Population Health

Big Data and Healthcare Analytics
By Healthcare IT News 11:22 am January 17, 2017
Proposals should actionable and solutions-based with a focus on the role analytics play in standardizing clinical care, reducing costs, achieving population health objectives and making better strategic decisions. 
By Jeff Lagasse 08:04 am January 17, 2017
The provider hit a wall with outsourcing vendors and wasn’t getting the reports it needed. Now that it has the data in a timely manner, senior vice president Jim Gera said one cause of readmissions has almost been entirely eliminated. 
LTPAC data population health

Steven Littlehale

By Tom Sullivan 03:13 pm January 16, 2017
Four components of a data-driven strategy for managing long-term post-acute care organizations and the steps requisite to making it happen. 

Mary Keegan, chief nursing officer at NorthShore.

By Mike Miliard 11:42 am January 16, 2017
NorthShore University HealthSystem gained Stage 7 revalidation from HIMSS Analytics for its hospitals and associated clinics, again attaining the highest level on both the acute care Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model and outpatient EMRAM.
Rhode Island HIE notifications

Elaine Fontaine, director of data quality and analytics at RIQI. 

By Mike Miliard 10:47 am January 16, 2017
Rhode Island Quality Institute is using its statewide health information exchange to send real-time notifications for care transitions to and from emergency departments and hospitals. The alerts include direct messaging, EHR notifications and real-time dashboards.
Health information exchange
By Mike Miliard 03:17 pm January 11, 2017
Can one model for health data exchange emerge from the diverse HIE ecosystem that exists now?  
By Healthcare IT News Staff 05:20 pm January 10, 2017
If you are a healthcare payer or provider with a compelling pop health management story to share, don’t keep it to yourself.

AI is on the rise in healthcare in 2017, according to ECRI. Pepper, a humanoid robot, can interpret human body language and read emotion.

By Jessica Davis 12:00 pm January 10, 2017
Liquid biopsies, opioid addiction biosensors and AI top ECRI's annual list of technologies that will transform the healthcare industry in the year ahead.
social determinants of health

MediQuire CEO Klaus Koenigshausen said that where a patient lives and socio-economic status can have as impartant an impact on patients health as their genetic makeup. 

By Diana Manos 07:44 am January 10, 2017
Emerging models, such as value-based care, cannot adequately move forward without factoring in the role social determinants of health play. 
Cerner population health

Cerner senior vice president John Glaser said the platform will help to give clinicians a more comprehensive view of patient data. 

By Bernie Monegain 01:20 pm January 06, 2017
The organization said it will implement HealtheIntent across six hospitals. 

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