Population Health

California Gives Telehealth a Try with Community Paramedicine Legislation | mHealth Intelligence | 10/12/2020

… such programs and establish an emergency medical care committee to oversee the new program. Community paramedicine is part of a wider category of mobile integrated health programs that seek to improve community care and population health by improving care coordination and management in the home, often through local EMS providers or ambulance services. Some programs coordinate with local fire and ambulance services to screen 911 calls, while others partner with …

Merck Manuals Announces Global Medical Knowledge Awareness Day | PR Newswire | 10/12/2020

… been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s 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. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research to prevent and treat diseases that threaten people and animals – including …

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The American Heart Association and KLA Foundation create $1.5 million Social Equity Fund for COVID-19 relief in California and Michigan | PR Newswire | 10/12/2020

… cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment, health outcomes are disparate across economic, racial, and ethnic groups. According to the County Health Rankings, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute which ranks the health of counties across the U.S., only 20% of a person’s overall health is determined by clinical medical care, while the rest is determined by social and economic factors, including …

Total deaths recorded during the pandemic far exceed those attributed to COVID-19 | 10/12/2020

… us the grave consequences of how some states responded to the pandemic and sound the alarm not to repeat this mistake going forward,” said Woolf, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at the VCU School of Medicine. Total death counts in the U.S. are remarkably consistent from year to year, as the study notes. The study authors pulled data from the Centers for Disease Control …

Total deaths recorded during the pandemic far exceed those attributed to COVID-19, new data show | 10/12/2020

… us the grave consequences of how some states responded to the pandemic and sound the alarm not to repeat this mistake going forward,” said Woolf, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at the VCU School of Medicine. Total death counts in the U.S. are remarkably consistent from year to year, as the study notes. The study authors pulled data from the Centers for Disease Control …

Adding Social Determinants To Care Coordination Programs: The JFCS Case Study – Free Executive Web Briefing, Sponsored By The OPEN MINDS Integrated Care Online Community | PR Newswire | 10/12/2020

… MSW, Senior Associate at OPEN MINDS; Mario Lippy, Psy.D., Clinical Director at the Michael R. Zent Healthcare Center for JFCS; Megan Lipman , Vice President of Quality Management and Compliance at JFCS; and Brian Rosenstein , Population Health Manager at JFCS, for an engaging session that will outline the steps taken and apply lessons learned from incorporating SDoH into care management. Learn how JFCS, an organization dedicated to strengthening the community through …

Urgent Care Physician - Las Vegas, NV - UnitedHealth Group - Las Vegas, NV | 10/12/2020

… lifestyle centers catering to seniors and two outpatient surgery centers. The practice is fully integrated and includes home health, complex disease management, pharmacy services, medical management and palliative care. SMA is actively engaged in population health management, with an emphasis on outcomes, and offers patients compassionate, innovative and high-quality care throughout Nevada. SMA is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our On-Demand Care Department is the largest, most-comprehensive …

In brief: St. Clair Hospital recognized, divorce workshop and more in the South Hills | TribLIVE.com | 10/12/2020

… named a Level 9 Most Wired hospital in the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ 2020 Digital Health Most Wired Survey. A Level 9 designation highlights hospitals that have deployed technologies and strategies (e.g., population health /cost-of-care analytics, HIEs/integration engines, and patient portals) to help them analyze their data and are achieving meaningful clinical and efficiency outcomes. The mission of the CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program …

Applied Health Analytics Will Host Panel at Tennessee HIMSS Summit20 Virtual Event | PR Newswire | 10/12/2020

… Health Analytics’ clients as panelists. Panelists include: William Satterwhite, III , JD, MD, Chief Wellness Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Health; James Porter , MD, FAAP, FACHE, President, Deaconness Health System; and Ruth Krystopolski , Senior Vice President, Population Health , Atrium Health. The online panel will take place from 11:10 am – 11:50am and will include a question and answer session at the conclusion of the panel. The panel includes senior leadership from three respected …

Advocating for social justice discussion | NURS 4210 – Role of the Nurse Leader in Population Health | Walden University | 10/12/2020

Home » Homework Questions » Advocating for social justice discussion NURS 4210 – Role of the Nurse Leader in Population Health Walden University Advocating for social justice discussion NURS 4210 – Role of the Nurse Leader in Population Health Walden University Consider the following topics. In many U.S. communities, low-income populations use the emergency room instead of going to a physician or mid-level provider’s office. They often do not pay the bill …

Africa: Multilateral Approaches to Improve Population Health: How Can the Public and Private Sectors Work Together? - allAfrica.com | 10/12/2020

… the session’s themes dealt with the lessons that could be learned from the Covid-19 pandemic and how the scientific community can better work with the public and private sectors to mitigate threats to population health in the future. André Calantzopoulos is the CEO of Philip Morris International (PMI), the world’s largest transnational tobacco company, that employs more than 73,000 people around the world and has affirmed for a couple …

From Continental Europe to Cosmopolitan Canberra | 10/11/2020

… his father who had come 6 months earlier to establish the family. Together, they settled in Brisbane, where he grew up and was educated. Krystian has post-graduate qualifications in mathematical statistics, epidemiology and population health from Canberra and Queensland. He came to work in Canberra in 1970, where he lives to this day. Krystian loves ballroom and Latin dancing and listening to music. His ‘familiar’ name for his wife …

Supporting Health Behavior Change | 10/11/2020

Order Paper Supporting Health Behavior Change Assignment Instructions and Grading Rubric Short Paper : Supporting Health Behavior Change Many factors combine to influence individual and population health . Individual health behaviors significantly impact overall health. Health behaviors contribute significantly to population health (Booske, Athens, Kindig, Park, & Remington, 2010). Despite knowledge of the compelling evidence of the benefits, actually changing one’s health behaviors can be a more complex and challenging process than imagined …

Alcohol consumption, drinking patterns and cancer incidence in an Australian cohort of 226,162 participants aged 45 years and over | 10/11/2020

… after baseline; response rate 53%). Ethics approval for the 45 and Up Study was provided by the University of NSW Human Research Ethics Committee (reference: 10186) and for this specific analysis by the NSW Population Health Services Research Ethics Committee (reference: 2014/08/551). Data linkage Personal identifiers were used to probabilistically link records from participants in the 45 and Up Study to records from the NSW Cancer Registry (NSWCR) and the …

GHSP: Top 10 resources in global surgery | 10/11/2020

… collection tools, books and training manuals, and a documentary.– This list could serve as a starting point for individuals interested in global surgery and be supplemented with resources advocating for global surgery from clinical, population health , or policy perspectives. THE TOP 10 Publications– Surgery and Global Health: A View from Beyond the OR (2008) is widely regarded as the impetus for global surgery to become a major global health emphasis …

An Asthma Population Health Improvement Initiative For Children With Frequent Hospitalizations | 10/11/2020

Pediatrics Oct, 2020 Chén C. Kenyon , Douglas Strane , G. Chandler Floyd, Ethan G. Jacobi, Tina J. Penrose, Jeffrey M. Ewig, Sigrid Payne DaVeiga, Joseph J. Zorc, David M. Rubin , Tyra C. Bryant-Stephens Abstract [from journal] Objectives: A relatively small proportion of children with asthma account for an outsized proportion of health care use. Our goal was to use quality improvement methodology to reduce repeat emergency department (ED) and inpatient …

Fox News viewers use fewer Covid-19 safety precautions than CNN viewers, study finds | 10/10/2020

0 “Health messaging, despite being one of the few effective ways to slow down the spread of the virus in the absence of a vaccine, is doomed to fail if the media prioritize political interests over population health ,” said study authors Erfei Zhao and Qiao Wu, who are both PhD students at the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at the University of Southern California. Among the nearly 5,000 adults who …

It may be weeks before the tighter COVID-19 rules in Toronto have an impact. Will they be too little, too late? | 10/10/2020

… judge the current rate of transmission — are these new measures too little too late? And what could happen if things get worse? Dr. Andrew Boozary, a family physician in Toronto and executive director of Population Health and Social Medicine at University Health Network, told the Star Friday that Ontario’s approach to healthcare has been “incremental.” “I think, though, in a pandemic we really need to see decisive action in line …

Report of the president: Appointments and promotions | Stanford News - Stanford University News | 10/10/2020

… Sciences, effective August 1, 2020 Rivas-Davila, Juan, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, effective September 1, 2020 Seetah, Krish, Associate Professor of Anthropology, effective August 1, 2020 Simard, Julia, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health , and by courtesy, of Medicine, effective January 1, 2021 Stanford, Douglas, Associate Professor of Physics, effective September 1, 2020 Yan Xia, Associate Professor of Chemistry, effective September 1, 2020 PROMOTION FOR A CONTINUING TERM …

16 big trends in health IT today | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/10/2020

… non-traditional healthcare solutions to bring in additional revenue. Some have venture capital arms and others are informally investing in technology startups. There will likely be new business models and collaborations that provide needed population health service lines, especially for underserved or under-resourced communities, that will be more cost-efficient. 6. When implementing new technologies, it’s critical to be laser-focused on a facility’s needs. Avoid the siloed solutions …

Population health and the COVID-19 pandemic: Emerging stronger next time | 10/10/2020

no comments IMAGE: The Journal delivers a comprehensive, integrated approach to the field of population health and provides information designed to improve the systems and policies that affect health care quality, access, and… view more Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, October 6, 2020 —Battling the COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for the inevitable next surge requires a data-driven population health approach. A special issue of …

The mental health disparities faced by people of color | CNN | 10/10/2020

… how oppressive events “that impacted one generation tend to be carried over, as far as feelings, in later generations,” said Jacque Gray, a research associate professor in the University of North Dakota’s department of population health and associate director of the Center for Rural Health for Indigenous programs. Belonging to a minority can come with numerous sources of stress. Native Americans have higher rates of substance abuse and depression (PDF …

community/public health nursing | 10/10/2020

October 10, 2020 Discussion 1:Explain the role of the community health nurse in partnership with community stakeholders for population health promotion. Explain why it is important to appraise community resources (nonprofit, spiritual/religious, etc.) as part of a community assessment and why these resources are important in population health promotion. Discussion 2: Discuss how geopolitical and phenomenological place influence the context of a population or community assessment and intervention …

World Mental Health Day: The mental health disparities faced by people of color | 10/10/2020

