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Healthy Nevada Project Partners with Helix to Offer Genome Sequencing

January 11, 2018  |  David Raths
news
The Healthy Nevada Project was launched 15 months ago to combine genetic data with health and population data, as well as information from environmental databases to create a large health determinants data set. Now it is have partnering with Helix, a personal...

Five DASH Pilots Seek to Catalyze Efforts to Share, Use Multi-Sector Data

January 4, 2018  |  David Raths
news
Five communities have received grants to participate in a 6-month pilot initiative designed to help local collaborations catalyze their efforts to share and use multi-sector data to improve community health.

Looking at San Diego’s Healthcare Landscape: What Can Advanced Markets Teach Us?

January 3, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
What can we learn from the leaders of the San Diego healthcare market? As it turns out, a lot—about collaboration, payer-provider relations, taking on risk-bearing contracts, population health—and more. And what the provider and payer leaders are learning in that...

Market Profile: A MediCal Managed Care Perspective on the Challenges and Opportunities Facing San Diegans

January 2, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
article
In looking at the San Diego metro market, an important perspective is that of the MediCal (Medicaid) managed care viewpoint of that healthcare market; Community Health Group’s Joseph Garcia shares his views on the challenges and opportunities going ahead

Finance Pros Predict Significant Health IT Investment Activity Next Year

December 21, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
More than half of respondents in a recent survey are projecting the healthcare IT and data subsector to have “a lot” of investment activity in 2018 to 2019.

Public Health Departments Report Progress on Multi-Sector Data Efforts

December 15, 2017  |  David Raths
article
Executives from four big-city public health departments gathered online Dec. 14 to share insights from their work to use data to more closely align their work with housing, education, social service, economic development, and safety.

Market Profile: San Diego’s Leaders Manage Parallel Trajectories When It Comes to Population Health

December 12, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
San Diego is one of the more advanced metro healthcare markets, with a long history of risk-based contracting; yet providers must manage both risk-based and FFS contracting, in parallel environments, to be successful

PCORnet Groups Bring Together Clinical, Patient-Reported Data on COPD

December 4, 2017  |  David Raths
news
A collaboration between two PCORnet organizations is bringing together clinical and patient-reported data on people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Media Report: Amazon Web Services, Cerner Working on Healthcare Deal

November 27, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud service business, is reportedly in the late stages of talks with Cerner on a project that will involve the health technology company’s population health solution, HealtheIntent, according to a media report from CNBC.

Data Registry to Track Childhood Health, Illness Trends

November 26, 2017  |  David Raths
news
The American Academy of Pediatrics has begun work on a registry to collect, store and analyze health data on all U.S. children.

PCORI Board Funds 14 Clinical Effectiveness Research Projects

November 21, 2017  |  David Raths
news
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) board of governors has approved $57 million to fund 14 new comparative clinical effectiveness research studies.

Geisinger Announces New National Precision Health Initiative

November 16, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System has launched a new National Precision Health Initiative, an effort to extend the Geisinger model of integrating genomics and data science into precision healthcare on the national scene.

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