Compare Critical Cost, Quality and Outcomes Measures in order to


Reduce Unwarranted Clinical Variation and Waste

Identify variation in supply usage with negative to no impact on outcomes.


Refine Surgical Method

Standardization to most cost-effective surgical technique through analysis drives adoption of more efficient techniques and procedures.


Improve Patient Outcomes

Through new procedure adoption able to shorten length of stay; one of several key drivers of total savings.

Reduce the cost of surgery on average 16-25%

Case Study

How a Clinical Data Revolution Saved $90 Million in Under 5 Years

Using Empiric methodology, Intermountain Healthcare saved $90M in costs for surgical patients over four years. Our program continues to deliver results through supply savings, length of stay reduction and other clinical and operational efficiencies – enabling Intermountain to deliver higher quality through evidence-based care. Read the full case study to learn how we did it.

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Unique Cohorting Approach

Our proprietary technology takes noise out of the data, breaking it into cohorts – unique groupings that compare clinically similar cases to each other to identify areas for improvement.


Clinician-approved cohorts are used to identify variation in costs & outcomes

More than 360+ unique cohort definitions, covering all service lines

Ease of addressing multiple outcomes related to a specific cohort


Expert Healthcare Consulting

Our Empiricists are experienced perioperative nurses who facilitate clinician-to-clinician discussions to enact meaningful change – leading to improved quality and lower costs.

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