Population Health

intersystems EHR booth at HIMSS

Intersystems booth at HIMSS18.

By Lynne Minion 11:10 am August 13, 2018
The digitization initiative in the remote and rural Northern Territory is implementing InterSystems technology to improve quality and access for the area's underserved population.
Dell Medical School builds data hub

Credit: Dell Medical School on Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm August 07, 2018
The new initiative will help researchers streamline their analytics efforts and connect them with other resources at UT Austin that could help improve clinical practice and public health.
young girls on social media
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:13 am August 07, 2018
NHS officials In the UK said that social media platforms can have an “insidious grip” on people’s lives and companies such as Facebook have to face up to their responsibilities.
doctors discussing risk science at computer screen
By John Supra and Shrujan Amin 10:53 am August 06, 2018
Risk science is an emerging requirement for value-based care and population health programs.
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm August 03, 2018
Rival EHR vendors have differing plans for 2018, with Allscripts diversifying its product portfolio and Cerner focusing on two landmark EHR modernizations that could have industry-wide gravitational pull.
doctors meeting and sharing data in a hospital
By Mike Miliard 02:10 pm August 02, 2018
The informatics group says a nationwide commitment to an improved digital infrastructure and data literacy across the workforce will lead to better health.
Virginia links all of its ERs to improve care, trim costs

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam with Bruce Lo, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 03:00 pm July 31, 2018
The ability to view information on a patient's 10 previous ED visits across different health systems saved on unneeded imaging tests and prevented the prescription of narcotics, one physician said.
Chesapeake Regional uses big data and analytics to screen smokers for lung cancer

Credit: Twitter

By Bill Siwicki 03:12 pm July 27, 2018
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare sought to motivate smokers to get screened and used cloud-based analytics and marketing technology to successfully target them.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Ed Marx speaking at the Big Data and Analytics Forum in San Francisco in May. 

By Mike Miliard 10:29 am July 27, 2018
Information governance best practices, effective pop health management strategies, artificial intelligence and precision medicine all get a close-up look this October.
nerve regeneration tech
By Bernie Monegain 02:12 pm July 26, 2018
The new technology, pioneered by researchers at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, could improve the lives of millions of spinal cord injury patients.

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