Population Health

By Tammy Lovell 11:58 am October 31, 2019
Graphnet awarded contract to link NHS and local government organisations in the area.
LCMC Health uses pop health tech to attack value-based care head on
By Bill Siwicki 01:34 pm October 28, 2019
Among other successes, the health system surpassed its first-year revenue goals ($3.6 million versus $3.1 million) through a combination of quality improvements and shared savings.
By Mike Miliard 01:16 pm October 28, 2019
As the most recent health IT vendor to partner with a rideshare company, Cerner will embed access to Uber's non-emergency transport within the EHR workflow.

(L-R): John Halamka, Mike Baird, Lyle Berkowitz, John Korangy and Roy Schoenberg at the recent Connected Health Conference

By Mike Miliard 11:43 am October 25, 2019
Longtime telemedicine pioneers from the provider and vendor sides see a near-term future of more efficient care, and describe a longer-term view of "virtualist centers in what were formerly known as hospitals."
Jefferson Health combines genomics, population health to enhance employee wellness

Jefferson Health.

By Bill Siwicki 11:38 am October 24, 2019
More than 30% of the health system’s employees have signed up for a precision medicine program that helps get predictive genomics data straight to frontline caregivers.
Group of hands together
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:13 pm October 22, 2019
Industry players examined the intersection of sex, tech, health and pleasure at the Giant Health event in London last week.
By Nathan Eddy 11:44 am October 22, 2019
More than half of those surveyed say online tools have helped improve their relationship with their primary care provider, with growing appetite for online chat and diagnosis tools.
By Mike Miliard 04:05 pm October 21, 2019
eHI's collaborative includes Humana, United HealthCare, American Hospital Association and others who are working to encourage use of existing ICD-10-CM Z codes and develop new ones.
ACO integrates decision support with its EHR to improve pop health efforts
By Bill Siwicki 12:20 pm October 18, 2019
The decision support tool brings holistic data to the clinical team via predictive analytic modeling, while also automating all the data points to help clinicians make optimal interventions.
Google hires former Karen DeSalvo as chief health officer

The former National Coordinator will pioneer the new role at the tech giant, which has signed on several high-profile healthcare leaders as it sets its sights on the market.

By Mike Miliard 11:21 am October 18, 2019
For its most recent big healthcare hire, Google has recruited former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Karen DeSalvo to serve as its first chief health officer.

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