Population Health

American Academy of Family Physicians partners with Zipnosis for telemedicine platform
By Bill Siwicki 01:49 pm April 03, 2018
The partnership stems from a 2017 AAFP member survey designed to identify new programs and services.
Cerner population health
By Bernie Monegain 11:02 am April 03, 2018
The HealtheIntent platform will help manage Medicare claims for Illinois Rural Community Care Organization.
IU, Regenstrief
By Bernie Monegain 12:47 pm March 29, 2018
Organizations say using agile methodology streamlines tech deployment time from more than 10 years down to two.
Lyft joins with Acuity Link
By Mike Miliard 12:29 pm March 29, 2018
Rideshare company inks another healthcare partnership as it broadens efforts to connect patients with providers across the care continuum.
Karen DeSalvo healthcare
By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm March 28, 2018
The former ONC chief has taken several different leadership positions since 2016.
Senate opioid crisis

Senator Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, during a Senate floor speech in March. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 01:16 pm March 28, 2018
Proposed by Sen. Lamar Alexander, the bill would improve the FDA’s infrastructure to support real-time data sharing.
EHR usability
By Jeff Lagasse 03:04 pm March 27, 2018
New research found that software problems caused harm to a small percentage of patients in a test but the authors said the findings are likely below what a national study would uncover.
telehealth e-consults
By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm March 26, 2018
Primary care physicians initiate completely digital consults with specialists, from within the health system's electronic health record.
predictive analytics

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Credit: Nathan Hicks

By Jeff Lagasse 10:35 am March 23, 2018
The hospital was able to better grasp what it was already doing well, and what it was not, in terms of clinical documentation thanks to homegrown software.
Missouri ZIP code-level data for pop health efforts

The University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:16 pm March 22, 2018
The state hospital association and other groups join to create a dataset that can collect social determinant information.

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