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Making Population Health Strides at Mennonite Health in Puerto Rico

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

Under Healthcare Reform, Where Do Practicing Physicians Go From Here?

June 30, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Physicians in all settings in U.S. healthcare—private practice, medical group management, and association leadership—are living through the inevitably messy transition to the new healthcare

Cedars-Sinai’s Scott Weingarten, M.D. on the Hard Work—and Vision—of Clinical Transformation

June 24, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
On the eve of the annual AMDIS conference, Scott Weingarten, M.D., of Cedars-Sinai Health System talks about the hard work—and the vision—of true clinical transformation

Leveraging Data for Population Health: One Health Plan Leader’s Perspective

June 22, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Charles Kennedy, M.D. of Healthagen/Aetna shares his perspectives on the immense challenges and opportunities facing health plans and providers as they work to leverage data and analytics to move forward on population health

Are We Really Turning a Corner When It Comes to Telehealth?

June 16, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Developments are taking place along numerous dimensions with regard to telehealth—offering a positive outlook for that important phenomenon

Population Health: In The Trenches

June 10, 2015  |  Paul Taylor, M.D., Chief Medical Information Officer for Wellcentive
Paul Taylor, M.D., internal medicine physician and Clinical Integration Committee Chairman at Mercy Health, has been involved in hundreds of conversations with organizations striving to adopt a value-based care model. We asked Dr. Taylor to address the five...

Will MD Specialists Find Themselves Graded Like Hotels and Restaurants? The New World Is on Our Doorstep Even Now

June 4, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
A discussion about patient-centered innovations in cancer care management speaks to broader trends in provider evaluation emerging in healthcare

McKesson Drops its Care Management Business

June 2, 2015  |  Gabriel Perna
McKesson, the large San Francisco-based healthcare technology vendor, announced this week it is getting out of the care management software business.

Getting Beyond Encounter-Based Care to Include Social Determinants

June 2, 2015  |  David Raths
On June 2, the federal Health IT Policy Committee’s Advanced Health Models and Meaningful Use Workgroup heard from several innovative organizations about both the challenges and benefits of integrating data across settings, care teams, and human service...

Are Bigger MD Groups Better Prepared for Population Health?

June 2, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
As population health and accountable care initiatives move forward and ramp up, the leaders of larger physician groups are helping to lay the groundwork for transformational change in the new healthcare

As MD Groups Push Forward into Population Health, Associations Are With Them: AMGA’s Fisher

June 1, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
At the American Medical Group Association, president and CEO Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., talks about the exciting times his association’s member groups are living through, as they push ahead into the thickets of population health work

Reflecting on the Clash of Incentives Around “Information-Blocking” in the Push Towards the New Healthcare

May 27, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
A recent commentary by Julia Adler-Milstein in Health Affairs online serves as reminder of the clash of incentives in U.S. healthcare right now over how, or indeed even whether, to share data and information for the common good


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