Population Health

CHIME opioid task force
By Mike Miliard 12:26 pm February 02, 2018
The group held its first meeting in hopes to encourage broader participation among its 2,500-plus members across U.S. and abroad.

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm February 02, 2018
Intermountain Healthcare is poised to validate and launch several tests to identify genetic variants associated with hereditary cancers.
Epic EHR

Credit: Ylem

By Mike Miliard 03:06 pm February 01, 2018
Following its announced merger with Epic client Aurora, the health system says the single-platform will replace its mix of Cerner, eClinicalWorks and Allscripts.

Ruben Amarasingham, MD

By Mike Miliard 01:31 pm February 01, 2018
Ruben Amarasingham, a physician and Pieces Technologies's CEO, will present at HIMSS18 and HIMSS Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare conference on clinical augmentation for artificial intelligence. 
natural language processing
By Mike Miliard 01:11 pm February 01, 2018
Text mining technology will help the accountable care organization close identifying at-risk patients to close gaps in care, said its chief medical officer.
amazon healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm January 30, 2018
The tech giant said the cloud can serve as a home for patient records and enable a broader view at medical data to fuel value-based care.
HIMSS Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative

The initiative hopes to integrate into the core Olympics infrastructure and expand information exchange among the countries participating.

By Mike Miliard 12:44 pm January 29, 2018
The Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative hopes to offer a seamless data exchange among 200 countries.
value-based healthcare
By Mike Miliard 12:58 pm January 25, 2018
The pop health-focused partnership will help health systems to see detailed claims data from CMS to better manage new payment models such as BCPI Advanced.
telehealth

The Texas Army National Guard moves through flooded Houston streets from Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Army photo

By Bill Siwicki 09:25 am January 25, 2018
Harris County Public Health says remote care helped with cost savings critical to maintaining operations during and after major storms.
Analytics for pop health

Kate Mundell and Amber Theel of MultiCare Health will host a session at HIMSS on March 7.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:25 pm January 24, 2018
Nonprofit MultiCare uses analytics to drive outcomes and quality improvements, reducing COPD readmissions by 14 percent.

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