Population Health

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

Videos | Population Health | March 08, 2016

John Showalter, M.D., CHIO, University of Mississippi Medical Center, explains how he created population health...

IBM Watson, Merge Healthcare named Best in KLAS 2015/2016, Phytel

Merge Hemo image courtesy of Merge Healthcare

News | Cardiac PACS | January 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 — IBM Watson Health announced that the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report...

Technology | Population Health | January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. and Accenture have developed a cloud-based,...

News | Population Health | January 05, 2016

January 5, 2016 — As the emphasis on the change in delivery of care escalates from volume- to value-based care,...

Mount Sinai, Valentin Fuster, United Nations, population health, cardiovascular health
News | Population Health | December 17, 2015

December 17, 2015 — Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., director of Mount Sinai Heart and physician-in-chief of The Mount...

ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

Big data from regional health exchanges can help identify patients who are at high risk for developing cardiovascular disease and stroke based on blood pressure readings and trends from their office visits over time that arestored in the electronic health records. This information can be used to target these patients with more followups, education and more intensive prevention programs. 

Feature | Population Health | September 22, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis and Dave Fornell

As healthcare converts to an entirely electronic health record (EHR)-based system, it opens up new opportunities to...

ACC, Population Health Retreat, heart disease prevention
News | Population Health | August 06, 2015

August 6, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) convened leaders in all aspects of healthcare the week of...

Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used to in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | Analytics Software | April 10, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...

An example of flexible electronics made by MC10. These types of wearable devices may soon be used to remotely monitor patients.

Feature | April 29, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of...

Technology | Population Health | April 23, 2015

April 23, 2015 — Philips introduced CareSage at HIMSS 2015, which is new predictive analytics engine that enables...

Videos | Information Technology | April 23, 2015

DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell shows examples of new healthcare IT technology at the 2015 HIMSS meeting that will...

Technology | Population Health | April 03, 2015

April 3, 2015 — PatientPoint announced that PatientPoint Outreach 3.2 is now certified for Meaningful Use in an...

business, hospitals, spending, information technology, ICD-10, population health
News | March 05, 2015

March 5, 2015 — A new, online report predicts where American...

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