Population Health

By Kat Jercich 03:25 pm June 01, 2020
  Although telemedicine can be a way to fill gaps in access to healthcare providers, policymakers should ensure vulnerable people aren't left behind, says a new UCLA report.  
By Jeff Lagasse 05:36 pm May 28, 2020
Predictive analytics and natural language processing have helped the system improve readmission, utilization and quality metrics.
By Mike Miliard 02:39 pm May 28, 2020
Built on Google Cloud, the platform is meant to help healthcare organizations and government agencies share data and best practices about treatments and reopening strategies.
By Nathan Eddy 12:38 pm May 28, 2020
The university's COVID-19 telemedicine clinic plans to apply machine learning algorithms to data from patients' vital signs, health behavior and self-reported symptoms.
People being served food from a buffet.
By Dave Muoio 04:29 pm May 27, 2020
Executives from SDOH technology platforms say they anticipate more public-healthcare funding to support social services infrastructure in the coming years.  
By Kat Jercich 02:12 pm May 27, 2020
UPIC Health CEO Mary Tucker says she hopes to partner with community hospitals in the future.
By Kat Jercich 09:14 am May 27, 2020
Hospitals are having a hard time reporting data to public health agencies, according to a new JAMIA study, which finds patchwork data sharing, "often occurring via fax or phone."
By Joseph Goedert 10:34 am May 26, 2020
The Mayo clinician leading the expanded access program describes how it's managing the task of plasma collection, with hopes that COVID-19 antibodies can help other patients fight off the disease.
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm May 22, 2020
Working Well, designed to support evolving clinical protocols, enables contact tracing and can be configured to organizations' own specific back-to-work needs.
By Kat Jercich 02:49 pm May 22, 2020
Rapid opioid withdrawal can present severe symptoms in patients, but effective drawing down of dosage often presents a challenge for clinicians. 

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