Population Health

Emerald Clinics signs cannabis RWE contract with Canopy Growth’s UK subsidiary Spectrum Biomedical - Small Caps | 8/10/2020

… Spectrum Therapeutics products in Australia. The SBUK relationship also leverages the data platform and remote patient monitoring capabilities being deployed by Emerald in Australia and the US, both in clinical monitoring applications and for population health monitoring with its recently announced Openly initiatives. Openly is a digital tool designed for organisations to quickly roll out a simple, easy-to-use self-monitoring tool to its team of patrons – whether it …

miR Scientific Announces Validation of its Urine Based, Non-Invasive Prostate Cancer Test Published in the Journal of Urology | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

… invasive urine test is profound. With a single test, multiple key points of the traditional patient’s journey and continuum of care can be transformed into improved outcomes and quality of life. From a male population health perspective, the empirical data in the Journal of Urology publication supports measurable and sustained benefits to key stakeholders when adopted at scale. Applying the data to age-appropriate populations, it is expected that as …

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Healthify Partners with Algorex to Use Predictive Analytics to Address Social Determinants of Health | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

GDPR Healthify Partners with Algorex to Use Predictive Analytics to Address Social Determinants of Health Combined offering leverages population health data, machine learning algorithm and advanced analytics to inform targeted interventions to address social inequities News provided by Aug 10, 2020, 08:00 ET Share this article NEW YORK , Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Healthify , a company that works with payers and providers to create social determinants of health (SDoH) infrastructures, today …

NFLPA Provides WHOOP to All Active NFL Players | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

… study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine . Beyond performance and recovery, WHOOP has also been working with researchers from leading health organizations and universities to investigate COVID-19 symptoms, treatment, mitigation, and population health management. WHOOP recently released new research - which is under peer review - into the relationship between respiratory rate and COVID-19 which analyzed the potential for wearable technology to provide early warning signs of potential …

How to Pandemic-Proof Our Healthcare Payment System | 8/10/2020

… providers in alternative payment models (APMs) were better positioned to respond to COVID-19 and support reopening plans through the rapid deployment of telehealth, care management and data analytics. These are the types of population health capabilities the industry must focus on spreading – and incenting – in the near future. Value-based care could have kept providers’ finances off life support. In stark contrast to those in FFS, providers in value …

State releases updated vaccine guidelines ahead of new school year | 8/10/2020

… to protect infants, children and teens from serious childhood diseases, such as measles, mumps and chickenpox. Staying up to date with immunizations provides the best protection against disease and is essential to individual and population health . Under the Affordable Care Act, most insurance plans, including those bought through the federal Marketplace, as well as the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid are required to cover school vaccinations as a …

Can We Prevent the Next 5 Million COVID Cases? | 8/10/2020

Jeffrey Shaman, PhD, professor, environmental health sciences, and director, Climate and Health Program, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Denis Nash, PhD, executive director, CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health ; distinguished professor of epidemiology, CUNY School of Public Health. Amesh A. Adalja, MD, senior scholar, Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. CNBC: “Dr. Scott Gottlieb: U.S. coronavirus deaths could reach 300,000 by year-end if trends …

Study Finds That Neighborhoods Around North Carolina’s HBCUs Are Healthy Food Deserts | 8/10/2020

Study Finds That Neighborhoods Around North Carolina’s HBCUs Are Healthy Food Deserts Filed in Research & Studies on August 10, 2020 A new study led by Helene Vilme, a social scientist in the department of population health sciences at the School of Medicine of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, finds that students at North Carolina’s 10 historically black colleges and universities face limited options for finding healthy food to buy …

The Way Forward: Answers to your biggest questions about life after COVID-19 | 8/10/2020

… strong Ali Mokdad /strong /a , professor of health metrics sciences at the a href="http://www.healthdata.org/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation /a (IHME) and chief strategy officer for population health at UW /li li Dr. Benjamin Danielson, a href="https://www.seattlechildrens.org/contact/odessa-brown/" Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic /a /li li Dr. Neil Kaneshiro, Associate Medical Director for Medical Policy at a href="https …

Masks could save the lives of 66,000 Americans by Dec. 1 — if more people wear them | Health & Fitness | ArcaMax Publishing | 8/10/2020

… have been accurate for several months. “The accuracy (of IHME’s model) is within 5% of the true estimate for projections up to four weeks later,” said Ali Mokdad, professor and chief strategy officer of population health at IHME. Despite the bleak numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths six months into the pandemic, public mask wearing continues to be a contentious topic. Experts have said repeatedly that the pandemic can be …

First Intermountain Healthcare-Stanford Medicine Physician Fellows Focus on Healthcare Innovation | 8/10/2020

Intermountain Healthcare-Stanford Medicine Population Health and Care Delivery Science Fellowship have graduated from the unique two-year master’s degree program in health services research. The collaborative program teaches future physician leaders how to apply innovation and healthcare quality improvement at the two premier health systems. “The fellowship is a first of its kind,” says Raj Srivastava, MD, MPH, assistant vice president of research and co-director of the Healthcare …

Cardiovascular Determinants of Mortality in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease | 8/10/2020

… e,f a Kidney Center, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Turku, Finland b Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Turku, Finland c Centre for Population Health Research, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland d Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland e Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Turku …

Masks could save the lives of 66,000 Americans by Dec. 1—if more people wear them | 8/10/2020

… have been accurate for several months. “The accuracy (of IHME’s model) is within 5% of the true estimate for projections up to four weeks later,” said Ali Mokdad, professor and chief strategy officer of population health at IHME. Despite the bleak numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths six months into the pandemic, public mask wearing continues to be a contentious topic. Experts have said repeatedly that the pandemic can be …

How do primary care physicians prioritize preventive services? | 8/10/2020

… Force (USPSTF) even when most primary care visits were in person. In a previous AFP Community Blog post , I wrote about the National Commission on Preventive Priorities’ (NCPP) ranking of preventive services based on population health impact and cost-effectiveness. The NCPP’s highest-ranked services were the childhood immunization series; counseling and medications to assist smoking cessation in adults; and counseling to prevent initiation of tobacco use in children and …

America’s response to COVID-19: ‘A tale of two countries’ | Healthcare IT News | 8/10/2020

Population Health America’s response to COVID-19: ‘A tale of two countries’ Disinformation and diverging containment strategies have contributed to the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S., says Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute …

Giving Public Health Experts a Voice | 8/10/2020

Giving Public Health Experts a Voice 08/10/2020 By Jennifer Dunphy Leave a Comment Jennifer Dunphy, DrPH, Chief Population Health Officer, Regal Medical Group As a public health practitioner, passionate advocate for public safety and doctor of public health, I would like to think I have a voice during a global public health crisis. That voice is not being heard. I begged officials to reconsider when they first put out the …

Irene Gallegos: ‘Public health and the gospel go hand in hand’ | 8/10/2020

… the prevention of disease and the promotion of health to improve the quality of life for all. I love my field of study and practice, because we have the opportunity to intervene and improve population health . Some interventions focus on individual health—similar to the one lost sheep—and others focus on improving the health of an entire community or larger population—the 99. Public health aligns so well with …

I’m Lovin’ it: food for thought, is population health the way forward? | 8/9/2020

Sunday, 9 August 2020 I’m Lovin’ it: food for thought, is population health the way forward? It was a ‘ food for thought ’ kind of week last week. Well actually I was thinking a lot about food, rather than doing too much thinking. I wasn’t thinking about food for myself, but many of the stories I read had something about food in their content. And there were many of them. I …

University of Utah lab is developing a video game to ease depression in older adults - The Salt Lake Tribune | 8/9/2020

State opens rental aid program to Utahns receiving jobless benefits ‘Absolutely suffering’ People often overcome stressful events and get back on track without experiencing depression, said Morimoto, a psychiatry professor in Population Health Sciences, in the Division of Health Systems Innovation and Research at the U. But that recovery mechanism erodes as they get older. When they don’t recognize the signs of mental illness, they may put off seeking help …

Google Alert - Provider | 8/9/2020

… Black mental health care providers say Street Roots News Psychological impacts of this moment are overwhelming, Black mental health care providers say. Street Roots. Portland therapists serving the Black … Flag as irrelevant Healthcare Provider Population Health Management Platforms Market is projected to Witness … Bulletin Line This information has also been used to segment the market into different segments. In addition to the above, information about the Healthcare Provider … Flag as …

A pandemic reinforced our belief in population health - MedCity News | 8/9/2020

… change : Suddenly, in a matter of weeks, healthcare has demonstrated that, in fact, it can pivot and innovate new models of care delivery: telehealth and virtual care, wide adoption of home monitoring technology, and population health on a broad scale in the form of social distancing. Health equity and social determinants have a direct impact on outcomes : At the same time, the role of social determinants in health outcomes has …

Stressed: Virus’ impact on mental health and substance use | Regional | carolinacoastonline.com | 8/8/2020

… when they need it. ISOLATION AND LACK OF SUPPORT North Carolina as a whole — and Buncombe County specifically — started seeing an increase in suicide rates and overdoses last month, according to Rhonda Cox, chief population health officer with Vaya Health, which manages mental health, substance use disorder and developmental disability services in the 22 westernmost counties of North Carolina for those with Medicaid or who are uninsured or underinsured. “It’s …

NLP in Healthcare. | 8/8/2020

… this data and draw credible insights happens to be a major driver. Making sense out of the excessive digital data is perhaps the biggest challenge for the healthcare industry Support Value-Based Care and Population Health Management The shift in business models and outcome expectations is driving the need for better use of unstructured data. Traditional health information systems have been focusing on deriving value from the 20 percent of …

Preparing for the inevitable next wave of COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 8/5/2020

Population Health Preparing for the inevitable next wave of COVID-19 Digital tools offer huge opportunities for helping to contain the coronavirus, and IT solutions that make the management of infected people and contacts more efficient should be prioritized before the next wave …

Cerner in the headlines — 11 latest stories | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/31/2020

… and partially blamed its Cerner EHR investment for the loss. 6. Cerner announced July 23 a new agreement to deploy Holon Solutions’ point-of-care platform that can extract relevant patient information from Cerner’s population health platform and deliver it into the clinician’s EHR workflow. 7. Cerner on July 23 launched a new cloud-based EHR offering to help rural and critical access hospitals speed up the implementation process and …

