Population Health

Lancaster Regional Medical Center
By Jessica Davis 11:21 am January 04, 2016
Lancaster Regional Medical Center said it has seen big drops in readmissions and emergency room returns, with the Pennsylvania hospital giving much of the credit to a referral management platform from par8o.
Newspapers
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am December 31, 2015
In 2015, heath IT got BIG: Big data. Big data breaches. Big EHR contracts. Big M&A deals. Big anticipation about ICD-10. Big plans for (and frustrations with) meaningful use. Big fears about cybersecurity. Big hopes for the future of connected care and population health.
America
By Bernie Monegain 09:46 am December 31, 2015
The Commonwealth Fund has released "Aiming Higher," its 2015 scorecard measuring the performance of health systems state by state.
People at laptop
By Bernie Monegain 10:38 am December 30, 2015
Whether you love it, hate it or fall somewhere in between, the Verona, Wis.-based EHR vendor and its Baby Boomer founder Judy Faulkner are guaranteed to generate lively discussion. Here are 11 Epic news stories from 2015 we think you'll find still compelling the second time around.
Telehealth
By Mike Miliard 10:32 am December 30, 2015
Meridian Health, the New Jersey health system, will launch telehealth services in early 2016 and has enlisted Lewisville, Texas-based Teladoc for round-the-clock access to its network of licensed physicians.
Photo by Rick Wood AP/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By Kaiser Health News 07:51 am December 29, 2015
Perched on an exam table at the doctor's office watching the clinician type details about their medical problems into their file, what patient hasn't wondered exactly what the doctor is writing? As many as 50 million patients may have a chance to find out in the next few years.
Busy hospital
By Mike Miliard 11:43 am December 21, 2015
Population health was all the buzz at HIMSS15 in Chicago this past spring, and it will surely be among the hottest of topics when HIMSS16 kicks off in Las Vegas this coming February. It was also, not surprisingly, among the most popular story subjects on Healthcare IT News. Here were the 10 most-read stories on the topic of 2015.
Northern Arizona Healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am December 21, 2015
Northern Arizona Healthcare is expanding its contract with health IT vendor Cerner by installing its Business Office Services platform at all ambulatory clinics, integrating the provider's clinical, financial and population health management systems.
Patient with doctor and nurse
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am December 17, 2015
Though many think remote patient monitoring is the future of healthcare, a new report by Chilmark Research claims issues with implementation are keeping providers from jumping in despite its many promises.
Patients in waiting room
By Mike Miliard 11:29 am 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.

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