Population Health

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

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...

Petaluma Health Center Wins 2017 HIMSS Davies Award for Hypertension Control Program
News | Hypertension | February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018 — California’s Petaluma Health Center (PHC) was recently awarded a 2017 Healthcare Information and...

Philips Expands Population Health Management Business With Acquisition of VitalHealth
News | Population Health | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — Philips recently announced that it acquired VitalHealth, a provider of cloud-based...

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards 2017 Connections for Cardiovascular Health Grants
News | Patient Engagement | September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017 — The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular Health (CCH) program is...

Siemens Healthineers Supports Population Health Management With Planned Acquisition of Medicalis
News | Clinical Decision Support | April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers plans to expand its...

personalized cardiovascular health, aging population, ARIC study, Christie Ballantyne, Baylor College of Medicine, cardiovascular risk assessment
News | Population Health | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 — People are living longer today; however, the older a person is, the higher the risk of...

analytics software, health analytics, cath lab analytics

Analytics applications can help healthcare providers transform data into actionable insight, and to make quicker, more informed decisions to improve clinical, financial and operational outcomes.

Feature | Analytics Software | January 30, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Analytics in the past couple years have moved far beyond the simple dashboards used by many cardiology department...

Frost & Sullivan, 18 technologies, growth opportunities, global healthcare, information technology, 2025
News | Information Technology | January 16, 2017

January 16, 2017 — Frost & Sullivan has released a new report, “Vision 2025 – Future of Healthcare,” part of the...

smartphone apps, cardiovascular health, Stanford University study, patient self-reporting, population health
News | Population Health | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — In a study...

IBM Watson Health, medical imaging collaborative
News | Clinical Decision Support | June 27, 2016

June 27, 2016 — IBM announced it has formed a Watson Health medical imaging collaborative, a global initiative...

statins, heart disease, HOPE-3 trial, intermediate-risk patients, hypertension, ACC.16
News | Pharmaceuticals | April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 — Lowering cholesterol with...

Inventory management, analytics software, cardiology

An example of a page from GE Healthcare's Cloud analytics software, showing percentage use of a hospital's operating rooms by procedure type and showing a breakdown of surgical supplies in drill down for one of these procedures.

Feature | Analytics Software | April 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell

With all areas of healthcare now migrating to electronic medical record (EMR) platforms, the data they contain can...

Blog | HIMSS | March 24, 2016

The need for improved efficiency in healthcare and the new requirements of U.S. healthcare reform have rapidly made...

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