Population health management
- October 25, 2019
The adoption of value-based care models in healthcare is hindered by a lack of resources, according to more than 1,000 respondents of a Definitive Healthcare value-based care trends survey.
- July 31, 2019
For health systems with one foot in a fee-for-service model and the other in value-based care, reimbursement for services can get tricky.
- July 25, 2019
Knowing the use cases for social determinants of health, such as coordinating care and identifying care gaps, is an important first step in making the data worthwhile.
- June 27, 2019
CardioCompass, a remote patient monitoring platform, is backed by machine learning, lots of data and good old-fashioned phone calls.
- March 13, 2019
A digital postnatal discharge system at a hospital in Chelsea, London, has provided a better avenue for communication between ward staff and a better postnatal discharge experience for patients.
- January 23, 2019
As healthcare organizations lean toward value-based care, population health management programs will continue to grow as they give providers valuable data analytics.
- June 25, 2018
The dean of a prominent population health college discussed a new professorship at the school, thanks to an unusual endowment from a commercial health IT vendor.
- May 14, 2018
Educating healthcare executives about data analytics, and seeing that healthcare organizations invest in data, is critical, according to a panel of experts.
- May 09, 2018
In these news briefs, read how Change Healthcare partnered with Microsoft and Adobe to use their cloud and AI services. Also, learn about Uber and CVS' latest pushes into healthcare.
- April 24, 2018
Top healthcare executives from all sectors of the industry convene to do business and dialogue about new approaches and technologies seen as disruptive to established care models.
- April 13, 2018
Facebook's proposal to match anonymized patient data with user profiles has some experts worried about the possible privacy implications of such a project.
- March 07, 2018
At HIMSS 2018, a CIO and CMO gave their perspectives on the current state of value-based care and the barriers that are impeding the transition.
- February 28, 2018
With AI in healthcare trending, the HIMSS conference is showcasing vendors and users turning to AI and machine learning for clinical and business applications; interoperability also is hot.
- January 17, 2018
I browsed through two vastly different reports on artificial intelligence (AI) this week, leading me to again wonder if there is substance on the matter or just a lot of hot air blowing around. My ...
- January 04, 2018
Healthcare organizations should be prepared to see applications for blockchain and more uses for AI in 2018. Analytics provided by EHR vendors will also emerge.
- November 30, 2017
Connected Health Conference highlights connected medical devices looking for a place in a clinical setting, ranging from sensored pill caps to non-invasive remote monitoring devices.
- October 05, 2017
Health IT vendors and healthcare providers and insurance payers gathered at Chilmark Research's Convergence 2017 conference to discuss payer-provider partnerships and other deals.
- September 21, 2017
Among keynoters at Chilmark Research conference on payer-provider convergence is veteran health IT exec John Glaser -- Cerner population health senior VP and former Siemens CEO.
- July 28, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has chosen four community partners to join its All of Us precision medicine research program, which seeks to gather data from at least one million people in the ...
- March 10, 2017
In this podcast, the SearchHealthIT HIT Squad recaps HIMSS 2017 hot topics including AI in healthcare, patient engagement and a relative lack of government issues.
- February 02, 2017
As congressional Republicans push ACA repeal, accountable care organizations appear safe because of bipartisan support for value-based care and reimbursement.
- October 21, 2016
Startups and established mHealth and health IT vendors showcase care coordination and telehealth apps, while speakers talk about tech tools for the elderly and mentally ill.
- September 26, 2016
It is well known in the health IT world that health information exchange challenges abound. The CIO of MGH discusses the challenges he has witnessed in Massachusetts.
- August 29, 2016
In the wake of an explosion in the volume of digital health data, medical informatics and analytics are becoming more allied as informaticians seek to extract the best data.
- August 26, 2016
The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is partnering with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Department of Defense (DoD) to form the nation's first screening program intended to provide ...
- August 26, 2016
Although data analytics will play a role in precision medicine, experts say we're far from achieving the full potential. Instead, the focus of analytics now is on value-based care.
- July 29, 2016
Utah's Intermountain Healthcare, one of the country's biggest health systems, has become a major provider of telehealth services, including direct to the consumer.
- July 01, 2016
McKesson Corp.'s spinoff of much of its health IT portfolio has raised concern among some users about the future of its medical imaging and EHR systems.
- June 30, 2016
A recent health IT conference was a forum for health IT and cybersecurity vendors to reach healthcare organizations and potential customers; the HIT Squad talks with the vendors.
- June 24, 2016
The first day of the two-day Health IT Summit in Boston was filled with speakers and panels addressing value-based care and cybersecurity. Most of the audience at the summit, about half, were ...
- May 31, 2016
CIO Harun Rashid always knew he wanted a career in technology. But a career in healthcare IT came as a rewarding surprise. Now he's working to provide quality care around the world.
- May 09, 2016
Even the vice president of the United States isn't exempt from experiencing information blocking. At the Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C., Vice President Joe Biden told the crowd ...
- March 04, 2016
The HIT Squad took to the HIMSS 2016 exhibition floor, mic in hand. Among the booths they visited were Epic and IBM Watson Health.
- March 01, 2016
On the eve of HIMSS 2016, HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell blasts information blocking, saying interoperability is needed to reform the nation's healthcare delivery system.
- February 29, 2016
People from low income populations suffering from chronic diseases could benefit from the use of wearable healthcare technology. However, there are several barriers in the way, experts said.
- November 20, 2015
From wearables, to robots, to data analytics, the 2015 Connected Health Symposium in Boston showcased it all. SearchHealthIT identified the five most innovative technologies at the conference.
- November 18, 2015
Wearable health technology turns up in various guises in this HIT Squad podcast, including devices to treat pain and diabetes. The HIT Squad also looks at RSNA and radiology IT.
- October 30, 2015
Precision medicine practitioners need to match medications to patient's needs by talking with them, not just using microscopes to examine genes, a Connected Health speaker said.
- September 28, 2015
As population health models force healthcare organizations to take on more financial risk, the industry will lean on data analysis to mitigate the perils.
- August 14, 2015
Medical advocate Regina Holliday captivated the crowd at Allscripts' user conference in Boston with her personal medical story.
- August 13, 2015
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement crafted its Triple Aim framework to improve care quality and lessen the cost of healthcare.
- March 16, 2015
The chief health information officer for ONC says the agency has a leading role in President Obama's precision medicine initiative.
- February 04, 2015
It's clear at the ONC Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., that interoperability has moved up in importance, as have population health efforts.
- March 20, 2014
A healthcare CIO explains the challenges his organization faces while sticking to its health IT implementation plan and keeping under budget.
- March 14, 2014
In this podcast, a CIO shares the motivation behind his hospital system going ahead with a population health management technology initiative.
- November 05, 2013
As new payment programs go into effect, providers will need more data capture functionality from their EHRs, especially for managed care populations.
- May 30, 2013
Policy experts say problem lists can amp up clinical decision support systems as well as population health management.