Population Health

Amazon, Cerner working on pop health platform
By Jessica Davis 02:35 pm November 22, 2017
AWS will be working with the healthcare tech giant on its HealtheIntent platform to analyze clinical data and predict available treatment.
genetic testing
By Mike Miliard 12:30 pm November 22, 2017
Some would pay as much as $1,000 for genomic sequencing offered through employer health plans.
Doctor with patient EHR
By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:10 am November 15, 2017
And that frustration could mean they fall short of payment incentive goals, SA Ignite says.
FDA approves first digital pill
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am November 14, 2017
Abilify MyCite can alert physicians when patients have – or haven't – taken their medication, given physicians hope for greater medication adherence.  
Bill Gates Alzheimer’s research

Bill Gates. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 11:29 am November 13, 2017
Gates also told Reuters he intends to personally donate another $50 million for start-up ventures focused on the disease.
ONC contest winners
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm November 08, 2017
Vynca, PIC-SURE and Information Softworks emerge from a crowded field with new strategies for probabilistic record matching.

Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:15 pm November 06, 2017
Informatics group aims to make patients' online access to physicians' clinical notes the standard of care.
Google Cloud machine learning
By Bill Siwicki 10:12 am November 03, 2017
Helping customers glean more insights from radiological images can also advance precision medicine and population health efforts, the company said.
population health

Senator McCain gives a thumbs-down not to repeal the ACA on the Senate floor in the early hours of July 28. But the uncertainty leading up to the vote prompted hospitals to scale back their spending.

By Tom Sullivan 03:34 pm November 02, 2017
Plenty of people have speculated that all the back-and-forth concerning repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act was causing hospitals to tighten their IT budgets and new research has determined that, at least when it comes to population health management spending, they may have been right. Here’s what happened.
Allscripts EHRs
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm November 02, 2017
After acquiring McKesson’s EHR business, Allscripts pledges to invest in integration, innovation and interoperability for better population health management.

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