Population Health

opioid crisis
By Bill Siwicki 04:13 pm January 08, 2018
Machine learning and Smart on FHIR work with controlled substance and prescription drug monitoring data to aid clinicians in the battle against overdoses.
HIE nationwide
By Mike Miliard 01:22 pm January 05, 2018
The national rollout from The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative enables hospitals and patients to more easily share health data.
future-proofing population health
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By Intel 09:59 am January 04, 2018
We chat with Jennifer Esposito, general manager, health and life sciences, Intel Corporation.
Clinical analytics market
By Mike Miliard 09:36 am December 29, 2017
While American providers need it for value-based care, hospitals abroad want the tools for their own quality initiatives, but the high cost may hinder developing countries.
Former ONC chief Karen DeSalvo to join Dell Medical School
By Mike Miliard 04:04 pm December 19, 2017
DeSalvo, who also served as Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS, will be a professor in Dell Med's Department of Internal Medicine, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Population Health.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital cuts readmission

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Credit: UCSF

By Jeff Lagasse 03:39 pm December 18, 2017
The San Francisco Health Network affiliates also achieved increases in patient and physician satisfaction rates.
Epic EHR precision medicine clinical workflow
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am December 18, 2017
The hospital tapped FHIR-based alerts to deliver recommendations about genomics and genetic testing without bogging down doctors with too many extra clicks.

Credit: Salesforce.com

By Tom Sullivan 11:59 am December 15, 2017
Salesforce continued its march into healthcare this week when, along with analytics specialist Geneia, it unwrapped an app for population health and value-based care.
Best Hospital IT Departments
By Mike Miliard 06:43 am December 15, 2017
Cerner Oncology platform go-live, Stage 7 adoption and rolling out a 24/7 mobile app are all on tap this year.
Philips acquires VitalHealth
By Mike Miliard 03:01 pm December 11, 2017
Co-founded by the Mayo Clinic, the company develops tools outcome measurement, patient engagement, care coordination and analytics.

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