Population Health

Dell goes public again

From left: Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson, Michael Dell of Dell Technologies, Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical and White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner talking at the White House in 2017. Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Mike Miliard 01:26 pm July 03, 2018
After an eventful few years in which it was taken private, made the biggest tech acquisition in history and retooled itself for the new century, Dell is expected to return to the market in a $21.7 billion deal next week.
next-generation population health tools like health mobile apps
By Bill Siwicki 08:45 am June 25, 2018
Experts share insights about where pop health technology and tools are headed in the immediate future.
CMS unveils new Data Element Library
By Mike Miliard 01:43 pm June 21, 2018
The database will help EHR vendors incorporate health IT standards to smooth the exchange of patient information across care settings.
Healthcare analytics discussed at HIMSS Big Data and Analytics event in San Francisco in June 2018
By Mike Miliard 08:46 am June 19, 2018
The HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum showed that, even if healthcare still lags behind other industries in analytics prowess, it can (and probably will) make up a lot of ground in a short time.
Community Care of North Carolina deploys pop health platform to transform community care

Credit: Facebook

By Bill Siwicki 04:19 pm June 18, 2018
By taking a more patient-centered approach, CCNC crafted a more proactive care management strategy.
House Committee increases NIH funds, cuts ONC by 29%
By Bernie Monegain 12:43 pm June 15, 2018
Congress funding for medical research programs to fight the opioid epidemic, and a boost for healthcare IT.
New York's Healthix HIE sending clinical info alerts without patient consent

An Intersystems presentation about how it works with Healthix Essential Alerts. Credit: YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm June 13, 2018
It doesn’t need express written consent to use the technology for “essential” alerts, the HIE’s CEO explains, and the result is better care.
Next gen quality and safety for healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 10:25 am June 11, 2018
In the future, patients will have more access to their own data and more communication channels with their extended care team.
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By Leidos 09:53 am May 31, 2018
Jonathan Scholl, president of Leidos Health advises CIOs to ask and answer three key questions.
Text-based tool reduces patient no-shows
By Bill Siwicki 09:43 am May 31, 2018
Riverside Medical Clinic's no-show rate was 10 percent just after the platform go-live – it was 3 percent just a month later, clearly suggesting a patient preference for texting over phone calls.

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