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Overcoming the divide between patients who have regular broadband internet access and those who do not could be a key factor in decreasing health disparities more »

Chronic disease patients in upstate New York will get a little extra help staying out of the hospital from the University of Buffalo School of more »

Healthcare is starting to get more personal. As the finance and entertainment industries have become on-demand, consumer-driven fields in the recent past, healthcare, too, is more »

While “population health management” may be one of those terms that means something different to each person who hears it, the words capture the overall more »

An increase in screenings, better preventative care, and more robust population health management techniques have contributed to the significant decline in the number of strokes, more »

Patients who self-identified as gay, lesbian, or bisexual in the 2013 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) showed distinct patterns in health disparities that could help more »

Patients at the highest risk of very frequent 30-day readmissions may not be the most likely suspects, according to a study published in the American more »

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model is emerging as one of the most effective tools for a healthcare organization interested in population health management, accountable more »

The Affordable Care Act seems to be having an immediate and impactful effect on the number of uninsured patients and those who could not afford more »

The Office of the National Coordinator is challenging providers to use their EHRs, clinical decision support systems, and population health management techniques to reduce hypertension more »

The New Jersey Department of Health has granted $415,000 to the Trenton Health Team (THT) in order to develop a clinical decision support (CDS) and more »

In order to help public health organizations better understand the uses and benefits of health information exchanges (HIEs), HIMSS has released its Public Health and more »

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have received $10 million in grants from the Center for Medicare more »

For many patients with complex needs, the “care continuum” is anything but a smooth, easily understandable stream of seamless coordination between providers.  Even figuring out more »

Over the next fifteen years, the Partnership for Community Health is planning to dole out $90 million in grants to Massachusetts hospitals in order to more »

When it comes to healthcare, more data is usually better.  Physicians can only make correct diagnoses and prescribe the most effective treatments if they have more »

Coupling a comprehensive system of chronic disease management for diabetics with other elements of primary care can improve patient health and produce significant results, says more »

Pulling together the building blocks for a robust population health management program can be an expensive and difficult proposition.  From infrastructure investments to EHR upgrades more »

In yet another unfortunate “what not to do with healthcare” example from the government, officials at the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs more »

The Office of the National Coordinator and the Centers for Disease Control are leveraging the power of telehealth and clinical decision support (CDS) tools to more »

Patient engagement programs that lead to better population health management are among the few things physicians are looking forward to in 2014 amid a rather more »

While the fact that 9.3% of Americans are now afflicted by diabetes is a worrying new statistic, perhaps even more concerning is that 27.8% of more »

You don’t have to be an avid coupon-clipper to know that getting rewards for taking small actions is a nice feeling.  The idea of earning more »

Members of the American Medical Association (AMA) have voted to approve a measure outlining the definition of team-based health care and providing physicians with a more »

The Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) 10-year interoperability plan offers a vision of the healthcare ecosystem founded upon data analytics, population health management, and more »

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