Population Health

Mass General population health

(L-R) Gregory Weidner, MD; Shafiq Rab, MD; Adrian Zai, MD; and Thomas Lundquist, MD, at the Pop Health Forum 2016.

By Mike Miliard 10:51 am April 06, 2017
IT-optimized changes created big improvements in chronic care management, hospital executive says.

Veterans Affairs director of value management Nathan Tierney at the Pop Health Forum in Boston.

By Tom Sullivan 03:44 pm April 04, 2017
The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a value management system to bridge the gap between fee-for-service and value-based care.
Leora Horwitz at Pop Health Forum Boston 2017

Leora Horwitz, MD, at the Pop Health Forum in Boston.

By Mike Miliard 03:15 pm April 04, 2017
New York University Langone Medical Center director says enlisting clinical champions and demonstrating value can help great ideas take root.
HIMSS Analytics Brendan FitzGerald

HIMSS Analytics director Brendan FitzGerald speaking at Pop Health Forum in Boston.

By Tom Sullivan 02:34 pm April 04, 2017
But HIMSS Analytics director Brendan FitzGerald says you do need a core set of tech tools to get the job done.
Ann Wells and Bill Hoberecht

Bill Hoberecht, former senior director of population health management at Kaiser Permanente Colorado with Ann Wells, MD, an internist specializing in prevention and chronic care solutions.

By Mike Miliard 11:03 am April 04, 2017
At Kaiser Permanente Colorado, "personalized health management" relies on IT savvy, clear operational goals and data that paints the entire health picture.
Pop Health Forum Boston 2017
By Tom Sullivan 09:57 am April 04, 2017
Keeping physicians engaged is important, but health systems need their technology teams involved from the start, execs say at Pop Health Forum.  
Palmetto Health lays out telehealth challenges

The Palmetto Health Baptist Columbia hospital in South Carolina.

By Jonah Comstock 09:15 am April 04, 2017
Palmetto Health execs say internal challenges made their own rollout a difficult process.
Renee Broadbent Pop Health Forum 2017

Renee Broadbent, associate vice president of population health technology and strategy at UMass Memorial, advised attendees to consider four areas to advance value-based care and population health.

By Tom Sullivan 02:57 pm April 03, 2017
Instead, it’s the financial implications, IT infrastructure, provider readiness and cultural readiness that can make or break population health, healthcare leaders say at the Pop Health Forum.
Pop Health Forum in Boston 2017
By Tom Sullivan 11:48 am April 03, 2017
Focus on analytics, data and maintaining patient access, speakers at the Pop Health Forum in Boston say.
Toby Cosgrove Cleveland Clinic
By Bernie Monegain 11:05 am March 31, 2017
Toby Cosgrove, who sits on one of President Donald Trump’s committees, says efficient care and keeping people well is the answer.

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