Hospital Sisters Health System Selects Health Catalyst Data Operating System to Support Outcomes Improvement

SPRINGFIELD, IL., and SALT LAKE CITY, January 3, 2018 – Health Catalyst, a technology leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced a multi-year agreement with Hospital Sisters Health System to implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™).

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is a multi-institutional health care system that cares for patients in 14 communities in Illinois and Wisconsin. With 15 hospitals, scores of community-based health centers and clinics, nearly 2,300 physician partners, and more than 14,600 colleagues, HSHS is committed to its mission “to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry.”

“Hospital Sisters Health System is focused on our goals of providing high quality care and an unmatched patient experience. By breaking down the traditional barriers that prevent coordination between various clinicians, embracing information technology and applying evidence-based practices to the diagnosis and treatment of our patients, we will achieve those goals” said Ray Gensinger, MD, Chief Information Officer of HSHS. “Health Catalyst will accelerate our efforts by freeing and leveraging the knowledge that is trapped within the data of disparate electronic health records and other IT systems. The revealing insights from that data will improve health and achieve clinical and financial quality targets.”

The Health Catalyst Data Operating System is a data-first, analytics and application platform that transforms raw data from virtually any data source into Deep Data—data that is meaningful, actionable, and provides actual business value at a lower cost. DOS accomplishes this by integrating and analyzing critical data from over 200 of the most widely-used data sources, and delivering real-time decision support within the existing workflows of clinicians, administrators and other healthcare professionals.

HSHS selected Health Catalyst after reviewing many options to replace the care management application used by its Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and Physician Care Integration Network (PCIN). HSHS’s leadership was impressed with the Health Catalyst Care Management Suite™, one of a variety of application suites within the DOS platform.

Dr. Gensinger had been exploring opportunities to expand the analytics capabilities for HSHS, and realized PCIN’s immediate needs became HSHS opportunities as the full DOS platform was unveiled.

Hosted on the Microsoft Azure® cloud computing service, DOS will serve as an important platform for HSHS’s analytical backbone. With built-in Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, pre-built Machine Learning models for common healthcare scenarios, and Big Data support, DOS enables users to predict the future and identify actionable steps to change it.

“We are excited that Hospitals Sisters Health System has chosen us to further improve their quality programs and benefit their patients,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “We believe the future of healthcare will be centered around the broad and more effective use of data. DOS enables and simplifies the upcoming tsunami of data requirements for population health and value-based care models.”

About Health Catalyst
Health Catalyst is an insight-producing data, analytics, and decision-support company committed to being a catalyst for massive, sustained improvements in healthcare outcomes. We are the leaders in a new era of advanced predictive analytics for population health and value-based care with a suite of machine learning-driven solutions, decades of outcomes-improvement expertise, and an unparalleled ability to integrate data from across the healthcare ecosystem. Our proven data warehousing and analytics platform helps improve quality, add efficiency and lower costs in support of more than 85 million patients for organizations ranging from the largest healthcare systems and physician practices to commercial payers. Health Catalyst’s technology and professional services help to keep patients engaged and healthy in their homes and workplaces, and to optimize their care when it becomes necessary. We are grateful to be recognized by Fortune, Gallup, Glassdoor, Modern Healthcare and a host of others as a “Best Place to Work” in technology and healthcare. Visit, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit

SOURCE: Health Catalyst