… how oppressive events “that impacted one generation tend to be carried over, as far as feelings, in later generations,” said Jacque Gray, a research associate professor in the University of North Dakota’s department of population health and associate director of the Center for Rural Health for Indigenous programs. Belonging to a minority can come with numerous sources of stress. Native Americans have higher rates of substance abuse and depression (PDF …

Key insights into harnessing the tools of population health to combat COVID-19 | 10/10/2020

Battling the COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for the inevitable next surge requires a data-driven population health approach. A special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Population Health Management is dedicated to combatting COVID-19. It embraces systems thinking and key insights from other industries. This series of editorials, papers, and roundtable discussions highlights the need to harness the tools of population health to successfully combat COVID-19. The …

Mental Health Services

California Gives Telehealth a Try with Community Paramedicine Legislation | mHealth Intelligence | 10/12/2020

… Community paramedicine is part of a wider category of mobile integrated health programs that seek to improve community care and population health by improving care coordination and management in the home, often through local EMS … to “reduce emergency department overcrowding and improve access to critical mental health services.” “We have a health care crisis,” State Assemblyman Michael Gipson, the bill’s sponsor, said in a press release . “Many 911 users aren’t …

Substance Abuse

Adding Social Determinants To Care Coordination Programs: The JFCS Case Study – Free Executive Web Briefing, Sponsored By The OPEN MINDS Integrated Care Online Community | PR Newswire | 10/12/2020

… R. Zent Healthcare Center for JFCS; Megan Lipman , Vice President of Quality Management and Compliance at JFCS; and Brian Rosenstein , Population Health Manager at JFCS, for an engaging session that will outline the steps taken … intervention and rehabilitative services, support for victims of domestic violence, substance abuse, work force readiness & high school equivalency exams for teens in foster care. Learn more at https://www.jfcsaz.org/about-us/ . About OPEN MINDS OPEN …

Telehealth

The Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC) Announces Co-Chairs for 10th Annual Summit | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

Population Health and Transformation, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Chevon Rariy , MD, National Director, Telehealth, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Michael Reff , RPh, MBA, Founder & Executive Director, National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc. Charles Saunders , MD, CEO, Integra Connect Lillie Shockney , RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Founder, Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators Jayson Slotnik , JD, MPH, Managing Partner, Health Policy Strategies Art Taft , MBA, Managing Director, Medworks Burt …

American Society of Clinical Oncology

The Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC) Announces Co-Chairs for 10th Annual Summit | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

American Society of Clinical Oncology Michael Kolodziej , MD, Senior Advisor, ADVI Health Jonathan Levitt , Esq, Founding Partner, Frier Levitt J. Leonard Lichtenfeld , MD, MACP, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society Doug Long , VP, Industry Relations, IQVIA William McGivney , PhD, Managing Principal, McGivney Global Advisors Ann Mond Johnson , CEO, ATA Pamela Pelizzari , MPH , Principal and Healthcare Consultant, Milliman Steven Peskin , MD, MBA, FACP, Executive Medical Director, Population Health and Transformation …

CDC

Cano Health Inaugurates First Medical Center In San Antonio On Saturday, September 26 | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

… ribbon cutting will take place at 12 p.m. with City Council Member Melissa Cabello Havdra and Cano Health leadership with CDC social distancing and facemask guidelines in place . Center tours will be available to those … part of its care coordination, Cano provides sophisticated, high-touch population health management programs such as home visits, telehealth, transition of care, and high-risk and complex care management. The company’s personalized patient care and …

Food and Drug Administration

Opinion: Fast, low-cost testing is essential for averting a second wave of Covid-19 | STAT | 9/23/2020

… Verily, the company that we work for, filed for and recently received an emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for pooled PCR testing , which allows testing double or quadruple … is a data scientist, R&D lead for Covid-19 population health and mental health at Verily Life Sciences, and associate professor of genetics and genomic sciences and psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine at …

COVID-19

Patient Registry Software Market, 2025 - Rising Number of Accountable Care Organizations, Emergence of Cloud-Based Patient Registry Solutions, High Adoption Rate of the Subscription Model | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

… registries from paper-based registries, due to their advantages, is a key driver of market growth. The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the increase in the number of COVID-19 patients globally is … pandemic and the need for analyzing patient data for better population health management. North America will continue to dominate the patient registry software market in 2025 The patient registry software market is segmented into five …

Oncology

The Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC) Announces Co-Chairs for 10th Annual Summit | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

… Fortner , PhD, President, Specialty Physician Services, AmerisourceBergen Patricia Goldsmith , CEO, Cancer Care James Hamrick , MD, MPH, Senior Medical Director, Clinical Oncology, Flatiron Health Deborah Kamin , RN, PhD, Vice President, Policy and Advocacy, American Society of … Consultant, Milliman Steven Peskin , MD, MBA, FACP, Executive Medical Director, Population Health and Transformation, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Chevon Rariy , MD, National Director, Telehealth, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Michael Reff , RPh, MBA, Founder …

National Cancer Institute

$111 Million NIH Grant Awarded to Prevent and Treat HIV-Associated Cancers | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… Now, Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine have received a five-year, $111 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to lead this research consortium. Joseph Sparano, M.D., associate chair for … professor and chief of epidemiology in the department of epidemiology & population health at Einstein and Montefiore. It will identify areas of need, evaluate emerging research, and design new clinical trials that will be rolled out …

Medicaid

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Selects Altruista Health’s Care Management Workflow Platform to Serve 3.4 Million Members | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… Medicaid. CareFirst will leverage GuidingCare modules for care management , utilization management , population health and other operational areas. “Altruista’s in-depth clinical knowledge, future-ready technology and strong track record serving both commercial and government programs were critical factors in our decision,” said Stacia Cohen, RN , Executive Vice President, Health Services. “We were looking for a true partnership as we make a significant transition from a custom solution to an industry …

Department of Health and Human Services

Healthiest Communities: How They Were Ranked | MSN | 9/22/2020

Department of Health and Human Services – as part of its Measurement Framework for Community Health and Well-Being . U.S. News adapted the NCVHS model in consultation with leading population health experts, resulting most notably in the inclusion of an equity category. To determine the weights assigned to each category, more than a dozen experts in population health and well-being participated in an online survey in which they assessed each …

NIH

$111 Million NIH Grant Awarded to Prevent and Treat HIV-Associated Cancers | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… Montefiore and Einstein. The newly established service brings together Montefiore and Einstein’s experience in patient care and research. Partnership with NIH AIDS Research Center Collaborating with Harris Goldstein , M.D. , associate dean for scientific resources, director … professor and chief of epidemiology in the department of epidemiology & population health at Einstein and Montefiore. It will identify areas of need, evaluate emerging research, and design new clinical trials that will be rolled out …

Coronavirus

Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best? | WebMD | 9/22/2020

… used to measure the situation. Each has its own usefulness and its own limits. The metrics used to track the coronavirus pandemic typically include daily cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Analyzing these metrics separately can show … public behavior,” says Mokdad, who’s also chief strategy officer for population health at the University of Washington. When people learn that new cases are rising, they start wearing masks and using social distancing again; and …

Community Health

Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

Weather AP Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area Sep 21, 2020 Save LOUISVILLE, Ky. & INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 21, 2020– Kindred Healthcare, LLC … healthcare services, world-class innovations and a new focus on population health management. Exceptional care, simply delivered, is what sets Community Health Network apart and what makes it a leading not-for-profit healthcare destination …

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Evolent Health to Host Virtual Investor and Analyst Day on September 29, 2020 | PR Newswire | 9/21/2020

… 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 the way health care is delivered by visiting evolenthealth.com . Contacts : Bob East or Asher Dewhurst Investor Relations, Westwicke …

UC Davis

Physicians for Informed Consent Sends Cautionary Letter to UC Board of Regents Regarding Its New Flu Shot Mandate, Emphasizes Lack of Scientific Basis | PRWeb | 9/21/2020

… UC Davis; Mckenna Hendricks, UC Santa Barbara Student; Edgar de Gracia, UCLA Student; Leland Vanderpoel, Employee, UCSF Medical Education Program; and Frances Olsen, Professor of Law, UCLA. Expert witnesses include Dr. Peter Gotzsche, M.D., Co-founder, Cochrane Collaboration; Dr. Thomas Jefferson, M.D., Fellow, Faculty of Public Health, United Kingdom; Peter Doshi, Ph.D., Associate Editor BMJ; Andrew Noymer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention, UC Irvine; and …

Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use

LYNPARZA® (olaparib) Recommended for Approval in EU by CHMP as First-Line Maintenance Treatment with Bevacizumab for HRD-Positive Advanced Ovarian Cancer | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

… WIRE)–Sep 21, 2020– AstraZeneca and Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has … 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 …

Electronic Health Records

Health System Survey Shows Lack of Ownership Over Provider Data as It Highlights its Importance | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

Electronic Health Records (EHR), Health Information Management, Population Health and Care Coordination. IT department was the most common owner of this information, cited by 38 percent; followed by IS department, cited by 35 percent; and EHR, cited by 34 percent. Only 18 percent indicated having a dedicated data governance department in charge of provider information. 46 percent of all respondents identified the lack of a single department or role responsible …

HIMSS

Key ingredients to a robust response to COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 9/17/2020

Population Health Key ingredients to a robust response to COVID-19 Innovation, cultural change and redesigning healthcare strategies have been key during COVD-19, according to HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, who says digital maturity must be utilized to improve outcomes and manage the pandemic more effectively …

Medicare

AMCP Hosts Annual Legislative Days on Capitol Hill | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

… system. Discussions centered on pharmaceutical information exchange (PIE) legislation, prior authorization, and advocating to authorize pharmacists to receive reimbursement under Medicare Part B for COVID-19 and flu testing and vaccinations. “AMCP and our members … clinical evidence and economics to optimize the benefit of medicines, population health management, and patient access to cost-effective, safe medications. This week, with more than 80 virtual meetings taking place with elected officials in …

Children's Health

FDA Approves Study to Investigate the Use of Cell Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

… Health and a leader in transplantation, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine in children. Clinical sites include Duke University ( Durham, NC ), Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta ( Atlanta, GA ), New York Medical College ( Valhalla, NY ), and others as … clinical research, rapidly translating breakthrough discoveries to patient care and population health, providing a unique educational experience to future clinical and scientific leaders, improving the health of populations, and actively seeking policy and intervention-based …

