Population Health

healthcare social determinants
By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm March 02, 2018
Its new risk score harnesses clinically-validated information from non-clinical settings, enabling health systems to better manage their 30-day readmission risks.
Smartlink debuts a Clinically Integrated Network for pop health

A screenshot of Smartlink's CIN tool.

By Tom Sullivan 09:50 am March 02, 2018
The CIN can extract data from EHRs, clinical and financial systems to deliver a more comprehensive view of a patient’s medical history.
opioids
By Mike Miliard 02:23 pm February 28, 2018
The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act calls for mandated e-prescribing under Medicare Part D, starting in 2020.
Apple reveals AC Wellness medical centers to focus on patient experience and population health

Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California.

By Dave Muoio 10:16 am February 27, 2018
The medical centers will offer concierge care to eligible Apple employees and integrate clinical best practices and technology, the company said.
population health colon cancer

Georgia's Albany Area Primary Health Care has a major effort underway to increase their percentage of colorectal cancer screenings utilizing population managers.

By Bill Siwicki 02:49 pm February 21, 2018
The national average colorectal screening rate is 39 percent but at Albany Area Primary Health Care it's 60 percent.
telehealth and predictive analytics
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:49 am February 21, 2018
A new approach to preventing falls with telehealth and predictive analytics technologies has implication for other applications of population health data.
population health doctor burnout
By Beth Jones Sanborn 08:20 am February 16, 2018
This session will focus on lessons learned in getting physician buy-in amidst rampant change fatigue.
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By Caradigm 07:34 am February 16, 2018
Four new developments in analytics solutions strengthen the tools available to support providers in effectively managing the health of their patients.
Advocate ACO, Cerner population health IT to reduce heart failure hospitalizations
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm February 15, 2018
The collaboration is all part of the health system's push toward value-based care.
population health

Renee Broadbent, associate vice president of population health technology and strategy at UMass Memorial, speaking at an April 2017 event in Boston.

By Susan Morse 10:46 am February 15, 2018
The best population health management program is built on data and supported by robust operations that can scale up to meet the organization’s needs.

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