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Patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) around the country will be receiving a $35.7 million boost from funding provided by the Affordable Care Act, HHS Secretary Sylvia more »

Cigarette smokers who were offered a free supply of nicotine replacement medications and a series of automated phone calls were 70% more likely to be more »

Google may track patterns in search engine use primarily to target advertising to users, but healthcare providers may be able to glean some important insights more »

One in ten emergency department visits are for conditions that do not require emergency services and could be better treated through primary or urgent care, 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 »

Hospitalizations related to congestive heart failure and ischemic stroke have dropped by nearly a third over the past ten years, says the American Heart Association, more »

Adding information about a patient’s occupation and workplace into their electronic health record can help providers at community health centers paint a more complete portrait more »

The fee-for-service reimbursement model is the most significant barrier preventing complex care management (CCM) in the healthcare industry, claims a perspective piece in the New more »

A population health management and clinical analytics program within the Wyoming Department of Health has reduced Medicaid emergency department visits by 20% and cut 30-day more »

Diabetic patients who were appropriately screened for behavioral health disorders such as depression achieved better blood glucose control and improved self-management of their chronic disease, more »

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an at-home colorectal cancer screening tool that is up to 90% accurate in detecting the common cancer, more »

Low-income patients living in poorer areas of California are nearly twice as likely to experience amputations of the lower limbs due to diabetes, finds a more »

Patients of lower socioeconomic status (SES) were about 7% more likely to experience a hospital readmission for cardiac issues than similar patients with higher SES, more »

EHR interoperability may have just taken a big step forward with Cerner’s announcement of its $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services.  The move will more »

The passive collection of health data, gathered seamlessly from wearable devices and home monitoring systems, could be the key to making patient-generated health data (PGHD) more »

Geisinger Health System, one of the nation’s shining beacons of integrated healthcare delivery, is undergoing some significant changes as it announces the departure of Dr. more »

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is becoming one of the most coveted recognitions for healthcare providers in urgent need of better ways to manage population more »

Hospitals are starting to invest more heavily in population health management applications such as community outreach and patient acuity software, and are doing their best more »

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced $55 million in grant funding for a series of projects at the City University of New York more »

The New York Digital Health Accelerator is shining a bright spotlight on clinical analytics with its latest group of seven startups selected for the four-month more »

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 »

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