National Institutes of Health

NIH Provides Funding for COVID-19-Related Big Data Projects | HealthIT Analytics | 9/16/2020

… seven projects will leverage big data to develop digital health tools and better understand COVID-19. Source: Getty Images The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is offering contracts to seven companies and academic organizations to … of infected individuals. Dig Deeper Harnessing Big Data to Enhance Population Health Management The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) chose the seven projects from nearly 200 …

HIMSS20

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS FT awarded Stage 7 O-EMRAM | Healthcare IT News | 9/16/2020

population health analytics. WHY IT MATTERS HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started Shankar Sridharan, paediatric cardiologist, chief clinical information officer at GOSH, said that achieving the validation was “a marker that we are using data and analytics to improve the care and outcomes for our patients and their families”. He added: “We have a really driven and passionate hospital that is committed to …

ACOs

Caravan Health Collaborative ACOs Save Medicare $154 million, Earn $50+ million | PRWeb | 9/15/2020

Caravan Health Collaborative ACOs Save Medicare $154 million, Earn $50+ million Share Article Caravan’s ACOs brought home $50 million in shared savings and earned 94% in quality scores in 2019 “As we continue to face … Health and its partners are seeing the hard work of population health management pay off,” said Tim Gronniger , Caravan Health President and CEO. “As we continue to face an extended public health emergency, our clients …

Behavioral Health

Nebraska HIE Integrates ADT Notifications into Affiliate Workflow | EHR Intelligence | 9/14/2020

… is about more than ensuring hospitals are fully compliant with the CMS ADT notifications CoP. As part of the NEHII population health utility, Collective also provides our participants with the tools necessary to succeed in … Then in June, NEHII launched Unite Nebraska, an initiative integrating behavioral health data, such as social determinants of health (SDOH), into its HIE. Unite Nebraska aims to connect health and social care providers to improve …

Microsoft Health

The evolution of hospital IT teams: 6 execs on what they’ll need in the next 12 months | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/23/2020

… more focused on customer experience. The move from applications that were formerly hosted on premise to cloud-based solutions, e.g. Microsoft Office 365, has changed the work these teams do. We are more focused on … get good information out of all of our systems. With population health, telehealth, and consumerism, good data are critical to the success of the organization. We are looking to build out competencies and gain resources …

IQVIA

The Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC) Announces Co-Chairs for 10th Annual Summit | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

IQVIA William McGivney , PhD, Managing Principal, McGivney Global Advisors Ann Mond Johnson , CEO, ATA Pamela Pelizzari , MPH , Principal and Healthcare Consultant, Milliman Steven Peskin , MD, MBA, FACP, Executive Medical Director, Population Health and Transformation, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Chevon Rariy , MD, National Director, Telehealth, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Michael Reff , RPh, MBA, Founder & Executive Director, National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc. Charles Saunders , MD, CEO, Integra Connect Lillie …

Altruista Health

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Selects Altruista Health’s Care Management Workflow Platform to Serve 3.4 Million Members | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

RESTON, Va. , Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Altruista Health today said CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the largest healthcare insurer in the Mid-Atlantic region, has chosen Altruista’s GuidingCare ® technology platform to support its enterprise-wide care coordination … CareFirst will leverage GuidingCare modules for care management , utilization management , population health and other operational areas. “Altruista’s in-depth clinical knowledge, future-ready technology and strong track record serving both commercial and government programs were …

Sharecare

Modern Healthcare names Sharecare’s Deb Logan to its 2020 list of the Top 25 Innovators in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

ATLANTA and NAPLES, Fla. , Sept. 22, Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced Deb Logan , executive director of Blue Zones Project (BZP) by Sharecare, Southwest Florida , was recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Innovators in Healthcare in 2020. Logan was honored for her work to improve population health in southwest Florida communities, including Naples , Immokalee , and Marco Island …

CVS

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… WASHINGTON , Sept. 22, U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation , an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, today released the third annual Healthiest Communities rankings. This year, the rankings are … and health-related metrics in 10 categories, from Education and Population Health to Infrastructure and Environment. The project serves as a tool to inform residents, community health leaders and elected officials about policies and best …

Homecare Homebase

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium | PRWeb | 9/22/2020

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium Share Article MCG Health’s data science expert to participate in a panel discussion on the impact of new technologies in … Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health , MCG , Homecare Homebase and MHK (formerly MedHOK). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine and oncology analytics company M2Gen . Follow Hearst Health on …

CVS Health

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… WASHINGTON , Sept. 22, U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation , an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, today released the third annual Healthiest Communities rankings. This year, the rankings are … and health-related metrics in 10 categories, from Education and Population Health to Infrastructure and Environment. The project serves as a tool to inform residents, community health leaders and elected officials about policies and best …

Zynx Health

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium | PRWeb | 9/22/2020

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium Share Article MCG Health’s data science expert to participate in a panel discussion on the impact of new technologies in … dispensed prescriptions. The Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health , MCG , Homecare Homebase and MHK (formerly MedHOK). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine and oncology analytics company M2Gen . Follow …

First Databank

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium | PRWeb | 9/22/2020

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium Share Article MCG Health’s data science expert to participate in a panel discussion on the impact of new technologies in … 3.2 billion dispensed prescriptions. The Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health , MCG , Homecare Homebase and MHK (formerly MedHOK). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine and oncology analytics company …

Hearst Health

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium | PRWeb | 9/22/2020

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium Share Article MCG Health’s data science expert to participate in a panel discussion on the impact of new technologies in … of Data Science Solutions SEATTLE MCG Health , part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of informed care strategies, announces that its Senior Director of Data Science Solutions, Bernadette Minton, MS, will join …

MCG Health

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium | PRWeb | 9/22/2020

Bernadette Minton Joins Panel on Global Health and Technology at the 2020 Population Health Colloquium Share Article MCG Health’s data science expert to participate in a panel discussion on the impact of new technologies in global population health MCG Health “I’m looking forward to discussing how new technology can provide the critical support that health care professionals need during a global crisis as well as in a post-pandemic future …

Evolent Health

Evolent Health to Host Virtual Investor and Analyst Day on September 29, 2020 | PR Newswire | 9/21/2020

Evolent Health to Host Virtual Investor and Analyst Day on September 29, 2020 News provided by Sep 21, 2020, 16:00 ET Share this article WASHINGTON , Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Evolent Health (NYSE: EVH ), a health … 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 …

Epic Systems

Building Social Services Referral Platforms to Meet SDOH Needs | Patient Engagement HIT | 9/21/2020

… EHR and aggregates social services and healthcare providers that can meet patient needs. The technology, which leverages a partnership with Epic Systems, can screen patients for the social determinants of health and then generate a … in this disruption, according to Robin Lankton, the director of population health at UW Health. “Connect Rx is a first-of-its-kind technology solution that will revolutionize the way thousands of families in Dane …

Kindred Healthcare

Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

Weather AP Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area Sep 21, 2020 Save LOUISVILLE, Ky. & INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 21, 2020– Kindred Healthcare, LLC … healthcare services, world-class innovations and a new focus on population health management. Exceptional care, simply delivered, is what sets Community Health Network apart and what makes it a leading not-for-profit healthcare destination …

Merck

LYNPARZA® (olaparib) Recommended for Approval in EU by CHMP as First-Line Maintenance Treatment with Bevacizumab for HRD-Positive Advanced Ovarian Cancer | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 21, 2020– AstraZeneca and Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines … 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

First-Line Treatment With Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Doubled Five-Year Survival Rate (31.9%) Versus Chemotherapy (16.3%) in Certain Patients With Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Whose Tumors Express PD-L1 (TPS >50%) | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

… treatment of lung cancer,” said Dr. Roy Baynes, senior vice president and head of global clinical development, chief medical officer, Merck Research Laboratories. “It is particularly noteworthy that at five years, 81.4% of patients who … 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 …

AstraZeneca

LYNPARZA® (olaparib) Recommended for Approval in EU by CHMP as First-Line Maintenance Treatment with Bevacizumab for HRD-Positive Advanced Ovarian Cancer | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 21, 2020– AstraZeneca and Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines … 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 …

Blue Health Intelligence

BHI Honored as one of a Handful of Firms to Make the Cut in Rounds of Digital Health Innovation Awards for its Response to the COVID Crisis | PR Newswire | 9/21/2020

… the COVID Crisis News provided by Sep 21, 2020, 08:13 ET Share this article SAN FRANCISCO , Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Blue Health Intelligence ® (BHI ® ) was among a group of select companies considered for the 2020 … being analyzed through Whyzen are the longer-term impacts on population health and quality from shifting sites of care away from the ED and hospital-based outpatient sites, and deferring care such as postponed surgeries …

Cerner

Top EHR Implementations of 2020, So Far | EHR Intelligence | 9/18/2020

… a Florida-based health system and one of the nation’s largest faith-based health systems, will gradually transition away from Cerner and it will implement Epic Systems EHR across its 50 hospital campuses and 1,200 … physician practices tapped Allscripts EHR for the vendor’s ambulatory and population health solutions aimed to improve operations and revenue for their respective health organizations. Allscripts EHR connects all aspects of acute, ambulatory, surgical, pharmacy, radiology …

AdventHealth

Top EHR Implementations of 2020, So Far | EHR Intelligence | 9/18/2020

… of the larger and most creative launches that’ll forever influence the industry. EHRIntelligence has listed these implementations in chronological order. AdventHealth AdventHealth, a Florida-based health system and one of the nation’s largest faith-based … physician practices tapped Allscripts EHR for the vendor’s ambulatory and population health solutions aimed to improve operations and revenue for their respective health organizations. Allscripts EHR connects all aspects of acute, ambulatory, surgical, pharmacy, radiology …

Tivity Health

Who leads Quorum? 6 execs to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/18/2020

… Alfred Lumsdaine, executive vice president and CFO. Mr. Lumsdaine joined Quorum in 2018. Before that, he served as president of population health for Sharecare, a health and wellness engagement platform since 2016. Shaheed Koury, MD … Before joining Quorum, he was the chief accounting officer for Tivity Health, a fitness and nutrition platform. Hal McCard, senior vice president and general counsel and secretary. Mr. McCard oversees all of Quorum’s legal aspects …

