Population Health

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

IBM Watson Health, medical imaging collaborative
News | Clinical Decision Support | June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016 — IBM announced it has formed a Watson Health medical imaging collaborative, a global initiative...
patient data sharing, cancer treatment, Queen's University Belfast
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016 — The sharing of genetic information from millions of cancer patients around the world could be key to...
Blog | HIMSS | March 24, 2016
The need for improved efficiency in healthcare and the new requirements of U.S. healthcare reform have rapidly made the...
IBM Watson, Merge Healthcare, Best in KLAS 2015/2016, Phytel

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News | Population Health | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — IBM Watson Health announced that the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report...
News | Population Health | January 05, 2016
January 5, 2016 — As the emphasis on the change in delivery of care escalates from volume- to value-based care,...
Big data is expected to change how healthcare is managed in the near future.
Feature | Population Health | October 11, 2015 | By Jeff Zagoudis and Dave Fornell
As healthcare converts to an entirely electronic health record (EHR)-based system, it opens up new opportunities to...
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 hospitals will spend billions on healthcare technology in...
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 well...