Population Health

Man holding up hand
By Mike Miliard 10:17 pm November 18, 2015
As many hospitals pivot toward more advanced technologies to enable care coordination and population health management, a study in Health Affairs suggests that basic EHR adoption is not quite as widespread as some may assume.
Road
By Jessica Davis 11:01 am November 18, 2015
As they look to population health management, nearly two-thirds of hospitals and healthcare systems and have adopted remote patient monitoring and analytics into their care processes, but there's a long journey ahead before many get their strategies down.
putting puzzle pieces together
By Mike Miliard 10:58 am November 17, 2015
HealthMyne, a Madison, Wis.-based radiology startup, is working with nearby Epic Systems and UW Health to integrate its informatics platform with electronic health record data.
Roadblock
By Jessica Davis 10:38 am November 17, 2015
Nine out of 10 physicians would use telehealth if they were properly reimbursed, according to a new survey conducted by Anthem and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Chanin Wendling
By Jessica Davis 10:16 am November 16, 2015
Geisinger Health System made waves this past week by announcing it will offer refunds for 'dissatisfied' surgery patients. Chanin Wendling, Geisinger's director of eHealth, talks about the technology underpinning the project and the population health strategy behind it.
University of Mississippi Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 04:37 pm November 12, 2015
Intel-GE Care Innovations, which connects the care continuum to the home, has announced it will extend its collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center to take on chronic illness in southeastern U.S.
patient in exam room
By Jessica Davis 05:17 am November 12, 2015
In a novel initiative, Geisinger Health System is launching a refund program for patients not met with "kindness and compassion," President and CEO David T. Feinberg, MD, announced this week.
Calculator and spreadsheet
By Bernie Monegain 10:03 am November 11, 2015
A telling sign that Health Catalyst is gearing up for an IPO is the announcement today that Jack Kane (John A. Kane) is joining the board of the data warehousing and analytics and outcomes company.
architectural drawing
By Skip Snow 09:25 am November 11, 2015
Epic President Carl Dvorak wrote much of the original code in the system and made some of the enduring architectural decisions empowering its growth. With the company since 1987, he is often referred to as the technology brains of the organization.
Christopher Walsh, MD, chief of genetics at Boston Children's Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am November 10, 2015
IBM Watson and Boston Children's Hospital are taking on rare children's diseases that are hard to diagnose and treat. First up is a rare form of kidney disease.

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