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Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 01:29 pm December 17, 2015
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has won its second Davies Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, representing the first time the society has given its top award twice to a single facility.
Patients in waiting room
By Mike Miliard 04:29 pm December 16, 2015
Population health management is fast becoming a priority for healthcare providers, but many are still figuring out which technology partners are best suited to help them fuel data-driven initiatives, according to a new 2015 Population Health Study by HIMSS Analytics.
Crowd
By Karen Handmaker 07:56 pm November 03, 2015
Population health management continues to gain momentum as a strategy for improving care quality and outcomes while preparing healthcare organizations for the transition to value-based care. We offer three examples -- deep dives -- on three approaches.
10e TeleVisits
By Tom Sullivan 01:31 pm October 16, 2015
The new cloud-based platform rolls together analytics, big data, population health, telehealth tools and data from wearables into what the company's CEO said will set expectations for next-gen EHRs.
App icons
By Jack McCarthy 11:53 am September 23, 2015
Of the 165,000 apps residing in Apple and Google stores, a surprisingly minute number comprise 50 percent of all downloads. And those that connect to providers are considerably smaller than that in number.
IBM Watson
By Eric Wicklund 02:31 pm September 10, 2015
Big Blue continues building on its supercomputer with tools that with Apple, pilot projects and new deals to advance the platform for entrepreneurs and healthcare providers.
Man with smartphone
By Sherree Geyer 11:24 am July 15, 2015
Cleveland Clinic and other health systems are putting a priority on smartphone apps that can help reduce preventable readmissions "through improved patient education, follow up, communication and care coordination."
Health IT illustration
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am July 14, 2015
Since Hippocrates first brandished a pair of bronze forceps, physicians have aimed for quality care. Now, the move toward value-based reimbursement means quality improvement is an imperative. Proper use of CDS is essential to getting there.
Connected people
By Erin McCann 03:06 pm June 29, 2015
In the newest payer-provider ACO partnership, UnitedHealthcare has teamed up with an eight-hospital health system to launch another accountable care organization, covering 12,300 individuals.
Stethoscope and money
By Mike Miliard 02:46 pm June 05, 2015
New research from Accenture projects that digital health tools will save the U.S. healthcare industry more than $100 billion over the next four years. It also predicts that FDA approval of such technologies will triple by the end of 2018.

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