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Navigating the intersections of population health and precision medicine

Healthcare It News

Patient Engagement Population Health Precision Medicine This is the second article in a series regarding process-based opportunities as the healthcare industry begins to emerge from the challenges of the pandemic. Population health and precision medicine defined.

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Why Preventive Healthcare Hinges on Diagnostics Innovation

HIT Consultant

This has been spurred on by the pandemic, which at once underscored the tremendous power of mass testing as it became the fundamental basis for decision-making, from our own personal health to national policy. Why we need a preventive approach. Creating a holistic picture of health.

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Digital front doors' advantages when meeting population health needs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Population health management has become an important competency for hospitals and health systems. Digital front doors can help process large amounts of demographic data related to community health and population wellness.

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The Heart Health Continuum at #CES2023 – From Prevention and Monitoring to Healthy Eating and Sleep

Health Populi

The track covers all aspects of aging well, from financial health to entertainment, mental acuity and of course, physical health. Consider this the digital transformation of heart health, from our hands and homes to hospitals and back home again.

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Cerner CEO pledges to zero-out 'noise' from EHRs, population health and revenue cycle

Healthcare It News

Five years ago, in his then-capacity as president and chief executive officer of Geisinger , Dr. David Feinberg keynoted Day 4 of the 2016 annual Cerner Health Conference. "COVID-19 showed the world what's wrong: Not enough focus on public health, prevention and equity.

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How to Prevent a Healthcare Staffing Crisis

HIT Consultant

Traveling nurses can’t travel forever, and regional health systems can’t pay the inflated costs and ongoing training burden. Any geographic market that’s unable to sustain a hospital and a minimum of basic care will lose population and eventually become a poverty trap.

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Use of Preventive Health Services Declined Among Commercially Insured People – With Big Differences in Telehealth for Non-White People, Castlight Finds

Health Populi

Declines in preventive care services like cancer screenings and blood glucose testing concern employers, whose continued to cover health insurance for employees during the pandemic. You can access state-by-state specifics on the Castlight Health supplemental dataset portal ].

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How to Prevent Documentation Errors in Healthcare

Icanotes

When done right, providers stay on the same page and get a complete picture of a patient's health to help guide treatment and analyze results. Knowing how to prevent medical errors in healthcare means setting up a system that simplifies the process, catches errors and helps you stay organized.

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AI-Powered Pop Health and SDOH – The Good, The Bad and The Best Practices

HIT Consultant

Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a powerful tool for making population health analytics more accurate and interventions more effective. Advances in AI and machine learning have made it an increasingly useful tool in pop health. SDOH and Pop Health Interventions.

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Partnering Up in the Health Care Ecosystem to Drive Transformation – for Organizations and Health Consumers Alike

Health Populi

“Partnerships, including JVs and alliances with other healthcare organizations and with new entrants, are just one way to access new capabilities, unlock speed to market, and achieve capital, scale, and operational efficiencies” in health care transformations.

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Your State as a Determinant of Health: Sharecare’s 2021 Community Well-Being Index

Health Populi

People whose sense of well-being shifted positively in the past two years are finding greater personal purpose and financial health, we see in Sharecare’s Community Well-Being Index – 2021 State Rankings Report. These drivers of health directly shape peoples’ health status.

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What Are Patients Looking for in a Doctor? It Depends on Who You Ask…and Their Race

Health Populi

While the same proportion of Black and White patients say they are looking for a doctor with empathy and compassion, there are relatively large differences between patients based on their race, found in the Everyday Health-Castle Connolly Physician-Consumer study.

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Explained: What is population health management and how can it help you?

Health Care Leader News

Population health is a popular phrase in the NHS, but what does it really mean and how can we, as commissioners, providers and health systems, benefit from it? Knowing that allows us to anticipate need and plan more holistic preventative care. Supporting health systems.

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How Fruits and Veg Can Make Health and Lower Costs – Calling Chef José Andrés to the White House

Health Populi

It’s timely, then, to re-visit a research paper on subsidizing fruits and vegetables from a March 2019 issue of PLOS as an introduction to a new initiative growing out of The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) on produce prescriptions.

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The Color of Care – Oprah and The Smithsonian Channel Partner on Health Equity

Health Populi

A new documentary and educational campaign on health equity will be launched on May 1st, 2022, from Oprah’s Harpo Productions studio partnering with The Smithsonian Channel. Alma Adams (D-NC) introduced the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 in the U.S.

