Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:29 am August 31, 2016
A deep dive the features healthcare organizations need, obstacles to avoid, and insights from executives who have already made the move to population health management. 
Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:23 am August 31, 2016
Healthcare IT News reviews software designed to provide actionable intelligence from Caradigm, Enli, Forward Health, Medicision, Medicity, Transcend Insights, WellCentive and ZeOmega.
Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am August 31, 2016
Health IT managers who have installed population health platforms in their organizations advise that you pay careful attention to these features before buying.
Precision medicine momentum HIMSS

HIMSS Analytics Director of Research Brendan FitzGerald said that precision medicine tools are being implemented throughout healthcare which is helping to bring the industry closer to more specific treatments for certain diseases. 

By Jessica Davis 10:46 am August 31, 2016
As hospitals shift into patient risk assessment from disease prevention, the need for precision medicine will expand in the marketplace, HIMSS Analytics 2016 Essentials Brief: Precision Medicine Study found.
NIH Hopkins FSU Zika
By Jessica Davis 10:18 am August 31, 2016
The research team found two groups that can stop the virus from replicating and protect fetal brain cells.
HHS opioid crisis

CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, said that states are on the frontline in preventing prescription opioid overdoses.

By Bernie Monegain 09:15 am August 31, 2016
The money will help states improve data collection and analysis to better understand how to prevent opioid abuse, curb deaths and treat addiction.
Affordable Care Act disparities
By Jack McCarthy 08:55 am August 31, 2016
The progress Obamacare has made so far is encouraging, but access problems remain, particularly among low-income Hispanics and African-Americans, researchers said. 
EpiPen Mylan half price
By Jeff Lagasse 02:36 pm August 30, 2016
The new option is "an extraordinary commercial response" following rising backlash from the public and lawmakers, according to Mylan CEO Heather Bresch.
Cerner 3M population health

JaeLynn WIlliams, President of 3M Health Information Systems, said the combined software can enable individual clinicians to work as a team. 

By Mike Miliard 11:07 am August 30, 2016
The companies said that Cerner’s HealtheIntent platform will use 3M's grouping methodology to help customers manage both care and costs.
Hillary Clinton telehealth

Hillary Clinton promised to adjust payment systems to reimburse doctors and hospitals for telepyschiatry and other telemedicine services. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:50 am August 30, 2016
Clinton promises to adjust payment systems for telepsychiatry and other services, increase funding for research into brain science and PTSD, and to study suicide prevention.

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