Population Health

DNA
By Jessica Davis 10:40 am December 09, 2015
Putting population health into practice has been challenging for many institutions, as all data is based on 'basic determinants.' Success will be based on new technologies, like genomic and real-time data, as institutions move toward community-based models.
Businesspeople
By Skip Snow 06:17 am December 09, 2015
Terri Steinberg, MD, is chief health information officer and vice president for population health informatics at Christiana Care. She was the CMIO of the organization until this year -- but says her new role helps better address the needs of those not within the health system.
Trophy
By Jessica Davis 10:53 am December 08, 2015
HealthNet, Indiana's largest federally-qualified health center, has been selected as a 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award recipient, while HIMSS Analytics has honored 76 Hattiesburg clinics in Mississippi for attaining Stage 7 on it Ambulatory EMRAM.
research
By Tom Sullivan 10:00 am December 08, 2015
SAP on Tuesday announced two new products for housing and analyzing clinical and genomics data. The tools are built on top of its HANA in-memory computing platform.
By Mike Miliard 09:48 am December 08, 2015
Carequality, a public-private collaborative working as part of the Sequoia Project (formerly known as Healtheway) to drive more efficient data exchange, has launched an interoperability framework it says will be useful to a diverse array stakeholders.
Winner
By Bernie Monegain 08:49 am December 08, 2015
Hearst Health and the Jefferson College of Population Health have a panel of judges selecting an organization or individual to receive a $100,000 cash award outstanding achievement in the field of population health management.
Piggy bank
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am December 07, 2015
MD Revolution has completed a $23 million financing round, co-led by Chicago-based Jump Capital and a leading global healthcare technology company.
doctor at computer
By Jessica Davis 10:21 am December 07, 2015
CMS announced the first mandatory test of shared-risk, outcomes-based payment model and the first initiative to make hospitals financially-responsible for patient recovery, 90-days after a knee or hip replacement surgery; it goes into effect April 2016.
population health
By Skip Snow 09:50 am December 07, 2015
John Showalter, MD, is chief health information officer at the University of Mississippi. He spoke to Healthcare IT News about the ways "dirty data" can still help with population health, the criticality of patient engagement and how analytics are "the antibiotics of our time."
Kaiser Permanente
By Bernie Monegain 02:18 pm December 04, 2015
Kaiser Permanente will acquire Seattle-based Group Health. Executives from both health systems, each known for early adoption of healthcare IT, announced their plans today.

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