UnityPoint Health Recognized for its Exemplary Efforts in Healthcare

Mar 07, 2024

UnityPoint Health has been named a 2024 Flywheel Award winner by an industry leading provider of data and analytics technology.

The Flywheel Award honors a lifetime of achievement, acknowledging the exceptional contributions of an organization that has revolutionized healthcare and enhanced the well being of individuals and communities it serves. This recognition is bestowed upon entities that consistently leverage data and analytics to achieve significant, measurable enhancements throughout the entirety of their operations.

In recognizing UnityPoint Health’s achievement, Health Catalyst shared that UnityPoint Health has achieved $100 million in savings and revenue enhancements, including:

  • $41M in cost savings achieved over two years by decreasing length of stay.
  • $32M reduction in healthcare spending in one year, the result of AI-enabled care management improvements.
  • A 39 percent relative reduction in emergency department visits and a 54 percent relative reduction in inpatient admissions.
  • $31M in average annual shared savings since 2012.
  • $17.4M reduction in direct costs over six years, the result of decreasing unnecessary red blood cell transfusions.
  • A 15+ benefit-cost ration over the last seven years.

The Flywheel Award is awarded annually by Health Catalyst at the Healthcare Analytics Summit.