Population Health

HIMSS EHR Association
By Mike Miliard 08:19 pm March 08, 2018
Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, Practice Fusion and Harris offer update on EHRA's efforts to manage complex imperatives.
Digital pill

Credit: Proteus

By Dave Muoio 07:36 pm March 08, 2018
A look at the early regulation challenges in developing the novel drug delivery tech.
PointClickCare launches developer program aimed at LTPAC apps
By Mike Miliard 06:47 pm March 08, 2018
The new self-service program will offer robust APIs to encourage creation of new tools for a space that's often underserved by technology.
Economist Paul Krugman HIMSS18
By Jessica Davis 08:27 pm March 07, 2018
Economist says more scrutiny on elective procedures could contribute to a long-term solution.
Population health initiatives
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm March 07, 2018
Terri Steinberg, MD, chief health information officer at Christiana Care, said the health system has notched some big wins in a short time through smart use of technology, care coordination and analytics.
CMS FHIR-based API
By Bill Siwicki 12:35 pm March 06, 2018
The new API, debuted at HIMSS18, enables patients to securely share their Medicare claims history using a new HL7 FHIR standard.
How Henry Ford Physician Network made its ACO work
By Susan Morse 11:31 am March 06, 2018
Health IT data from its Epic medical records system and risk scores from Optum went into the enterprise data warehouse.
patient engagement technology

A panel of experts at the HIMSS18 Patient Engagement & Experience Summit on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 11:19 am March 06, 2018
There's no shortage of patient portals, mobile apps and chatbots out there, but too often, health systems haven't deployed them in any meaningful way, expert says.
Avera Health boosts ICU care quality

Avera McKennan Hospital and University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 03:54 pm March 02, 2018
Over the course of year, the health system has cut hospital length of stay and saved $62 million with help from the company's remote care platform.
IBM machine learning
By Jessica Davis 03:48 pm March 02, 2018
All its properties will be in one place at Booth 6243, which will feature innovations powered by a diverse array of acquisitions in recent years.

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