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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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Makalu 3.0.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 3.0.0 release of Makalu.
This release includes the following key features:

“Exclude” Filter Capability

With this Makalu release users has the ability to “exclude” in the filters (a diagnosis code, diagnosis grouper, a procedure code, or procedure grouper). This is helpful in identifying members with specific characteristics.

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Makalu 2.8.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.8.0 release of Makalu.
This release includes the following key features:

Save Preferences

This new feature allows the user to save filter preferences throughout the application. The saved preferences applied in one module will be applied for the user in any other modules he/she accesses during that Makalu session. This functionality will prevent the user needing to enter the same filter preference over again when entering each module. Each form has a reset button which clears the applied filter preferences in the session.

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Makalu 3.3.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 3.3.0 release of Makalu.
This release includes the following key features:

Program Evaluator / Heat Map

The Program Evaluator report compares program effectiveness across age bands. Effectiveness is calculated by comparing PMPM values for participating and non-participating members who share the criteria specified on the report generation page. Lower values indicate higher effectiveness and are shaded in increasingly darker shades of blue, higher values indicate lower effectiveness and are shaded in increasingly darker shades of red. White shaded cells indicate roughly neutral effectiveness.

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Makalu 2.7.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.7.0 release of Makalu. This release includes the following key features:

Dashboard New UI

Makalu has a new dashboard designed to deliver a quick, meaningful analytical snapshot of the client’s population. Graphical representation of Population Risk, Chronic Condition Utilization, Paid Amounts [PMPM] by Relationship, Distribution of Healthcare Expenses and PMPM Trending allow the user to gather key information at a glance. Each graph has a drill down which displays the underlying detail for the respective category.

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Cohorting with Deerwalk

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Population health management is needed today if employers, health plans or ACOs want to manage rising healthcare costs by keeping members healthy. Healthcare managers need to pay different levels and types of attention to different groups of people inside the populations they manage. Once people are put into different groups based on the kind of care they need (wellness management, chronic disease management, acute care, etc.), the members in each group need to be managed in such a way that they can be moved in and out of the cohort at any time. Healthcare-solution providers have struggled for years to develop such dynamic cohort-ing features. Many have promised but none have delivered a truly dynamic cohort-ing tool.

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Makalu 2.6.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.6.0 release of Makalu.
This release includes the following key features:

New User Interface

Makalu 2.6.0 has a new look and feel. A dark blue background has been added to the screens. Instead of having a series of modules separated by individual tabs, like functionality has been grouped into sections such as “Search” which includes the functionality previously found under Data

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Makalu 2.5.0 Release

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Deerwalk is pleased to announce the 2.5.0 release of Makalu.
This release includes the following key features:

Member Search Highlighting

Member Search highlighting provides the capability to add sub-filters to a member search / cohort result and have those sub-filters result in a highlighting of certain members. The highlights persist from session to session until the user resets them.

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