By Teri Hart – In the quest to meet value-based care, population health and quality reporting goals, healthcare leaders face an array of avenues and tactics.
By Allison Hart – Population health management is a healthcare concept that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. It is viewed as a solution for improving care quality, clinical outcomes, efficiency and even financial outcomes.
By Brent D. Magers – With the advent of Electronic Health Records (EHR) in the late 2000s came rampant resistance. Meaningful Use requirements forced healthcare organizations to begin implementing an EHR but many were unhappy about it.
By Irv Lichtenwald – As 2017 begins, around 81 percent of Americans live in urban areas, up from 79 percent in 2000. At the same time, urban and suburban areas where vacant land exists (so, not you, San Francisco) have been expanding, redefining what used to be rural.
By Don Livsey – Big data, informatics, business intelligence, and data mining have all been floated as “silver bullets” to solve the riddle of healthcare reform. One that will likely have the biggest impact, however, is population health. HealthcareIT News recently reported that population health and data analytics are the top two topics of interest for 2016.
By Manu Tandon – Population health conversation last year was about maximizing revenue for the organization. Now it’s about identifying and managing cohorts of patients using patient generate data as a source. The best thinking we saw aligns very well with ours.
By Terry Edwards – In a recent survey of nearly 1,000 health system professionals conducted online by Harris Poll and released by PerfectServe, there’s a wide disparity in understanding and opinion between administrative and clinical respondents on some critical issues.
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