In partnership with athenahealth, Fathom created a visualization that shows how patients move through their healthcare network. The interactive application depicts more than ten million patient-to-healthcare interactions over a single day. The graphic shows athenahealth’s services, broken up into four color coded parts: from the first office visit (purple), to a patient’s activity on the web portal (orange), to labs and order transactions (blue), and then to processing of insurance claims (green), depicting activity across their entire network.

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Fathom Information Design, in Boston, MA, works with clients to explain complex data through interactive tools and software for mobile devices, the web, and large format installations. Founded in 2010 by Ben Fry, Fathom partners with Fortune 500s and non-profit organizations across sectors, including health care, education, financial services, media, technology, and consumer products.

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