Infection Control

KU launches online certificate in public and population health, addressing critical need | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. The University of Kansas’s new, online Undergraduate Certificate in Public and Population Health , provides critical training during an unprecedented time in the state, nation and world. Offered in collaboration between the KU … said. “Graduates may also pursue careers as public health officers, infection control officers, healthcare consultants and many others. These jobs are available at the local, state and national level like the Centers for Disease Control …

Credentialing

Matrix Medical Network Achieves Recertification for NCQA Credentialing Accreditation | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… Medical Network (Matrix), a clinical leader in supporting the needs of at-risk populations, has achieved the highest level for credentialing and recredentialing from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The much-coveted accreditation … which in turn improve outcomes and lower costs from a population health management standpoint. Partnering with a clinical services organization that can ensure the availability of credentialed clinicians is critical to protecting entire populations from …

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Matrix Medical Network Achieves Recertification for NCQA Credentialing Accreditation | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… leader in supporting the needs of at-risk populations, has achieved the highest level for credentialing and recredentialing from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The much-coveted accreditation is valid until 2023. It … which in turn improve outcomes and lower costs from a population health management standpoint. Partnering with a clinical services organization that can ensure the availability of credentialed clinicians is critical to protecting entire populations from …

NCQA

Matrix Medical Network Achieves Recertification for NCQA Credentialing Accreditation | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… of at-risk populations, has achieved the highest level for credentialing and recredentialing from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The much-coveted accreditation is valid until 2023. It allows Matrix health plan clients … which in turn improve outcomes and lower costs from a population health management standpoint. Partnering with a clinical services organization that can ensure the availability of credentialed clinicians is critical to protecting entire populations from …

Community Health

Boulder Community Health and Optum Launch New, Comprehensive Relationship to Advance Quality Care and Improve Experiences for Patients in the Boulder Area | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

Weather AP Boulder Community Health and Optum Launch New, Comprehensive Relationship to Advance Quality Care and Improve Experiences for Patients in the Boulder Area Jul 14, 2020 Save BOULDER, Colo. & EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE … that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH). For more information, visit www.Optum.com . About Boulder Community Health Boulder Community Health is a non …

FHIR

Rimidi Demonstrates Effectiveness of FHIR-based Patient Reported Outcomes Tool For COVID-19 Screening, Triage and Monitoring | PRWeb | 7/15/2020

Rimidi Demonstrates Effectiveness of FHIR-based Patient Reported Outcomes Tool For COVID-19 Screening, Triage and Monitoring Share Article Using the EHR-integrated app, Desert Oasis Healthcare efficiently identifies patients with possible Coronavirus symptoms, mitigating … manner.” According to Lindsey Valenzuela PharmD, APh, BCACP, Administrator of Population Health and Prescription Management at DOHC, “Responding to this novel infectious disease has required us to be nimble, flexible, and ready to change from …

Telehealth

Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, Cox, People Power, and More to Highlight Virtual Care Solutions at Seventh Annual Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

… connected health solutions at its seventh annual Connected Health Summit , hosted virtually September 1-3 . Parks Associates research finds use of telehealth services has nearly tripled year-over-year, with 41% of US broadband households having … Strategic Sales, Alarm.com Dr. Donna O’Shea , Chief Medical Officer of Population Health Management, UnitedHealthcare Kian Saneii, CEO, Independa Rob Schneider , SVP, Commercial Operations, OMRON Healthcare John Showalter , MD, MSIS, Chief Product Officer, Jvion Kristen Valdes …

Behavioral Health

Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Uses AI and Clinical Data Analytics to Shape the Future of Behavioral Healthcare in Partnership with Lyssn | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

IRVINE, Calif. , July IBH Population Health Solutions (Integrated Behavioral Health, Inc.), a national leader in behavioral health technology and services, announced the launch of its new Provider Clinical Data Analytics technology platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve the quality and outcomes of talk therapy counseling. This program was developed in partnership with Lyssn (Lyssn.io, Inc.) and is the newest initiative to come from IBH’s Dysruption …

Patient Safety

Envision Healthcare Earns Recertification as One of Just 94 Federally Designated Patient Safety Organizations in the Nation | Business Wire | 7/14/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Envision Healthcare, a leading national medical group, announced today that the Envision Healthcare Center for Quality and Patient Safety has been awarded continued listing as a federally certified Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for … integrated technologies which, when combined, contribute to efficient and effective population health management strategies. As a market leader in ambulatory surgical care, the medical group owns and operates 257 surgery centers and one surgical hospital …

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives

Healthcare CIOs Reveal Top Priorities, Challenges in the Drive to Connected Healthcare | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

… announced the results of its annual focus group, comprised of over 20 healthcare IT executives that are members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives ( CHIME ). The focus group participants accepted more accountability than … illustrated the need for data access to inform decisions about population health, wellness and care capacity. The surveyed executives identified three main priority areas for 2020. Managing interoperability : Members acknowledged challenges amid the surge of …

Radiology

Associations of Apolipoprotein E ε4 Genotype and Ball Heading With Verbal Memory in Amateur Soccer Players - PubMed | National Institutes of Health | 7/11/2020

… Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. 5 Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. 6 Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. 7 HINT Consulting, Orinda, California. 8 Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. 9 Department of Psychiatry …

American Heart Association

AHA News: More People Are Dying During the Pandemic – and Not Just From COVID-19 | U.S. News & World Report | 7/10/2020

More (HealthDay) FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 (American Heart Association News) – More people in the United States are dying during the COVID-19 pandemic, but not just because of the coronavirus. One reason, experts say, is … care,” said Dr. Steven Woolf, professor of family medicine and population health at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. “We need to assure them that the danger of not getting care is greater than the danger …

Virginia Commonwealth University

AHA News: More People Are Dying During the Pandemic – and Not Just From COVID-19 | U.S. News & World Report | 7/10/2020

population health at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. “We need to assure them that the danger of not getting care is greater than the danger of getting exposed to the virus.” Woolf led a study published July 1 in JAMA that examined the number of deaths reported in the U.S. in March and April, when the pandemic began to take hold, compared with preceding years. The nationwide data showed there …

Patient Satisfaction

Tandigm Health Adds to Leadership Team | Business Wire | 7/9/2020

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.- Tandigm Health , a leading population health services organization, today announced several additions to its leadership team: Kevin M. Fosnocht, MD, FACP, Vice President of High Value Networks; Doron Schneider, MD, Vice President … focus on improving clinical and quality outcomes, as well as patient satisfaction and cost-savings. “We pride ourselves on maintaining a mission-driven culture at Tandigm, best supported by the passion and dedication we see …

Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage Plans Increase, Improve Quality Over FFS Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/9/2020

Public Payers News Medicare Advantage Plans Increase, Improve Quality Over FFS Plans Medicare Advantage plans kept their expenses low, diversified their benefits, and demonstrated better health outcomes than fee-for-service Medicare. / Xtelligent Healthcare Media … 2019 than in 2018. Andrew Renda, associate vice president of population health at Humana, told HealthPayerIntelligence that Humana’s success with chronic conditions was largely dependent on a population health strategy that sought to meet chronic …

Complex Care Management

Tandigm Health Adds to Leadership Team | Business Wire | 7/9/2020

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.- Tandigm Health , a leading population health services organization, today announced several additions to its leadership team: Kevin M. Fosnocht, MD, FACP, Vice President of High Value Networks; Doron Schneider, MD, Vice President … Dana Pedrick, RN, joins Tandigm as the Senior Director of Complex Care Management (CCM) . As the senior leader for the CCM Program, Dana will be responsible for advancing the Program’s outcomes and expanding their population …

HITRUST CSF

Arcadia’s Population Health Platform Earns HITRUST CSF® Certification for Data Security | PR Newswire | 7/8/2020

GDPR Arcadia’s Population Health Platform Earns HITRUST CSF® Certification for Data Security Prestigious certification validates the healthcare data and software company’s commitment to the highest levels of end-to-end security for sensitive data News provided by Jul 08, 2020, 07:55 ET Share this article BURLINGTON, Mass. , July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Arcadia ( arcadia.io ), a widely-recognized leader in population health management, announced today that its platform Arcadia Analytics has been …

Care Management Technology

Innovative MCO Eastpointe Human Services Launches Care Management Technology Platform Ahead of North Carolina’s Medicaid Transition | PR Newswire | 7/8/2020

RESTON, Va. Altruista Health and North Carolina’s Eastpointe Human Services today noted Eastpointe’s successful launch of Altruista’s care management technology, supporting whole-person care for Medicaid members in 10 counties. The implementation was completed on … NCQA) accreditation. Fortunately, GuidingCare (Version 8.7+) achieved NCQA Prevalidation for Population Health Management (PHM) in Health Plan Accreditation in 2018. This automatically credits Eastpointe for meeting standards in population health, data integration, risk stratification, care …

HITRUST

Arcadia’s Population Health Platform Earns HITRUST CSF® Certification for Data Security | PR Newswire | 7/8/2020

GDPR Arcadia’s Population Health Platform Earns HITRUST CSF® Certification for Data Security Prestigious certification validates the healthcare data and software company’s commitment to the highest levels of end-to-end security for sensitive data News provided by Jul 08, 2020, 07:55 ET Share this article BURLINGTON, Mass. , July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Arcadia ( arcadia.io ), a widely-recognized leader in population health management, announced today that its platform Arcadia Analytics has been …

National Cancer Institute

The Modern Medical Practice needs a Face Lift - ILLUMINATION - Medium | 7/7/2020

… Contemporary Practice Management can keep Independent Physicians from Drowning Adam Tabriz, MD Follow Jul 7 · 15 min read Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash M odern Healthcare is a swamp , as it is stuffed … balanced prioritization amid bringing care, overhaul coordination, supervisory compliance, and population health management, with a remarkably higher significance given to population health management. Sixty percent of more novel physicians overvalued population health management, versus only …

ACO

SPH Analytics Announces Dedicated Solution for California’s Integrated Healthcare Association Commercial HMO AMP Program | PRWeb | 7/7/2020

SPH Analytics Announces Dedicated Solution for California’s Integrated Healthcare Association Commercial HMO AMP Program Share Article Leading population health company expands product portfolio to support healthcare providers’ ability to self-report in California VBC program … performance Additional quality measures from other quality programs (HEDIS®, MIPS, ACO, Medicaid, and commercial payers) can be tracked within the same dashboard Supplemental clinical data exports to individual health plans that promote payer and provider …

