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.
SHIEC has established a Social Determinants Committee, with the core aim to help SHIEC better focus on identifying and linking social determinants of health data and best practices between societal sectors across the country.
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.
The June 17 shooting at a Trenton, N.J., Arts All Night event that injured 22 people, 17 of them by gunfire, was a tragic reminder of the challenges the city faces and of the importance of multi-sector efforts to solve societal and public health problems.
Phoenix-based Equality Health was formed with the goal to look at addressing healthcare outcomes disparities through the lens of culture. A population health management platform is helping to accomplish that.
The San Francisco-based precision medicine company Syapse has announced the creation of a Precision Medicine Council that will be comprised of a group of oncology, operations, and research leaders from health systems dedicated to advancing precision oncology...
What does it take to build a successful telehealth program that harnesses the technology capabilities for digital health while gaining the outcomes the local population truly need? Hospital systems might want to take a look at what’s going on in Tallahassee.
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.
The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) “All of Us” Research Program has issued a funding announcement for genome centers to generate genotype and whole genome sequence data from participants’ biosamples.
Integrated health system Geisinger has hired a high-profile genetic counselor to head up business development for Geisinger National Precision Health, which was created to extend the Geisinger model on the national scene.
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...
The National Institutes of Health has created a new position, chief data strategist, to serve as the principal adviser to NIH leadership on large-scale platforms and technology ecosystems that facilitate data science.
On the first day of the HLTH conference in Las Vegas, David Feinberg, M.D., CEO of Geisinger, articulated a bold, broad vision of his organization’s embrace of the widest possible view of its role in its communities