At the Health IT Summit in Boston last week, Kristin Darby of Cancer Treatment Centers of America and John Halamka, M.D. of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston offered insights into the potential and the challenges inherent in the emergence of...
Quest Diagnostics is acquiring two laboratory businesses in Lewisville, Texas, with the aim to establish a center of excellence providing diagnostic services to aid the detection and management of cancer for oncologists and patients nationwide.
The UCHealth CARE Innovation Center’s new Applied Decision Science Lab (ADSL) will focus on developing more effective ways to use decision support science to reduce clinical variation, streamline provider workflows, enhance clinician decision making and improve...
When it comes to improving the health status of Medicaid recipients, leaders at BlueCare, the Medicaid division of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, have been making gains in care management and plan member engagement
More than half of health payer and healthcare provider executives believe that predictive analytics will save their organizations 15 percent or more of their total budget over the next five years, according to survey findings from the Society of Actuaries.
Health Data Compass, an analytics initiative supported by four major healthcare provider organizations in the Denver area, is leveraging cloud-based data management to integrate patient genomic data and EHR data to drive forward personalized medicine.
To foster a better understanding of the field of healthcare informatics, the Bethesda, Md.-based American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has launched a new public education campaign entitled ‘Why Informatics?’ to meet the increased demand for knowledge in...
Mazhar Jaffry, Abbas Kermani, and Diane Blackburn, three senior executives at Prime Accountable Care, LLC, in southeast Michigan, share their perspectives on physician-led ACO development, and on what they’ve learned so far
What do we know about the patients with the highest and most complex needs, as the healthcare system evolves forward around population health and care management—and what do we need to know? Some recent research and analyses shed light
CMS’s announcement of the broadening of the geographic base of the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program speaks to its potential to reshape primary care—and it will take health IT redesign to achieve success
Two pilot projects under way are seeking to demonstrate the value of data linkage between the Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet) and other distributed networks, such as the FDA’s Sentinel program.