Population Health

Sylvan Waller, MD, a physician executive, speaks at Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:25 am June 30, 2017
Currently, the typical patient waits 29 days to see a physician, according to a recently released survey from Merritt Hawkins. And, it could get worse. The country is expected to experience a shortage of about 90,000 physicians by the year 2025, according to the American Academy of Medical Colleges. 

Rasu Shrestha, MD, chief innovation officer at UPMC, speaks at Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:01 am June 29, 2017
The average patient with five chronic conditions typically will sit in front of a doctor for only 15 out of the 8,760 hours in a year.

Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs, HIMSS, speaks at the Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:00 am June 28, 2017
There’s plenty of discourse and dissent about the future of healthcare in the United States. Value-based care, however, seems to be eliciting support from all corners, according to Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs, HIMSS.
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By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm June 27, 2017
New grants aim to help community health centers fund new employees, technology investments to integrate care for substance abuse, mental health.mike

The Health Innovation Summit: A Collaborative Think Tank of Global Thought Leaders

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By Lenovo Health 09:05 am June 27, 2017
HIThinkTank is a dynamic group of health industry leaders dedicated to leveraging their collective wisdom in an effort to share best practices and positively affect public policy.
Rhode Island population health program

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By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm June 23, 2017
Rhode Island Quality Institute and Integra Community Care Network harness data to prevent emergency department readmissions and manage chronic conditions.
population health pack in Florida
By Tom Sullivan 02:13 pm June 23, 2017
Providers claim to be the first independent organizations harnessing Epic’s Connect to collectively manage patients.
By Bernie Monegain 03:49 pm June 21, 2017
The deal extends the system’s remote hosting option.
By Mike Miliard 03:17 pm June 19, 2017
Farzad Mostashari's startup marks its third anniversary by expanding to Medicare Advantage plans.
Healthix HIE links with Mount Sinai, Northwell exchanges to boost population health
By Mike Miliard 01:29 pm June 19, 2017
Large public HIE connects with InterSystems to private health system networks for more comprehensive patient data sharing.

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