization & Prevalence] and Frequency of Selected Procedures reports in Plan Analytics.

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DeerwalkOne Plan Analytics 4.0.0 Release

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Comparison Tool

Prior to the 4.0 release a user would need to reset the entire Comparison query if he/she wanted to remove a population or report used in the comparison. With this release, the ability to delete a population or report from the comparison with the click of a button has been added. It will no longer be necessary for the user to reset the entire comparison each time they want to modify their query.

Sumit- New Claimant Field in Results

A new column has been added in the results pages for Sumit showing the number of unique claimants for the result. This will allow the user to see the claimant count without needing to click on a “View Members” option and counting the number of unique members listed.

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DeerwalkOne Plan Analytics 3.8.0 Release

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Participation Data Enhancements

A new tab has been added at the member level called “Participation”. It allows the user to view detailed information about programs a member has participated in. For our client who also use Care Manager the information is brought over to Plan Analytics automatically. Bringing this additional program participation information into Plan Analytics sets the foundation for increased program information analysis and reporting.

New Graphs

New graphs have been added in the Financial Analytics’ Health Plan Snapshot, Group Summary, Quality Metrics and Membership Distribution reports.

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DeerwalkOne Plan Analytics 3.7.0 Release

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In Plan Analytics 3.7.0 new Search functionality has been added allowing users to pull data by utilization parameters for visits and admissions.

Cohort Filter

The ability to filter saved cohorts by “Creation Date”, “Name”, “Description”, “Modified Date”, and “Created By” has been added so in situations where there are many saved cohorts the user can easily search for the one they are interested in using. The ability for a user to sort by clicking on a column header has also been added to the saved cohort list.

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DeerwalkOne Plan Analytics 3.6.0 Release

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In Plan Analytics 3.6 new Search functionality has been added allowing users to pull data by utilization parameters for visits and admissions.

Data Search Visits And Admissions

In Plan Analytics 3.6 new Search functionality has been added allowing users to pull data by utilization parameters for visits and admissions.

Financial Analytics –Allow for selection of LOA and cohort in certain cases

In Financial Analytics functionality has been added allowing users who select a cohort in the report filtering criteria that does not have LOA included in the cohort definition to additionally apply LOA filters to the Financial Analytics.

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DeerwalkOne Plan Analytics 3.4.0 Release

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The Group Summary report under Financial Analytics now offers the option to show results for the top three largest groups and the Book of Business in a chart view.

Group Summary-Add Chart/Compare Functionality

The Group Summary report under Financial Analytics now offers the option to show results for the top three largest groups and the Book of Business in a chart view.

Chronic Condition-Utilization Drilldown

The Utilization section of the Chronic Condition report in Financial Analytics now allows the user to drill down into the underlying details.

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Makalu 3.2.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 3.2.0 release of Makalu.
This release includes the following key features:

Re-admission Report

Our clients and the nation are concerned with the increasing rates of members being readmitted to acute care hospitals. This report is designed to show hospital re-admission information for ‘all’ diagnoses and by specific condition. Users can view 7and 30 day re-admission rates in the current release and in a future release 15 day readmission rates will added.

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Makalu 3.1.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 3.1.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

Data Search for Visits and Admissions

New functionality has been added so that when a user drills down into visits or admissions under Utilization Metrics in the Financial Analytics module they are taken directly to a screen that gives them more detail on the member’s admission/ER Visit. Users can then drilldown further to view all the claims for those services.

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