Big Data relates to Population Health

Arcadia acquires assets of Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative

The analytics company says the technology expertise of MAeHC, whose CEO Micky Tripathi will join Arcadia's leadership team, will help it expand its interoperability offerings for population health management

Alliance For Better Health gets smart thermometers to food pantries, homeless shelters

It's important to control the spread of COVID-19 among the homeless, says Dr. Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, senior medical director of HealthEC.

In New York, group distributes Kinsa smart thermometers to protect against COVID-19

The collaborative, led by former ONC deputy Dr. Jacob Reider's Alliance for Better Health, is giving more than 7,000 Bluetooth-enabled devices to help community organizations and underserved individuals.

Atrium Health sees community health innovation coming from COVID-19 disruption

Whether it's wider appreciation for telehealth and RPM, or more attention paid to healthcare inequities and the loneliness epidemic, there will be some good to come from this crisis, says its Chief Strategy Officer.

AI-augmented diabetic retinopathy screening programs cheaper than human grading

A new study suggests that a deep learning system would save on the roughly two minutes of human labor required to grade each case, although a semi-automated approach was found to drive the greatest savings for large programs.
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North Dakota HIE creates longitudinal health records for patients

Further, the network’s clinical portal has served in times of crisis as a backup system for health systems in the case of unexpected EHR outages or planned upgrades.

Massachusetts' uninsured can access free COVID-19 telehealth visits via Doctor on Demand

The telehealth vendor's deal with the state comes shortly after another agreement that provided the services to Medicaid, children's health insurance members.
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Regenstrief launches initiative to disseminate SDOH data

The newly created Indiana Network for Population Health aims to securely exchange information on factors that affect population health and healthcare delivery.

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Telemedicine triage kiosks reduce ER visits by 11% for ACO

On another health IT front at the Alliance for Integrated Care of New York, data used to risk-stratify patients resulted in a $2.4 million reduction in total costs for the ACO.

Population-based payment models need social as well as clinical risk adjustment, report says.

COVID-19 emphasizes how the social determinants are connected to physical health, according to Humana and National Quality Forum.