Leaders at Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization deployed a unique “pharmacy first” approach specifically to its Rising Risk Management program with the aim of achieving improved health outcomes in months, not years.
The Philadelphia-based Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA) has become a participating member of HealthShare Exchange (HSX), which enables the food alliance to receive important medical updates from HSX on its clients.
At Asheville, North Carolina-based Mission Health, senior leaders have created a culture of continuous improvement grounded in analytics and this is driving significant clinical and operational improvements across the enterprise.
Medical researchers share some insights on the broad range of challenges facing the pioneers attempting to move Medicaid towards value-based payment incentives, including around the key role that HIT and data analytics will play in success
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have developed an accessible, online, interactive map of more than 70 million Zip+4 zip codes so that users can find data on socio-economic factors at the neighborhood level.
Each year, to accompany our Healthcare Informatics 100 list, we profile fast-growing companies that could very well make the list in the future. Inside are write-ups of the next two companies that made this year’s Up-and-Comers rendition.
A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health, Tampa, reports that healthcare spending is substantially reduced when people are successfully connected to social services that address social barriers.
A data visualization tool that helps city officials understand the health status of their population, called the City Health Dashboard, has now expanded to 500 of the largest cities in the U.S., enabling local leaders to identify and take action around the most...
During a webinar sponsored by the CHIME Opioid Task Force, executive leaders at the Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System outlined a multifaceted, data-driven initiative by health system leaders to address the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania.
Seven health systems in the Philadelphia are are partnering with community organizations, public health departments and insurers on a Healthy Food Access Pilot aimed at addressing food insecurity in the region.
Cross-sector data analysis found that a small number of Camden, N.J., residents have a disproportionate impact on the healthcare and criminal justice sectors, neither of which is designed to address the underlying problems those residents face.
With health plans like Kaiser Permanente Colorado, and patient care organizations like Geisinger Health System, beginning to work on the issue of food insecurity, as it relates to diabetes, the possibilities of real convergence are many
Community Health Partnership has been making strides to provide integrated care for high-risk populations in its Southern Colorado communities, with a focus on collaboration and whole-person care coordination, powered by technology.
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Danville, Pa.-based health system Geisinger and Healthy.io have launched a clinical trial using a smartphone-enabled home urinalysis device for chronic kidney disease (CKD) among patients with high blood pressure.
The Princeton University Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) and ODH, Inc. are collaborating on a research project to develop new machine learning techniques that will enable health plans to assess and prioritize the mental and...
Leaders at Penn Medicine initiated a project to leverage health IT to improve antibiotic prescribing, with the aim of delivering decision support within clinicians’ workflow, ensuring the right patient gets the right antibiotic at the right time.
Drs. Nabil Chehade and David Kaelber of Cleveland’s MetroHealth System shared with HIT Summit-Cleveland attendees insights on their organization’s journey into value-based care delivery, including on the vital role of HIT
Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are working to develop statistical models to better predict which patients will be prescribed opioid medications long-term following discharge from a hospital stay.