Quorum Health

Who leads Quorum? 6 execs to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/18/2020

Quorum Health, a spinoff of Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems, filed for bankruptcy in early April. When the hospital operator emerged from bankruptcy July 7, it brought with it some leadership changes. Joey Jacobs … Quorum in 2018. Before that, he served as president of population health for Sharecare, a health and wellness engagement platform since 2016. Shaheed Koury, MD, CMO and president of clinical operations. Dr. Koury joined Quorum …

Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Health System Survey Shows Lack of Ownership Over Provider Data as It Highlights its Importance | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

… Xtelligent Healthcare Media, show the following: 1. 73 percent of survey respondents from various departments reported job roles directly tied to governing provider data. The departments include Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS), Electronic Health Records (EHR), Health Information Management, Population Health and Care Coordination. IT department was the most common owner of this information, cited by 38 percent; followed by IS department, cited by 35 percent; and EHR, cited …

Health Recovery Solutions

Health Recovery Solutions Announces Lineup of Telehealth Experts for October Vision to Virtual Conference | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

HOBOKEN, NJ ., Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), a national provider of Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) solutions, is excited to announce its incredible lineup of speakers for the upcoming Vision to Virtual conference . From October … Kelly Pollard , BayCare Home Care Administrator Rodney Plunkett , CommonSpirit VP, Population Health Management Nicole Main , CommonSpirit Director of Population Health Management Michael Brents , CommonSpirit VP of Business Intelligence Ethan Heimowitz , Emerest Health Administrator Neal Reizer …

Fitbit

Apple steps up its focus on health with new blood oxygen sensor and population health initiative in Singapore | FierceHealthcare | 9/16/2020

… blood oxygen app measurements are only designed for general fitness and wellness purposes are not intended for medical uses such as self-diagnosis or consultation with a doctor, the tech giant said. RELATED: Fitbit’s ECG app gets FDA nod to track heart rhythm irregularities Companies outside of healthcare, like Apple, see that migrating care away from intensive settings is the future, according to Michael Abrams, co-founder and managing partner …

NCI

$111 Million NIH Grant Awarded to Prevent and Treat HIV-Associated Cancers | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine have received a five-year, $111 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to lead this research consortium. Joseph Sparano, M.D., associate chair for clinical research in … professor and chief of epidemiology in the department of epidemiology & population health at Einstein and Montefiore. It will identify areas of need, evaluate emerging research, and design new clinical trials that will be rolled out …

HMS Holdings

Here’s Why You Should Retain HMS Holdings in Your Portfolio - August 25, 2020 - Zacks.com | 8/25/2020

HMS Holdings Corp ( HMSY - Free Report ) is gaining on strong momentum within the Payment Integrity (PI) and Population Health Management (PHM) segments. However intense competition has been offsetting the positives. The company, with a market capitalization of $2.61 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 …

Flare Capital Partners

Eden Health Brings Total Funding to $39M with $25M Series B Raise; Delivers On-Site and Virtual Healthcare to Employers | PR Newswire | 8/12/2020

… YORK National medical practice Eden Health today announced that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding, led by Flare Capital Partners with participation from principals from Stone Point Capital , a private equity firm … Health Medical Directors into their c-suites to manage employee population health. Thanks in large part to early monitoring and proactive protocols to slow the spread, Eden Health employers have been able to maintain high …

HealthQuest Capital

BioIQ Wins Atlanta Inno Blazer Award for COVID-19 Testing Response and Solution | PR Newswire | 8/12/2020

… of patient and lab data so more employers can manage employees’ health,” said Todd Creech , a partner with BioIQ investor HealthQuest Capital. “Now with COVID, employers can manage how to test and report results. BioIQ … connectivity platform, BioIQ is uniquely positioned at the convergence of population health and the consumerization and retailization of healthcare to drive the shift to value-based care for payers and employers. Since 2005, BioIQ has …

Oak HC/FT

Using population health analysis to improve patient care brings Sema4 a $1.1 billion valuation – TechCrunch | 7/29/2020

… messages of its own to the broader healthcare system based on the signals it uncovers in massive data sets of population health that can reveal insights and best practices, according to the company’s founding chief … 120 million institutional financing from investors, including Blackstone, Section 32, Oak HC/FT, Decheng and the Connecticut Innovation Fund. The company’s ability to attract capital may have something to do with a business model that’s …

Innovation Fund

Using population health analysis to improve patient care brings Sema4 a $1.1 billion valuation – TechCrunch | 7/29/2020

… messages of its own to the broader healthcare system based on the signals it uncovers in massive data sets of population health that can reveal insights and best practices, according to the company’s founding chief … Blackstone, Section 32, Oak HC/FT, Decheng and the Connecticut Innovation Fund. The company’s ability to attract capital may have something to do with a business model that’s managed to amass nearly 10 million patient …

Wells Fargo Securities

Edited Transcript of BNFT.OQ earnings conference call or presentation 6-May-20 9:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 6/13/2020

… Inc. - CFO Conference Call Participants Alexander James Sklar Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division - Senior Research Associate James John Stockton Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division - Director & Senior Equity Research Analyst Presentation Operator [1] Greetings … and utilization, provide predictive plan modeling and industry benchmarking, provides population health management and offers integrated claims data. This offering is tailored for every key member of our ecosystem and when combined with the power …

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 …

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 …

Seven Peaks Ventures

Bright.md Raises $8 Million Series C Round to Bring Critical, Asynchronous Virtual Care to Health Care Systems and Their Patients | PR Newswire | 3/27/2020

… leading healthcare automation company, has closed an $8 million Series C round of funding co-led by B Capital and Seven Peaks Ventures . This latest funding brings current capital raised to $20.5 million across all … low-acuity conditions. The company tracks seasonal health, demographic and population health trends, like COVID-19 screenings and escalations. By learning from this data, Bright.md can apply best practices to constantly improve workflow, patient care …

Mayfield Fund

Here are 14 AI startups that investors love, as uncertainty sweeps the entire industry | Business Insider | 3/25/2020

… of vulnerable platforms and devices, then uses that data to predict potential threats. Founder: Gaurav Banga Funding: $28.6 million from Mayfield Fund, Singtel Innov8, Mubadala Capital, and John Chambers, former CEO of Cisco. BigID: Keeping … SAP.io Fund and more. Biobot Analytics: Analyzing sewage to map population health Biobot Analytics founders Mariana Matus and Newsha Ghaeli Biobot Analytics Company: Biobot Analytics What it does : Biobot, which says it is the first …

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 …

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 …

California Health Care Foundation

Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft working on FHIR for medical records - Business Insider | 1/21/2020

… are salivating over FHIR, because eventually it could give them paths to lucrative uses of data, including for personalized medicine, population health and medical genetics as well as in emerging technologies such as machine learning … which publishes California Healthline , an editorially independent service of the California Health Care Foundation . KHN is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. Featured Digital Health Articles …

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 …

Felicis Ventures

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

… into new therapeutic areas, and develop commercial patient offerings. Arcadia 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 … Horowitz and augmented by Oak HC/FT, IA Ventures and Felicis Ventures. The company offers an analytics and insights platform for healthcare, life sciences and advocacy groups seeking a more detailed look into patient healthcare …

Advent International

Definitive Healthcare Acquires PatientFinder | PRWeb | 1/14/2020

… their most critical revenue generating objectives. Clients analyze referral patterns, patient leakage trends, total and average charges, patient outcomes, and population health trends to drive a complete end-to-end commercialization effort. This is the … healthcare provider market. Definitive Healthcare is backed by 22C Capital, Advent International and Spectrum Equity. For more information, or to trial the service, visit https://www.definitivehc.com/ . Media Contact …

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Vesta Healthcare Announces $30 Million Series A Led by Oak HC/FT and Deerfield to Engage and Support Caregivers | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 1/13/2020

… was co-led by Oak HC/FT and Deerfield Management Company and includes investment from existing investors, Lux Capital and Kaiser Permanente Ventures as well as new investors Generator Ventures, CareCentrix, Epstein Partners and Nationwide … care agencies, health plans and providers to create value-based population health programs that emphasize clinical quality, improved health outcomes and personalized engagement. Vesta Healthcare is headquartered in New York, NY. To learn more visit …

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

The Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC) Announces Co-Chairs for 10th Annual Summit | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

Population Health and Transformation, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Chevon Rariy , MD, National Director, Telehealth, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Michael Reff , RPh, MBA, Founder & Executive Director, National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc. Charles Saunders , MD, CEO, Integra Connect Lillie Shockney , RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Founder, Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators Jayson Slotnik , JD, MPH, Managing Partner, Health Policy Strategies Art Taft , MBA, Managing Director, Medworks Burt …

Mount Sinai Health System

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Unveils BioMedical Laureates Program to Drive Diversity, Enhance Mentorship | PRWeb | 9/22/2020

… S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System. “A diverse medical and scientific community will drive innovation, enhance clinical … Lynne D. Richardson, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Population Health Science and Policy, System Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, and Co-Director of the Institute for Health Equity Research, Icahn School of Medicine …

Sinai Health System

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Unveils BioMedical Laureates Program to Drive Diversity, Enhance Mentorship | PRWeb | 9/22/2020

… Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System. “A diverse medical and scientific community will drive innovation, enhance clinical care … Lynne D. Richardson, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Population Health Science and Policy, System Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, and Co-Director of the Institute for Health Equity Research, Icahn School of Medicine …

Montefiore Health System

$111 Million NIH Grant Awarded to Prevent and Treat HIV-Associated Cancers | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… the AIDS Malignancy Consortium (AMC) has led national and international efforts to prevent and treat of HIV-related cancers. Now, Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine have received a five-year, $111 … professor and chief of epidemiology in the department of epidemiology & population health at Einstein and Montefiore. It will identify areas of need, evaluate emerging research, and design new clinical trials that will be rolled out …

Baylor College of Medicine

POT1 mutation spectrum in tumour types commonly diagnosed among POT1-associated hereditary cancer syndrome families | BMJ | 9/22/2020

Baylor College of Medicine , Houston , Texas , USA 6 Department of Neurosurgery , University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center , Houston , Texas , USA 7 The Genomic Institute , Rady Children’s Hospital , San Diego , California , USA 8 Epidemiology and Population Health , Stanford University School of Medicine , Palo Alto , California , USA Correspondence to Dr Kyle M Walsh, Department of Neurosurgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA; kyle.walsh(at)duke.edu Abstract Background The …

