Population Health

By Mike Miliard 03:07 pm October 14, 2019
The pioneering CIO and longtime health IT evangelist, now Harvard's globe-trotting International Healthcare Innovation Professor, talks about what's next in emerging trends – and offers travel tips learned from 400,000 air miles each year.
By Bill Siwicki 11:40 am October 11, 2019
Margaret Laws, president and CEO of the social innovation lab, offers a preview of her keynote address at the upcoming HIMSS Connected Health Conference, discussing the kinds of tools these young people want – and healthcare organizations would be wise to adopt.
By Susan Morse 03:40 pm October 07, 2019
Members are given financial and other rewards for participating.
By Mike Miliard 03:01 pm October 07, 2019
At the Connected Health Conference in Boston next week, the patient advocacy group celebrates a decade spent changing the conversation about how technology-enabled care is delivered.
Atrium Health merges SDOH data into its Cerner EHR to improve care, trim costs

Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:37 pm October 07, 2019
The North Carolina health system expects to see a decrease in emergency department utilization and readmission rates.
By Nathan Eddy 10:37 am October 04, 2019
The integration between Cerner's HealtheIntent and i2i’s analytics products will offer clients a broader set of pop health management capabilities, the companies say, enabling more data-driven insights for Medicaid populations.
How SDOH will influence the next wave of health tech startups
By Bill Siwicki 01:13 pm September 30, 2019
The industry already has seen some startups working with social determinants of health. Their number will only increase as healthcare moves to value-based care and needs more data.
Nurse caring for elderly patient
By Susan Morse 05:26 pm September 27, 2019
Medicaid serves the population most adversely impacted by the social determinants of health.

An community board greets visitors in the waiting room of Massachusetts General Hospital's Transgender Health Clinic. (Photo by Jonah Comstock)

By Jonah Comstock 04:39 pm September 27, 2019
Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital is one of many across the country adding sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) information to its clinical systems.
Connected 'smart' communities will be a key part of 21st century healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:53 pm September 27, 2019
During National Health IT Week, three experts put the focus on how digital technologies and smart care approaches are already transforming population health and helping address social determinants.

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