Analytics

By Mike Miliard 12:44 pm December 17, 2019
Thrive, which develops tools to incorporating earlier cancer detection into routine clinical workflows, will now gain access to five years of BCBS claims data to help innovate its approaches.
By Nathan Eddy 11:50 am December 16, 2019
A new KLAS report explores how pop health platforms are being used specifically for care management, and shows how various vendors' tools are able to support care managers' work.
By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm December 12, 2019
The enterprise-wide effort, which comes as part of the Boston health system's larger five-year strategic plan and rebranding, is aimed at improving patient experience.
Homegrown IT saves Parkland $17 million in prevented adverse drug events

The Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation in Dallas.

By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm December 12, 2019
During its two years of implementation at the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, the PARADE technology has screened more than 87,000 patients, with 8,731 high-risk patients identified.
Forward-looking providers making strides with AI in 2019
By Bill Siwicki 01:48 pm December 11, 2019
Most healthcare provider organizations have yet to dip their toes into artificial intelligence. But some are using AI to reap rewards in everything from checking symptoms to diagnosing lung nodules.
By Nathan Eddy 03:52 pm December 06, 2019
"There is great promise in using algorithms to sort patients and target care to those most in need," said Sens. Cory Booker and Ron Wyden in letters to CMS, FTC and others. "However, these systems are not immune to the problem of bias."
VA establishes new National Artificial Intelligence Institute
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am December 06, 2019
NAII will work with veterans and partners across federal agencies, the private sector and academia to prioritize AI research and development for better health.
By Mike Miliard 10:30 am December 04, 2019
The longtime CIO and health IT evangelist will leave Boston's Beth Israel Lahey Health to lead digital health strategy at the Rochester, Minnesota, academic medical center.
Cerner expands AWS relationship with new machine learning initiatives
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 03, 2019
At Amazon Web Services re:Invent, CEO Brent Shafer said Cerner aims to migrate its core applications to AWS – and is working with it on AI projects focused on readmissions and clinician burnout.
With pop health analytics, Bridges Health Partners MSSP ACO saves $8 million in first year
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm December 02, 2019
The health system used its new population health tools to better manage patient care, ER use, pre-visit planning and value-based care.

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