Population Health

By Dean Koh 07:13 am November 06, 2018
The HIMSS AsiaPac 18 Conference in Brisbane officially started today with an opening plenary, Leadership Voices: Healthcare Anytime, Anywhere featuring five healthcare leaders and experts with experience from different parts of the globe.

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By Leontina Postelnicu 07:05 am November 05, 2018
Public Health England will bring together a group of experts to scale up the agency's work on "predictive prevention", enabling people to take greater control of their health and care through personalised advice and interventions, according to a new 
Fitness tracking device and app.
By Tom Sullivan 10:31 am October 19, 2018
The market is so flooded with competing products that many people have trouble even understanding what's available.
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am October 18, 2018
KLAS sees health system decision makers wanting vendors to give them needed functionalities: point of care access to PDMPs, specific clinical decision support and more.
Children's National Health System, Sheikh Zayed Campus

Children's National Health System, Sheikh Zayed Campus

By Bill Siwicki 04:50 pm October 08, 2018
This case study shows how care coordination software is helping Children's National Health System disseminate key discharge documents to the right subacute providers.
NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City

NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 04:28 pm October 08, 2018
The health system needed to broaden the reach of its telephonic interventions and improve uptake of its Epic patient portal. Data-fueled heat maps, homing in on patients' "ZNA," are helping improve outcomes.
My Health Direct app on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm October 05, 2018
This case study shows how the system connected more than 50,000 vulnerable patients with appointments, with 38 percent of those for the uninsured, by giving patients greater visibility into care options.
Keshana Owens-Cody
By Bill Siwicki 01:09 pm October 03, 2018
This case study shows how the Alliance for Better Health launched a referral network to help providers to ensure patients have access to housing, food, education, transportation and more.
princeton healthcare building in New Jersey

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By Bill Siwicki 04:37 pm September 28, 2018
A case study about how tech helped Princeton reduce inpatient utilization by 5 percent and decrease expenditures in post-acute care by 12 percent since it began with the MSSP program.
Boston Children's hospital

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By Mike Miliard 01:35 pm September 28, 2018
Boston Children’s Hospital and MedStar Health Research Institute will use the LEAP in Health IT funding to develop new interoperability applications for clinical workflow and pop health.

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