Population Health

By Nathan Eddy 11:38 am December 11, 2019
It's part of the VA's Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations, or ATLAS, initiative, which will provide clinical services including primary care, mental health and social work.
Care collaboration tech helps hospital reduce unnecessary psychiatric ED visits by 78%

Sturdy Memorial Hospital in southeast Massachusetts.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am December 10, 2019
Sturdy Memorial Hospital accomplished this by contacting the right case manager when a behavioral health patient presented at the ED, coordinating with case managers, and transitioning the patient to appropriate care in an outpatient setting.
VA establishes new National Artificial Intelligence Institute
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am December 06, 2019
NAII will work with veterans and partners across federal agencies, the private sector and academia to prioritize AI research and development for better health.
Northwell Health deploys chatbot to reduce colonoscopy no-shows
By Mike Miliard 04:21 pm December 05, 2019
The conversational AI technology, based on Conversa Health’s automated platform, can help inform and calm apprehensions about the invasive procedure, and reduce appointment cancellations.
With pop health analytics, Bridges Health Partners MSSP ACO saves $8 million in first year
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm December 02, 2019
The health system used its new population health tools to better manage patient care, ER use, pre-visit planning and value-based care.
By Nathan Eddy 12:26 pm November 27, 2019
The center will use precision genomics to discover, address and treat genetic diseases, many of which affect infants and children and can cause life-long disability.
By Bill Siwicki 10:36 am November 27, 2019
The Arizona health system's tech-driven pilot effort has resulted in a 21.6% average reduction in A1c, and 83% of patients report an increase in confidence to self-manage their diabetes.
By Bill Siwicki 01:21 pm November 26, 2019
At Integris Health, billing and analytics technology is responsible for measurable rises in patients' perceptions of the financial experience – helping them set up payment plans, make payments, register for self-service and sign up for text alerts.

Credit: Amgen China

By Dean Koh 02:00 am November 26, 2019
The program aims to develop a high-quality and efficient health service system through the study of the key topics of China's health service system in the context of the country's aging population.
VA sees a surge in veterans' use of telehealth services
By Nathan Eddy 12:53 pm November 25, 2019
More than 900,000 veterans used the agency's virtual care in 2019, with their use of the VA's Video Connect app up 235% in the same period.

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