Population Health

Palmetto Health telehealth reimbursement
By Bill Siwicki 09:03 am March 08, 2017
As part of a population health program, telemedicine technology requires new assumptions and strategies as well as technology, clinicians and finance all working together, Palmetto chief value and informatics officer Tripp Jennings says.
Partners population health
By Bill Siwicki 06:51 am March 07, 2017
By changing the way it previously treated the majority of patients, the hospital can help prevent many of them from moving into the most expensive cohort, senior director Kamal Jethwani said.

Leora Horwitz, MD, founding director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science at New York University Langone Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 06:49 am March 07, 2017
The upcoming HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum features 34 speakers who will address the complexities of population health as hospitals move toward value-based care.
Mercy Tahoe Epic

Tahoe Forest Hospital

By Mike Miliard 12:18 pm March 06, 2017
Mercy Technology Services, the IT arm of the Catholic health system, is partnering with Tahoe Forest Health System to deploy an Epic electronic health record system at its locations in California and Nevada.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

By Bernie Monegain 11:27 am March 06, 2017
Her professorship will focus on population health and health equity, among other pressing issues.
CVS Epic chronic care
By Mike Miliard 12:47 pm March 03, 2017
The rollout expands on Epic's initial deployment at CVS MinuteClinics, and will enable better care coordination for rare and complex conditions.

Sandy Rousse, president and CEO at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice

By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm March 01, 2017
The telemonitoring program of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties and Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice are now connected with the state's HIE.
HIMSS17 poll: Reality check on the show’s hottest topics
By Tom Sullivan 02:35 pm February 28, 2017
HIMSS17 has come and gone. Take our survey to separate the buzz from the real world work already underway at hospitals across the U.S.
social media population health

Melody Smith Jones, manager of connected health at Perficient

By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm February 28, 2017
Social media expert Melody Smith Jones explains what organizations need to do to benefit providers and convert unknown patients into new consumers of healthcare services.

Ginni Rometty speaking at HIMSS17 in Orlando

By Bernie Monegain 10:27 am February 23, 2017
‘In our industry, you have to keep innovating,’ said Rometty about her experience at Big Blue for more than three decades.

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