Mental Health Services

Just 29% of substance abuse treatment centers only store health records electronically | Healthcare IT News | 7/6/2020

… Get Started WHY IT MATTERS The 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, found that more than 20 million people in the United States … data is put to work informing patient care decisions and population health. Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT News …

Substance Abuse

Just 29% of substance abuse treatment centers only store health records electronically | Healthcare IT News | 7/6/2020

… in 2017. July 06, 2020 02:36 PM According to new data released last week by ONC , more than half of substance abuse treatment centers nationwide use a combination of electronic and paper methods when it … data is put to work informing patient care decisions and population health. Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT News …

Health Research

Item of Interest: Shyamal Peddada named Chief of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch in NICHD’s Division of Intramural Population Health Research | National Institutes of Health | 6/30/2020

Shyamal D. Peddada, Ph.D., has been named the new chief of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch of the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Dr. Peddada joins NICHD from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, where he served as Chair of the Department of Biostatistics. Members of the branch conduct research in statistical …

Nutrition Research

Height Trajectory During Early Childhood Is Inversely Associated with Fat Mass in Later Childhood in Mexican Boys. | National Institutes of Health | 6/27/2020

… Nutrition Research, New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. 2 Health and Nutrition Research Center, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico. 3 National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico. 4 Population Health Research Center, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico. 5 Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. PMID …

Merck

FDA Grants Priority Review to Merck’s New Drug Application for Vericiguat | Business Wire | 7/16/2020

KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 16, 2020– Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for priority review the … and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research …

Merck Research Laboratories

FDA Grants Priority Review to Merck’s New Drug Application for Vericiguat | Business Wire | 7/16/2020

… meet unmet medical needs,” said Dr. Roy Baynes, senior vice president and head of global clinical development, chief medical officer, Merck Research Laboratories. “We look forward to working with the FDA as they review this … and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research …

Rimidi

Rimidi Demonstrates Effectiveness of FHIR-based Patient Reported Outcomes Tool For COVID-19 Screening, Triage and Monitoring | PRWeb | 7/15/2020

Rimidi Demonstrates Effectiveness of FHIR-based Patient Reported Outcomes Tool For COVID-19 Screening, Triage and Monitoring Share Article Using the EHR-integrated app, Desert Oasis Healthcare efficiently identifies patients with possible Coronavirus symptoms, mitigating … manner.” According to Lindsey Valenzuela PharmD, APh, BCACP, Administrator of Population Health and Prescription Management at DOHC, “Responding to this novel infectious disease has required us to be nimble, flexible, and ready to change from …

UnitedHealth

UnitedHealth’s Unit Ties Up With Boulder Community Health - July 15, 2020 - Zacks.com | 7/15/2020

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ‘s ( UNH - Free Report ) health service business, Optum, recently forged a relationship with Boulder Community Health (BCH) to provide an enriched, seamless and affordable healthcare to patients residing in Boulder County and … market-leading health analytics, modern care delivery and data-driven population health approaches pave the way for Optum’s growth in the long haul. Revenues from this business are expected in the range of $127-$128 …

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth’s Unit Ties Up With Boulder Community Health - July 15, 2020 - Zacks.com | 7/15/2020

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ‘s ( UNH - Free Report ) health service business, Optum, recently forged a relationship with Boulder Community Health (BCH) to provide an enriched, seamless and affordable healthcare to patients residing in Boulder County and … market-leading health analytics, modern care delivery and data-driven population health approaches pave the way for Optum’s growth in the long haul. Revenues from this business are expected in the range of $127-$128 …

Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Good Data, Targeted Action Needed to Reduce COVID-19 Disparities | HealthIT Analytics | 7/15/2020

… from researchers at the Medical College of Georgia. For more coronavirus updates, visit our resource page , updated twice daily by Xtelligent Healthcare Media. The marked racial disparities that have come to light in the midst … of the Division of Epidemiology in the MCG Department of Population Health Sciences. Poverty, lack of health insurance, and limited access to healthcare are factors that have contributed to longstanding healthcare disparities among black populations …

Envision Healthcare

Envision Healthcare Earns Recertification as One of Just 94 Federally Designated Patient Safety Organizations in the Nation | Business Wire | 7/14/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Envision Healthcare, a leading national medical group, announced today that the Envision Healthcare Center for Quality and Patient Safety has been awarded continued listing as a federally certified Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for … integrated technologies which, when combined, contribute to efficient and effective population health management strategies. As a market leader in ambulatory surgical care, the medical group owns and operates 257 surgery centers and one surgical hospital …

Innovaccer

Innovaccer Partners With Emtiro Health to Leverage the FHIR-Enabled Data Activation Platform | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

The partnership will focus on delivering data-powered solutions to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of care delivery 14, 2020 10:06 EDT SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, Innovaccer, Inc., a leading San Francisco-based healthcare technology company, announced a partnership with Emtiro Health®, an innovative population health company in North Carolina. The partnership aims to enable the effective delivery of services to the patients and providers supported by Emtiro Health. The …

WebMD

FinPay LLC Names Joe Coyne As Chief Technology Officer | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

population health applications for the company. During that time, Continuum grew from serving 185 to 1200 physicians. Prior to Continuum, Joe was founder and CEO of Enterprise Information Systems, a national provider of physician practice management systems, with clients in 27 states. Enterprise was acquired by WebMD in 2000. Subsequently, Joe ran an EDI clearinghouse for one of WebMD’s subsidiary companies in Scottsdale, AZ. From 2001 to 2003, he served …

MDLIVE

Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, Cox, People Power, and More to Highlight Virtual Care Solutions at Seventh Annual Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

MDLIVE Dedi Gilad , CEO and Co-Founder, Tyto Care Sarah Jones , VP, Commercial Product, Best Buy Health Greg Lillegard , Chief Operating Officer, A&D Medical Kristen Ratcliff McGovern , Partner, Sirona Strategies Laura Mitchell , CEO, GrandCare Systems Lainie Muller , Director, Health & Wellness, Strategic Sales, Alarm.com Dr. Donna O’Shea , Chief Medical Officer of Population Health Management, UnitedHealthcare Kian Saneii, CEO, Independa Rob Schneider , SVP, Commercial Operations, OMRON Healthcare John Showalter , MD, MSIS …

CirrusMD

Pandemic Impact Fund is Excited to Launch $100M Venture Capital Fund | PRWeb | 7/13/2020

… startups that can speed identification of a potential pandemic and understand its movement through a population via surveillance, testing, analytics, population health, GIS, AI. Fix it Faster: Velocity matters - even before an epidemic reaches pandemic … alone, including needle-free injection startup, PharmaJet , and telehealth provider, CirrusMD . The investment team has a honed process and a passion for accelerating impact while targeting top quartile returns. Peter commented, “We decided to take …

Able Health

Health Catalyst acquires technology company Healthfinch in $40M deal | FierceHealthcare | 7/10/2020

population health portfolio. Health Catalyst’s population health capabilities were bolstered by its acquisition of Able Health in February for $27 million and the launch of its care management solution earlier this month. Health Catalyst expects to fund the deal using a mix of stock and cash. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Health …

Novartis

Halfway in, 2020 looks like a banner year for digital health M&As, with 35 deals | MobiHealthNews | 7/10/2020

… and BreathResearch in respiratory care. Others showed the continued investment of big players in the space through acquisition – players like Novartis, lululemon and Walmart. With disclosed price tags for only a handful of the deals … the first quarter that it was acquiring Visualize Health, a population health and quality measurement platform that helps providers catch any gaps in patient care. Sharecare said that the acquisition will allow it to roll …

IBM Watson

Roundup: UK’s House of Lords Committee ask for COVID-19 app update, Royal Philips announces new partnership and more briefs | Healthcare IT News | 7/10/2020

… Leading cancer centre, The Royal Marsden, in the UK, will launch its first AI virtual agent called Ask Maisie using IBM Watson. Ask Maisie will support key workers post lockdown, by ensuring they have immediate … absenteeism and presenteeism in the workplace. Artificial Intelligence , Data Warehousing , Population Health More regional news …

HealthDay

AHA News: More People Are Dying During the Pandemic – and Not Just From COVID-19 | U.S. News & World Report | 7/10/2020

More (HealthDay) FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 (American Heart Association News) – More people in the United States are dying during the COVID-19 pandemic, but not just because of the coronavirus. One reason, experts say, is … care,” said Dr. Steven Woolf, professor of family medicine and population health at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. “We need to assure them that the danger of not getting care is greater than the danger …

Altruista Health

Comvest Credit Partners Announces Investment in Altruista Health, Inc. | Globe Newswire | 7/8/2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Comvest Credit Partners (“Comvest”) has acted as Administrative Agent and Lender in providing a $41.6 million Senior Secured Credit Facility (the “Financing”) to Altruista Health, Inc. (“Altruista Health”), a provider of care management and population health management solutions. Altruista Health is a portfolio company of Martis Capital Management, LLC (“Martis Capital”). The Financing was used to refinance certain existing debt and …

Datica

Datica Earns No. 1 Ranking in Interoperability Solutions, Cloud Management Compliance Services by Black Book Research | PR Newswire | 7/8/2020

MINNEAPOLIS Datica , a top vendor in EHR integration and cloud compliance, is ranked No. 1 in client satisfaction for Interoperability Solutions by Black Book Market Research, a renowned market intelligence firm. This award recognizes Datica … healthcare IT, Black Book™ collects over 17,000 viewpoints on analytics, population health and related information technology and outsourced services on vendor performance annually. Black Book is internationally recognized for over 15 years of customer satisfaction …

AstraZeneca

LYNPARZA® (olaparib) Approved in the EU for Germline BRCA-mutated Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer | Business Wire | 7/8/2020

KENILWORTH, N.J.- AstraZeneca and Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that LYNPARZA has been approved in the European Union (EU) as a monotherapy for the maintenance treatment … and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research …

Medline

Systematic meta-analyses, field synopsis and global assessment of the evidence of genetic association studies in colorectal cancer | BMJ | 7/7/2020

… of Epidemiology , Vanderbilt University School of Medicine , Nashville , Tennessee , USA Correspondence to Dr Evropi Theodoratou, School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Lothian, UK; e.theodoratou{at}ed.ac.uk Abstract Objective To … identify genetic association studies of CRC risk, we searched the Medline database via the Ovid gateway and the search terms comprising medical subject headings (MeSH) and keywords relating to colorectal neoplasms, the MeSH heading ‘genetic …

