Population Health

By Kat Jercich 04:35 pm July 23, 2020
Though hopes were high, experts say a lack of high-quality data meant models were both underwhelming and "anti-constructive."
By Kat Jercich 12:31 pm July 23, 2020
The House bill, introduced last week, would eliminate most geographic and originating site restrictions on the use of telehealth in Medicare, a broadly popular provision.
By Sara Mageit 09:59 am July 23, 2020
An interview with Professor Mahmood Adil, medical director of Public Health Scotland and clinical data & digital lead at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, who will be speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event.
By Dean Koh 03:29 am July 23, 2020
The new HIMSS Digital Health Indicator is a new way of thinking about system-wide insights into digital maturity, said Tim Kelsey, SVP, HIMSS Analytics International. 

Dr. Jignesh Y. Sheth entering a military-grade, negative-pressure, infection-control tent that was used at the Mid Valley Practice of the Wright Center for Community Health.

By Bill Siwicki 02:37 pm July 22, 2020
The healthcare organization is using a $630,000 FCC award to get telemedicine into the home, including with remote patient-monitoring devices.
By Kat Jercich 01:31 pm July 22, 2020
Many health systems had just two days to expand or overhaul their COVID-19 patient-data-reporting practices, according to leaders from more than 10 state hospital associations.
By Mike Miliard 10:14 am July 22, 2020
Vendor members, including Cisco, doc.ai, Geometer, IBM, NearForm, Tencent and VMware, will work together to advance global projects focused on COVID-19 and population health.
By Kat Jercich 02:46 pm July 21, 2020
A Missouri Hospital Association representative says that closed hospitals are listed as not reporting COVID-19 patient data for that state, potentially skewing totals.
By Roy Chiang 10:32 pm July 20, 2020
The COVID-19 global crisis has undoubtedly brought about huge changes in healthcare systems all over the world. One of the major impacts which it had would be its role in serving as an impetus to accelerate the digital transformation of healthcare globally.

The letter was addressed to Vice President Mike Pence, Dr. Deborah Birx and HHS Secretary Alex Azar. (Alex Wong, Getty)

By Kat Jercich 04:31 pm July 20, 2020
The public health, research, medical, science and legal organizations all voiced concerns about data availability and transparency under the new process, which instructs hospitals to bypass the CDC and report directly to HHS.