Summa Health

Greater Akron Chamber Annual Meeting and Leadership Dialogue Series | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… the Series include those focused on diversity, inclusion and equity; the future of work and the workplace post-COVID-19; population health, with a focus on the impact of three health crises on business and … Series Presenting Sponsors, including Brouse McDowell , FirstEnergy, KeyBank, Localiq, and Summa Health, has allowed us to take down the traditional ‘pay wall’ and membership requirements that come with access to content like this. Any business …

Children's Hospital, Erie PA

Greater Akron Chamber Annual Meeting and Leadership Dialogue Series | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… feature traditional Annual Meeting content, including remarks from GAC Chair, Marc Merklin ( Brouse McDowell ) and Chair-Elect Grace Wakulchik (Akron Children’s Hospital). The two will reflect on the accomplishments, outline the work to be done … the future of work and the workplace post-COVID-19; population health, with a focus on the impact of three health crises on business and the economy; and the 2021 economic outlook. “There are so …

UnityPoint Health

Building Social Services Referral Platforms to Meet SDOH Needs | Patient Engagement HIT | 9/21/2020

… Way of Dane County, UW Health, Access Community Health Centers, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin, SSM St. Mary’s, UnityPoint Health – Meriter, Public Health Madison and Dane County, and Madison Metropolitan School District, all … in this disruption, according to Robin Lankton, the director of population health at UW Health. “Connect Rx is a first-of-its-kind technology solution that will revolutionize the way thousands of families in Dane …

UW Health

Building Social Services Referral Platforms to Meet SDOH Needs | Patient Engagement HIT | 9/21/2020

… of clinical healthcare. At this time, ConnectRx partners include the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, United Way of Dane County, UW Health, Access Community Health Centers, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin, SSM St … in this disruption, according to Robin Lankton, the director of population health at UW Health. “Connect Rx is a first-of-its-kind technology solution that will revolutionize the way thousands of families in Dane …

Community Health, Selinsgrove PA

Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

Weather AP Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area Sep 21, 2020 Save LOUISVILLE, Ky. & INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 21, 2020– Kindred Healthcare, LLC … healthcare services, world-class innovations and a new focus on population health management. Exceptional care, simply delivered, is what sets Community Health Network apart and what makes it a leading not-for-profit healthcare destination …

NYU Langone Medical Center, New York NY

Trends in school-age pedestrian and pedalcyclist crashes in the USA: 26 states, 2000-2014 | BMJ | 9/21/2020

Allison E Curry 3 , 4 , Kristina B Metzger 3 , http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2356-6659 Charles J DiMaggio 1 , 2 1 Surgery , NYU Langone Medical Center , New York City , New York , USA 2 Population Health , NYU Langone Medical Center , New York City , New York , USA 3 Center for Injury Research and Prevention , Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA 4 Pediatrics , University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA Correspondence to …

NYU Langone Medical Center

Trends in school-age pedestrian and pedalcyclist crashes in the USA: 26 states, 2000-2014 | BMJ | 9/21/2020

Allison E Curry 3 , 4 , Kristina B Metzger 3 , http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2356-6659 Charles J DiMaggio 1 , 2 1 Surgery , NYU Langone Medical Center , New York City , New York , USA 2 Population Health , NYU Langone Medical Center , New York City , New York , USA 3 Center for Injury Research and Prevention , Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA 4 Pediatrics , University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA Correspondence to …

Cleveland Clinic

Mubadala Healthcare rolls out remote healthcare programme for senior patients | Healthcare IT News | 9/18/2020

… programme for COVID-19 patients in home isolation. This latest initiative is a collaboration between Mubadala Healthcare providers – which include Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Healthpoint, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC), and Amana Healthcare – and … DoH. “The remote care programme has the potential to improve population health overall, representing our unwavering determination to transform the way the healthcare services are delivered and take patient experience to the next level. “It …

UPMC

Chutes & Ladders—Providence exec retiring; UPMC Enterprises names VC veteran as president | FierceHealthcare | 9/18/2020

… growth strategy that allowed Providence to build connected networks of care across the Western U.S. and advance key strategies around population health, digital innovation, clinical institutes, ambulatory care, medical groups and revenue diversification, officials said … Providence will announce a future leadership structure later this year. UPMC Enterprises (UPMC Enterprises) Jeanne Cunicelli will be promosted to president of UPMC Enterprises effective Jan. 1, 2021. The veteran venture capitalist in the sciences …

Community Health Systems

Who leads Quorum? 6 execs to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/18/2020

Quorum Health, a spinoff of Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems, filed for bankruptcy in early April. When the hospital operator emerged from bankruptcy July 7, it brought with it some leadership changes. Joey Jacobs … Quorum in 2018. Before that, he served as president of population health for Sharecare, a health and wellness engagement platform since 2016. Shaheed Koury, MD, CMO and president of clinical operations. Dr. Koury joined Quorum …

Trinity Health

Chutes & Ladders—Providence exec retiring; UPMC Enterprises names VC veteran as president | FierceHealthcare | 9/18/2020

… growth strategy that allowed Providence to build connected networks of care across the Western U.S. and advance key strategies around population health, digital innovation, clinical institutes, ambulatory care, medical groups and revenue diversification, officials said … named president and COO of Saint Francis Healthcare , part of Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic. He was previously serving as interim president. Read more on …

Banner Health

Health Recovery Solutions Announces Lineup of Telehealth Experts for October Vision to Virtual Conference | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

Banner Health Care Coordination Post Acute Senior Manager Kelly Pollard , BayCare Home Care Administrator Rodney Plunkett , CommonSpirit VP, Population Health Management Nicole Main , CommonSpirit Director of Population Health Management Michael Brents , CommonSpirit VP of Business Intelligence Ethan Heimowitz , Emerest Health Administrator Neal Reizer , Homecare Homebase Senior Vice President of Product Management Donna Turlington , Liberty HomeCare VP of Homecare, Hospice & Palliative Care Services Donna DeBlois , MaineHealth Care at Home President Brandy …

St. Joseph Health

Providence commits $50 million to address racial disparities in health care | Yahoo News | 9/17/2020

… million over the next five years as part of an effort to reduce health disparities and achieve health equity. Providence St. Joseph Health (PRNewsfoto/Providence St. Joseph Health) Using comprehensive data collection and analysis, the … as well as a COVID vaccine, when it becomes available. “Population health is focused on understanding the whole population and the health disparities within that population, and then working to improve health outcomes for everybody …

Providence St. Joseph Health

Providence commits $50 million to address racial disparities in health care | Yahoo News | 9/17/2020

… 50 million over the next five years as part of an effort to reduce health disparities and achieve health equity. Providence St. Joseph Health (PRNewsfoto/Providence St. Joseph Health) Using comprehensive data collection and analysis … as well as a COVID vaccine, when it becomes available. “Population health is focused on understanding the whole population and the health disparities within that population, and then working to improve health outcomes for everybody …

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Mass General Brigham names COO, will hire 2nd senior executive | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/17/2020

… according to an email to employees cited by The Boston Globe . Ron Walls, MD, executive vice president and COO of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has been named COO, according to an email sent Sept. 16 … March 31. Additionally, the health system is seeking a chief population health officer, who also will serve as CMO of AllWays Health Partners, Mass General Brigham’s insurer, according to the Boston Business Journal …

Partners HealthCare

Mass General Brigham names COO, will hire 2nd senior executive | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/17/2020

Boston-based Mass General Brigham, formerly Partners HealthCare, said it is adding two senior executive positions, according to an email to employees cited by The Boston Globe . Ron Walls, MD, executive vice president and COO … March 31. Additionally, the health system is seeking a chief population health officer, who also will serve as CMO of AllWays Health Partners, Mass General Brigham’s insurer, according to the Boston Business Journal …

West Tennessee Healthcare

How one health system used TeleTracking to manage the COVID-19 patient flood | Healthcare IT News | 9/17/2020

West Tennessee Healthcare CIO Scott Krodel said that the system was “really struggling early on” when it came to keeping track of patients. September 17, 2020 11:06 AM Scott Krodel came on board as chief … said. He noted that the system could benefit from integrating population health software and tools that can extract information from unstructured data. He also points to systems like Mercy Virtual Care, which center telemedicine as …

Sanford Health

FDA Approves Study to Investigate the Use of Cell Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

NEW YORK The Cura Foundation in collaboration with The Marcus Foundation, Sanford Health and Alliance for Cell Therapy Now, is supporting a clinical trial of human cord tissue mesenchymal stromal cells (hCT-MSC) to treat … clinical research, rapidly translating breakthrough discoveries to patient care and population health, providing a unique educational experience to future clinical and scientific leaders, improving the health of populations, and actively seeking policy and intervention-based …

Duke Health

FDA Approves Study to Investigate the Use of Cell Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

… Marrow Transplant Program; Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank; Co-Director, Stem Cell Transplant Laboratory at Duke University School of Medicine/Duke Health and a leader in transplantation, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine in children. Clinical … clinical research, rapidly translating breakthrough discoveries to patient care and population health, providing a unique educational experience to future clinical and scientific leaders, improving the health of populations, and actively seeking policy and intervention-based …

Meridian Health

Two Blues Partner with Providers to Launch New Health Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/15/2020

… providers to offer new health plans. Horizon BCBSNJ announced a new Medicare Advantage plan, Braven Health , in partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJBarnabas Health, though the latter’s involvement is pending approval by the New … launched by the New Jersey Blue in 2015 focused on population health. “Finding innovative, effective ways to deliver care is at the center of everything we do at Hackensack Meridian Health. Embarking on this partnership …

Aetna

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2020 Healthiest Communities Rankings | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

WASHINGTON , Sept. 22, U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation , an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, today released the third annual Healthiest Communities rankings. This year, the rankings are … and health-related metrics in 10 categories, from Education and Population Health to Infrastructure and Environment. The project serves as a tool to inform residents, community health leaders and elected officials about policies and best …

Health Net

Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

Weather AP Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area Sep 21, 2020 Save LOUISVILLE, Ky. & INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 21, 2020– Kindred Healthcare, LLC … healthcare services, world-class innovations and a new focus on population health management. Exceptional care, simply delivered, is what sets Community Health Network apart and what makes it a leading not-for-profit healthcare destination …