Merck & Co

Merck to Hold Second-Quarter 2020 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on July 31 | Business Wire | 7/1/2020

… most challenging diseases in pursuit of our mission to save and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships … Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn . Forward-Looking Statement of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA This news release of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (the “company”) includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning …

Jvion

Jvion Expands Solution Suites to Enable Payers to Prepare for Patient Surge by Identifying Unforeseen Member Health Deterioration with Clinically Validated AI | PRWeb | 6/29/2020

Jvion Expands Solution Suites to Enable Payers to Prepare for Patient Surge by Identifying Unforeseen Member Health Deterioration with Clinically Validated AI Share Article Jvion’s proven analytics improve member health and operational outcomes through the … solution suites for the payer market . The solution suites, covering population health, cost and utilization management, behavioral health and member activation and engagement, leverage Jvion’s AI CORE™ to identify unforeseen member risks and recommend individualized …

Persivia

Over 50% of Leaders Underwhelmed by Population Health Management Tech | HealthIT Analytics | 6/25/2020

Quality & Governance News Over 50% of Leaders Underwhelmed by Population Health Management Tech A survey revealed that healthcare leaders want analytics and care coordination functionalities embedded in their population health management solutions. Fifty-six percent of healthcare leaders say their current population health management solution doesn’t meet their needs, according to a survey from Persivia and commissioned by Sage Growth Partners. Just 38 percent of respondents rated their population health

Medecision

The Global Care Management Solution Market is expected to grow from USD 10,434.14 Million in 2019 to USD 26,995.42 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17.16% | Globe Newswire | 6/24/2020

… Population Health, IBM Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Medecision, Inc., Salesforce.Com, Inc., TCS Healthcare Technologies, and ZeOmega Inc.. FPNV Positioning Matrix:The FPNV Positioning Matrix evaluates and categorizes the vendors in the Care Management Solution Market on the basis of Business Strategy (Business Growth, Industry Coverage, Financial Viability, and Channel Support) and Product Satisfaction (Value for Money, Ease of Use, Product Features, and Customer Support) that aids businesses in better decision …

Enli Health Intelligence

Enli Value Navigator® enables US healthcare providers to enroll nearly 40,000 COVID-19 patients | Globe Newswire | 6/24/2020

… adherence to Healthcare IT vendor best practices identified in new study from KLAS Research. June 24, 2020 10:00 ET Source: Enli Health Intelligence BEAVERTON, Ore., Enli Health Intelligence announced that its customers have enrolled nearly … school systems. About Enli Enli is the market leader in population health IT. We develop software tools for value-based care analytics and care coordination. Enli has been name Best in KLAS for Population Health

ZeOmega

The Global Care Management Solution Market is expected to grow from USD 10,434.14 Million in 2019 to USD 26,995.42 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17.16% | Globe Newswire | 6/24/2020

… Population Health, IBM Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Medecision, Inc., Salesforce.Com, Inc., TCS Healthcare Technologies, and ZeOmega Inc.. FPNV Positioning Matrix:The FPNV Positioning Matrix evaluates and categorizes the vendors in the Care Management Solution Market on the basis of Business Strategy (Business Growth, Industry Coverage, Financial Viability, and Channel Support) and Product Satisfaction (Value for Money, Ease of Use, Product Features, and Customer Support) that aids businesses in better decision …

HMS Holdings

Here’s Why You Should Add HMS Holdings to Your Portfolio Now - June 16, 2020 - Zacks.com | 6/16/2020

HMS Holdings, Corp. ( HMSY - Free Report ) is gaining on strong momentum within the Payment Integrity (PI) and Population Health Management (PHM) segments. A solid guidance has also raised optimism. The company, with a market capitalization of $2.73 billion, is the leading provider of Coordination of Benefits (“COB”) services to government and commercial healthcare payers.The company’s earnings are expected to improve 10% over the next five years. This Zacks Rank 2 …

William Blair

Evolent Health to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conference | PR Newswire | 5/28/2020

… participate in an upcoming investor conference. Mr. Williams, Mr. Blackley and Mr. Johnson will present at the 40 th Annual William Blair Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:20 p.m. ET . A … first company to receive the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Population Health Program Accreditation, and is consistently recognized as a top place to work in health care nationally. Learn more about how Evolent is changing …

HealthCare Partners

GHC, LLC Announces the Virtual Summit on Health System Recovery From The COVID-19 Pandemic | Business Wire | 5/22/2020

… CBO (George W. Bush) – Thomas M. Priselac, President and CEO, Cedars-Sinai Health System – Donald Rebhun, MD, Regional Medical Director, HealthCare Partners Medical Group, Chair, America’s Physician Groups (APG) – Chris Ritter, PhD, Director, CMS Patient … and Reopen – Role of Safety Net, FQHCs and Free Clinics – Population Health and Social Determinants Amid COVID-19 – Payment and Delivery reform after COVID – How Health Care Innovation May Respond to COVID – Privacy and Cybersecurity …

NCI

Philosophy of Biomedicine | Stanford | 4/9/2020

… US National Cancer Institute defines biomedicine as synonymous with “allopathic medicine, conventional medicine, mainstream medicine, orthodox medicine, and Western medicine” (NCI Other Internet Resources , accessed 12 March 2020). By contrast, A. E. Clarke, Mamo, Fishman … easily falls victim to the “fallacy of treating causes of population health as if they sum to 100%” (Krieger 2017). Causes overlap and interact in complex ways; e.g., individual diet, exercise, medications, and changing exposures …

Rock Health

Digital health investments were off to a record start. How will COVID-19 change things? | FierceHealthcare | 4/6/2020

… than 1.5 times the total funding in Q1 of any previous year, according to a report from venture capital firm Rock Health. Q1 2020 was the second-largest quarter in terms of total funding, and … that saw large funding rounds in Q1 include Innovaccer, a population health management platform that raised $70 million, healthcare software company Komodo Health, which scored $50 million, and IntelyCare, a “smart nurse staffing solution, which …

MemorialCare Innovation Fund

eConsult Solution Company AristaMD Secures $18 Million in Series B Funding | Business Wire | 3/31/2020

… timely, documented specialist insights, has raised $18 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Cigna Ventures and MemorialCare Innovation Fund (MCIF) , with participation from Avalon Ventures , CU Healthcare Innovation Fund and Stanford … working toward our goal of transforming primary care to improve population health outcomes by improving and better allocating healthcare resources.” “Specialist referral wait times currently plague the U.S. healthcare system,” said Brant Heise, Managing Director …

UnityPoint Health Ventures

Patient management tool b.well Connected Health scores $16M | MobiHealthNews | 3/16/2020

… Last week b.well Connected Health, a patient-facing health management platform, landed $16 million in Series A investments, led by UnityPoint Health Ventures, with participation from ThedaCare and Well Ventures. This investment comes with multiple … increased demand for digital delivery of health services that support population health and value-based care models, we are now focusing on our growth strategy,” Valdes said in a statement. “We welcome the opportunity to …

Goldman Sachs

Accolade will take its health benefits navigation business to public investor markets | MobiHealthNews | 3/2/2020

… Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and BofA Securities as its lead book-running managers. Accolade’s platform seeks to increase health-plan and employer-benefits engagement while helping members understand their care options. The company also has a population health offering that includes personalized clinical-team support and insights generation. “Our approach results in real, measurable, actuarially validated savings for our customers, starting with average savings of approximately 4% of total employer …

Providence Ventures

Providence’s Aaron Martin on how a recent digital health investment is boosting patient engagement | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/8/2020

… startup developing patient education and communication software for healthcare providers. The funding, administered through the Renton, Wash.-based health system’s Providence Ventures innovation investment arm, was the latest update to a partnership that was formed … is also being used for some chronic disease management and population health messaging — for instance, around closing care gaps and ensuring patients get their preventive screenings — in select locations.” For Twistle, the increased investment from …

Flare Capital Partners

The pursuit of a 10X better value-based care enablement: Tactics for entrepreneurs to accelerate transition from FFS to FFV | MobiHealthNews | 2/7/2020

Flare Capital Partners Principal Ian Chiang offers practical suggestions for innovators finding themselves in the midst of a transition from fee-for-service to fee-for-value. February 07, 2020 Share About the Author: Ian … member of CareAllies, Cigna’s family of multi-payer provider services, population health management, value-based care enablement and home-based care businesses. Previously, he was a digital health entrepreneur and a former management consultant at …

Bain Capital

Verana Health aims to organize and analyze doctors’ clinical data sets, whether patients like it or not | Yahoo News | 2/6/2020

… company has raised $100 million from GV (one of the corporate investment arms of Alphabet, the parent company of Google), Bain Capital Ventures, Casdin Capital and Define Ventures and counts the famous life sciences investor … identified patient data that can be used for drug discovery, population health analysis and medical research. But the company’s story actually begins nearly twenty years ago, when specialty medical associations started building clinical data sets …

Bain Capital Ventures

Verana Health aims to organize and analyze doctors’ clinical data sets, whether patients like it or not | Yahoo News | 2/6/2020

… company has raised $100 million from GV (one of the corporate investment arms of Alphabet, the parent company of Google), Bain Capital Ventures, Casdin Capital and Define Ventures and counts the famous life sciences investor … identified patient data that can be used for drug discovery, population health analysis and medical research. But the company’s story actually begins nearly twenty years ago, when specialty medical associations started building clinical data sets …

Casdin Capital

Verana Health aims to organize and analyze doctors’ clinical data sets, whether patients like it or not | Yahoo News | 2/6/2020

… 100 million from GV (one of the corporate investment arms of Alphabet, the parent company of Google), Bain Capital Ventures, Casdin Capital and Define Ventures and counts the famous life sciences investor, Brook Byers, as … identified patient data that can be used for drug discovery, population health analysis and medical research. But the company’s story actually begins nearly twenty years ago, when specialty medical associations started building clinical data sets …

Zacks Investment Research

Apollo Medical (NASDAQ:AMEH) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - Ticker Report | 1/17/2020

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Apollo Medical (NASDAQ:AMEH) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Monday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of healthcare services. It offers integrated care, inpatient and physician alignment solutions. The company focuses on physicians providing high-quality medical care, population health management and care coordination for patients …

Maverick Ventures

Concerto HealthAI’s $150M Series B, Komodo Health’s $50M Series C and more digital health funding news | MobiHealthNews | 1/15/2020

