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Humana Creates New Data Analytics, Digital Health Division

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Humana has announced the launch of a new data analytics and digital health division, called Humana Studio H, which will focus on developing data-driven products and services for use across the entire organizations. The center will be...

Dell Medical School’s Big Data Hub to Address Population Health

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Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin has launched a Biomedical Data Science Hub that will enhance population health research with big data analytics. Data scientists at Dell Med are currently working to extract health...

Population Health Intervention Ups Hypertension Control by 6%

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Data-driven risk stratification and population health management strategies improved hypertension management by six percent in a safety-net clinic, indicating a promising approach for reducing care disparities, says a study published in...

AHA Honors Atrium Health for Care Quality, Reducing Disparities

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The American Hospital Association (AHA) has recognized Atrium Health for its efforts in increasing healthcare quality and reducing care disparities in communities. Atrium Health ranked in the top five for the Quest for Quality prize,...

Schooling Docs in Population Health Requires Data, Aligned Incentives

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One of the proudest moments in a physician’s life is when he or she crosses the stage to shake hands with faculty and receive the coveted MD degree.  The embossed leatherette folio represents the culmination of years of hard...

$30M in NIH Grants Will Support Population Health Research, Clinical Trials

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NIH’s Health Care Systems (HCS) Research Collaboratory has announced five new research awards to assist health systems in conducting large-scale clinical trial studies focused on population health research, care coordination, and...

How CVS Specialty Pharmacy Manages Patients with Digital Engagement

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Complex diseases, both chronic and acute, often require significant investments in time and money from the four P’s of healthcare – patients, providers, payers, and pharmacists – to manage in a cost-effective and...

How to Integrate Clinical Care with Mental, Behavioral Healthcare

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As the industry continues its shift from volume to value, healthcare organizations should consider innovative strategies for incorporating mental and behavioral healthcare services with the clinical environment. Delivering high-quality,...

UHC, Medtronic Use Value-Based Care to Boost Diabetes Management

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A value-based care partnership between UnitedHealthcare and Medtronic has reduced preventable hospital admissions by 27 percent, enhanced diabetes management, and cut healthcare costs. First-year results, drawn from an analysis of over...

BCBSA Tackles Opioids with Big Data, Accreditations, Member Hotline

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The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) is taking additional steps to combat opioid abuse by leveraging big data analytics and offering more resources to patients and providers seeking to prevent or treat opioid dependence. In...

Addressing Chronic Disease with Population Health Management Strategies

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Chronic diseases are among the most costly, prevalent, and avoidable ailments impacting population health. Conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and opioid addiction claim thousands of lives and billions of dollars each year. The...

AMA, Google Name Winners of PGHD, Data Sharing Challenge

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The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced the three winners of its AMA Healthcare Interoperability and Innovation Challenge, a project sponsored by Google Cloud that aims to promote data sharing and create tools that will use...

Alabama Recruits for Statewide Population Health, Genomics Program

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The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative (AGHI) has begun recruiting participants for its population health program that will use genomic analysis to predict disease. AGHI is a collaborative effort between the University of Alabama at...

Patient-Centered Medical Home Has Saved Payer $1.2B Since 2011

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has saved nearly $1.2 billion – yes, billion – since 2011 by implementing a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model across ninety percent of its contracted healthcare providers in its...

AARP Invests $60M in Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease Research

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The AARP’s  Brain Health Fund will invest $60 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) to accelerate the development of innovative treatments for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, which have profound impacts on...

Amazon Scoops Up PillPack in Possible Population Health Play

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Rumors of Amazon’s entry into the prescription drug distribution market have not been greatly exaggerated.  The e-commerce giant today announced the acquisition of PillPack, a company that offers home delivery of prescription...

Data Analytics, PDMP Use Can Combat the Opioid Crisis

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Healthcare leaders, lawmakers, and regulators can combat the opioid crisis by expanding data access for providers, optimizing data analytics tools, and encouraging alternative methods of pain management, according to recommendations from...

Eight States Partner for Medicaid Transformation, Data Analytics

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The National Governors Association (NGA) has selected eight states from across the nation to participate in a health data exchange and data analytics collaborative intended to foster innovation in Medicaid. Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware,...

Top 5 Collaborative Tasks for Population Management, Public Health

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Promoting and maintaining population health has always required combined effort from public health offices, private healthcare entities, and social service organizations. Each sector plays its own distinct role in addressing the community,...

CVS to Offer Nationwide Home Delivery of Prescription Drugs

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CVS Pharmacy is now offering speedy home delivery of prescription drugs across the nation as a way to improve medication adherence, boster population health, meet consumer expectations – and potentially get ahead of competitors like...

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