Population Health

Predictive analytics in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm August 23, 2017
Engaging with different stakeholders and coaching care teams has helped the health system realize a 40 percent improvement in 30-day readmissions.
Karen DeSalvo Public Health 3.0

Karen DeSalvo, MD, is the former National Coordinator for Health IT.

By Mike Miliard 02:11 pm August 23, 2017
The former national coordinator says addressing social determinants is critical to the success of value-based care and that big infrastructure investment will enable localized approaches to public health.
elevateMS app

A screen snap from the ElevateMS app.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am August 22, 2017
The goal is to improve understanding of the daily challenges patients with MS can have and to uncover new potential measurements of treatment effectiveness through real-time data collection.
population health Higi

A Higi kiosk station is set up in a retail store to help people monitor their health.

By Bill Siwicki 10:42 am August 22, 2017
Partnership hopes to incorporate genomic data to foster precision medicine, improve care.
 chronic care management and population health

Compass Medical in Easton, Massachusetts. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 03:36 pm August 21, 2017
Compass Medical is using a variety of information technologies to enhance care for individuals and populations.
CDC live video classes
By Mike Miliard 12:48 pm August 21, 2017
The telehealth company says group video calls will enable more people to take advantage of the federal program, which outfits patients with Fitbits, wireless scales and a mobile app to keep track of diet.
IBM machine learning
By Mike Miliard 01:44 pm August 18, 2017
Big Blue scientists will apply algorithms to spot patterns that could signal ways to delay or prevent juvenile diabetes.
population health platform

A screensnap from MAP Behavioral Health Management.

By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm August 17, 2017
The behavioral health IT vendor is integrating the terms technology from Wolters Kluwer Health to enhance interoperability and optimize analytics.
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Tom Sullivan moderates a panel discussion during May's Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in San Francisco.

By Tom Sullivan 11:15 am August 16, 2017
Yes, there’s a difference, and speakers at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in October will offer a glimpse of the information-fueled road ahead.

MIT's Great Dome in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo via John Phelan

By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am August 15, 2017
Technology bundle includes a portal to connect patients with physicians at the university ambulatory provider.

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter