Pittsburgh hospital, data company to work on pricing system

The Associated Press – A Pittsburgh hospital is partnering with a Utah data analytics company to help hospitals save money by better calculating the cost of health care services.

Salt Lake City-based Health Catalyst plans to build a commercial version of cost management technology and analytics that were developed at UPMC. The technology analyzes huge amounts of data to precisely calculate what it will cost hospitals to provide tests, surgeries and other services.

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