Population Health

New York University Langone Medical Center
By Tom Sullivan 07:59 am October 30, 2015
Academic medical centers are already establishing learning health networks that provide a sneak peek into what a national system might one day resemble.
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 10:50 am October 29, 2015
Hospitals are continuing to make big investments in technology as they recognize the need to effectively manage population health, according to C-suite execs polled for Premier's Fall 2015 Economic Outlook survey.
Digital caduceus
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 01:58 pm October 28, 2015
A few months back, our columnist shared her struggle to obtain electronic copies of her and her daughter's health data. Overall, the results were disappointing. Unfortunately, some apps notwithstanding, they mostly still are.
Hospital safety
By Bernie Monegain 08:57 am October 28, 2015
As it does twice a year, hospital safety watchdog The Leapfrog Group shines its light on the good, the bad and the ugly of hospital safety with a letter grade. What it shows is sluggish improvement, even as 133 hospitals maintain an A grade.
Typing on laptop
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am October 27, 2015
Portals and personal health records have been touted as ways to spur better patient engagement and set the stage for improved outcomes. But a new study shows they often aren't used at all by the very people who may need them most.
Spotlight on stage
By Bernie Monegain 10:23 am October 27, 2015
Truman Medical Centers and Cerner, both Kansas City-based healthcare giants, have launched a strategic partnership with the goal of transforming healthcare -- not only in Kansas City but around the world.
Capitol Hill
By Mike Miliard 10:09 am October 27, 2015
Nearly 200 medical associations, providers and other healthcare groups have implored the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to preserve support for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which has been threatened with defunding.
Lightbulbs
By Jessica Davis 11:00 am October 23, 2015
Many hospital executives are still ill-prepared for the drastic technological innovations happening across healthcare, and many organizations are actively seeking a different kind of C-suite to handle the change.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
By Susan Morse 10:24 am October 22, 2015
Recognizing that its participation had become "unsustainable from a financial point of view," Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is leaving CMS' Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program after more than $3 million in losses.
Discussion
By Kaiser Health News 09:31 am October 22, 2015
Three years in, the ACO program has many success stories, but it's not yet saving Medicare money. Is it working? Several experts from across healthcare weigh in with their thoughts.

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