… in its analyses, has closed $150 million in aggregate Series B financing. Declaration Partners headed the investments, which also featured Maverick Ventures, AllianceBernstein PCI and SymphonyAI Group. Concerto boasts 90% year-over-year revenue growth … has received a $29.5 million growth equity investment in its population health management tech. Closed back in late 2019 but announced this week at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, the raise was led by Cigna …

Ascension Ventures

Lee Health Advances Value-Based Care Through Agreement with Cedar Gate Technologies | PR Newswire | 1/6/2020

… Lee Health has been aggressively moving towards value-based care and away from fee-for-service as part of its population health strategy. “We are proud to partner with Lee Health as they grow their … GTCR, a leading Chicago based private equity firm. In 2018 Ascension Ventures, a strategic healthcare venture firm, became part of the ownership group. Cedar Gate provides high-performance analytic, technological and advisory services to providers …

Norwest Venture Partners

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… to smoking cessation and women’s health. Q2 N/A $73 Wellington Management Company, Cigna Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, U.S. Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Civilization Ventures and Providence Ventures The funding … University spinout was founded with the goal of providing predictive population health insights. The company’s tool uses artificial intelligence to predict which patients will have high health spending in the future. It then sets its …

Altos Ventures

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

… company grow its machine learning and predictive model. The Stanford University spinout was founded with the goal of providing predictive population health insights. The company’s tool uses artificial intelligence to predict which patients will have … a smartphone into a clinical-grade diagnostic device. Q1 $17.50 Altos Ventures, Thrive Capital, Red Swan and Asset Management The company plans to use the new money to expand both its team and product line …

Echo Health Ventures

Covenant House seeks to expand mental health services | Crain’s New York Business | 12/3/2019

… Operating expenses increased 8.9% due to higher patient volume and higher employee wages as well as investment in facilities and population health management programs. —J.L. AT A GLANCE WHO’S NEWS: Dr. F. Charles Brunicardi will … bringing its previously announced Series D round to $67.5 million. Echo Health Ventures, a joint venture between Cambia Health Solutions and the venture arm of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, and Deerfield Capital …

Symphony Technology Group

SPH Analytics Ranked as Top Patient Experience Measurement Vendor in the Payer Market for the Third Consecutive Year | PRWeb | 11/26/2019

… set of regulatory and insight surveys, custom market research, multi-modality patient/member outreach and engagement capabilities, and full-service population health management. Modern Healthcare is number one in readership among healthcare executives and a … SPH Analytics is a portfolio company of the $3 billion Symphony Technology Group. For more information, call 1-866-460-5681 or visit SPHAnalytics.com. Share article on social media or email: View article via …

HCAP Partners

TCS Healthcare Technologies Releases ACUITYnxt 1.6 | PR Newswire | 11/26/2019

… to stratify members, automate program enrollment, and auto-schedule follow up actions. TCS CEO, Deborah Keller , states, “Designing and operationalizing population health programs that truly impact health requires far more than data collection. We understand … care expertise and customer support. TCS Healthcare Technologies is an HCAP Partners portfolio company. SOURCE TCS Healthcare Technologies Related Links http://www.tcshealthcare.com …

Khosla Ventures

Zebra Medical Vision joins forces with Nuance to bring more AI to diagnostic imaging | Business Wire | 11/22/2019

… hemorrhage (ICH), and a chest X-ray package for identifying suspected pneumothorax. Both products are FDA cleared and CE marked. ● Population Health: ○ Bone Health package for identification of vertebral compression fractures which is key for … pathways, to improve patient care. The company is funded by Khosla Ventures, Marc Benioff, Intermountain Investment Fund, OurCrowd Qure, Aurum, aMoon, Nvidia, J&J and Dolby Ventures. Zebra Medical Vision has raised $52 million in …

Veritas Capital

Ambulatory EHR Market Size to Reach US$ 6.8 Billion by 2026 | PR Newswire | 11/19/2019

… market research studies, in a recently published report titled “ Ambulatory EHR Market By Application (Patient Management, Practice Management, E-prescribing, Population Health Management, Referral Management, Health Analytics, Decision Support), By Delivery Mode (Client Server-based … its 50 million member by next year. In July 2018 , Veritas Capital acquired ambulatory care, revenue cycle, and workforce management solution assets from GE Healthcare for USD 1 billion . This acquisition helps Veritas to expand …

Frazier Healthcare Partners

What will Clinical Research Look Like in 5, 10, 20 Years? Are We Heading to Heaven, Hell or Purgatory? Part 2 of 4 - Saama Technologies | 11/13/2019

… the 2018 University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute Distinguished Health Policy Fellow and Professor in the Jefferson University College of Population Health. He is board-certified internist. He received his medical degree from the Medical … and development. He is currently Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at Frazier Healthcare Partners in Palo Alto, CA. This followed a 14-year career at Takeda Pharmaceuticals marked by industry leading innovations and transformational accomplishments. At …

Sequoia Capital

Guardant Health Inc (GH) CEO Helmy Eltoukhy on Q3 2019 - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/9/2019

… I would like to mention that Aaref Hilaly has stepped down from our Board of Directors following his departure from Sequoia Capital. I want to take a moment to thank Aaref for his guidance and … they believe is I think viable and beneficial from a population health point of view. And so I think that’s probably something that’s going to continue to be a moving target. I think as the …

Boulder Community Health

Boulder Community Health and Optum Launch New, Comprehensive Relationship to Advance Quality Care and Improve Experiences for Patients in the Boulder Area | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

Weather AP Boulder Community Health and Optum Launch New, Comprehensive Relationship to Advance Quality Care and Improve Experiences for Patients in the Boulder Area Jul 14, 2020 Save BOULDER, Colo. & EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE … that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH). For more information, visit www.Optum.com . About Boulder Community Health Boulder Community Health is a non …

UPMC

Three Health Care Innovators Merge to Improve Virtual Care for Seniors | PR Newswire | 7/15/2020

… to vulnerable populations across the United States . “By combining Curavi’s telemedicine technology, CarePointe’s unified software solution and analytics and USHS’s population health management capabilities, Arkos Health will be able to serve both payers and providers … was spun out from leading health care provider and insurer UPMC in 2016 and provides clinical care in post-acute and long-term care settings via its telemedicine and software solution, which was designed specifically …

Harvard Medical School

TriNetX Signs Agreement with FDA Sentinel Program | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

… FDA needs,” said Jeffrey Brown , PhD, from the Department of Population Medicine at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School . “This new contract provides FDA and the HPHCI team access to TriNetX’s … plan. The Institute focuses on improving health care delivery and population health through innovative research and teaching. Media Contacts: TriNetX Jennifer Haas (857) 285-6052 [email protected] Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Maya Dutta-Linn [email …

Kaiser Permanente

Health systems leverage marketing to get patients back during COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 7/11/2020

… are open and urging patients to keep up with their health during the pandemic. The systems—Cedars-Sinai, Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, Keck Medicine of USC, Providence and UCLA Health—are usually fierce competitors that … that by directly reaching out to patients. For instance, the population health team at Loyola Medicine in Chicago has been calling patients to ask how they are doing and if they need to come in …

Dignity Health

Health systems leverage marketing to get patients back during COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 7/11/2020

… their doors are open and urging patients to keep up with their health during the pandemic. The systems—Cedars-Sinai, Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, Keck Medicine of USC, Providence and UCLA Health—are usually fierce … that by directly reaching out to patients. For instance, the population health team at Loyola Medicine in Chicago has been calling patients to ask how they are doing and if they need to come in …

DaVita Medical Group

Envision Healthcare Announces Senior Leadership Changes | Business Wire | 7/9/2020

… Senior Vice President and General Counsel at the Health Information and Management Systems Society. She was previously General Counsel for DaVita Medical Group and before that with the Medical Groups of Kaiser Permanente. Moore will … integrated technologies which, when combined, contribute to efficient and effective population health management strategies. As a market leader in ambulatory surgical care, the medical group owns and operates 257 surgery centers and one surgical hospital …

ThedaCare

ThedaCare Introducing ‘Ripple’ To The Community And Announcing Partnership With b.well Connected Health | PR Newswire | 7/9/2020

ThedaCare Introducing ‘Ripple’ To The Community And Announcing Partnership With b.well Connected Health Integrated Health Platform Empowers Consumers to Manage Care News provided by Jul 09, 2020, 11:54 ET Share this article NEENAH, Wis. , July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – ThedaCare announced a new strategic partnership with b.well Connected Health , a healthcare technology organization enabling ThedaCare’s ongoing population health and digital strategy. ThedaCare is committed to empowering patients and the community with …

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

VA taps Philips for 10-year, potentially $100M telehealth critical care contract | Healthcare IT News | 7/8/2020

… care system, as the VA is poised for a significant increase in IT funding. July 08, 2020 02:14 PM The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a major long-term contract to Philips to … data is put to work informing patient care decisions and population health

University Medical Center

HPV Test Misses Twice as Many Women Who Develop Cervical Cancer as Cotesting, Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™ Study Finds | PR Newswire | 7/8/2020

… Board. About Health Trends™ Quest Diagnostics Health Trends™ is a series of scientific reports that provide insights into health topics, based on analysis of objective clinical laboratory data, to empower better patient care, population health management and public health policy. The reports are based on the Quest Diagnostics database of more than 50 billion de-identified laboratory test results, believed to be the largest of its kind in healthcare. Health …

Department of Veterans Affairs

VA taps Philips for 10-year, potentially $100M telehealth critical care contract | Healthcare IT News | 7/8/2020

… system, as the VA is poised for a significant increase in IT funding. July 08, 2020 02:14 PM The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a major long-term contract to Philips to build … data is put to work informing patient care decisions and population health

ChristianaCare

ValueHealth and ChristianaCare Announce High-Performance Surgical Joint Venture in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey | PR Newswire | 7/7/2020

WILMINGTON, Del. ChristianaCare, one of the most dynamic health systems in the Mid-Atlantic Region, and ValueHealth, LLC, a nationally recognized tech-enabled surgical platform company, have entered into a joint venture partnership that will … surgical platform. At ChristianaCare, we have been pioneers in implementing population health and risk-based models of care in the communities we serve, making a positive impact on health while reducing the overall cost of …

University Medical Center, Princeton NJ

Mount Sinai Health System and Richmond University Medical Center Announce Expanded Clinical and Academic Affiliation | PRWeb | 7/6/2020

