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Health information exchange (HIE) organizations are playing an increasingly important role in helping providers meet data exchange requirements of Stage 2 meaningful use, along with more »

Fourteen percent of American adults, or more than 16.4 million patients, have avoided seeing a physician for chronic disease management care in the past twelve more »

Two population health management initiatives that focus on increasing the use of primary care providers have reaped significant results for patients, says CMS Deputy Administrator more »

Better chronic disease management for heart failure patients with one or more comorbidities can lower the risk of those patients ending up back in the more »

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University  has been chosen to lead the Bravewell Integrative Medicine Research Network (BraveNet), a collaboration of 14 US more »

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is committed to population health management for its beneficiaries as well as the public at large, CMS authors more »

The Institutes of Medicine (IOM) recommend an increase in patient-centered care techniques to help manage more than 100 million Americans experiencing chronic pain.  As the more »

Worried that population health management is more expensive than it’s worth?  You might wish to reconsider.  A new survey by KPMG LLP indicates that more more »

The adoption of accountable care principles may not be top priority for many healthcare organizations, but for a number of providers in the Midwestern states, more »

Healthcare organizations are quickly learning that the idea of a one-and-done patient consult is becoming a thing of the past.  As outcomes-based reimbursement begins to more »

The award is in recognition of executives who made powerful additions to their facilities for Health IT and demonstrated influence through their compelling use of more »

Newly elected Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will tackle the pervasive public health issue of prescription drug abuse by improving the state’s prescription drug monitoring more »

How can providers foster true patient engagement in an uncontrolled landscape of mHealth app adoption? Mobile health apps may be considered one of the key more »

Four organizations have formed new ACOs, entered into new ACOs, or entered into new ACO agreements in the past week. The purpose of an Accountable more »

How effective is the patient-centered medical home? A series of studies argue that coordinated care is worth the effort. The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) has more »

Educational text message reminders significantly improved the likelihood of a child receiving the second vaccination on time. A study published in The Official Journal of more »

Patient engagement is often seen as the key to preventative care, effective chronic disease management, and cost containment.  Despite the spread of accountable care arrangements more »

States awarded in round two for State Innovation Testing Models. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that 11 states have been awarded more »

Economic insecurity has a significant effect on chronic disease management and diabetes control, a new study finds. Proper chronic disease management for diabetes is significantly more »

Why is population health management so important for the financial wellbeing of healthcare organizations? The healthcare industry has had a difficult journey over the past more »

Humana, Inc. and United Hospital System will enact a new three-year Accountable Care agreement and partnership, effective January 1, 2015. The rising cost of health more »

LAC, TRI, and Truven Health have been given a grant to use applied analytics to improve adolescence wellness, prevention and early interventions under the ACA more »

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 »

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 »

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