Population Health

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for population health software used to identify at-risk patient populations.

ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

Big Data from Twitter showing stressed language posts compared to CDC reported heart attacks in study by Johannes Eichstaedt.

Figure 1. Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | Information Technology | September 09, 2015

The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...

Technology | Population Health | April 03, 2015

April 3, 2015 — PatientPoint announced that PatientPoint Outreach 3.2 is now certified for Meaningful Use in an...

Critical Issues Facing Radiology.
Feature | April 01, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis

The landscape of the healthcare industry is poised for dramatic change in 2015 and the years ahead, and radiologists...

business, hospitals, spending, information technology, ICD-10, population health
News | March 05, 2015

March 5, 2015 — A new, online report predicts where American...

Value-based Imaging
Feature | June 03, 2014 | Nadim Michel Daher

A recent whitepaper[1] by the Economist Intelligence Unit deems value in the “emerging new currency within health...

Feature | August 28, 2013 | David Karabinos

Healthcare’s shift away from traditional fee-for-service reimbursement models and toward value-based payments is...