Mount Sinai Health System and Richmond University Medical Center Announce Expanded Clinical and Academic Affiliation Share Article Affiliation will include newly formed comprehensive cancer program, co-branded emergency department, and integrated internal medicine and specialty … specialty, and ambulatory services; and the overall clinical commitment to population health. We see this as an opportunity to build and expand on the solid base of our own tertiary care teaching medical center by …

Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai, Richmond University Medical Center partner to expand Staten Island services | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/2/2020

Mount Sinai Health System and Richmond University Medical Center, both based in New York City, have entered an academic and clinical partnership, according to the Staten Island Advance. Under the partnership, the organizations will work … specialty and ambulatory services, and the overall clinical commitment to population health,” medical center President and CEO Daniel Messina, told Staten Island Advance. More articles on healthcare industry transactions …

University Medical Center, El Paso TX

13 women making moves in healthcare leadership | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/29/2020

The following women leadership moves have been reported since June 11: 1. University Medical Center of El Paso named Amyra (Amy) Daher , MSN, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer. 2. Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera Health … named Kara Odom Walker , MD, senior vice president and chief population health officer. 13. UnityPoint Health-Trinity named Barb Weber , MSN, RN, as its COO …

Geisinger

PA Clinical Network and Geisinger Health Plan announce value-based contract agreement | PR Newswire | 6/29/2020

PA Clinical Network and Geisinger Health Plan announce value-based contract agreement New contract to achieve better health outcomes and lower costs News provided by Jun 29, 2020, 09:29 ET Share this article HARRISBURG, Pa … new reality of value-based healthcare. It offers the HealthEC Population Health Platform, ranked “Best in KLAS” by KLAS Research, supports better outcomes and builds a data-driven case for value-based payments while promoting …

Atrium Health

Novant Health, UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine outline partnership | Modern Healthcare | 6/25/2020

… access to capital and additional resources. The potential partners or acquirers have been narrowed to Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant, Atrium Health in Charlotte, N.C. and Durham, N.C.-based Duke Health. If the New Hanover … Chapel Hill, as well as develop research, clinical trials and population health studies programs focused on issues like opioid addiction and health equity. New Hanover Regional has worked with UNC for the last 40 years …

Jefferson Health

Jefferson Health and MDClone Partner to Build Healthcare System of the Future | Business Wire | 6/25/2020

BE’ER SHEVA, Israel & PHILADELPHIA- MDClone and Thomas Jefferson University/Jefferson Health are excited to announce a new partnership to help drive innovation in healthcare. As part of a newly signed license arrangement, MDClone and Jefferson … Jefferson Health. “For decades, we have sought to integrate large population health datasets with the care of an individual patient. MDClone allows us to do exactly that with a clear dashboard for any clinician.” “This …

Regional Medical Center

Novant Health, UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine outline partnership | Modern Healthcare | 6/25/2020

… of Medicine signed an agreement Thursday for their proposed clinical and research affiliation that will move forward if New Hanover Regional Medical Center opts to partner or merge with Novant. Wilmington, N.C.-based New Hanover … Chapel Hill, as well as develop research, clinical trials and population health studies programs focused on issues like opioid addiction and health equity. New Hanover Regional has worked with UNC for the last 40 years …

Duke Health

Novant Health, UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine outline partnership | Modern Healthcare | 6/25/2020

… or acquirers have been narrowed to Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant, Atrium Health in Charlotte, N.C. and Durham, N.C.-based Duke Health. If the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners chooses Novant, pending a July … Chapel Hill, as well as develop research, clinical trials and population health studies programs focused on issues like opioid addiction and health equity. New Hanover Regional has worked with UNC for the last 40 years …

Highmark Health

Blues Plans Highmark, HealthNow New York Announce New Affiliation | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/19/2020

… Plans Highmark, HealthNow New York Announce New Affiliation The non-profit Blues plans announced an “affiliation agreement” that will make Highmark Health the primary licensee of some of HealthNow’s services areas in New York. Source … identities with platforms anchored in value, innovation, customer experience and population health,” experts from the Health Research Institute (HRI) at PricewaterhouseCoopers said earlier this year. “As they weigh their options, health companies will need to …

Baptist Health Floyd

9 recent hospital, health system executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Ind., effective July 20. 6. Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, N.J., named Alan Sickles , MD, as COO. 7. Dean Turner , CEO of Abbeville (S.C.) Area Medical Center, plans to retire this year. 8. Jacksonville, Fla.-based Nemours Children’s Health System named Kara Odom Walker , MD, senior vice president and chief population health officer. 9. UnityPoint Health-Trinity named Barb Weber , MSN, RN, as …

Aurora Health Care

Advocate Aurora, Beaumont Health Explore Healthcare Merger Deal | RevCycle Intelligence | 6/17/2020

… locations in the Midwest. The system formed in 2018 following the merger of Illinois-based Advocate Health Care and Wisconsin’s Aurora Health Care. Dig Deeper 5 Hospital Merger and Acquisition Moves Kicking Off 2020 Beaumont … Aurora Health known for their track record in health outcomes, population health and consumer experience,” said John Fox, president and CEO of Beaumont Health. President and CEO of Advocate Aurora Health Jim Skogsbergh added, “Beaumont …

Cleveland Clinic

COVID-19 crisis highlights health plans’ increased need for expanded analytics and insights | Healthcare Dive | 6/17/2020

population health vendors, will have more impact now than ever before: according to the Cleveland Clinic , we know that COVID-19 severity is worsened for those that: Are over age 65. Have another condition that compromises the immune system. Are taking medications that suppress the immune system. As cases grow, data scientists will likely help provide deeper insight into how exactly certain chronic conditions influence COVID-19 outcomes, through more …

Advocate Health Care

Advocate Aurora, Beaumont Health Explore Healthcare Merger Deal | RevCycle Intelligence | 6/17/2020

… hospitals and over 500 outpatient locations in the Midwest. The system formed in 2018 following the merger of Illinois-based Advocate Health Care and Wisconsin’s Aurora Health Care. Dig Deeper 5 Hospital Merger and Acquisition … Aurora Health known for their track record in health outcomes, population health and consumer experience,” said John Fox, president and CEO of Beaumont Health. President and CEO of Advocate Aurora Health Jim Skogsbergh added, “Beaumont …

Ballad Health

Ballad Health creates public service communications, materials for rural and community hospitals hard-hit by pandemic | Globe Newswire | 6/17/2020

… patients back to hospitals and doctor’s offices will be a significant undertaking for many providers and health systems. That’s why Ballad Health has created a public service announcement (PSA)-style campaign materials for rural, not … and Southwest Virginia. In its work to create sustained, meaningful population health improvement, Ballad Health also frequently joins forces with regional and state health departments, physician practices and other community organizations that advance health – and …

Health Net

Amalgamated Medical Care Management Announces New President - Deborah Allwes Largoza, RN, MBA, MPH | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… clinical and business expertise to the role along with direct experience in key services including utilization management, care management and population health management. Deborah Allwes Largoza, RN, MBA, MPH, President, Amalgamated Medical Care Management According … by Largoza was that of Vice President, Operations at Southcoast Health Network ( New Bedford, MA ) where her achievements included reducing Medicaid members’ Emergency Department use by 14% and Medicare patients’ all-cause hospital readmissions by …

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, Cox, People Power, and More to Highlight Virtual Care Solutions at Seventh Annual Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

Population Health Management, UnitedHealthcare Kian Saneii, CEO, Independa Rob Schneider , SVP, Commercial Operations, OMRON Healthcare John Showalter , MD, MSIS, Chief Product Officer, Jvion Kristen Valdes , CEO and Founder, b.well Connected Health Anthony Versarge, Head of Product, Health and Wellness, Comcast Gene Wang , CEO, People Power Anne Weiler , CEO, Wellpepper The agenda features following topics: COVID-19: Transforming the Healthcare Ecosystem Telehealth and RPM: Moving to the Core of Healthcare Delivery …

Cigna

8 payer exec moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/14/2020

The following payer executives changed their positions in July. They are listed below, in alphabetical order. 1. Aparna Abburi is the new president of Cigna’s Medicare Advantage business.2. Bridgett Boucher became chief actuary of WPS Health Insurance. 3. CenCal Health appointed Keith Emmons , MD, as its medical director. 4. Security Health Plan of Wisconsin named Heather Kurtz director of population health. 5. Magellan Health appointed Darren Lehrich as chief …

Geisinger Health Plan

PA Clinical Network and Geisinger Health Plan announce value-based contract agreement | PR Newswire | 6/29/2020

PA Clinical Network and Geisinger Health Plan announce value-based contract agreement New contract to achieve better health outcomes and lower costs News provided by Jun 29, 2020, 09:29 ET Share this article HARRISBURG, Pa … new reality of value-based healthcare. It offers the HealthEC Population Health Platform, ranked “Best in KLAS” by KLAS Research, supports better outcomes and builds a data-driven case for value-based payments while promoting …

Humana

Humana and the University of Houston started a pop health-focused med school two years ago. Then COVID hit. | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

Humana, University of Houston started a pop-health-focused med school 2 years ago. Then COVID-19 hit by Paige Minemyer Jun 25, 2020 2:00pm Humana is looking back at the first two years of its population health-focused medical school at the University of Houston. (Art Wager/Getty Images) Two years ago, Humana invested $15 million into a new medical school at the University of Houston (UH) that’s focused …

Aetna

Blues Plans Highmark, HealthNow New York Announce New Affiliation | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/19/2020

… health payer space. Some of the largest healthcare mergers in the recent past involved health plans, including the merger of Aetna and CVS Health and the acquisition of WellCare by Centene . The mergers promise to … identities with platforms anchored in value, innovation, customer experience and population health,” experts from the Health Research Institute (HRI) at PricewaterhouseCoopers said earlier this year. “As they weigh their options, health companies will need to …

Providence Health Plan

Ayin Health Solutions Chief Executive Officer Dr. Rhonda Medows Named As Chairperson-Elect For The Catholic Health Association | PR Newswire | 6/12/2020

PORTLAND, Ore. , Ayin Health Solutions (Ayin), the national population health management company of Providence St. Joseph Health, announced today that its chief executive officer, Rhonda Medows , MD, FAAFP has been named as chairperson-elect of … Health, at Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) where she oversees Providence Health Plan, Value Based Care, Payer & Strategy Contracting, Physician Services, Care Management, Population Health Informatics and the affiliated Pacific Medical Group. About Ayin Health …

