Population Health

population health colon cancer

Georgia's Albany Area Primary Health Care has a major effort underway to increase their percentage of colorectal cancer screenings utilizing population managers.

By Bill Siwicki 02:49 pm February 21, 2018
The national average colorectal screening rate is 39 percent but at Albany Area Primary Health Care it's 60 percent.
telehealth and predictive analytics
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:49 am February 21, 2018
A new approach to preventing falls with telehealth and predictive analytics technologies has implication for other applications of population health data.
Care coordination software merges physical and mental healthcare

"This is a meaningfully convenient offering for members to be able to see their behavioral and mental health providers in one visit, especially those with limited transportation options," said Leanette Henagan, MD, is the chief integration officer at Partners in Recovery.

By Bill Siwicki 02:25 pm February 20, 2018
Partners in Recovery has replaced by 75 percent the time-consuming use of spreadsheets to track health, and has seen a 32 percent increase in educating members on physical care needs.
population health doctor burnout
By Beth Jones Sanborn 08:20 am February 16, 2018
This session will focus on lessons learned in getting physician buy-in amidst rampant change fatigue.
Sponsored by
By Caradigm 07:34 am February 16, 2018
Four new developments in analytics solutions strengthen the tools available to support providers in effectively managing the health of their patients.
Advocate ACO, Cerner population health IT to reduce heart failure hospitalizations
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm February 15, 2018
The collaboration is all part of the health system's push toward value-based care.
population health

Renee Broadbent, associate vice president of population health technology and strategy at UMass Memorial, speaking at an April 2017 event in Boston.

By Susan Morse 10:46 am February 15, 2018
The best population health management program is built on data and supported by robust operations that can scale up to meet the organization’s needs.
population health at HIMSS18
By Jack McCarthy 12:15 pm February 12, 2018
A collection of population health management highlights on this year's health IT conference agenda.
AI in healthcare

Last year the showroom floor hosted talks and demos. New this year the Solutions Lab, in Booth 14000-1409, will host interactive sessions to find practical solutions.

By Susan Morse 09:46 am February 07, 2018
The speciality exhibit will feature a dedicated room for attendees to ask questions and get ‘upfront and personal’ on pressing issues.
EHR data diabetes
By Bill Siwicki 03:19 pm February 05, 2018
Researchers found that using machine learning algorithms pinpointed 25 percent more diabetics at risk of kidney damage than clinical tools and human judgment.

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