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Blog posts tagged with population health management

  • Opioid crisis:  A clinical and health IT perspective

    Dr. David Hurwitz
    April 19, 2018

    As a general internist, I have seen the devastating impact of the opioid crisis across the care continuum. Health IT can play an important role in several important touch points that can influence healthcare provider prescribing behavior.  Read more…

  • VA keeps eyes on the prize: Interoperability for Veterans

    Paul Black
    April 18, 2018

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) understands the importance of seamless data exchange for these patients and their families – no matter where or when they see a clinician. Read more…

  • The opioid prescriber’s dilemma 1

    Dr Michael Blackman
    February 20, 2018

    The opioid crisis has been devastating – how did we get here? In medicine, there has long been a tension between the risks associated with opioid use and the need to treat pain. Read more…

  • Interoperability for all

    Paul Black
    February 14, 2018

    Interoperability is the foundation for advancing healthcare. To do what’s best for patients, providers need to coordinate care across the entire continuum. And no one should settle for less. Read more…

  • 8 tips for patient portal success

    Kim South
    November 21, 2017

    Patient portals continue to take center stage in healthcare’s consumer engagement efforts. We’ve gathered some of the best tips from clients who have recently shared their success stories with us. Read more…

  • The interoperable healthcare our Veterans deserve 4

    Paul Black
    October 30, 2017

    We owe our Veterans and service members respect, gratitude and an effective healthcare system that delivers seamless care to them and their families, no matter where they see a healthcare professional. Read more…

  • Busting 6 myths about automated patient engagement 2

    Phil Marshall MD, MPH
    October 27, 2017

    Automated patient engagement is a relatively new approach, and it challenges some of the systemic beliefs that have built up over many years in healthcare. Here are six common myths. Read more…

  • How one hospital successfully overhauled care management

    Paul Black
    August 22, 2017

    Care coordination is at the epicenter of the healthcare industry’s shift to value-based care. Holyoke Medical Center (Holyoke, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) successfully redesigned its function to a more unified approach that improved care coordination ratings within just six months. Read more…

  • 5 care coordination findings you should know 1

    Paul Black
    July 27, 2017

    Value-based care is here to stay, and care coordination is key to success. After several years of evaluating risk-based arrangements, what does the evidence tell us about what's working? Here are five key findings. Read more…

  • What healthcare needs to succeed in a consumer-driven world

    Kim South
    July 18, 2017

    When patients bear more financial responsibility for their healthcare, they act more like consumers. Providers must embrace experience alongside quality and cost to be successful. Read more…

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