Passport Health Plan

Evolent Health Partner Passport Health Plan is Not Selected for Kentucky Managed Medicaid Contract | PR Newswire | 5/30/2020

… a health care company that delivers proven clinical and administrative solutions to payers and providers, today announced that its partner, Passport Health Plan, received notification from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services that … first company to receive the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Population Health Program Accreditation, and is consistently recognized as a top place to work in health care nationally. Learn more about how Evolent is changing …

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

TriNetX & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Partner on FDA Sentinel System to Monitor COVID-19 Drug Usage | PR Newswire | 5/21/2020

… enables discoveries through the generation of real-world evidence (RWE) is working with the FDA Sentinel Operations Center at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) to monitor priority drugs used for the care of … plan. The Institute focuses on improving health care delivery and population health through innovative research and teaching. Media Contacts TriNetX Jennifer Haas (978) 697-3921 [email protected] Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Maya Dutta-Linn [email …

Bright Health

Bright Health Completes Acquisition of Brand New Day Health Plan Bringing its Groundbreaking Model to California Seniors | PR Newswire | 5/1/2020

MINNEAPOLIS , May 1, Today, Bright Health, a diversified consumer-focused healthcare company, announced it has closed on the acquisition of California -based Universal Care Inc. (d.b.a. Brand New Day ) health plan. This transaction combines Brand … improve health outcomes through an emphasis on complex care management, population health and strong relationships between patients and their primary care physicians. Current leadership, including Jeff and Jay Davis , will join the Bright Health Plan …

Oscar Health

Prealize Wins MedTech Breakthrough Innovation Award for Second Consecutive Year | PR Newswire | 4/29/2020

… Over the past year, we have expanded our capabilities to support that critical connection between accurate predictions of risk in population health to the meaningful actions that payers and providers can take to help patients … GE Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, Livongo, Medtronic, Nike (Nike Run Club), Oscar Health, Peloton, WebMD and Zebra Technologies, which received honors in the awards program’s other categories. Prealize Team Expands with Addition of Sri Gopalsamy as …

Wellcare

WellCare Enters into New Agreement with HealthChoice, LLC | PR Newswire | 3/17/2020

MEMPHIS, Tenn. , March 17, WellCare Medicare Advantage members in Tennessee , Mississippi and Arkansas now have in-network access to Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare providers and facilities under a new agreement with HealthChoice, LLC, effective Jan … services such as managed care contracting, payor and broker relations, population health service and healthcare data analytics. HealthChoice not serves as the clinically integrated network, joining physicians and hospitals to improve the population’s health by …

Centene Corp

WellCare Enters into New Agreement with HealthChoice, LLC | PR Newswire | 3/17/2020

… Centene Corporation, a leading multi-national healthcare enterprise committed to helping people live healthier lives. For more information about WellCare, please visit www.wellcare.com . About HealthChoice, LLC HealthChoice, LLC is a physician hospital organization (PHO) located in Memphis, TN HealthChoice, which is a joint venture between Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and MetroCare Physicians, provides traditional PHO services such as managed care contracting, payor and broker relations, population health service and healthcare …

EmblemHealth

EmblemHealth Launches New Campaign to Shine a Spotlight on Social Determinants of Health | PR Newswire | 2/3/2020

NEW YORK EmblemHealth, one of the nation’s largest non-profit health insurers, today announced a campaign focused on broadening the health care discussion and educating consumers on the social determinants of health. The campaign, ‘Health … the core of many federal and state efforts to improve population health, EmblemHealth’s campaign aims to broaden the dialogue by framing it around issues and causes that consumers care about. The campaign highlights the benefits …

Indian Health Service

Closing The Health Disparity Gap For American Indians And Alaska Natives Through Health IT Modernization | Health Affairs | 1/27/2020

Email Since its founding in 1955, the Indian Health Service (IHS) has provided a comprehensive health service delivery system to approximately 2.56 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to 573 federally recognized tribes … a health care enterprise, including direct clinical, administrative, public, and population health functions. Tribal health organizations helped inform the development of the RPMS allowing them to take ownership of their health IT configurations and ensure …

Magellan Health

Magellan Health Recognizes RadSite’s MIPPA Accreditation Program | PR Newswire | 1/14/2020

Magellan Health Recognizes RadSite’s MIPPA Accreditation Program RadSite Continues to Secure Key Health Plan Recognitions News provided by Jan 14, 2020, 10:02 ET Share this article ANNAPOLIS, Md. , Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – RadSite ™ , a leading … evidence-based pathways to enhanced imaging practices and will improve population health.” RadSite offers a comprehensive, affordable, quality-based accreditation program that evaluates providers on established industry standards and best practices. Working with health plans …

WellCare Health

Accountable Care Coalition of Southeast Texas Generates $15.6 Million in Shared Savings over Two Years under Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model | PR Newswire | 1/13/2020

TAMPA, Fla. and HOUSTON , Jan. 13, Collaborative Health Systems, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) company, announced today that the more than 160 healthcare providers in the Accountable Care Coalition (ACC) of Southeast Texas … its physician partners by providing management services, risk contracting, and population health capabilities, including actionable data and other tools, to deliver care coordination and closure of gaps in care. CHS provides additional services to secure …

CDPHP

EmblemHealth Family of Companies Announces New Chief Medical Officer of Its Insurance Companies | Yahoo News | 1/6/2020

… CDPHP). At CDPHP, he successfully developed and implemented a strategy for population health management, led efforts to promote value-based payment models and worked with physicians to engage them in member care. Prior to his role at CDPHP, Dr. Dal Col served as Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for a 300+ bed regional hospital providing services for over 1,200 people a day through emergency room, inpatient …

Security Health Plan

Marshfield Clinic: Clinical Analyst - Population Health, Marshfield, Wisconsin | Star Tribune | 12/18/2019

… Population Health, Marshfield, Wisconsin Employer Based on education and experience. Posted Apply Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) is an integrated health system serving Wisconsin with about 10,000 employees and over 1,200 providers comprising 86 specialties, health plan, and research and education programs. MCHS primary operations include Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield Medical Centers in Marshfield, Eau Claire, Ladysmith, Rice Lake, Park Falls, and Neillsville, Marshfield Children’s Hospital, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, Security …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

InfoMC Welcomes Georgia Buck, Vice President, Sales and Business Development | PRWeb | 12/2/2019

InfoMC Welcomes Georgia Buck, Vice President, Sales and Business Development Share Article Seasoned Healthcare Leader in Population Health and Care Management Solutions Joins InfoMC to Accelerate Customer Adoption We are thrilled Georgia chose to join … Health Dialog, WebMD, Health Share Technology, HealthHelp, NorthEast Imaging and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. “I am very excited to join the InfoMC team. Throughout my career, I have developed new markets and contributed …

Molina Healthcare

Molina Healthcare of Washington distributes $1M in innovation funding | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/27/2019

Molina Healthcare of Washington distributes $1M in innovation funding Andrea Park - Print Email Bothell-based Molina Healthcare of Washington announced Nov. 26 the inaugural recipients of grant funding from its new Molina Community Innovation Fund … areas: community and clinical linkages and social determinants of health; population health; and expanding access to and reducing disparities in access to care. Molina Healthcare of Washington announced the launch of the Molina Fund in …

AmeriHealth

Prenatal app Babyscripts pushing further into Medicaid market with Aetna partnership | FierceHealthcare | 11/26/2019

… to expand the company’s focus to postpartum care. The partnership with Aetna comes on the heels of Babyscripts’ collaboration with AmeriHealth Caritas DC, the largest managed care organization in Washington DC, which marked a shift … care navigation to identify social determinants of health, and a population health tool that will enable proactive management of member health through insights on the clinical history of unique patient populations. RELATED: Mobile prenatal care …

Affinity Health Plan

Account Manager - Provider Relations (Bilingual-Mandarin and/or Cantonese) - New York - New York, NY, , USA #jobs #New York pls RT | 11/23/2019

Job Detail for Account Manager - Provider Relations (Bilingual-Mandarin and/or Cantonese) - New York Job Location: Affinity Health Plan, New York, NY, , USA Job Detail for Account Manager - Provider Relations (Bilingual-Mandarin and/or Cantonese … principles: Quality, Provider and Member Engagement, Administrative Efficiency, Clinical and Population Health.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1.Advance Affinity Health Plan in the provider market through a positive provider experienceby furthering the goals important to practices:Administrative ease …

The Health Plan

SPH Analytics Announces Launch of IgniteMIPS Next Generation User Experience | PRWeb | 11/12/2019

SPH Analytics (SPH) , a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, today announced the release of its new next generation user experience for IgniteMIPS™. Inspired by user feedback, the solution redesign offers an advanced … health vendor by KLAS, top-ranked satisfaction measurement firm in the health plan market by Modern Healthcare, and ranked number one in MACRA and MIPS Support Technology for Value-Based Care by Black Book Research …

Essence Healthcare

LiteBoxx Healthcare Product Management Announces Board of Advisors | 11/1/2019

population health management tools, payer-provider administrative transaction platforms, clinical trials matching software, personal longitudinal health records datasets, and digital therapeutics applications. Prior to his current positions, Dr. Bak was CIO at Allegro Pediatrics, Director of Medical Affairs at Essence Healthcare, and Medical Director at NANTHEALTH (formerly NaviNet). He holds an A.B. in Philosophy from Dartmouth, a M.D. from Temple University, and a J.D. from the University of Washington. He …

Roy Baynes

FDA Grants Priority Review to Merck’s New Drug Application for Vericiguat | Business Wire | 7/16/2020

… commitment to patients with cardiovascular disease and long legacy of advancing cardiovascular research to meet unmet medical needs,” said Dr. Roy Baynes, senior vice president and head of global clinical development, chief medical officer, Merck … and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research …

Jackie Drees

Mount Sinai rolls out remote monitoring system for hypertension patients: 5 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Mount Sinai rolls out remote monitoring system for hypertension patients: 5 notes Jackie Drees - Mount Sinai Health System tapped heart health tech developer Omron Healthcare to roll out its home blood pressure monitoring system for … 5. Rob Fields, MD, senior vice president and CMO for population health at Mount Sinai, led the implementation effort and works with a team of clinical pharmacists who oversee daily management of the program. “The …

Patrick Donnelly

Home monitoring with technology-supported management in chronic heart failure: a randomised trial | BMJ | 7/15/2020

