Population Health

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By Karen Handmaker 02:56 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.
By Tom Sullivan 07:01 am November 02, 2015
On Jan. 1, 2015 hospitals became eligible for reimbursement when treating patients with two or more chronic conditions.
Meridian Health System
By Tom Sullivan 03:40 am November 02, 2015
The IT department at Meridian Health System is two blocks from its academic medical center -- a geographical layout that makes apparent the direct impact its technology work has on clinicians and consumers alike.
Roper St. Francis
By John Andrews 03:09 am November 02, 2015
There's an old adage that states, "If you want something done, give it to a busy person." If that's the case, then send all requests to Melinda Cardell in care of Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston, S.C.
Agnesian HealthCare
By John Andrews 02:59 am November 02, 2015
Because they deal with machinery and software, the IT department isn't typically considered to be part of a hospital's patient care team. But don't tell that to Nancy Birschbach, vice president and chief information officer for Agnesian HealthCare in Fond du Lac, Wis.
United Regional Health Care System
By Eric Wicklund 02:45 am November 02, 2015
At the United Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls, Texas, IT is too big for just one department.
Trinitas Regional Medical Center
By Jeff Rowe 02:42 am November 02, 2015
Did you ever get asked to do a job but not be told why? Well, that wouldn't happen at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, in Elizabeth, N.J.
Fort Memorial Hospital
By Jack McCarthy 10:58 pm November 01, 2015
Fort Memorial Hospital, in Fort Atkinson, Wis., is achieving efficiencies and improvements in its IT development by looking to an IT outsource leader. The hospital uses the services of Cerner Corp., a global supplier of health information technology.
People running
By Jessica Davis 10:23 am October 30, 2015
At the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston next week, one expert will help "de-mystify the buzz" around big data, offering tips and tools for turning analytics into better population health.
Syringe
By Bernie Monegain 08:30 am October 30, 2015
Topping the list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2016 are new, faster methods of creating vaccines, a process for rewriting genetic code, and a water purification system for the developing world.

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