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The continuum of care is failing many hepatitis C patients who do not complete recommended care and treatment protocols. Hepatitis C patients often drop off more »

The value of Medicaid might not lie in chronic disease management, but the program can raise other quality of life and health factors. Patients with more »

Providers must take the lead in educating their patients about the existence, use, and benefits of online portals if they wish to reap the rewards more »

Healthcare providers and community leaders work to bring population health management to patients across the nation. Population health management projects run the gamut from nation-sized more »

A new round of HHS State Innovation grants will foster care coordination, healthcare analytics, and payment reforms. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) more »

As HealthITAnalytics prepares to join the healthcare industry in celebrating the end of a busy, successful, eventful year, we would like to take the opportunity more »

A blood test that is particularly effective for predicting the development of coronary heart disease (CHD) in black women has passed the FDA’s approval process.  more »

Unplanned 30-day readmissions can be significantly reduced through care coordination, telehealth, and remote monitoring. Remote patient monitoring has been instrumental in cutting 30-day readmissions for more »

Patient intake has been one of the last paper-bound holdouts in healthcare, but that may soon change as stakeholders collaborate on a “virtual clipboard” project. more »

Bundled payments for cancer care aim to reduce costs, improve standardization of treatments, and encourage transparency. UnitedHealthcare is expanding its bundled payments program for cancer more »

All different types of data may ultimately boil down to a string of zeroes and ones, but health IT and clinical analytics systems must work more »

Electronic monitoring of opioid prescription data can improve medication reconciliation and reduce patient safety risks. Close to 60% of patients who are taking opioids for more »

Automated phone calls are cheaper than human labor for patient follow-up, but may not be equally effective. Patient follow-up programs that use automated telephone interactions to more »

KLAS Research’s second annual rankings of population health management software vendors show just how quickly the market for such analytics and patient stratification technologies is more »

Big data, population health, and predictive analytics were among the most popular discussion topics on HealthITAnalytics in 2014. Between the start of Stage 2 meaningful more »

More than 70 percent of hospitals confirmed that public reporting stimulated quality improvement activity in their institution. Local hospital quality planning and improvement efforts are more »

Public health departments are experts at population health management. What can healthcare providers learn from their efforts? Hospitals, health systems, and physician providers aren’t the more »

Two competing accountable care networks are taking shape in Wisconsin to promote integrated healthcare delivery and lower costs for the region’s patients.  While the seven-member more »

HHS has splashed out on more than $36 million to recognize high quality population health management and improvements in clinical quality. The Department of Health more »

A computer algorithm can produce more complete and organized clinical documentation from the same information as a human, claims a new study. Chalk another one more »

A number of research centers will collaborate on epilepsy research thanks to a $27.3 million investment from the NIH. Case Western Reserve University has been more »

Why do payers think that healthcare data analytics won’t be able to rise to the challenges of cost-cutting and other reforms? Healthcare might be at more »

Population health, data sharing, and continued health IT adoption are major goals in the ONC’s updated strategic plan. The ONC is updating its Federal Health more »

Fewer Americans are smoking cigarettes, the CDC says, as the nation moves closer to Health People 2020 goals. The cigarette smoking rates of US adults more »

EHR adopters are largely driven by penalties and incentives. Could clinical analytics benefit from the same? EHR adoption is a critical precursor for the development more »

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