Population Health

Woman in front of laptop
By Kat Jercich 12:20 pm October 21, 2020
Mental telehealth visits for men are up 79% since January, the telemedicine provider reports, with rates for women not far behind.
A man in a mask looking out the window
By Kat Jercich 03:28 pm October 19, 2020
Experts at a recent HIMSS Global Health Equity Week webinar say that technology can play a role in bridging the care gap, but it can also be used in a harmful context.
Cambridge university hospitals, emram

Credit: CUH

By Tammy Lovell 12:07 pm October 19, 2020
The trust is the first in the UK to be validated at the highest level for its EMR capabilities. 
Allscripts trade show booth display
By Kat Jercich 11:54 am October 19, 2020
The company says its name is too similar to its CarePort Health subsidiary, and is "highly likely to cause confusion."
NHS, COVID-19, contact tracing, mental health

Credit: North Tees and Hartlepool NHS FT

By Sara Mageit 11:41 am October 16, 2020
Also, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS FT to save quarter of a million pounds through e-Observations.
Telemedicine via tablet
By Kat Jercich 10:36 am October 16, 2020
 Clinicians, vendors and telehealth advocates stress the importance of virtual services in expanding access to care – and noted the ways it still needs to improve. 
RWJBarnabas Health building
By Mallory Hackett 10:23 am October 16, 2020
The program is set to begin piloting at select sites in the RWJBarnabas system by completing social determinants of health screenings for patients.
Aletha Maybank, Ivor Horn and Ian Tong

Drs. Aletha Maybank, Ivor B. Horn and Ian Tong

By Kat Jercich 12:40 pm October 15, 2020
Although "technology can be a great equalizer," it can also be used to further inequities, said panelists at HLTH VRTL 2020.
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota
By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm October 13, 2020
Mayo Clinic Platform President Dr. John Halamka explains how a new digital health tool can be applied through the "five stages" of the COVID-19 pandemic by enabling on-demand testing, tracking of lab results and proof of vaccine administration.
Cerner CEO Brent Shafer speaks at the virtual Cerner Health Conference 2020

Cerner CEO Brent Shafer speaks at the virtual Cerner Health Conference 2020

By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm October 13, 2020
At the Cerner Health Conference, CEO Brent Shafer said COVID-19 has "inspired a burst of innovation," with hundreds of patents and faster progress for a wider array of technologies moving from concept to general availability.