Population Health

ACOs accountable care organizations
By Bill Siwicki 07:53 am March 10, 2017
Looking at 400 accountable care organizations, University of Texas researchers found that ACOs can use health IT to improve overall efficiency by coordinating care and providing better services.
MassHealth population health

MassHealth chief medical officer Carolyn Langer, MD. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:52 am March 10, 2017
Convene every stakeholder. Identify cross-department linkages. Understand patient sub-populations. Don’t forget long-term care and behavioral health. And hold ACOs accountable.
By Jessica Davis 11:31 am March 08, 2017
West Virginia delegates approved a telehealth bill on Monday with a vote of 95-4 that would expand access to mental and behavioral healthcare medications in rural areas. The bill now heads to the state senate for another vote.
HIMSS17 AI ACA analytics
By Tom Sullivan 09:17 am March 08, 2017
This year's conference hit on many healthcare trends, including machine learning, analytics and population health. And then there were Dan Rather, Ginni Rometty, John Boehner and Michael Leavitt. Here are the high points, all in one place.
Palmetto Health telehealth reimbursement
By Bill Siwicki 09:03 am March 08, 2017
As part of a population health program, telemedicine technology requires new assumptions and strategies as well as technology, clinicians and finance all working together, Palmetto chief value and informatics officer Tripp Jennings says.
Partners population health
By Bill Siwicki 06:51 am March 07, 2017
By changing the way it previously treated the majority of patients, the hospital can help prevent many of them from moving into the most expensive cohort, senior director Kamal Jethwani said.

Leora Horwitz, MD, founding director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science at New York University Langone Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 06:49 am March 07, 2017
The upcoming HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum features 34 speakers who will address the complexities of population health as hospitals move toward value-based care.
Mercy Tahoe Epic

Tahoe Forest Hospital

By Mike Miliard 12:18 pm March 06, 2017
Mercy Technology Services, the IT arm of the Catholic health system, is partnering with Tahoe Forest Health System to deploy an Epic electronic health record system at its locations in California and Nevada.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

By Bernie Monegain 11:27 am March 06, 2017
Her professorship will focus on population health and health equity, among other pressing issues.
CVS Epic chronic care
By Mike Miliard 12:47 pm March 03, 2017
The rollout expands on Epic's initial deployment at CVS MinuteClinics, and will enable better care coordination for rare and complex conditions.

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