Population Health

IBM Watson Health HIMSS17

Kyu Rhee, MD, chief health officer at IBM

By Mike Miliard 01:41 pm January 30, 2017
Among many other demonstrations and announcements this year at HIMSS17, IBM Watson Health will be "celebrating and highlighting what we've accomplished" since the AI was launched six years ago, said Kyu Rhee, MD, chief health officer at IBM. "And that's quite a bit."
Black Book population health
By Bernie Monegain 11:49 am January 30, 2017
The firm also found that while population health management is top of mind for healthcare providers many still lack a clear strategy. 

Banner Health President and CEO Peter Fine

By Jessica Davis 10:23 am January 27, 2017
Arizona-based Banner Health and Royal Philips have extended their ongoing collaboration on connected health innovations with a 15-year agreement. They plan to determine how telehealth can improve care management for patients with chronic conditions.
HIMSS Analytics telemedicine biometric
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm January 26, 2017
HIMSS Analytics' most recent Essentials Brief offers a look back at health IT market trends in 2016 – and ahead to the rest of this year and beyond, projecting purchasing demand for 81 different applications in 2017 and 2018.  
Amita Health risk models

Amita COO for population health Ryan West (left) and chief medical officer Luke Hansen, MD. 

By Susan Morse 01:57 pm January 26, 2017
The provider shares the four key principles it has instituted during two decades of clinical and financial success with capitation arrangements.
population health shared risk
By Susan Morse 01:47 pm January 26, 2017
In the new world of shared-risk, some situations call for creative ways to treat patients that hospitals cannot code for but still yield cost-savings.
Intersystems population Clinical Architecture

Joe DeSantis of InterSystems and Stephanie Broderick of Clinical Architecture. 

By Bernie Monegain 11:37 am January 25, 2017
The companies will couple patient-specific analytics with the clinigraphic interface to give clinicians access to better decision-making data at the point of care.
Gates Foundation population health
By Jessica Davis 11:08 am January 25, 2017
The grant will be awarded over the next decade and will help expand the UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation as a global population health hub.
HIMSS ANI nursing informatics

The organizations chose Dana Alexander for her work advancing healthcare transformation with IT.

By Bill Siwicki 12:25 pm January 24, 2017
The immediate past chair of the North America HIMSS Board of Directors has contributed to nursing and healthcare through leadership roles as an advanced practice nurse, chief nursing officer and CEO.
Innovacer population health

Credit: Courtest of Innovacer.

By Bill Siwicki 07:33 am January 24, 2017
The vendor reworked its Datashop value-based care tool and plans to formally introduce the new version in the HIMSS17 Population Care Management Center.

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