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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tackling the realities of population health: Acupera

Author: Jason Free, Managing Editor | Date: May 28, 2015 Better outcomes, preventing diseases, closing care gaps and creating cost savings for providers are all promises made by those who espouse the virtues of population health. Historically, however, these promises have not been met in many instances, causing some to believe that true population health management […]

What exactly is ‘population health,’ anyway?

Author: Tom Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief, Healthcare IT News | Date: May 26, 2015 As anyone who either attended HIMSS15 or followed the ensuing conversation can attest, population health is currently all the rage. While reporting from the show floor, in fact, it seemed just about every vendor, from all walks of life, was trumpeting “population health” in […]