UnitedHealthcare

Real Time Medical Systems Appoints Steven M. Stein, MD as Chief Medical Officer | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

… UnitedHealthcare, where he leveraged his expertise in population health, strategic planning, managed care, and high-risk patient management to improve care outcomes. While at Trinity Health, Dr. Stein served as the clinical lead for the Bundled Payment Care Improvement Model 3 program. In that role, he helped Trinity Health achieve readmission and length of stay reductions in Trinity Health’s skilled nursing facilities that led to costs that were $5 million …

Centene Corp

Collaborative Health Systems ACOs Deliver $335 Million in Total Savings to Medicare Since 2012 | PR Newswire | 9/14/2020

… improve quality and lower the cost of care,” said Michael Polen , Senior Vice President and CEO of Medicare Solutions for Centene Corporation. “Together, we have not only improved quality outcomes but delivered millions of dollars … 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 …

Tufts Health Plan

CarePartners of Connecticut Announces Marla Pantano as New President | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

… has spanned both the payer and the provider side of health care and she has extensive experience in analytics, actuarial, population health, product development, provider contracting and performance management. She knows the Connecticut provider community … organizations, Hartford HealthCare , Connecticut’s most extensive health care provider, and Tufts Health Plan , a Massachusetts -based health plan nationally recognized for excellence in quality, CarePartners of Connecticut’s network includes thousands of doctors, specialists, hospitals and …

Humana

Humana, Salesforce team on connected care platform | FierceHealthcare | 9/1/2020

Sep 2, 2020 8:00am Humana is teaming with Salesforce on care coordination. (Humana) Humana and Salesforce have signed on for a multiyear partnership to build a more connected, integrated experience for members. Humana will deploy … individual health data, that information can be adapted to a population health strategy as well. For example, members with the same disease states can be stratified by risk, allowing for a coordinated approach for a …

Blue Shield of California

Parks Associates: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Blue Shield of California, Care Planning Institute, Cox Communications, People Power, and UnitedHealthcare to Address Consumer Healthcare Trends at Connected Health Summit | PR Newswire | 9/1/2020

Population Health Management, UnitedHealthcare “Telehomecare in the COVID-19 Era,” by Mark Dunning , President and CEO, Care Planning Institute, and Gene Wang , CEO, People Power “ Better Together: Extending Healthcare to the Home,” by Richard Culberson , Executive Director, Cox Homelife Strategy & Operations, Cox Communications “When everything changed, what stayed the same? Healthcare’s evolution in a time of pandemic and humanitarian crisis,” by Angie Kalousek Ebrahimi , Executive Director, Mind-Body Medicine, Blue …

Oscar Health

Top 4 Recent Health Payer Innovative Consolidations, Partnerships | HealthPayer Intelligence | 8/25/2020

… greater expansion. Rather, PwC predicted that they would be more strategic, building payer identities as leaders in product and innovation, population health and outcomes, member experience and consumer advocacy, or value leadership. When the coronavirus … revealed between mid-July and late-August, were particularly notable. Oscar Health launches MA plan with academic institution, healthcare system Most recently, Oscar Health released the news that it plans to partner with Holy Cross …

SelectHealth

SelectHealth Names Mike Cotton as new President and CEO | Globe Newswire | 8/17/2020

Salt Lake City, Utah, Mike Cotton has been named president and chief executive officer of SelectHealth and will serve as a member of Intermountain Healthcare’s Executive Leadership Team. SelectHealth is the wholly owned subsidiary health … membership by 20 percent, expanded operations, and formed a new population health company, Ayin Health Solutions. Before joining Providence Health Plan, Cotton was vice president and chief operating officer for Humana , responsible for their Medicaid …

Providence Health Plan

SelectHealth Names Mike Cotton as new President and CEO | Globe Newswire | 8/17/2020

… officer, will serve as interim president and CEO until Cotton joins SelectHealth in mid-November. Cotton comes to SelectHealth from Providence Health Plan , where he has served as CEO since 2015. Providence Health Plan is … membership by 20 percent, expanded operations, and formed a new population health company, Ayin Health Solutions. Before joining Providence Health Plan, Cotton was vice president and chief operating officer for Humana , responsible for their Medicaid …

Cigna

17 payer exec moves in July | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/30/2020

… 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 … Security Health Plan of Wisconsin named Heather Kurtz director of population health. 12. Magellan Health appointed Darren Lehrich as chief investor relations officer. 13. CareSource expanded Chief Administrative Officer Dan McCabe ‘s role to serve …

Magellan Health

17 payer exec moves in July | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/30/2020

… population health. 12. Magellan Health appointed Darren Lehrich as chief investor relations officer. 13. CareSource expanded Chief Administrative Officer Dan McCabe ‘s role to serve as chief of staff and lead the CareSource Foundation as CEO.14. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield named Mack McGee chief marketing officer. 15. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield appointed Mark Muthumbi regional president for its central New York region. 16. Zing Health named Mete Sahin CFO. 17. Thomas …

Priority Health

17 payer exec moves in July | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/30/2020

… Boucher became chief actuary of WPS Health Insurance. 3. Gateway Health named Ja’Ron Bridges senior vice president and CFO.4. Priority Health President and CEO Joan Budden is retiring.5. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield named Kelly … Security Health Plan of Wisconsin named Heather Kurtz director of population health. 12. Magellan Health appointed Darren Lehrich as chief investor relations officer. 13. CareSource expanded Chief Administrative Officer Dan McCabe ‘s role to serve …

CareSource

17 payer exec moves in July | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/30/2020

… population health. 12. Magellan Health appointed Darren Lehrich as chief investor relations officer. 13. CareSource expanded Chief Administrative Officer Dan McCabe ‘s role to serve as chief of staff and lead the CareSource Foundation as CEO.14. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield named Mack McGee chief marketing officer. 15. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield appointed Mark Muthumbi regional president for its central New York region. 16. Zing Health named Mete Sahin CFO. 17. Thomas …

Hometown Health

17 payer exec moves in July | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/30/2020

Hometown Health named David Hansen CEO. 8. Cory Harris , Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s president and COO, was named CEO-elect.9. Delta Dental Plans Association named Scott Jessee CIO.10. Anthem appointed Beth Keyser president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana. 11. Security Health Plan of Wisconsin named Heather Kurtz director of population health. 12. Magellan Health appointed Darren Lehrich as chief investor relations officer …

Gateway Health

17 payer exec moves in July | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/30/2020

… is the new president of Cigna’s Medicare Advantage business. 2. Bridgett Boucher became chief actuary of WPS Health Insurance. 3. Gateway Health named Ja’Ron Bridges senior vice president and CFO.4. Priority Health President and … Security Health Plan of Wisconsin named Heather Kurtz director of population health. 12. Magellan Health appointed Darren Lehrich as chief investor relations officer. 13. CareSource expanded Chief Administrative Officer Dan McCabe ‘s role to serve …

Passport Health Plan

Evolent Health Announces Agreement Between Molina Healthcare and Passport Health Plan for Molina to Acquire Certain Assets of Passport | PR Newswire | 7/17/2020

GDPR Evolent Health Announces Agreement Between Molina Healthcare and Passport Health Plan for Molina to Acquire Certain Assets of Passport Agreement provides continuity of care and coverage for Passport members amidst the pandemic, secures hundreds … 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 …

Molina Healthcare

Evolent Health Announces Agreement Between Molina Healthcare and Passport Health Plan for Molina to Acquire Certain Assets of Passport | PR Newswire | 7/17/2020

GDPR Evolent Health Announces Agreement Between Molina Healthcare and Passport Health Plan for Molina to Acquire Certain Assets of Passport Agreement provides continuity of care and coverage for Passport members amidst the pandemic, secures hundreds … 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 Signs Agreement with FDA Sentinel Program | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

… U.S. network for the FDA’s Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology (OSE) and the Sentinel Operations Center (SOC) led by the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI). The contract builds on TriNetX’s growing relationship with the … 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 …

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 …

L.A. Care Health Plan

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

population health management is minimal. That’s according to Cathy Mechsner, manager of HIT programs at L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest public health insurance company in the U.S., serving 2.2 million members in L.A. County. In a HIMSS20 Digital presentation , Mechsner and Dr. Raj Lakhanpal, founder and CEO of Spectramedix, said that ensuring Medi-Cal patients in L.A. County receive the care they need has become extremely difficult, necessitating an …

Independent Health

COVID-19 may end up boosting value-based payment | Modern Healthcare | 6/13/2020

… for-service income evaporated instantly, the rest of the payments continued to flow and were even bolstered by one payer, Independent Health. “Just imagine if you were 100% fee-for-service,” Sheriff said. “You would … consultancy Numerof & Associates’ latest annual survey on the state of population health. The adoption of capitated contracts has also been extremely low. The survey, which included 528 responses from healthcare organizations, showed that the threat …

Indian Health Service

Arizona develops surge line for load-balancing COVID-19 cases | Healthcare IT News | 5/15/2020

Population Health Arizona develops surge line for load-balancing COVID-19 cases The state’s many health systems put competitive concerns aside for the greater good during a pandemic, using IT to send patients to locations … the state, especially in rural northern communities – which include an Indian Health Services area – that would likely be inundated with COVID-19 patients. This scenario would have forced physicians and their teams in these areas …

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 …

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 …

David Carmouche

Lyft deepens its healthcare ties with Epic integration | FierceHealthcare | 10/8/2020

… to Lyft. “Access to reliable transportation is a common barrier to seeking healthcare, especially for our most vulnerable patients,” said David Carmouche, M.D., senior vice president, community care at Ochsner Health. “By teaming up to … the impact of ride-sharing on health system spend and population health outcomes—potentially even tracking patient segments to proactively identify patients that would benefit from a ride. “Interfacing Lyft with Epic, Tampa General Hospital’s …

Robert Califf

Opinion: Fast, low-cost testing is essential for averting a second wave of Covid-19 | STAT | 9/23/2020

… the outbreak, such as shutting down nonessential indoor facilities such as bars. UPCOMING EVENT The future of clinical trials Dr. Robert Califf, head of clinical policy and strategy for Verily, joins us for a conversation … is a data scientist, R&D lead for Covid-19 population health and mental health at Verily Life Sciences, and associate professor of genetics and genomic sciences and psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine at …

