A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found some seemingly counter-intuitive results, in the analysis of the adoption of the patient-centered medical home model FQHCs—but counter-intuitive only on the surface
As digital health technologies have advanced from basic vital-sign data collection to mobile platforms and video interfaces, MultiCare Health System has expanded its telehealth program, and is seeing significant results with reducing readmission rates.
Katrina Miller, M.D., chief medical information executive at the 2.1 million-member L.A. Care Health Plan, shares her perspectives on some of the gains that she and her colleagues have been making in improving the care management of high-risk health plan...
On Tuesday at the Health IT Summit in Nashville, attendees were offered a very vigorous discussion of the opportunities and challenges around the leveraging of data analytics in patient care organizations
There are significant challenges facing rural healthcare leaders, yet a recent Commonwealth Fund webinar highlighted how a number of rural healthcare systems have become incubators for health system innovation.
Marietta, Ga.-based WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia is partnering with PatientPing, a Boston-based health technology company, to use its care coordination technology across the health system.
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...
On June 19, The Advisory Board Company announced the results of a survey of healthcare consumers, one that has found a very high level of interest among consumers in the provision of virtual visits on the part of providers
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
Ninety percent of healthcare leaders said that future population health management (PHM) systems will essentially be projected to perform as next-generation patient accounting systems, according to a recent Black Book report.