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Amazon has a secret health tech team called 1492 working on medical records, virtual doc visits
Digital Therapeutics: The Future of Health Care Will Be App-Based
Data Mining, Big Data Analytics in Healthcare: What’s the Difference?
What are some of the most common challenges of population health management and how can healthcare providers overcome them? Population health management has become a must-have competency for healthcar...
Top 10 Challenges of Population Health Management
As part of its research, EY surveyed 700 healthcare professionals — including CMOs and CFOs — from U.S. healthcare providers with annual revenues of $100 million or more. The survey was conducted ...
What are healthcare organizations’ biggest challenges this year?
Stakeholders can use mHealth and many layers of socioeconomic health data to reduce diabetes care disparities. Three studies presented at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 77th Scientific Se...
mHealth, Socioeconomic Data Address Diabetes Care Disparities
Technology is offering a new fix for one of the most confounding health-care challenges: getting patients with chronic disease to take better care of themselves. About half of all adults suffer from o...
How Apps Can Help Manage Chronic Diseases
Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively invo...
Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients on Health
Competing priorities and regulatory uncertainty are making it difficult for health care organizations to transition from fee-for-service to fee-for-value, according to a new report released today by t...
Smaller Hospitals and Health Systems Struggle to Deliver Value-Driven Care; Financial Future at Risk
From claims to electronic health records to input from the Internet of Things, healthcare organizations have a whole lot of data on their hands. Big data has become one of the industry’s most precio...
Which Healthcare Data is Important for Population Health Management?
First-of-its-kind study looks beyond Medicare readmission rates to determine causes of short-term readmissions of patients across the spectrum of age and insurance types. While Medicare patients accou...
Analysis of Hospital Readmissions of All Ages, Insurance Types Identifies High Risk Groups
Starting with the basics is the key to developing a successful population health management program. Healthcare providers are well aware by now that there is no magic solution to the incredibly comple...
How to Get Started with a Population Health Management Program
Five finalists in the Alexa Diabetes Challenge are designing platforms that would enable people with type 2 diabetes to use the digital assistant as an mHealth management tool at home. Amazon and Merc...
Contest Finalists Envision Alexa as an mHealth Management Tool
Healthcare data is available in large number with organizations. But sorting out the most effective data from these Big Data is a tedious task for Providers. Since each objective requires different da...
List of Healthcare Data That Is Crucial For Population Health Management
The 100-bed Walnut Hill Medical Center, an independent hospital, abruptly ceased its operations forever on Friday in Dallas. This portrays the challenges faced by patient-centered hospitals due to val...
Walnut Hill Medical Center Closes Due To Value Based Payment Models
More than 75 rural hospitals are facing financial issues and are vulnerable to closure. However, if any rural hospital closes, it can affect the entire community in those rural areas. Due to this, the...
Technology To Reduce Financial Issues At Rural Hospitals
Employers would now like to include spouses for well-being programs as they can provide better health and performance at work. Adding spouses to your health management program is the key to increased ...
Spouses Should Also Attend The Well-Being Programs
Nowadays, healthcare system is becoming more advanced due to technologies and new innovations. But still, due to the factors like excessive regulation and a shortage of doctors, the system seems to be...
There Is A Need To Improve The Broken Healthcare System
May month is the American Stroke Month. Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. At some point in our life, the odds of any of us having one are far too high. And this disease ha...
WalletHub Releases Statistics on Stroke In United States
Republicans putting a lot of effort to repeal and replace the ACA (Affordable Care Act); and due to this political situation, all eyes are on the healthcare reform legislation only. But healthcare lea...
Amid Repeal And Replace ACA, Providers Shouldn’t Lose Sight Of Triple Aim
A study published in Health Affairs of a large Pioneer ACO has found that there are substantial physician and patient turnover. The study was done over a three-year contract period. The study examined...
Study: Turnover May Directly Impact The Cost And Outcome Of The ACO
Governor Charlie Baker’s administration said that it has chosen around 18 networks of health care providers and insurers to launch the biggest redesigning of the state Medicaid program. These networ...
Baker Administration To Launch The State’s Redesign Of MassHealth
According to a new research developed by investigators at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and MassGeneral Hospital for Children, linking clinical care with community resources certainly, helps chi...
Combating Childhood Obesity With Text Messages And Health Coaching
Effective population health management depends on accessing and analyzing certain types of healthcare data. Which are the most valuable for providers to use? From claims to electronic health records t...
Which Healthcare Data is Important for Population Health Management?
An independent hospital in Dallas abruptly closed on Friday, exemplifying the ongoing challenges such hospitals face as the industry turns to value-based payment models. The 100-bed Walnut Hill Medica...
Dallas hospital abruptly closes as independent hospitals flounder in value-based models
On his second day as CEO of Coteau des Prairies (CDP) Health Care System in Sisseton, South Dakota, Michael Coyle had to borrow $500,000 to make payroll. That was just the start of the hospital’s fi...
How technology upgrades sparked a financial resurgence at two rural hospitals
Even as all eyes are on healthcare reform legislation in the political arena, providers shouldn’t lose sight of the Triple Aim. Regardless of whether Republicans succeed in their efforts to repeal a...
Amid upheaval, providers must stay focused on Triple Aim
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