Analytics

Covenant analytics population health

Covenant Health care coordination manager Rebecca Williams, RN, said the system had to think of itself in a full-risk contract because it is on the hook for almost everything. 

By Bill Siwicki 08:31 am March 21, 2017
The health system transformed itself to tap into timely information to make care services more attractive to its own employees and as a result positively impact patient outcomes.
Intel artificial intelligence cancer
By Jack McCarthy 09:39 am March 16, 2017
Company officials said the competition offers a total of $100,000 for three winners, with first place taking $50,000. 
Mass General population health

Mass General's Adrian Zai said that among the population health challenges is coordinating care and making sure all the right pieces are in place. 

By Bill Siwicki 08:15 am March 14, 2017
The hospital's multidisciplinary care teams track patients in real-time and can mount interventions to correct lagging performance. And Mass General’s clinical director of population informatics Adrian Zai, MD, said that doctors like the program.
datacenter cloud analytics

Richard Stroup of Children's Mercy in Kansas City said that the datacenter of the future will have very few on-site employees. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:22 am March 13, 2017
Prominent healthcare executives are predicting a drastic shift from on-premise IT infrastructure into the cloud. That includes electronic health records, clinical decision support and analytics. 
artificial intelligence cloud

The showroom floor came in tops as favorite part of HIMSS17.

By Tom Sullivan and Wendy Almeida 01:53 pm March 10, 2017
Healthcare IT News conducted a post-HIMSS17 survey to gauge real implementations of the conference’s big buzzwords. Respondents also revealed their favorite part of this year’s conference. 
Google DeepMind blockchain health
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm March 10, 2017
DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company, is developing a new technology similar to blockchain for secure tracking of patient health data.
HIMSS17 AI ACA analytics
By Tom Sullivan 09:17 am March 08, 2017
This year's conference hit on many healthcare trends, including machine learning, analytics and population health. And then there were Dan Rather, Ginni Rometty, John Boehner and Michael Leavitt. Here are the high points, all in one place.
Palmetto Health telehealth reimbursement
By Bill Siwicki 09:03 am March 08, 2017
As part of a population health program, telemedicine technology requires new assumptions and strategies as well as technology, clinicians and finance all working together, Palmetto chief value and informatics officer Tripp Jennings says.

Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, speaking at HIMSS17 in February.

By Jessica Davis 10:34 am March 07, 2017
The report claims the biotech mogul used charitable donations to benefit his health tech company.
Partners population health
By Bill Siwicki 06:51 am March 07, 2017
By changing the way it previously treated the majority of patients, the hospital can help prevent many of them from moving into the most expensive cohort, senior director Kamal Jethwani said.

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