Population Health

By Jessica Davis 10:56 am January 31, 2017
Epic landed the top spot for Overall Software Suite in the 2017 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, for the seventh consecutive year. It also earned the top Overall Physician Practice Vendor and Best in KLAS awards in eight other segments.
Bon Secours Charity Health System CEO Mary Leahy, MD

Bon Secours Charity Health System CEO Mary Leahy, MD

By Bernie Monegain 09:58 am January 31, 2017
Valhalla, New York.-based Bon Secours Charity Health System, part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, has forged a $180 million population health initiative with technology giant Philips to improve quality of patient care.  
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.

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