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CancerLinQ Partners with National Cancer Institute on Data Sharing Collaboration

June 2, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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CancerLinQ LLC and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) announced a partnership to facilitate the exchange of information between CancerLinQ participating oncology practices and NCI’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program, one of the primary...

Most Interesting Vendors 2017: Optum

June 1, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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In a healthcare environment that’s becoming more about demonstrating quality and embarking on accountable care, Optum is setting the pace for how to get better insights into data

Stamford Health’s Plunge into Analytics Has Closed Gaps, Opened New Doors

May 31, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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An improved strategy around BI and analytics at Stamford Health has helped physicians, clinicians, nurses, and analysts with the actionable insights needed for real-time decision making

2016’s M&A within Healthcare Informatics’ Top 100—Caution Emerged

May 31, 2017  |  Ben Rooks and Michelle Mattson-Hamilton, ST Advisors
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Our annual review of the Healthcare Informatics 100, as it relates to investments and M&A activity

The Leaders of a Unique Michigan ACO Organization Share their Perspectives on ACO Development

May 30, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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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

Caradigm Carves Out a Niche in Rapidly Developing Sector

May 26, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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For our market scan on the population health market in the May issue, Healthcare Informatics profiles Caradigm, a company providing data analytics solutions with an eye towards meeting customers’ changing needs in a time of accelerating change.

Mount Sinai Creates Imaging Research Warehouse

May 25, 2017  |  David Raths
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The Mount Sinai Health System in New York has created a database that integrates clinical imaging with electronic health records to allow researchers to identify new patterns in the data.

We’re Getting to Know What the High-Needs Patient Population Looks Like—and Seeing Clear Gaps

May 25, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
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

At UTMC, Data-Driven “Meds to Beds” Program Leads to 20 Percent Drop in Readmission Rates

May 23, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC), based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is leveraging data analytics to improve medication compliance and patient outcomes. Through its use of a health care data integration and analytics platform, UTMC has reported a 20...

Time to Pay Attention to CPC-Plus—And Its Enormous Potential to Reshape Primary Care

May 22, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
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

A Study of ACO-Based Care Management Shows that Results Are Highly Replicable

May 19, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
I read with interest an article in the May Health Affairs, in which researchers analyzed early results of care management work undertaken at Massachusetts General Hospital—with positive implications for ACO-based care management going forward

DSS, Inc. Awarded $19 Million VA Contract to Develop Mobile Patient Scheduling Tool

May 18, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Juno Beach, Fla.-based health IT company Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS, Inc.) has been awarded a $19.6 million contract to install an online patient self-scheduling system for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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