Living in the information age can be at once illuminating and daunting. From a business perspective, modern companies now have unparalleled abilities to gather information to keep them smart in their respective fields such as health care fraud, waste, and abuse. However, in the process, many Fraud Investigation Units are finding themselves inundated with medicaid related information — and are as thought leaders in big data have long noticed — drowning in the data.
This is the first of in series of blogs, articles, webinars, eBooks, and news blogs to help healthcare agencies, healthplans and their Fraud Investigation Units build the capabilities they need to win the war on fraud, waste and abuse.
The film “The Imitation Game” is a suspenseful drama that captures the incredible work done by the Enigma code breakers during World War II. The top minds in the UK worked for years in secret at Bletchley Park to crack the famously difficult Enigma code that the German forces used to communicate. Not only was the challenge difficult, but time was of the essence. Some estimate that the incredible work of the code breakers, and the work of Alan Turing in particular, shortened World War II by several years.