Population Health

HHS
By Tom Sullivan 08:07 am May 29, 2015
The Former Robert Wood Johnson entrepreneur and Pew researcher already has some big ideas for what she'll do at Health and Human Services.
CPT Code 99490
By Tom Sullivan 09:41 am May 27, 2015
Could chronic care management be the new meaningful use? Some entrepreneurs see even greater financial incentives on the immediate horizon.
Cancer
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am May 26, 2015
Oncology focused health IT companies Varian Medical Systems and Flatiron Health have forged an alliance aimed at eradicating cancer sooner rather than later.
Network
By Tom Sullivan 08:09 am May 26, 2015
There are as many definitions for the phrase as there are people willing to address the question. But within those are some common characteristics that can be boiled down for further understanding.
Hunterdon Healthcare System
By Mike Miliard 11:18 am May 22, 2015
At Hunterdon Healthcare System, patient engagement is an all-hands-on-deck project, says its chief medical information officer. A new engagement tool will help clinicians get better insight into patients as they move across care settings, he says.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
By Erin McCann 04:33 pm May 20, 2015
Chicago's Advocate Health Care has 13 hospitals and one of the largest accountable care organizations in the U.S. With population health management at the center of ACO success, it is well acquainted with using analytics for quality improvement.
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am May 20, 2015
As it aims to broaden its predictive analytics and personalized health capabilities, Welltok, developer of the CaféWell health optimization platform, has acquired Burlington, Mass.-based Predilytics.
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am May 20, 2015
As the healthcare industry moves toward a more precise definition of its biggest new buzzword, providers and payers are facing some serious technical and political challenges as they embrace population health management.
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By Skip Snow 10:19 am May 19, 2015
Dick Daniels, who took the reins as Kaiser Permanente's executive vice president and chief information officer this February, explains how IT is a principle means by which KP's institutional goals are met.
Doctor with patient and family
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am May 14, 2015
The market for technology aimed at closing gaps in patient care is set for big growth in the next five years, as vendors aim to "smooth the pain points associated with transitioning from fee-for-service."