Accountable Care

Health systems upping investments in remote patient monitoring
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 04, 2019
Smartphones and tablets are among the mobile technologies in focus, which can be combined with telehealth video conferencing and healthcare wearables, as well as the deployment of electronic health record-based patient portals.
CMS names 25 innovators advancing in AI Health Outcomes Challenge
By Mike Miliard 02:45 pm November 01, 2019
The more than two-dozen participants chosen to move on to Stage 1 of the challenge include Accenture, Geisinger, IBM, Mayo Clinic, Merck, Northrop Grumman and others.
LCMC Health uses pop health tech to attack value-based care head on
By Bill Siwicki 01:34 pm October 28, 2019
Among other successes, the health system surpassed its first-year revenue goals ($3.6 million versus $3.1 million) through a combination of quality improvements and shared savings.
By Mike Miliard 01:16 pm October 28, 2019
As the most recent health IT vendor to partner with a rideshare company, Cerner will embed access to Uber's non-emergency transport within the EHR workflow.

(L-R): John Halamka, Mike Baird, Lyle Berkowitz, John Korangy and Roy Schoenberg at the recent Connected Health Conference

By Mike Miliard 11:43 am October 25, 2019
Longtime telemedicine pioneers from the provider and vendor sides see a near-term future of more efficient care, and describe a longer-term view of "virtualist centers in what were formerly known as hospitals."
By Nathan Eddy 11:16 am October 23, 2019
A new report from EY shows how health systems need to embrace AI, social, mobile, analytics, cloud and sensor technologies to unlock the potential of their data.
ACO integrates decision support with its EHR to improve pop health efforts
By Bill Siwicki 12:20 pm October 18, 2019
The decision support tool brings holistic data to the clinical team via predictive analytic modeling, while also automating all the data points to help clinicians make optimal interventions.
Google hires former Karen DeSalvo as chief health officer

The former National Coordinator will pioneer the new role at the tech giant, which has signed on several high-profile healthcare leaders as it sets its sights on the market.

By Mike Miliard 11:21 am October 18, 2019
For its most recent big healthcare hire, Google has recruited former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Karen DeSalvo to serve as its first chief health officer.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:24 pm October 16, 2019
On average, physician-led ACOs produced almost 7 times the amount of Medicare savings per beneficiary than hospital-led ACOs.

(Photo: TGH.org)

By Nathan Eddy 11:44 am October 16, 2019
OnMed's stations offer high definition video and audio capabilities, which allow for real-time consultations with a doctor or advanced practice provider.

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