A command center approach to population health management

Author: Imran Qureshi | Date: July 8, 2015

The iPhone changed the world, shifting power to the hands of consumers, enabling real-time access to information, mobile decision-making and new collaboration paradigms between individuals and businesses. Prior to the iPhone, cell phones had already permeated the lives of consumers, giving them mobile connections to other people and companies, but the iPhone was different; it extended engagements beyond phone calls and text messaging, and provided the world with an application ecosystem that helped them shop, entertain themselves, manage their personal finances and professional affairs – all from their palm.

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How is Interoperability Critical to Healthcare Innovation?

Author: Scott Rupp | Date: July 6, 2015

Interoperability between healthcare’s disparate systems seems to be the stickiest of wickets, and a Holy Grail that every soul in the sphere is trying to find. Given the number of conversations about the topic, there’s often little discussed about its actual importance. Perhaps this is an assumed measure or an outcome that should be clearly understood as positive, but every relevant aspect of every story should be covered, not simply assumed. Because far better reporters and publications have done a far better job of describing the interoperability issue and its place in the current healthcare landscape, I decided to ask one question of the community, in an search of a foundational answer to: How is interoperability critical to healthcare innovation?

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Making Population Health Strides at Mennonite Health in Puerto Rico

Author: Mark Hagland | Date: July 6th, 2015

Leaders at Mennonite Health System in Cayey, Puerto Rico are leveraging innovative analytics tools to maximize their population health efforts. Even as U.S. hospitals, medical groups, and health systems work forward to implement robust population health management programs, some patient care organizations are working with more abundant resources than others.
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