Ashish Kachru

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Selects Altruista Health’s Care Management Workflow Platform to Serve 3.4 Million Members | PR Newswire | 9/22/2020

… as the Federal Employee Program (FEP), Medicare Advantage and Medicaid. CareFirst will leverage GuidingCare modules for care management , utilization management , population health and other operational areas. “Altruista’s in-depth clinical knowledge, future-ready technology and … in commercial and government plans,” said Altruista’s Chief Executive Officer, Ashish Kachru . “Our market size and scale make us an excellent fit for present state and expected growth at CareFirst, since GuidingCare serves plans of …

Dennis S. Charney

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Unveils BioMedical Laureates Program to Drive Diversity, Enhance Mentorship | PRWeb | 9/22/2020

… scientists at an academic medical center. The program will significantly add to our existing efforts to diversify our faculty,” says Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount … Lynne D. Richardson, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Population Health Science and Policy, System Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, and Co-Director of the Institute for Health Equity Research, Icahn School of Medicine …

Roy Baynes

First-Line Treatment With Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Doubled Five-Year Survival Rate (31.9%) Versus Chemotherapy (16.3%) in Certain Patients With Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Whose Tumors Express PD-L1 (TPS >50%) | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

… add to our understanding of the important role that KEYTRUDA now has in the treatment of lung cancer,” 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 …

Bob East

Evolent Health to Host Virtual Investor and Analyst Day on September 29, 2020 | PR Newswire | 9/21/2020

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 the way health care is delivered by visiting evolenthealth.com . Contacts : Bob East or Asher Dewhurst Investor Relations, Westwicke …

Scot Ebbinghaus

Merck and Eisai Present First-Time Data From Two Studies Evaluating KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Plus LENVIMA® (lenvatinib) in Seven Different Tumor Types at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020 | Business Wire | 9/20/2020

… our knowledge about the potential of KEYTRUDA plus LENVIMA to help a range of patients with these cancers,” said Dr. Scot Ebbinghaus, Vice President, Clinical Research, Merck Research Laboratories. “This is the first time that … 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 …

Rod Hochman

Chutes & Ladders—Providence exec retiring; UPMC Enterprises names VC veteran as president | FierceHealthcare | 9/18/2020

… Rod Hochman, M.D., president and CEO in a statement. “After more than two decades of service, he’s proud of the team we’ve built and is confident he can hand the reins over to the next generation of Providence leaders.” Butler helped architect a contiguous growth strategy that allowed Providence to build connected networks of care across the Western U.S. and advance key strategies around population health, digital innovation, clinical institutes …

Mike Butler

Chutes & Ladders—Providence exec retiring; UPMC Enterprises names VC veteran as president | FierceHealthcare | 9/18/2020

… or the bad—from your shop, and we will feature it here at the end of each week. Providence Caption Mike Butler , president of operations and strategy at Providence , is retiring after 22 years at … care across the Western U.S. and advance key strategies around population health, digital innovation, clinical institutes, ambulatory care, medical groups and revenue diversification, officials said in a release. During Butler’s tenure, the health system grew …

Rhonda Medows

Providence commits $50 million to address racial disparities in health care | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

… Population health is focused on understanding the whole population and the health disparities within that population, and then working to improve health outcomes for everybody,” said Rhonda Medows , M.D. president of population health at Providence . “Existing health disparities are being amplified and exacerbated by the pandemic, so it is critical that we take immediate steps to support minority populations who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 as part of …

Susan A. Cantrell

AMCP Partnership Forum on Rare Diseases Identifies Solutions to Prepare for and Manage Orphan Drugs and Gene Therapies | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

… to ensure every patient has access to the medicines they need at a cost they can afford,” said AMCP CEO Susan A. Cantrell , RPh, CAE. “The complex and diverse nature of rare diseases poses a … timely, and consistent pre-approval communication between biopharmaceutical companies and population health decision makers to improve planning around investigational products for rare diseases. Utilize the totality of evidence available for coverage policy development, including input …

Hal Wolf

Key ingredients to a robust response to COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 9/17/2020

Population Health Key ingredients to a robust response to COVID-19 Innovation, cultural change and redesigning healthcare strategies have been key during COVD-19, according to HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, who says digital maturity must be utilized to improve outcomes and manage the pandemic more effectively …

Justin Bellante

BioIQ is First Georgia Company Approved as Qualified Vendor for Georgia Entertainment Investment Tax Credits | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

… television work in the U.S., making film production a key economic driver for the state,” said BioIQ president and COO Justin Bellante . “We are committed to helping this industry and other employers offer their workers … connectivity platform, BioIQ is uniquely positioned at the convergence of population health and the consumerization and retailization of healthcare to drive the shift to value-based care for payers and employers. Since 2005, BioIQ has …

Robert C. Garrett

Two Blues Partner with Providers to Launch New Health Plans | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/15/2020

… population health. “Finding innovative, effective ways to deliver care is at the center of everything we do at Hackensack Meridian Health. Embarking on this partnership with Horizon was a natural progression in our quest to make health care seamless and less stressful,” said Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert C. Garrett, FACHE. According to the announcement, a council of practitioners will be an integral part of Braven Health, allowing providers to …

Tim Gronniger

Caravan Health Collaborative ACOs Save Medicare $154 million, Earn $50+ million | PRWeb | 9/15/2020

… public health emergency, our clients’ focus on delivering for their patients in unconventional ways helps them weather the unexpected,” said Tim Gronniger, Caravan Health President and CEO. KANSAS CITY, Mo. Medicare Shared Savings Program performance … Health and its partners are seeing the hard work of population health management pay off,” said Tim Gronniger , Caravan Health President and CEO. “As we continue to face an extended public health emergency, our clients …

Michael Pole

Collaborative Health Systems ACOs Deliver $335 Million in Total Savings to Medicare Since 2012 | PR Newswire | 9/14/2020

… our ACO partners consistently demonstrate that value-based models can effectively improve quality and lower the cost of care,” said Michael Polen , Senior Vice President and CEO of Medicare Solutions for Centene Corporation. “Together, we … 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 …

Jaime Bland

Nebraska HIE Integrates ADT Notifications into Affiliate Workflow | EHR Intelligence | 9/14/2020

… Jaime Bland, CEO of NEHII, said in a statement. “Our decision to partner with Collective is about more than ensuring hospitals are fully compliant with the CMS ADT notifications CoP. As part of the NEHII population health utility, Collective also provides our participants with the tools necessary to succeed in driving clinical and financial outcomes for their most vulnerable patients.” NEHII’s primary objective is to protect the security and privacy …

Tina Reed

UnitedHealthcare, Canopy Health partner on health plan in northern California | FierceHealthcare | 9/11/2020

by Tina Reed Sep 11, 2020 3:25pm Canopy Health is an integrated, accountable care network of providers and health systems in the Bay Area. (Carly Helfand) UnitedHealthcare and accountable care network Canopy Health are expanding … establish a robust data and analytics infrastructure to support advanced population health and value-based care initiatives. Read more on …

John Halamka

20 bold predictions for health IT in the next 5 years | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/11/2020

… remote monitoring and digital health capabilities by nearly a decade for some organizations. Earlier this year, Mayo Clinic Platform President John Halamka, MD, wrote that the Rochester, Minn.-based health system’s digital transformation sped up … David Nash, MD. Founding Dean Emeritus of Jefferson College of Population Health (Philadelphia) and DocASAP Advisory Board Member: T he COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating digital transformation in healthcare faster than ever imagined. And while …

Paul Johnson

Coming Soon: Gilsbar Coach Offering Coach-to-Member Virtual Call Capabilities | PRWeb | 9/10/2020

… Paul Johnson, Senior Director of Population Health Management, shared “Due to COVID-19, many people are spending more time inside their homes and less time interacting with their health care providers. This new feature gives our clinicians the ability to communicate face-to-face with members via Zoom at their convenience. It’s a great new addition that allows us to provide an even higher level of service to improve the …

Paul John

Coming Soon: Gilsbar Coach Offering Coach-to-Member Virtual Call Capabilities | PRWeb | 9/10/2020

… Paul Johnson, Senior Director of Population Health Management, shared “Due to COVID-19, many people are spending more time inside their homes and less time interacting with their health care providers. This new feature gives our clinicians the ability to communicate face-to-face with members via Zoom at their convenience. It’s a great new addition that allows us to provide an even higher level of service to improve the …

Paul Johns

Coming Soon: Gilsbar Coach Offering Coach-to-Member Virtual Call Capabilities | PRWeb | 9/10/2020

… Paul Johnson, Senior Director of Population Health Management, shared “Due to COVID-19, many people are spending more time inside their homes and less time interacting with their health care providers. This new feature gives our clinicians the ability to communicate face-to-face with members via Zoom at their convenience. It’s a great new addition that allows us to provide an even higher level of service to improve the …

Frank Williams

Evolent Health to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conference | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

… that delivers proven clinical and administrative solutions to payers and providers, today announced that Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Frank Williams , President and Co-Founder Seth Blackley , and Chief Financial Officer John Johnson will … 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 …

Asher Dewhurst

Evolent Health to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conference | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

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 the way health care is delivered by visiting evolenthealth.com. Contacts: Bob East or Asher Dewhurst 443.213.0500 Investor Relations [email protected] SOURCE Evolent Health Related Links http://www.evolenthealth.com …

Kevin McRaith

Welldoc Adds to Executive Team With New Commercial Leadership Hires | Business Wire | 9/9/2020

… The specialized experiences that Keith, Dave and Linda bring to our commercial team will be key to our success,” said Kevin McRaith, CEO at Welldoc. “Together they bring more than 60 years of leadership in … employers and healthcare systems resources, with the goal of improving population health and reducing costs of chronic care. For more information, visit www.welldoc.com . View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200909005302/en/ CONTACT …

New York, New York

It may be weeks before the tighter COVID-19 rules in Toronto have an impact. Will they be too little, too late? | 10/10/2020

… And what could happen if things get worse? Dr. Andrew Boozary, a family physician in Toronto and executive director of Population Health and Social Medicine at University Health Network, told the Star Friday that Ontario’s … of next week, according to the regional government website. In New York City, home to 8 million people, the state government has targeted nine hot spots including Brooklyn rather than putting the entire city on …

