Industries

Healthcare


Improve clinical care and patient outcomes, reduce fraud, and manage financial risk.

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Healthcare

Insurance


Prioritize claims, reduce risk and cost, prevent fraud, and improve customer experience.

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Insurance

Financial Services


Improve regulatory compliance, detect fraud, assess risk, and enhance customer value.

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Financial Services

Software & Technology


Analyze sensor/log data to enhance product design and user experience, and reduce attrition.

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Software & Technology

Government


Prevent fraud, waste, and abuse, improve program integrity, and deliver return on investment.

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Government

Defense & Intelligence


Detect and prevent threats, improve security, prioritize caseload, and mitigate risk.

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Defense & Intelligence

Case Studies

Commercial

DentaQuest


Elder Research developed a provider risk scoring model that enabled targeted intervention with low quality providers and reduced per patient cost by nearly 20 percent.

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Commercial

nTelos


By applying advanced techniques for modeling and visualizing customer records, Elder Research created a combined data and text mining solution to increase marketing efficiency and reduce churn. The model improved targeted messages which resulted in higher profitability for nTelos, a regional mobile phone carrier.

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Government

US Postal Service


Elder Research partnered with the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General to develop and deploy a custom solution to identify and prioritize questionable contracts and healthcare claims for investigation. Leads generated were 74% actionable, resulting in over $11 million in recoveries, restitutions, and cost avoidance in the first year.

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Events

  • Speaking Event

    October 5, 2017

    Dr. Andrew Fast To Speak At Fall Technical Conference

    Andrew Fast

    Dr. Andrew Fast, Chief Scientist, Elder Research will speak at Fall Technical Conference on "Beyond Reliability: Advanced Analytics for Predicting Quality". The theme of this year’s conference is “Statistics: Powering a Revolution in Quality Improvement.”

    October 5, 2017

    Dr. Andrew Fast To Speak At Fall Technical Conference

    Andrew Fast

    Dr. Andrew Fast, Chief Scientist, Elder Research will speak at Fall Technical Conference on "Beyond Reliability: Advanced Analytics for Predicting Quality". The theme of this year’s conference is “Statistics: Powering a Revolution in Quality Improvement.”

News

Raleigh Office Presented at the Research Triangle Analyst Meet-Up

Data scientists from Elder Research discussed their experiences with using AWS and R for a client project at the Research Triangle Analyst Meet-Up. The client's problem had a number of challenges, including wide data sets with a limited amount of data. The presentation included discussion about the use of Random Forests, Beruta, and Target Shuffling and was attended by approximately 80 analysts from the Raleigh area.

John Elder & Bryan Jones on GovLoop's DorobekINSIDER LIVE

John Elder and Bryan Jones discussed how to overcome data analytics challenges in government on GovLoop's DorobekINSIDER LIVE titled "Data Analytics: Turning Numbers Into Good Government". Data analytics can be a powerful decision making tool but agencies need to find ways to integrate them into everyday processes.

Dr. Andrew Fast To Speak At Machine Learning Conference

Dr. Andrew Fast, Chief Scientist, Elder Research is speaking at the Tom Tom Founders Festival Machine Learning Conference on "Using Data Science to Ask Why: A Brief introduction to Causal Modeling".

John Elder Quoted in KDnuggets Article on Key Analytics Developments and Trends

John Elder was quoted in KDnuggets article "Data Science, Predictive Analytics Main Developments in 2016 and Key Trends for 2017". Key themes included the polling failures in 2016 US Elections, Deep Learning, IoT, greater focus on value and ROI, and increasing adoption of predictive analytics by the "masses" of industry. December 13, 2016

Resources

Featured Video

Dr. Miriam Friedel Participated on the Next-Generation Analytics Social Influencer Roundtable at BigDataNYC 2016 Conference

Kelly Tshibaka, Chief Data Officer in the U.S. Postal Service OIG, discusses how they are using data analytics. The fraud detection solutions discussed were developed by Elder Research. Read the case study.

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Book Overview

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Mining Your Own Business is a practical guide for organizational leaders and top-level executives that demonstrates how to harness the power of data mining and predictive analytics, and avoid costly mistakes.

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