Population Health

Dr. Sharmila Anand, seated at right, works in Thirukalukundram, a village two hours away from the nearest city in the south of India. She is one of three women in healthcare featured in a documentary produced by GE Healthcare.

By Bernie Monegain 06:43 am July 24, 2017
The film highlights three of many untold stories about women working in healthcare around the world.
Athenahealth profit
By Tom Sullivan 11:51 am July 21, 2017
The company’s sales also rose during a quarter that saw speculation about a future sale or takeover of the EHR vendor.
NIH precision medicine project
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm July 20, 2017
The All of Us Research Program aims to assemble a representative cohort of 1 million Americans for longitudinal genomic research.
buzzwords CIOs IT pros hate
By Tom Sullivan 09:09 am July 17, 2017
From a job killing acronym to tech trends they're sick of hearing, prominent technologists share the least-liked, most-overused idioms, slang and jargon.
eClinicalWorks patient data
By Bill Siwicki 04:09 pm July 12, 2017
Central Florida ACO, NEXT ACO of Nature Coast and Space Coast ACO have contracted for the vendor’s population health technology.bill

Cerner Chairman and CEO Neal Patterson co-founded the healthcare IT giant in 1979. Photo courtesy of Cerner

By Bernie Monegain 05:48 pm July 09, 2017
The EHR company said its CEO died Sunday following complications after a recurrence of cancer.
population health
By Bernie Monegain 01:41 pm July 07, 2017
Groups say project, backed by $2.5 million NIH award, will fill a need for informaticians.

Sylvan Waller, MD, a physician executive, speaks at Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:25 am June 30, 2017
Currently, the typical patient waits 29 days to see a physician, according to a recently released survey from Merritt Hawkins. And, it could get worse. The country is expected to experience a shortage of about 90,000 physicians by the year 2025, according to the American Academy of Medical Colleges. 

Rasu Shrestha, MD, chief innovation officer at UPMC, speaks at Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:01 am June 29, 2017
The average patient with five chronic conditions typically will sit in front of a doctor for only 15 out of the 8,760 hours in a year.

Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs, HIMSS, speaks at the Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:00 am June 28, 2017
There’s plenty of discourse and dissent about the future of healthcare in the United States. Value-based care, however, seems to be eliciting support from all corners, according to Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs, HIMSS.

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