State of New York

It may be weeks before the tighter COVID-19 rules in Toronto have an impact. Will they be too little, too late? | 10/10/2020

… And what could happen if things get worse? Dr. Andrew Boozary, a family physician in Toronto and executive director of Population Health and Social Medicine at University Health Network, told the Star Friday that Ontario’s … of next week, according to the regional government website. In New York City, home to 8 million people, the state government has targeted nine hot spots including Brooklyn rather than putting the entire city on …

York, Pennsylvania

It may be weeks before the tighter COVID-19 rules in Toronto have an impact. Will they be too little, too late? | 10/10/2020

… And what could happen if things get worse? Dr. Andrew Boozary, a family physician in Toronto and executive director of Population Health and Social Medicine at University Health Network, told the Star Friday that Ontario’s … next week, according to the regional government website. In New York City, home to 8 million people, the state government has targeted nine hot spots including Brooklyn rather than putting the entire city on lockdown …

State of California

California Gives Telehealth a Try with Community Paramedicine Legislation | mHealth Intelligence | 10/12/2020

Telehealth News California Gives Telehealth a Try with Community Paramedicine Legislation Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation allowing local EMS providers to develop community paramedicine programs, which often use telehealth tools to screen 911 calls … integrated health programs that seek to improve community care and population health by improving care coordination and management in the home, often through local EMS providers or ambulance services. Some programs coordinate with local fire …

State of Texas

BayCare Names New Chief Transformation Officer and Senior Vice President | PR Newswire | 10/8/2020

Texas , will be responsible for leading BayCare’s efforts to reduce clinical variation, innovate our clinical care delivery models, oversee value-based care and execute on the system’s population health agenda. “We’re pleased to bring Emily to BayCare,” said Dr. Nishant Anand , Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for BayCare. “Her track record in leadership, clinical integration and population health will continue to move forward our mission of clinical excellence …

State of Washington

Turning hotels into emergency shelter as part of COVID-19 response limited spread of coronavirus, improved health and stability - UW News | 10/8/2020

News releases Population Health Research Social science UW and the community October 7, 2020 Turning hotels into emergency shelter as part of COVID-19 response limited spread of coronavirus, improved health and stability Kim Eckart UW News A University of Washington study found that a King County initiative to relocate people from homeless shelters into hotel rooms limited the spread of COVID-19 and improved people’s well-being and sense …

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin GOP: We ‘Don’t Care’ Guv Is Trying to Save Lives | 10/9/2020

The Daily Beast 1 hr ago Hunter Woodall © Provided by The Daily Beast Wisconsin Department of Health Services via the AP There’s plenty of reasons to worry in Wisconsin these days. While the crucial swing … in dire straits,” Ajay K. Sethi, an associate professor in population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin, said earlier this week. “As far as number of cases per capita, we’re among the highest in …

State of Virginia

Los Alamos County named healthiest in US | 10/8/2020

… ranked community, Los Alamos’s score was 100 points, while Douglas County ranked second with a score of 91.5. Falls Church, Virginia, rounded out the top three, with a score of 91.2. ADVERTISEMENT Skip In last … social determinants of health.” Among the major categories measured were population health, equity, education, economy, housing, food and nutrition, and community vitality. Los Alamos scored best in the population health category, which looked at life …

State of Florida

BayCare Names New Chief Transformation Officer and Senior Vice President | PR Newswire | 10/8/2020

Florida region. Emily Allinder Scott, MHA, FACHE, Senior Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer Scott, who was the system vice president for clinical integration at Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) in Dallas, Texas , will be responsible for leading BayCare’s efforts to reduce clinical variation, innovate our clinical care delivery models, oversee value-based care and execute on the system’s population health agenda. “We’re pleased to bring Emily to BayCare …

State of Pennsylvania

Evaluating spillover of HIV knowledge from study participants to their network members in a stepped-wedge behavioural intervention in Tanzania | BMJ | 10/8/2020

Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA 2 CHERP , Philadelphia VAMC , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA 3 Global Health and Social Medicine , Harvard Medical School , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 4 Epidemiology , London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , London , UK 5 School of Medicine , Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences , Dar es Salaam , Tanzania 6 University of Texas School of Public Health , Austin , Texas , USA 7 Population Health , London School of …

State of Michigan

The new rules of margin improvement | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/4/2020

… McLaren Health Care recognizes the importance of improving margin, and at the same time, driving stronger clinical care delivery. The Michigan-based system, which includes 15 hospitals and a 490-member physician network, first engaged … physician enterprise Supply chain, purchased services and pharmacy Patient throughput Population health and value-based care strategy Strategic revenue design Providers that rely on a robust business intelligence and data analytics ecosystem to review their …

State of Massachusetts

Evaluating spillover of HIV knowledge from study participants to their network members in a stepped-wedge behavioural intervention in Tanzania | BMJ | 10/8/2020

Massachusetts , USA 4 Epidemiology , London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , London , UK 5 School of Medicine , Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences , Dar es Salaam , Tanzania 6 University of Texas School of Public Health , Austin , Texas , USA 7 Population Health , London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , London , UK 8 Management and Development for Health , Dar es Salaam , Tanzania 9 Biostatistics , Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health …

Los Angeles, California

Market Chief Medical Officer (CMO) - Cypress, CA - UnitedHealth Group - Los Angeles, CA | 10/9/2020

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State of Georgia

Study finds severe financial stress for breast cancer patients during and after treatment - ecancer | 10/7/2020

Population Health Sciences at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. “About 28% to 48% of cancer survivors experience financial toxicity based upon monetary measures and 16% to 73% experience financial toxicity based upon subjective measures.” Coughlin, along with Dr. Jorge Cortes, director of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, Dr. Martha Tingen, associate director of the Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health program at the Cancer Center …

San Francisco, California

The mental health disparities faced by people of color | CNN | 10/10/2020

… many years ago. Though Concepcion, a Filipina American, wasn’t the only person teased by that kid at her school in San Francisco, she was the only one called a racial slur. “After that event, I … associate professor in the University of North Dakota’s department of population health and associate director of the Center for Rural Health for Indigenous programs. Belonging to a minority can come with numerous sources of stress …

Boston, Massachusetts

Evaluating spillover of HIV knowledge from study participants to their network members in a stepped-wedge behavioural intervention in Tanzania | BMJ | 10/8/2020

Boston , Massachusetts , USA 4 Epidemiology , London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , London , UK 5 School of Medicine , Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences , Dar es Salaam , Tanzania 6 University of Texas School of Public Health , Austin , Texas , USA 7 Population Health , London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , London , UK 8 Management and Development for Health , Dar es Salaam , Tanzania 9 Biostatistics , Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public …

State of Ohio

Using data analytics to help manage chronic care, high-cost patients: 3 experts weigh in | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/9/2020

… at Mercyhealth, Wisconsin and Illinois Tinu Tadese, MD, vice president of clinical informatics at Lake Health System in Concord Township, Ohio Here is an excerpt from the conversation, lightly edited for clarity. To view the … don’t get the analytic tool. You’re getting a whole robust population health platform. For many health systems, that’s like maybe not at this time, because we’re not really in the value-based care reimbursement the …

State of Minnesota

Sr Product Integration Lead, Clinical and Advocacy - Telecommute - UnitedHealth Group - Eden Prairie, MN | 9/21/2020

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Columbia, Missouri

Community Health Workers Play Key Role in COVID-19 Response | Patient Engagement HIT | 9/28/2020

Population Health at New York–Presbyterian Hospital, while Islam works in the Department of Population Health at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Matiz at the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “Investing in community health workers (CHWs) and community-based organizations can help address the social determinants of poor health that disproportionately affect low-income, minority populations and that are magnified during times of crisis,” the …

Columbia, South Carolina

Community Health Workers Play Key Role in COVID-19 Response | Patient Engagement HIT | 9/28/2020

Population Health at New York–Presbyterian Hospital, while Islam works in the Department of Population Health at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Matiz at the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “Investing in community health workers (CHWs) and community-based organizations can help address the social determinants of poor health that disproportionately affect low-income, minority populations and that are magnified during times of crisis,” the …

State of North Carolina

Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health Combine, Create Next-Generation Academic Health System | PR Newswire | 10/9/2020

… the combined enterprise exceeds $32 billion and 180,000 jobs. “The impact of the strategic combination will be far-reaching, elevating North Carolina as a clear destination of choice to receive medical care for people all … training programs each year. Investing in the Translational Research and Population Health Center in Winston-Salem , exponentially expanding access to thousands of clinical trials across the region at Atrium Health’s and Wake Forest Baptist’s hospital …

Madison, Alabama

Derivation and validation of a novel comorbidity‐based delirium risk index to predict postoperative delirium using national administrative healthcare database | 10/6/2020

Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA Correspondence Xiaobo Zhong, DrPH, Department of Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1425 Madison Ave., LMC61, New York, NY 10029, USA. Email: Department of Neurology, Emory …

Madison, Wisconsin

State, UW-Madison announce $2.6 million for response to COVID-19 in minority communities | 9/30/2020

The state government, along with a university, will work to find strategies to help communities of color respond to, and recover from, COVID-19. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Population Health Institute at UW-Madison announced the Just Recovery for Racial Equity initiative in a press release Wednesday. “COVID-19 has had a devastating and disproportionate impact on communities of color across the …

State of Maryland

HSCRC CHIEF I - #20-009253-0004 | 10/6/2020

MDH, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission 4160 Patterson Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21215 Main Purpose of Job The Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission seeks a health economist who will provide statistical and econometric expertise to assist the agency in developing population health policies. In addition, the incumbent will provide statistical modeling and analytic support for hospital quality and financial methodologies administered by the Center for Population Based Methodologies. This …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Using data analytics to help manage chronic care, high-cost patients: 3 experts weigh in | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/9/2020

… Health IT + Revenue Cycle Virtual Event on Oct. 9. Presenters were: Isaiah Nathaniel, CIO of Delaware Valley Community Health in Philadelphia Kimberly Scaccia, vice president of revenue cycle at Mercyhealth, Wisconsin and Illinois Tinu Tadese … don’t get the analytic tool. You’re getting a whole robust population health platform. For many health systems, that’s like maybe not at this time, because we’re not really in the value-based care reimbursement the …