Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • Epic, Cerner Get Tepid Population Health User Satisfaction Scores

    January 5, 2018 - Notable EHR vendors, including Epic Systems and Cerner Corporation, can’t match the user satisfaction scores of more dedicated population health management products, according to the latest KLAS Research market report. A series of user interviews from 2016 revealed that Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, athenahealth, and eClinicalWorks received only average approval for their population health...

  • Identifying Big Data Sources for Population Health Management

    January 2, 2018 - Effective population health management is beginning to require healthcare providers to rely heavily on big data derived from both their own health IT systems and from their business partners.  Identifying patients at high risk of developing chronic diseases or falling away from maintenance protocols is a significant challenge for many organizations, but is quickly becoming an essential...

  • Using Business Intelligence to Fine-Tune Operating Room Utilization

    December 6, 2017 - Surgical space is a finite resource for hospitals and health systems, and it is also one of the most important.  Long wait times for an operating room are simply unacceptable for most physicians and their patients, especially when emergency situations arise. Even worse is an OR that has booked for a provider but consistently remains empty during the scheduled hours, says Yi-An Huang,...

  • Big Data, PCP Engagement Aid Mount Sinai with Population Health

    December 4, 2017 - While the majority of healthcare organizations have at least recognized the importance of population health management, large integrated delivery systems with hundreds of locations and thousands of providers often find it difficult to drive positive changes into every corner of their vast domains. Patchwork technology, patient attitudes, poorly aligned financial incentives, and the innate...


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NIH Calls for “All of Us” Population Health Research Proposals

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