Population Health

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:15 pm March 20, 2019
With increasing buzz around population health and social determinants of health, those two forces are poised to change philosophies around care delivery and how a hospital or health system works to keep the surrounding community healthy.
By Mike Miliard 02:05 pm March 20, 2019
The CEO of the Alliance for Better Health and former deputy national coordinator talks EHR and interoperability challenges, the need for ROI, physicians' changing roles and why "social determinants" might not be the right term.
Telemedicine consultation.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:14 am March 19, 2019
Until November, reimbursement for remote patient monitoring services was a gray area for providers, but the picture is becoming clear.
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am March 19, 2019
The company will help the academic medical center build out its Medicare Advantage plan, as well as developing new AI-powered diagnostics, clinical pathways and more.
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm March 18, 2019
A new survey with the HealthCare Executive Group sees trends such as consumerism and social determinants forcing providers and payers to fundamentally rethink how care is delivered and reimbursed.
Partners HealthCare
By Nathan Eddy 10:49 am March 18, 2019
Using the Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool will create better access to prescription data for clinicians at Partners.  
Senior using telemedicine blood pressure cuff.
By Jonah Comstock 02:10 pm March 15, 2019
The program uses a mix of home visits and telehealth technologies to bring more services to the home.
Aging and the silver tsunami
By Tom Sullivan 09:17 am March 15, 2019
The aging population is not only poised to swell but Baby Boomers are bringing tech chops and consumerism-era demands that health systems will be smart to embrace.
By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm March 14, 2019
The research firm's big takeaway from Orlando this past month: Newly empowered patients and the proliferation of data they bring will boost the business case for exchange – and have "cascading effects" for cloud, AI and more.
By Deirdre Fulton 10:19 am March 13, 2019
Despite its clear potential to improve access to high-quality care in underserved communities, telehealth is underutilized by safety-net providers due to a range of barriers, according to a new report from the RAND Corpo

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