Population Health

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for population health software used to identify at-risk patient populations.

#COVID19 #Coronavirus #2019nCoV #Wuhanvirus #SARScov2 U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., M.Ph demonstrates how the general public can make their own face masks for non-clinical use.

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., M.Ph. demonstrates how the general public can make their own face masks for non-clinical use.

News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | April 04, 2020 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
April 4, 2020 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised its recommendations, stating that everyone...
Here is an example of Fitbit data showing comparisons of data from Fitbit users by state. Residents in some states that take more steps in a day typically have lower incidences of diabetes, as showing in this population health big data heat map from consumer-grade wearable health tracking devices..

Here is an example of Fitbit data showing comparisons of data from Fitbit users by state. Residents in some states that take more steps in a day typically have lower incidences of diabetes, as shown in this heat map.
 

Feature | Population Health | February 14, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights physical activity as one of four key behaviors people...
University of Arizona Leads Statewide Study of Congenital Heart Defects
News | Congenital Heart | October 24, 2019
October 24, 2019 — Investigators at the University of Arizona Steele Children's Research Center are leading a statewide...
New Registry to Provide Insight into STEMI Occurrence, Treatment in North India

Image courtesy of UNC School of Medicine

News | Population Health | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — A new study published in Clinical Cardiology[1] introduces the North Indian (NORIN) ST‐Segment...
Fast Food Availability Linked With More Heart Attacks

Image courtesy of the American Heart Association

News | Population Health | August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 —  Areas with a higher number of fast food restaurants have more heart attacks, according to research...
Cerner, Duke Clinical Research Institute Launch New Solution for Population Health Clinical Research
News | Population Health | August 07, 2019
August 7, 2019 — Cerner has announced the development of the Cerner Learning Health Network to help clinicians more...
ASE 2019 virtual reality demonstration with TomTec which showed hot VR can be used to review complex 3-D anatomy and make more accurate measurements on cardiac imaging.

A virtual reality demonstration by TomTec, showing how VR can be used to review complex 3-D anatomy and make more accurate measurements on cardiac imaging.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 10, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Here is an overview of the hot topics and new technology trends in cardiovascular ultrasound from the 2019 American...
Videos | Wearables | June 21, 2019
Jacques Kpodonu, M.D., FACC, cardiac surgeon, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and professor at Harvard Medical...
Murj Launches Murj Analytics Device Management Platform
Technology | Analytics Software | May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019 — Digital healthcare company Murj announced the availability of the Murj Analytics software-as-a-service (...
IBM and Broad Institute Launch AI Initiative for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 — IBM Watson Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard are launching a research partnership...
Mobile App Data Collection Shows Promise for Population Health Surveys
News | Population Health | January 10, 2019
January 10, 2019 — Mobile app data collection can bring access to more potential clinical study participants, reduce...
Population Health Approach Could Dramatically Reduce Heart Disease Risk
News | Population Health | December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018 — Tens of thousands of people across North Carolina are at high risk of developing cardiovascular...
Quest Diagnostics Joins One Brave Idea Research Initiative
News | Population Health | December 04, 2018
December 4, 2018 — Quest Diagnostics recently announced it will contribute biomarker implementation, population health...
Higi Implementing New ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines at 11,000 North American Stations
News | Hypertension | March 28, 2018
March 28, 2018 — Population health enablement company Higi announced their commitment to implement the 2017 American...
Managing Blood Pressure in Barbershops Yields Substantial Improvements

Image from presentation, "A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Blood-Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops," Victor et al

News | ACC | March 20, 2018
March 20, 2018 — African-American men who received medical intervention aimed at controlling their high blood pressure...