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Deerwalk talks Deerwalk

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Recently, our very own Rudra Pandey and John Cassella joined hosts Rick Brutti and Steve Swartz on UR Business Network’s program MYOB to discuss how Deerwalk is meeting the challenges of the Healthcare analytics industry.

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Makalu 2.2.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.2.0 release of Makalu.

Workers Compensation Report

In Makalu 2.2.0 Workers’ Compensation data can be added to a client’s data. With addition of this functionality Makalu will allow clients to view these claims independently of Medical, Pharmacy, Eligibility, Biometric, or HRA Data. Workers’ Compensation data is added as a new tab within Data Search.

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Makalu 2.1.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.1.0 release of Makalu.

COHORT on Data Search, Care Quality and Care Analytics

In Makalu 2.1, the Cohort filter has been added in Data Search, Care Quality and Care Analytics reports. Now user created Cohorts in Member Search can be used as a filter in these additional modules allowing clients to analyze and report on that specific sub-set of their population over time.

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Makalu 1.9 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 1.9 release of Makalu, adata analytics platform.

Multi-level aggregation (LOA) in Care Analytics and Care Quality

With the implementation of Multi-level aggregation Makalu 1.9 now has capability to filter Care Analytics reports by multiple levels. On the Care Analytics filter (CA102) and Care Quality Filter (QR100) we’ll be able to support multiple levels of filtering based on client defined fields and hierarchies. Besides LOA implementation this release also includes the handling of Member switching in LOA for the Care Analytics reports.

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Makalu 1.7 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 1.7 release of Makalu, a data analytics platform.

HRA and Biometrics Implementation in Member Search

Deerwalk’s clients have the option to import member specific biometric and HRA data into their Makalu application. As part of our expansion of clinical functionality in Makalu, the ability to filter, analyze and report using biometric and HRA data has been added in the Member Search module.

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Makalu 1.6 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 1.6 release of Makalu, a data analytics platform.

QM in Cascading

Cascading is an application framework that allows for rapid development of data analytics on Apache Hadoop. It is an abstraction of the popular MapReduce software framework that supports distributed computing on large data sets on clusters of computers. By moving to this new framework, Deerwalk will be able to rapidly deliver new sets of Quality Metrics. It also allows us to more easily create integrated unit tests of our metrics to ensure the highest quality.

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Makalu 1.5 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 1.5 release of Makalu, a data analytics platform.

Customizable Tabs and Tab Names

In Makalu 1.5, tabs are customizable and can be renamed as requested by each client. Also, only tabs that have data underneath them will display to the user. For instance, if a client does not have Lab or Pharmacy data, those tabs will not appear in their Makalu user interface.

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Yala 1.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 1.0 release of Yala, a member portal.

The Health Profile is available for a member to view as a part of a completed HRA. When a user pushes the “complete” button in the HRA, the Health Profile is generated. For clients who use both our Yala and Everest products, the completed HRA and associated Health Profile are visible for members in Yala and for clinical users in Everest.

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Yala 0.8 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 0.8 release of Yala, our member portal.

1. Makalu Care Alerts to Yala

a) My Care Alerts: Specific Care Alerts that display in the member’s Member Profile screen in Makalu are displayed in Yala for the same member. Care Alerts and risk triggers in Makalu that are used by clinical users to identify potentially at risk members but that are not actionable by a member themselves will not be brought into Yala. [An example would be if a member had a 30 day re-admission for COPD.] If Care Alerts exist for a member in Yala, they will display on the Dashboard as shown in the example below. When a Care Alert is no longer in the member’s Makalu Member Profile, the system will also remove the alert from the member’s Yala record.

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