Population Health

value-based healthcare
By Mike Miliard 12:58 pm January 25, 2018
The pop health-focused partnership will help health systems to see detailed claims data from CMS to better manage new payment models such as BCPI Advanced.
telehealth

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

By Bill Siwicki 09:25 am January 25, 2018
Harris County Public Health says remote care helped with cost savings critical to maintaining operations during and after major storms.
Analytics for pop health

Kate Mundell and Amber Theel of MultiCare Health will host a session at HIMSS on March 7.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:25 pm January 24, 2018
Nonprofit MultiCare uses analytics to drive outcomes and quality improvements, reducing COPD readmissions by 14 percent.
population health
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm January 23, 2018
Virginia group practice nearly doubled the national average of patients attending these visits to close quality gaps and improve health outcomes.
patient engagement

Healthcare can not rely only on technology and educational tools, but to really work to gain insights into the motivations behind what makes patients tick.

By Mike Miliard 09:38 am January 22, 2018
Healthcare consumers may be irrational in their decision-making processes, but they're "irrational in highly predictable ways," says Penn Medicine innovation leader.
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By Change Healthcare 08:55 am January 22, 2018
Value-based care requires eliminating unnecessary healthcare costs while ensuring patients receive the right care at the right time.
advance care planning
By Jeff Lagasse 02:51 pm January 17, 2018
Making Choices Michigan offers free advance directive services that Great Lakes Health Connect enables clinicians to access, and Community Manager Carol Robinson said doing so helps the organizations pursue the Triple Aim.
Direct to consumer genetic testing
By Mike Miliard 03:16 pm January 15, 2018
A growth projection of 25.6 percent by 2022 is expected, says new Kalorama report, and so are changes in the doctor-patient relationship.
care coordination tools

Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Credit: Sage Ross

By Bill Siwicki 05:15 pm January 12, 2018
Working with skilled nursing facilities, the ACO also lowered the average length of stay by 27 percent.
telemedicine

A snap shot of Methodist's new telehealth tool. Credit: Methodist

By Bill Siwicki 04:06 pm January 11, 2018
A patient-focused strategy is at the heart of the provider's decision to launch the system, which gives easy access to remote care.

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