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NIH Awards The Scripps Research Institute $87 Million for PMI Enrollment

October 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The Scripps Research Institute will receive an additional $87 million in funding form the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand the scope of its work as part of the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program.

Industry Expert: Time for Physician Groups to “Figure Out” the Volume-to-Value Transition

October 10, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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At a time when more and more MD groups are taking on risk, the leaders of member groups in the California-based association known as CAPG, are figuring how to successfully navigate the transition from volume to value, says CAPG CEO Don Crane

From Value-Based Care to AI, Imaging Leaders Look to Radiology’s Future

October 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Medical imaging leaders face a number of challenges in the ongoing transformation of care delivery, yet many of the key market forces that are changing the field also are pushing imaging toward innovation, according to imaging informatics leaders.

Many Providers Eye Outsourcing Chronic Care Management

October 9, 2016  |  David Raths
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Like many independent physician groups, the Central Virginia Coalition of Healthcare Providers ACO has decided to outsource its chronic care management services.

UPMC’s Solano Shares What Works in MD-Driven Population Health (Part I)

October 7, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Francis X. (Fran) Solano, M.D., president of Community Medicine, Inc., the largest group of employed primary care physicians at UPMC health system in Pittsburgh, shares what has worked very well so far, in supporting physicians in practice, as they plunge into...

UPMC Enterprises Invests in Predictive Analytics Startup RxAnte

October 7, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Portland, Maine-based predictive analytics company RxAnte has received a growth equity investment from UPMC Enterprises, the commercialization arm of the UPMC health system in Pittsburgh.

Patient Engagement Technology: Moving Beyond Patient Portals?

October 6, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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As healthcare organizations move towards coordinated care, one health IT analyst says healthcare leaders to think past the patient portal and focus on broader patient engagement technology models.

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.

NeHII’s Deb Bass: HIE Is Changing to Meet Changing Needs

October 6, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Deb Bass, the CEO of the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII) sees a bright future for HIEs—as long as their leaders find ways to provide truly needed services

Study: mHealth Program Improves Mental Health Outcomes for Veterans

October 6, 2016  | 
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A mobile and web-based wellness program employed by military veterans who had been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan had a positive impact on mental health and wellness outcomes, according to study by researchers in the department of psychiatry at the University...

South FL Behavioral Health Network Uses Population Health Tool to Identify At-Risk Individuals

October 5, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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In an effort to improve its system of care for individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders Miami-based South Florida Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (SFBHN) is deploying a population health solution to link mental health, substance use and social...

In Connecticut, Elevating Analytics Across the Enterprise

October 4, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A few years ago, Saint Francis Care began to ponder if the organization’s analytics capabilities truly supported its mission of better health and lower costs for a lifetime.

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