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Report: What Providers Are Learning About Connecting with their Communities

January 6, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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When it comes to making connections with communities in order to improve the health status of their members, provider leaders are learning which strategies are essential to success, The Advisory Board Company reports

Family Pedigree Tool Uses FHIR to Access Web-Based Risk Service

October 28, 2016  |  David Raths
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The family health history tool in use at Intermountain Healthcare creates a message in FHIR and sends it to a web-based risk service, which examines the pedigree and sends back a risk score. The Intermountain family health history tool sends the pedigree and risk...

ACOs Looking to Expand Population Health Management Capabilities, Report Finds

October 27, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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As ACOs continue to progress, they are seeking to expand population health management capabilities, including their relationships with community organizations and patients, according to new research from Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier, Inc.

Mount Sinai’s Research Arm Using Data Analytics to Address Health Inequities

October 25, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is partnering with DigitalGlobe to create the Health Equity Atlas Initiative (ATLAS), a platform that standardizes and maps population data in order to generate insights that...

A Web Services Approach to Public Health Clinical Decision Support

October 22, 2016  |  David Raths
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Could clinicians subscribe to real-time public health clinical decision support 'knowledge nuggets' from within their EHR workflow?

Can Medicare ACOs Learn from Commercial ACOs?

October 13, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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It was fascinating to read a new analysis from Commonwealth Fund researchers that looked at differences between commercial and government-sponsored ACOs in terms of making progress in key areas around accountable care development

Healthcare Execs Define Population Health IT at KLAS Keystone Summit

October 6, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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At the KLAS Keystone Summit last month, healthcare IT vendor and provider executives agreed to a definition of core provider population health IT functionality.

HIE Leaders Up the Ante for “Actionable Data” at New York HIT Summit

September 28, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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During a panel discussion on health data exchange, health IT leaders in New York discussed the core challenge of making the data it gets from New York patient care organizations usable.

Making Sense of Data Analytics Development Now

September 26, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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The Chartis Group’s Mary Jo Morrison shares her perspectives on the current gaps in strategy and tactics around data analytics for accountable care and population health

At iHT2-Toronto, Delving Into the Complexity of Data Security Issues, at the Provider and Policy Levels

September 21, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Data security continues to ramp up as a key issue for healthcare IT leaders across Canada, a panel of industry experts agreed, during the first day of the Health IT Summit in Toronto

At iHT2-Toronto, a Strategic Leader Calls on Healthcare Executives to Rethink the Consumer

September 21, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Anne Snowdon, R.N., Ph.D., a professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business, urged attendees of the Health IT Summit in Toronto to reimagine the consumer-driven future of healthcare

At the CHIME LEAD Forum-Toronto, A Strong Focus on Cybersecurity Challenges

September 20, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Healthcare IT leaders came together on Tuesday in Toronto, at the CHIME LEAD Forum-Toronto, to get into granular discussions of the cybersecurity challenges facing Canadian, U.S., and global healthcare

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