Population Health

HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Abbas Mooraj, Optum Vice President (right), and Dexter Braff, The Braff Group (left), speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Analytics Forum on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 03:05 pm October 23, 2017
Healthcare organizations should break down data into smaller sets that can be used to build into larger programs, experts say.

Tom Scornavacca, senior medical director, population health at UMass Memorial Health Care, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm October 23, 2017
UMass Memorial exec says getting providers on board is a good first step, but workflow adjustments, a data-driven culture and coordination with community resources will deliver results.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm October 20, 2017
CEO Jonathan Bush says plans are underway to curb as much as $115 million in spending by the end of 2018.
Michigan HIE

Great Lakes Health Connect offices in Michigan. Photo via Facebook

By Mike Miliard 03:31 pm October 19, 2017
Great Lakes Health Connect has tapped Holon Solutions' sensor technology to help it meet state Medicaid goals for population health.  
leverage HIEs
By Mike Miliard 03:05 pm October 18, 2017
The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative and Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement say the alliance will broaden their reach as they work to enable easier access to clinical, claims and social determinant data.
epic ehr, cvs drug prices
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am October 17, 2017
EHR maker and pharmacy, which already work together on patient care, will share data and direct patients to lower-priced medications.

Pamela Peele, chief analytics officer at UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Enterprises, stresses the importance of having patient data to an engaged audience.

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By Lenovo Health 09:46 am October 17, 2017
The Health Innovation Think Tank, Adoption and Policy at a Crossroads, held at the UPMC Center for Connected Medicine in Pittsburgh, on October 10th, discussed how healthcare organizations can truly embrace value-based care.

Providence Health and Services's Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Amy Compton-Phillips, MD. Photo via providence.org

By Jessica Davis 02:25 pm October 16, 2017
EVP Amy Compton-Phillips says the West Coast health system is leveraging real-time data and informatics to improve patient outcomes, while reducing care costs.
Predictive analytics in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:29 am October 16, 2017
Using big data to find incidents of medication nonadherence – and using it to tailor patient interventions  – is a key component to population health, says Harvard's Niteesh Choudhry.
population health platforms
By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm October 13, 2017
But KLAS analysis suggests that what providers want in a PHM solution going forward is likely to evolve.

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