Population Health

Andy Slavitt meeting with lawmakers about rural populations

Andy Slavitt during a "listening session" with lawmakers about healthcare in April. Credit: Twitter

By Susan Morse 04:56 pm May 09, 2018
New partnership led by Andy Slavitt, Trevor Price and David Whelan plans to focus on innovation for the medically underserved.
Senate bill passes for behavior health
By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm May 09, 2018
The Improving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act now heads to the House, where there is similar bipartisan legislation.
Geisinger DNA sequencing
By Jessica Davis 09:38 am May 08, 2018
The Pennsylvania health system will launch a 1,000-patient pilot in six months with a systemwide rollout planned for the near future, said Geisinger President David Feinberg, MD.
Singapore health IT
By Bernie Monegain 04:11 pm May 04, 2018
The U.S.-based vendor aligned with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research to develop new digital imaging and other tools for the AsiaPac and American markets.
precision medicine

An autoradiograph used in researching genetics.

By Mike Miliard 09:41 am May 04, 2018
Douglas Reding, MD, chief medical officer at Ascension Wisconsin, explains the key tactics needed to achieve the value prospect of personalized care.
telehealth EHR workflows
By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm May 01, 2018
New version of the company's software aims to make it easier for acute care providers to order up virtual consults.
big data analytics healthcare

University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm April 30, 2018
University Health System in Texas is using analytics and marketing technology to better identify community needs.
Telehealth InTouch Health buys Reach Health

Credit: Google Street View

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm April 30, 2018
With the new acquisition, the virtual care company says it's building out its platform to better handle interoperability and data management continuity for small physicians practices and multi-hospital systems alike.
Epic EHR UNC Health

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:37 am April 27, 2018
Using the company's "Happy Together" tool, UNC was able to document 12 percent of A1c test completions and 8.1 percent of flu shot completions from external data sources.
epic EHR

Cape Fear Valley Health in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:12 pm April 26, 2018
By replacing two Cerner systems, the North Carolina health system aims for a broader view, helping its physicians, nurses and IT staff work more collaboratively to serve patients with what it described as a comprehensive health record.

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