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Improving Population Health Management, One Data Point at a Time

Health Dialog

Health Dialog is full of devoted employees committed to our mission of helping clients improve population health, reduce costs, and engage patients to make the best decisions about their health. With extensive experience analyzing data in different industries, she is proud to work for a mission-driven company that is committed to improving population health management. What do you do at Health Dialog? That’s what led me to Health Dialog.

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Population Health: Care Innovations for Aging Millennials

Health Dialog

The New Force Behind Innovative Health Insurance Coverage and Population Health Services. Due to the complexities in healthcare delivery and data privacy and security, the US health care market is often slow to adopt technology and innovation. This inertia creates opportunities for innovative solutions for entrepreneurs who serve smaller segments of the populations with unique needs. Population Health Management

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Can the U.S. Improve Health System Performance with Digital Health Tools? Pondering A Big Question for #HIMSS21

Health Populi

health care spending and what comes from it, according to Mirror, Mirror 2021: Reflecting Poorly , a perennial report from The Commonwealth Fund that compares health system performance across eleven developed countries. health care system, “was designed to work this way.”

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17 HLTH 2022 Predictions from Digital Health Executives to Watch

HIT Consultant

Before HLTH 2022 kicks off next week in Las Vegas, we asked 17 digital health executives for their predictions and major themes to expect at HLTH. hours/ day to serve their patients if they followed the national recommended guidelines for preventive and chronic care.

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Lightbeam Health Acquires Jvion AI and SDOH Solutions – M&A

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Lightbeam Health Solutions, Inc. , a provider of population health management solutions and services has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the operating assets related to Jvion, Inc.,

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Why Data is at the Heart of Value-Based Care Success

HIT Consultant

After all, payers, providers, and the patients they care for need to know what high-value care looks like at an individual level – and how it can be applied at the population level. Steven Rube, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer, Intelligent Medical Objects.

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Is Wearable Technology the Future of Population Health?

Health Dialog

With 25 percent of employers’ healthcare costs tied to unhealthy lifestyle choices or conditions – such as obesity, stress, and smoking – organizations are increasingly turning to technology-driven wellness programs to encourage lifestyle changes that lead to better overall health. Health wearables such as smart watches, fitness trackers, and medical devices provide a wealth of insight into how people live their lives beyond the hospital or doctor’s office.

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Keeping patients up to date on immunizations with patient registries

Meditech

Immunizations are widely known to be the most cost-effective and successful preventative measure against illness and disease, making it vital for patients to stay up to date on their vaccinations. Population Health Patients Coronavirus

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How Business Can Bolster Determinants of Health: The Marmot Review for Industry

Health Populi

“Until now, focus on… the social determinants of health has been for government and civil society. The top-line is that it is in the interest of business to bolster health equity and ESG — environmental, social, and governance pillars. Support health, and.

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Simple Changes, Big Impact: The Value of Population Health Management

Health Dialog

Managing chronic conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, has long since been a public health challenge. Consider these facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) regarding chronic disease: 7 out of 10 deaths among Americans each year are from chronic diseases. Our approach to population health management helps address the healthcare needs of each individual no matter where they are on their healthcare journey.

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Americans’ Sense of Well-Being Falls to Great Recession Levels, Gallup Finds

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: To further inform insights from the Gallup poll, I looked at a study From GfK on Navigating COVID-19, exploring changing consumers. The Great Recession was a direct hit on national and personal economics; health was an indirect impact.

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Value-Based Health Care Needs All Stakeholders at the Table – Especially the Patient

Health Populi

Note: I may be biased as a University of Michigan graduate of both the School of Public Health and Rackham School of Graduate Studies in Economics]. The coolest thing in health policy in the 21st century!!

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Population Health Management 101: Target the Right Age Group for Heart Disease Prevention

Health Dialog

Recent trends have shown that chronic care management programs focused on heart disease prevention could have a significant impact on healthcare spending as well as our nation’s wellbeing: One in every three deaths in the US is related to cardiovascular disease. The economic burden due to lost productivity and health costs total more than $320 billion. [1]. Once people are aware of their own personal risks it is easier to introduce education strategies to improve health.

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Post-Pandemic, U.S. Healthcare is Entering a “Provide More Care For Less” Era – Pondering PwC’s 2022 Forecast

Health Populi

In the COVID-19 pandemic, health care spending in the U.S. This year, medical cost trend will rise by 7.0%, expected to decline a bit in 2022 according to the annual study from PwC Health Research Institute , Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2022. population health burden.

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Behavioral Health Side-Effects in the COVID Era

Health Populi

“This surge of people experiencing acute behavioral health problems…has the potential to further impact the healthcare system for years to come,” a report from McKinsey expects looking at the hidden costs of COVID-19’s impact on U.S. health care.