… Trust, Leicester), Andrew Ludman, Lisa Adams, Clare Hardman, Anna Hunt, Sam Keenan (Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter), Patrick Donnelly, Stephanie Kelly, Susan Regan, Dawn Turnbull (South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust … Health, University of Oxford, Oxford), Raymond Fitzpatrick (Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford), Lionel Tarassenko (Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford), Mike Denis (Oxford Academic Health Science Network, Oxford), John …

Dan Clark

Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Uses AI and Clinical Data Analytics to Shape the Future of Behavioral Healthcare in Partnership with Lyssn | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

IRVINE, Calif. , July IBH Population Health Solutions (Integrated Behavioral Health, Inc.), a national leader in behavioral health technology and services, announced the launch of its new Provider Clinical Data Analytics technology platform that uses artificial … best practices for a variety of mental health conditions,” said Dan Clark , CEO of IBH. “Technology has the ability to improve access and quality by helping therapists be the best they can be, and that’s …

David Nash

Philly visitors bureau asks top health experts to restart conventions amid coronavirus | Medium | 7/14/2020

… David Nash, founding dean emeritus of Jefferson College of Population Health, is serving as chief health advisor to the committee comprised of doctors, biotech executives, academics, and health executives. “This is really important to the local economy,” Nash said. “When it’s safe,” he added, “we want to be like the first kid on the block to say, ‘Come here.’ This is not like a switch that you’re going to flip …

Paul Black

EHR companies are partnering with big tech for cloud services | Modern Healthcare | 7/13/2020

… but the new agreement represents “more of an all-in bet” on cloud than the company had taken previously, said Paul Black, chief executive officer at Allscripts. It grew out of a conversation that executives … adding new capabilities and migrating specific programs, such as Cerner’s population health and device integration platforms, to the cloud. Moving the company’s core EHR, Millennium, to AWS is a longer-term project that requires more …

Steven Woolf

AHA News: More People Are Dying During the Pandemic – and Not Just From COVID-19 | U.S. News & World Report | 7/10/2020

… Steven Woolf, professor of family medicine and population health at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. “We need to assure them that the danger of not getting care is greater than the danger of getting exposed to the virus.” Woolf led a study published July 1 in JAMA that examined the number of deaths reported in the U.S. in March and April, when the pandemic began to take hold, compared with …

Kenneth C. Frazier

Merck Announces Appointment of Organon & Co. General Counsel | Business Wire | 7/8/2020

… its spin from AbbVie. “Deb’s proven leadership, industry knowledge and expertise will serve Organon employees, customers and shareholders well,” said Kenneth C. Frazier, chairman and chief executive officer, Merck. “Her counsel will help set the … and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research …

Alex Azar

Nearly 350 public health organizations implore HHS Secretary Azar to support CDC’s critical role in the COVID-19 pandemic response | PR Newswire | 7/7/2020

… is critical to protecting Americans’ health during the COVID-19 crisis, said a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar from 347 health and public health organizations released today. The authoring organizations, including … Health Association Onyx Strategic Consulting LLC Population Association of America Population Health Alliance Prevent Blindness Prevent Child Abuse America Prevention Institute Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association Public Health Advocates Public Health Alliance of Southern California Public …

Mark Cullen

StataCorp Contributes Data Science Software to COVID-19 Research Database for Academic and Medical Research | PR Newswire | 7/7/2020

Mark Cullen , the Founding Director of the Center for Population Health Sciences and a Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Data Science, and Health Research and Policy at Stanford University , has received more than 80 study submission proposals. Early studies coming out of the database have leveraged electronic health record data to offer a localized framework for policymakers to design more optimal ways to reopen their regions; have queried mortality data to …

Tony Evers

Celebrating July 4th during a pandemic: Tips for staying safe at parades and house parties | Des Moines Register | 7/4/2020

Tony Evers advised people to stay home for the holiday weekend . “Given the recent surge in COVID cases in the state and the recommendation by DHS based on these trends, Wisconsinites ought to stay at home this weekend and enjoy the 4th of July safely with with family,” said Ajay Sethi, an associate professor of population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. If you do decide to celebrate …

Marlow Hernandez

Healthy Partners Joins Cano Health, Expanding The Company’s Reach To 20 Florida Counties | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

MIAMI Cano Health, a leading population health management company and operator of primary care medical centers, announced today that it has acquired Healthy Partners, one of the most distinguished value-based care provider organizations in … This is a transformational moment for our company,” said Dr. Marlow Hernandez , CEO of Cano Health. “With Healthy Partners joining Cano Health and becoming Florida’s largest independent managed care provider, we will now have an …

Sean Carr

Castell Partners with Arcadia to Elevate Value-Based Care Performance | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

… 30, 2020, 16:39 ET Share this article BURLINGTON, Mass. , June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Arcadia ( arcadia.io ), a widely-recognized leader in population health management, today announced its partnership with Castell ( CastellHealth.com ), the new comprehensive healthcare platform … performance in value-based care,” said Arcadia chief executive officer Sean Carroll . “We are excited to partner with an organization that combines proven clinical and operational insights from Intermountain with a fresh vision for engaging …

Jaan Sidorov

PA Clinical Network and Geisinger Health Plan announce value-based contract agreement | PR Newswire | 6/29/2020

… for GHP members. “The providers of the PA Clinical Network are committed to the continued wellbeing of their patients,” said Jaan Sidorov , MD president and CEO of the PA Clinical Network. “Geisinger Health Plan shares … new reality of value-based healthcare. It offers the HealthEC Population Health Platform, ranked “Best in KLAS” by KLAS Research, supports better outcomes and builds a data-driven case for value-based payments while promoting …

Christopher Murray

New IHME COVID-19 Model Projects Nearly 180,000 US Deaths | PR Newswire | 6/25/2020

… a large epidemic on a course to increase beginning in late August and intensifying in September,” said IHME Director Dr. Christopher Murray . “People need to know that wearing masks can reduce transmission of the virus … need to make informed decisions on allocating resources to improve population health. SOURCE Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Related Links …

Jeff Lagasse

Value-based program in L.A. County uses data to improve outcomes and cost savings | Healthcare Finance | 6/24/2020

Jeff Lagasse , Associate Editor In L.A. County, 38% of the population is covered under Medi-Cal, California’s version of Medicaid. Clinicians in the L.A. County safety net are stretched to capacity, and the state’s population continues to swell. Safety net practices in particular tend to be reactive and fragmented environments where population health management is minimal. That’s according to Cathy Mechsner, manager of HIT programs at L.A. Care Health Plan …

Jonathan Chen

FDA Approves Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) for the Treatment of Patients with Recurrent or Metastatic Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (cSCC) that is Not Curable by Surgery or Radiation | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/24/2020

… range, 2.7 to 13.1+ months). “Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer,” said Dr. Jonathan Cheng, vice president, clinical research, Merck Research Laboratories. “In KEYNOTE-629, treatment with KEYTRUDA … and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research …

Sandro Galea

The Healthier Texas Summit Shifts to a Free, Digital Experience Launching June 29 through October 29, 2020 | Globe Newswire | 6/23/2020

Sandro Galea, MD, PhD, DrPH, to Deliver Keynote Address June 23, 2020 10:57 ET Source: It’s Time Texas Austin, June 23, The Healthier Texas Summit , the only conference of its kind bringing together cross-sector … to deepen knowledge and engage best practices in community and population health. Through weekly sessions, attendees will hear from experts on issues spanning social determinants of health, community health, cross-sector partnerships, health disparities, and …

Greg Abbott

Texas to remain ‘wide open for business’ despite dramatic Covid-19 rise | World news | The Guardian | 6/23/2020

Governor Greg Abbott urges Texans to wear masks and continue social distancing to slow rise in hospitalizations and infections. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said the state will remain “wide open for business” despite seeing … among other gathering places, said Mark Hayward, director of the Population Health Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin, and an expert in health disparities. Texas has far fewer social restrictions than states in …

Bruce Broussard

How Payers Scale Social Determinants of Health Goals | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/22/2020

Bruce Broussard put forward the program’s aim : to improve members’ health by 20 percent in five years. “Our CEO put this goal out there of improving the health of the people we serve by 20 percent and he sort of looked at our team and said, ‘figure out what that means, figure out how you measure it, and so forth,’” Andrew Renda, associate vice president of population health at Humana …

Laura Dyrda

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… working on complex cases or needing additional expertise and support. Here is a list of telehealth companies to know. Contact Laura Dyrda at to add a company to this list. 1-800MD (Charlotte, N.C.). 1.800MD offers … It offers services including telehealth clinics, secure messaging, online scheduling, population health, e-commerce and digital concierge services. BAC Telemed (Wesley Chapel, Fla.). BAC Telemed provides national and international HIPAA-secure telemedicine, back-office support …

Rod Hochman

Microsoft deepens its healthcare presence: A timeline of the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… hospital in the Seattle area, close to the tech giant’s headquarters. The goal of the new facility, which Providence CEO Rod Hochman referred to as “hospital of the future,” is to improve its EHR system … Microsoft names David Rhew, MD, an adjunct primary care and population health professor at Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine, as its new CMO and vice president of healthcare. Previously, Dr. Rhew served as CMO …

Alan Hutchison

Epic connects with HCSC on payer data exchange platform | Healthcare IT News | 6/19/2020

… Alan Hutchison, vice president of population health at Epic. “It will enable a more robust, data-driven approach to improving patient health. It will also streamline administrative processes such as the authorization process for providers, so patients can receive more timely access to appropriate care.” “Sharing insights between payers and providers at the point of care is a great way to make a real difference in patient care and lower …

Elon Musk

Microsoft deepens its healthcare presence: A timeline of the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

Elon Musk to develop artificial general intelligence. The companies’ goal is to build supercomputing software to address global health and education issues such as climate change. Aug. 13, 2019: Microsoft names David Rhew, MD, an adjunct primary care and population health professor at Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine, as its new CMO and vice president of healthcare. Previously, Dr. Rhew served as CMO and vice president for enterprise healthcare …

Heather Landi

Health Care Service Corp. taps Epic for data exchange platform | FierceHealthcare | 6/18/2020

Health Care Service Corp. taps Epic for data exchange platform by Heather Landi Jun 18, 2020 9:40am Health Care Service Corp. will roll out a new “two-way” information exchange between electronic health record giant … state health information exchange organizations. Alan Hutchison, vice president of population health at Epic, said the relationship with HCSC connects the provider, the payer and the patient in a trusted network. “It will enable a …