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    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has started a care coordination and population health management pilot program with the Illinois Gastroenterology Group (IGG) focusing more »

    Big data produced by wearable mHealth devices will be the focus of a new research project funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The more »

    The Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes Chicago (ECHO-Chicago), a population health management program centered at the University of Chicago, has received $1.55 million in grant more »

    Providers now have a new clinical data registry option to use for CMS Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) attestation, announced The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) more »

    A project hoping to apply big data mining techniques to pharmaceuticals has won the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award.  Rong Xu, more »

    The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is asking healthcare providers to discuss their progress towards four key areas of healthcare reform identified in its more »

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is expanding a health information exchange program with Walgreens, allowing the retail pharmacy chain to provide immunizations to veterans more »

    Children’s Medical Center of Dallas has received the AHIMA Grace Award for its innovative efforts to leverage health information management strategies and EHR technology to more »

    A new clinical trial is aiming at discovering how the packaging of medications and instructions provided by pharmacists affect patient adherence.  The STOMPP (Study the more »

    The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) will be welcoming Doug Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMI, as its new President and CEO.  Fridsma will be leaving more »

    Thanks to a three-year Center of Medicare and Medicaid Innovation award, the Association of American Medical Colleges and a group of five academic medical centers more »

    Iora Health will be opening four clinics in Arizona and Washington State dedicated exclusively to Humana Medicare members after the two organizations reached an agreement more »

    The 95% effective hepatitis C therapy that made the healthcare industry do a double-take at the $1000-per-day price tag is presenting some serious medication adherence more »

    In a bid to expand its healthcare footprint, Cognizant Technology Solutions, an outsourcing and consulting firm, has agreed to buy healthcare analytics company TriZetto for more »

    Aetna and more than 1200 Weill Cornell physicians will collaborate on a newly announced accountable care agreement, the payer says, intended to boost the coordination more »

    Big data will only be getting bigger over the next few years as the global market for analytics technology continues to grow at a staggering more »

    The largest donation in Harvard’s long and storied history will bolster the endowment of one of the University’s smaller schools and will place a focus more »

    The Mayo Clinic is the latest healthcare epicenter to enlist Watson for some heavy lifting when it comes to data analytics and medical research.  Watson more »

    Healthcare organizations in the state of California can apply for some extra help with their data analytics and health information governance efforts through the Safety more »

    Patient-generated health data (PGHD) provided by wearable devices is set for a massive explosion in volume over the next five years, according to a report more »

    An increase in the number of drug-based interventions may not reduce the risk of blood clots for hospitalized patients, according to a new study from more »

    Researchers in North Carolina are helping to foster population health management and disease control efforts in developing nations by studying data integrity techniques and sharing more »

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced the release of its finalized guidelines for genomic data sharing and research.  After receiving more than one more »

    Benjamin Marlin, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five year, $536,000 grant to assist his research into machine learning more »

    Registration for the 2014 Million Hearts Challenge is now underway, according to an announcement in the Federal REgister, and is aiming to improve hypertension control for more »

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