Population Health

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.
A woman looking at her phone
By Kat Jercich 03:18 pm October 12, 2020
The tool is aimed at allowing users to share their verified health status without exposing the data used to generate it.
healthcare provision, COVID-19, NHS
By 04:54 am October 12, 2020
A poll of 2,000 UK adults has revealed the challenges healthcare faces. Mark Davies, chief medical officer (Europe) of IBM Corporation and Watson Health believes a three-stage strategy could help clear the NHS backlog and build operational resilience.
Doctor at computer
By Kat Jercich 01:29 pm October 09, 2020
Even after the pandemic, patients will be unwilling to return to the less-streamlined status quo, says Clive Smith.
Patient filling out form on a clipboard
By Kat Jercich 03:52 pm October 08, 2020
In a virtual town hall Thursday, policy experts weighed in on pivotal healthcare issues in the upcoming election, including the Affordable Care Act.
Donald Trump in a mask

Win McNamee, Getty

By Kat Jercich 11:05 am October 08, 2020
The medical journal, which has never before weighed in on a presidential race, called for current political leaders to be voted out of office.
Lyft logo
By Kat Jercich 09:00 am October 08, 2020
The partnership marks another foray for the ride-sharing app into the healthcare sphere, and offers another way for providers to help address patients' social determinants of health.
health insurance, billing

Credit: Diagnosis Related Group system

By Ahmed El Sherif 02:03 am October 08, 2020
The transfer of the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system for health insurance to all public and private hospitals across the emirate has been completed.
NYU Langone building
By Kat Jercich 02:24 pm October 07, 2020
The machine learning model, which has been shown to have up to 90% precision, may help clinicians to determine which patients can be sent home safely.