Population Health

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

Technology | Population Health | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. and Accenture have developed a cloud-based, data-driven digital health...
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...
Premier, population health management, alternative payment
News | May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015 — Pressure to create alternative payment models has led to a significant increase in provider interest in...
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.

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.

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 change...
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 hospitals will spend billions on healthcare technology in...