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The Direct Link Between Value-Based Health Care, Digital Transformation and Social Determinants – Insights from Innovaccer and Morning Consult

Health Populi

Only 4% of health care payments in the U.S. This has been one of those instances in health care’s slow-to-change stasis where VBC has felt “so close, and yet so far.” are pure fee-for-service (FFS) these days.

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Dr. Burnout – The 2021 Medscape Physician Burnout & Suicide Report

Health Populi

” In 2015, the Physician Lifestyle Report was titled, Health-Wealth-Weed Burnout. This issue has ranked high in the Medscape study for a while, exacerbated during the implementation of electronic health records and other administrative burdens like prior authorizations.

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Analyzing the Effects of Public Health Messaging on Vaccine Hesitancy

Health Policy News

Introduction To date, the COVID-19 vaccination effort has been largely successful for the United States; however, vaccine hesitancy is a major factor preventing the nation from reaching herd immunity.

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Why Speech Therapy is an Effective Treatment to Counter the Health Challenge of Social Determinants of Health (SDoH)

HIT Consultant

Over recent years, the virtual speech therapy delivery model has intersected with a host of healthcare disruptions — value-based care delivery, the COVID-19 pandemic and the influence of social determinants of health (SDoH) have reshaped healthcare delivery. Avivit Ben-Aharon, M.S.Ed.,

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How Community Health Investments Will Define The Future of Healthcare

HIT Consultant

Ross, President of SSM Health Foundation. Community health is more than how someone’s physical health needs are being met. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear one person’s health could influence the health of entire communities — that we are all connected.

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A Focus on Men’s Health Week: Applying Population Health Management Strategies to Addressing Men’s Increased Risk for Severe Illness from COVID-19

Health Dialog

This week, June 15 to 21, marks Men’s Health Week. Celebrated internationally, the purpose of this week is to raise the awareness of preventable health problems, and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This year, Men’s Health Week offers an opportunity to shine a light on the urgent matter of preventing the spread of the coronavirus—which is hitting men particularly hard. What role can population health management experts play?

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How Continuous Glucose Monitoring Can Alleviate Language Barriers in Diabetes Care

HIT Consultant

But for Spanish-speaking populations, there is often one more barrier to overcome in getting the care they need: finding physicians, resources, and technology in their native language. of the Latino American population has been diagnosed with diabetes, compared to 7.4%

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Provider Burnout Has Leveled Out in 2022; Staffing Shortages Rises, KLAS Reports

HIT Consultant

What can organizations do to alleviate and prevent provider burnout? Burnout-Prevention Programs Are Making a Positive Impact : Healthcare organizations have successfully improved their clinicians’ experience at work by implementing programs specific to reducing burnout.

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Brave Health & MedArrive Partner to Power Virtual Mental Health

HIT Consultant

– Brave Health , a virtual-first behavioral health provider focused on serving Medicaid and Medicare populations, today announced an innovative referral partnership with MedArrive. Increasing Access To Basic Behavioural Health Services.

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Raising Clinical Outcomes and Engagement Through Healthcare Equity: What Health Plans Need to Know

HIT Consultant

Social drivers of health, which impact a disproportionate number of non-white Americans who live below the poverty line, account for as much as 90% of individuals’ health outcomes. In other words, most health system interventions lack equitability.

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COVID-19 Health Systems Impact: What Will Stop The Cash Hemorrhage?

HIT Consultant

Now, Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc on our health systems, but in a more covert way. Without proper staffing, hospitals are at risk of closure and patients’ health is at risk of worsening. So, what happens when hospitals and health systems close?

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Population Health Management Strategies: Creative Ways to Use Population Care Managers in ACOs

Health Dialog

This is the final post in my three-part series on the successful implementation of Population Care Managers (PCMs) within Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and Patient Centered Medical Home settings. Population Care Managers (PCMs) are registered nurses who are specially trained in behavior change , coaching techniques, decision support , population health management , and how to interpret and use analytic tools to drive primary care practice and ACO transformation.

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Population Health Management: 3 Steps for Getting the Word out About Pre-Diabetes

Health Dialog

Did you know that over 9% of the US population has been diagnosed with diabetes? The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have joined forces to create the Prevent Diabetes STAT ( S creen, T est, A ct- T oday TM ) program. So how can you increase awareness across your population and help prevent diabetes? Follow these 3 steps that align with the Prevent Diabetes STAT toolkit: 1.