Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

ONC Doles Out $38M to Help with Interoperability, Population Health

July 28, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has announced that it is awarding $38 million in funding to 20 entities to help build on three health IT programs centered on interoperability, population health, and workforce...

At iHT2-Denver, a Broad Look at an Inflection Point in Telehealth Expansion Nationwide

July 23, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
article
In a wide-ranging discussion on Wednesday as part of the Health IT Summit in Denver, experts parsed the challenges and opportunities facing telehealth expansion nationwide

Healthcare Analytics: Moving from Setup to Use Cases

July 22, 2015   |  David Raths
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Over the last several years, HCI has had the privilege of covering the birth and toddler stages of the data analytics movement in healthcare. The exciting thing now is that even though many organizations continue to struggle with setting up analytics programs...

At iHT2-Denver, Discussion of HIE Turns to Cultural and Business Issues

July 21, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
article
At the Health IT Summit in Denver, discussion of health information exchange inevitably turned to the cultural, strategic, and business issues around data exchange

MOST INTERESTING VENDORS: Cognizant

July 20, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
article
This week, we present profiles of our "Most Interesting Vendors," healthcare IT vendor firms making waves in the industry, and whose trajectories speak to broader trends. Cognizant's TriZetto move speaks volumes about ACO development.

Debe Gash’s Midwestern Common Sense and the Ubiquity of Images

July 19, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
blog
The success of the cloud-based information exchange for diagnostic images at Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City shows that HIE with a vision grounded in reality can work wonderfully well

Friend or Foe? “Indoor GPS” for Healthcare

July 16, 2015   |  Joe Bormel, M.D.
blog
Indoor GPS makes Wayfinding easy and hiding bad handwashing practices hard. Extending continuous, location-based services from street maps to inside buildings is now happening. Some of the inevitable implications for health and care transformation are clear cut...

2015 Up-and-Comer: Propeller Health: Managing Respiratory Health

July 8, 2015   |  David Raths
article
To accompany our Healthcare Informatics 100 list of the largest companies in U.S. health information technology every year, we like to give readers a heads-up on some fast-growing companies that could very well make the HCI 100 in years to come.

One Clinician Leader’s Prescription on Population Health: “Keep It Simple”

July 8, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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At the Seattle-based Providence Health System, Benjamin Zaniello, M.D. is helping to lead his colleagues forward in applying data analytics to population health management in day-to-day physician practice

2015 Up-and-Comer: Health Fidelity: NLP for Health Risk Assessment

July 7, 2015   |  David Raths
article
To accompany our Healthcare Informatics 100 list of the largest companies in U.S. health information technology every year, we like to give readers a heads-up on some fast-growing companies that could very well make the HCI 100 in years to come.

Making Population Health Strides at Mennonite Health in Puerto Rico

July 6, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
article
Leaders at Mennonite Health System in Cayey, Puerto Rico are leveraging innovative analytics tools to maximize their population health efforts

Could the Aetna-Humana Merger Announcement Be a Game-Changer?

July 3, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
blog
What might the Aetna-Humana merger mean for current population health efforts among health plans and providers—and for the carefully laid strategic healthcare IT plans being designed to facilitate those efforts?
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