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population health management


July 20, 2017  2:39 PM

Study: Shift to value-based care being made but more work remains

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
EHR, population health management

With the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, many are questioning how changes in Washington, D.C., may affect the shift to value-based...

November 22, 2016  11:50 AM

Barriers to population health management tech platforms

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
EHR, Interoperability, population health management, Telemedicine

Due to the ever-changing regulatory landscape and the focus on managing the health of populations, IT vendors have taken several different approaches when it comes to population health management...


October 8, 2015  3:35 PM

Public health leader: Sacrifice efficiency to improve measurements of population health

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
population health management

In order to not only truly achieve population health but also accurately measure its success, it may mean sacrificing some efficiency. At least, that's what


September 29, 2015  1:55 PM

Blue Cross and Blue Shield to make cost and quality info available in huge new database

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
healthcare costs, patient data, population health management, price transparency

Consumers eager to review cost and healthcare quality data before making a care decision are in luck. If they are covered under the Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) umbrella, that is. All 36 BCBS companies pledged to pool their cost and healthcare quality data to


March 30, 2015  8:55 AM

Pages and pages of stage 3 rules — and moving on from stage 2; population health’s ties to machine learning; UIs hamstring VNAs

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
athenahealth, CHIME, CMS, EHR certification, meaningful use stage 2, meaningful use stage 3, population health management, Storage and PACS, VNA, Wearable devices

Spring break sure sounds good to me after CMS dropped 700-plus pages of proposed regulatory rules for stage 3 meaningful use and EHR certification for the healthcare IT industry to study up on. Opinions quickly flew around the Web about the most important parts of the proposals. Reporter


March 10, 2015  10:40 AM

Healthcare spending, EHR market share divulged in survey

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR vendors, ICD-10, ICD-10 implementation, population health management, purchasing intentions

ICD-10 and population health management are more than just buzzwords for healthcare providers in 2015. More healthcare systems are projected to invest in those two areas than in any others, according to a survey conducted by peer60.


August 27, 2014  1:52 PM

Study: Data analytics for population health management still in infancy

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Chilmark Research, Data Analytics, population health management

The hot field of using data analytics to divine medical trends as part of population health management, while seeing strong growth, is still in its formative stages, according to a new report from Chilmark Research. The Cambridge, Massachusetts firm...


August 1, 2013  11:56 AM

ACO dropout rate concerning but it’s alpha testing healthcare’s future

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
accountable care organization, Affordable Care Act, Pioneer ACO Model, population health management

CMS announced that several Pioneer accountable care organizations (ACO) participants are changing their status to lower-risk, lower-reward plans, or even dropping out altogether. While many news outlets covered the story, the


June 18, 2013  12:35 PM

Health systems and IBM form analytics data alliance

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Analytics, clinical data analytics, population health management

Four hospitals systems, IBM Corp., and the Premier healthcare alliance announced plans to


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