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Overcoming the infrastructure challenges of harnessing big data in the healthcare environment will be critical for better population health management. The Department of Health and more »

Big data analytics may become routine in the next few years, but patient engagement, revenue cycle management, and population health will remain significant challenges. Healthcare more »

A simple survey harnesses predictive analytics to flag the potential for cardiovascular disease in clinically well patients. A new web tool from the Harvard School more »

NYU Langone Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center intend to form a clinically integrated network to help providers within the system focus on care coordination, more »

Healthcare organizations are expanding their ranks in new directions in order to address ICD-10, population health management, and care quality. Just a few years ago, more »

Predictive analytics can accurately identify members of the military at the highest risk of committing suicide. Veterans Day may have been earlier in the week, more »

How can providers overcome the challenges of creating the patient-centered medical home? There are a lot of good things to be said for the patient-centered more »

ONC hopes to smooth the process of bringing patient engagement, HIE, and care coordination technologies to the market through a new partnership program. The Office more »

For effective population health management, providers should be wary of putting distinct ethnic and cultural groups under a single label. Population health management involved viewing larger more »

The use of EHR data registries is critical for providing chronic disease management services for patients with diabetes. Using a dedicated diagnostic code within the more »

An additional 9 million Medicare patients may be eligible for lung cancer screenings under a new CMS proposal to cover the costs of the test. more »

Nurses serving as care coordinators produced a slight increase in follow-up colonoscopy rates after primary screenings, asserts one small study. Patients receiving positive results from more »

Is your healthcare organization prepared to take on the technical and cultural changes involved in accountable care? Both payers and healthcare providers are starting to more »

Weight loss surgery reduces reliance on medications for chronic diseases while cutting overall healthcare costs. Patients who undergo bariatric surgery end up taking fewer medications more »

Non-obstructive coronary artery disease is an important risk factor for myocardial infarction, a new JAMA study says. Patients with non-obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) are more »

Researchers in the Philadelphia area will focus on chronic disease management, population health, and quality improvements. Drexel University and Independence Blue Cross have announced a more »

Seven clinics will receive grant money to help manage prediabetes in patients at risk of developing the costly chronic disease. The American Medical Association (AMA) more »

Population health management is on the back burner for the majority of hospitals attempting to retool their revenue cycle infrastructure. The majority of financially struggling hospitals more »

OIG oversight will ensure that public health agencies are utilizing resources appropriately while providing high quality services. The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) will more »

Health information exchanges are becoming increasingly important for population health management and clinical analytics in an era of interoperability. With the tight focus on EHR more »

The presence of family caregivers is associated with a higher rate of successful post-hospitalization interventions, a new study finds. Hospitalized patients who had attentive caregivers more »

EHRs equipped with clinical decision support tools are associated with higher quality of care in a new study. Providers who use electronic health records equipped more »

In order to harness big data effectively for population health research, studies must better document their search results in tools like Google Trends. Google is more »

Building a population health management program requires a strong vision and a data-driven strategy for providing high quality, coordinated care. Population health management encompasses a more »

How can providers turn population health data into meaningful chronic disease management? Hearing the words “population health management” probably brings chronic disease care to mind more »

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