Population Health

Richard Besser, MD

By Jessica Davis 12:44 pm February 14, 2017
Besser, who is currently the health and medical editor for ABC News, succeeds Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, who led the organization for 14 years.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 01:30 pm February 13, 2017
The health IT industry is diligently working to understand and address the evolution of the healthcare consumer. But it is still a reactive response, rather than the proactive and strategic approach that's needed.
By Jessica Davis 01:13 pm February 13, 2017
Failure to comply would result in one to five years imprisonment and or a $50,000 fine. The bill is headed to the Georgia senate for a vote and if it passes, will move to the house.  
HIMSS17 population care management
By Chris Nerney 08:05 am February 10, 2017
The exhibit will focus on coordinating care and transitions across defined populations, a HIMSS official said. 

LogistiCare CEO Albert Cortina

By Jessica Davis 04:44 pm February 09, 2017
LogistiCare manages more than 69 million non-emergency medical trips for about 27 million riders annually. The partnership will increase the company's reach, including commercial, Medicare and Medicaid plan members.

Jeff Bourgeois, president and CEO of San Juan Regional Medical Center, expects new technology will boost patient care and also efficiency.

By Bernie Monegain 12:16 pm February 08, 2017
Hospital system is rolling out EHR, population health platform, data warehouse and revenue cycle management technologies in consolidation from more than 75 existing applications.
analytics Geneia

Geneia CTO Fred Rahmanian said the number one rule of risk management is knowing your risk. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:16 am February 06, 2017
Now that the healthcare industry is essentially digitized, analytics are moving to the fore for population, risk-sharing and value-based care, according to Geneia CTO Fred Rahmanian.
HIMSS17 population health interoperability
By Chris Nerney 09:15 am February 06, 2017
ONC, HRSA, the Defense Health Agency and other government entities will be in the special exhibit on the show floor, where attendees can find educational sessions and resources focusing on government initiatives to advance healthcare. 

Justin Remais, associate professor of environmental health sciences at UC Berkeley School of Public Health, will lead the project.

By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm February 03, 2017
Researchers will use big data to eliminate the issues of monitoring infectious diseases on a global level, such as tracking disease elimination campaigns, detecting co-infections and increasing rare disease detection in high-risk populations.
By Bernie Monegain 09:52 am February 03, 2017
Four Cleveland-based medical researchers - two with the Cleveland Clinic, one with University Hospitals and another from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - each received seven-year, multi-million dollar awards from the National Institutes of Health.

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