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population health shared risk
By Susan Morse 01:47 pm January 26, 2017
In the new world of shared-risk, some situations call for creative ways to treat patients that hospitals cannot code for but still yield cost-savings.
Hearst Health Prize population
By Bernie Monegain 01:16 pm January 26, 2017
Contenders set their sights on strokes, maternal care and mental health.

Brian Jacobs, MD, vice president, CMIO and CIO of Children’s National Health System

By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am January 26, 2017
Children's National Health System will roll out Millennium Revenue Cycle, a Cerner suite of RCM technology that will be integrated with the health system's existing Cerner EHR and scheduling platform.
Intermountain Precision Genomics gene
By Bernie Monegain 10:04 am January 26, 2017
The network adds 62 genes to its ongoing efforts for late stage cancer patients.
risk adjust Triple Aim
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:50 am January 26, 2017
Both objective and intuitive elements must be considered to paint the truest picture of a patient’s needs and calculate their risk, expert says.

Samir Manjure, CEO and co-founder of KenSci

By Bernie Monegain 03:47 pm January 25, 2017
Seattle-based KenSci has raised $8.5 million in its first round of funding. It plans to use the capital to further develop its data and machine learning platform and expand its operations.
Children's Mercy cloud at-risk

Children's Mercy director of informatics Richard Stroup said that the hosptial now offers a multi-tennant cloud service that outside healthcare organizations, regardless of location, can use. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 25, 2017
After a successful year-long telemedicine program, Children’s Mercy informatics director Richard Stroup seized the opportunity to open the cloud-based app up to other hospitals. Seattle Children’s is already using it and Cincinnati is next.
Intersystems population Clinical Architecture

Joe DeSantis of InterSystems and Stephanie Broderick of Clinical Architecture. 

By Bernie Monegain 11:37 am January 25, 2017
The companies will couple patient-specific analytics with the clinigraphic interface to give clinicians access to better decision-making data at the point of care.
Gates Foundation population health
By Jessica Davis 11:08 am January 25, 2017
The grant will be awarded over the next decade and will help expand the UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation as a global population health hub.
Regenstrief open source DeDupIT

Brian Dixon, of the Regenstrief Institute, said that tools to manage the flow of patient data are critical as health information exchanges continues gaining steam. 

By Diana Manos 10:06 am January 25, 2017
Brian Dixon highlights the promise of DeDupIT for consolidating CDAs by removing duplicate records then producing a single document. 

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