Population Health

population health at HIMSS18
By Jack McCarthy 12:15 pm February 12, 2018
A collection of population health management highlights on this year's health IT conference agenda.
AI in healthcare

Last year the showroom floor hosted talks and demos. New this year the Solutions Lab, in Booth 14000-1409, will host interactive sessions to find practical solutions.

By Susan Morse 09:46 am February 07, 2018
The speciality exhibit will feature a dedicated room for attendees to ask questions and get ‘upfront and personal’ on pressing issues.
EHR data diabetes
By Bill Siwicki 03:19 pm February 05, 2018
Researchers found that using machine learning algorithms pinpointed 25 percent more diabetics at risk of kidney damage than clinical tools and human judgment.
PDMP data sharing
By Jessica Davis 03:49 pm February 02, 2018
The collective aims to give providers the full prescribing history of patients to reduce opioid misuse and abuse.
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm February 02, 2018
Pittsburgh's Oncology Hematology Associates is one of just 192 physician practices selected to participate in the the value-based care program.
cvs aetna
By Susan Morse 02:19 pm February 02, 2018
The request extends the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period for the acquisition, but CVS Health continues to expect the deal will be completed in the second half of 2018, according to an SEC filing.
CHIME opioid task force
By Mike Miliard 12:26 pm February 02, 2018
The group held its first meeting in hopes to encourage broader participation among its 2,500-plus members across U.S. and abroad.

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm February 02, 2018
Intermountain Healthcare is poised to validate and launch several tests to identify genetic variants associated with hereditary cancers.
Epic EHR

Credit: Ylem

By Mike Miliard 03:06 pm February 01, 2018
Following its announced merger with Epic client Aurora, the health system says the single-platform will replace its mix of Cerner, eClinicalWorks and Allscripts.

Ruben Amarasingham, MD

By Mike Miliard 01:31 pm February 01, 2018
Ruben Amarasingham, a physician and Pieces Technologies's CEO, will present at HIMSS18 and HIMSS Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare conference on clinical augmentation for artificial intelligence. 

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