Population Health

Pop Health Forum 2017

HIMSS Analytics director Brendan FitzGerald sharing results from HIMSS Analytics second population health survey at Boston's Pop Health Forum in April.

By Tom Sullivan 01:22 pm September 22, 2017
As providers focus on access, connectivity, social determinants and bridging gaps in care, they will be able to apply techniques to wider populations than just the most expensive patients.
population health management

MHP will use Caradigm tech to aggregate data to help it make smarter care management decisions.

By Mike Miliard 02:32 pm September 21, 2017
The community health network will use the technology to help drive better outcomes, reduce costs and make the most of its quality incentives.
Doctella app

Doctella provides preloaded clinical templates to customize the app.

By Mike Miliard 02:53 pm September 19, 2017
Doctella gives hospitals, practices and insurers templates to create customized apps that might otherwise cost more than $500,000 and require teams of developers.
telehealth House bill

The Texas Army National Guard moves through flooded Houston streets from Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Army photo

By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm September 18, 2017
Thousands of people in Florida and Texas have made use of remote consults offered by Nemours and others.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Vik Nagjee speaking at the HIMSS event hosted in San Francisco in May.

By Tom Sullivan 01:09 pm September 18, 2017
Experts will address a range of topics from cognitive machines to real-time analytics and empowering patients at the upcoming event in Boston.
Reinventing Utilization Management (UM) to Bring Value to the Point of Care
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By Change Healthcare 09:16 am September 18, 2017
How an automated exception-based approach can make UM more efficient and effective
Population health

Brendan FitzGerald, Research Director at HIMSS Analytics speaking at the HIMSS Pop Health Forum in Boston earlier this year.

By Tom Sullivan 04:01 pm September 14, 2017
HIMSS Analytics says hospitals are still learning to leverage clinical and business intelligence tools, but the outcomes gleaned from pop health could one day put meaningful use to shame.
Terry Macaleer Orion Health

Terry Macaleer is set to begin at Orion Health in mid-September.

By Bernie Monegain 11:29 am September 01, 2017
Macaleer previously co-founded one startup and served as CEO and of another.
doctors driving value-based care

“It is often the specialist who sees the patient most frequently and takes the lead in coordinating overall care,” said Charles Saunders, MD, and CEO of Integra Connect.

By Bill Siwicki 10:57 am August 30, 2017
With many specialists becoming de facto primary care physicians, experts say they should emulate payers’ pop health management techniques to control costs.
Indiana EHR update to fight opioid crisis

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb speaking at the RNC in 2016.

By Mike Miliard 12:27 pm August 29, 2017
The program can be used by physicians and pharmacists to help prevent doctor shopping and fraudulent prescriptions.

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