Nebraska Medicine to Implement Epic’s Population Health Platform

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Nebraska Medicine, a large academic medical center announced that it will implement Epic’s Healthy Planet population health platform to support more affordable care across its clinically integrated network,  Nebraska Health Partners. The Epic implementation will help expand data interoperability and integrate 1,100 physicians currently using different EHRs.  Nebraska Health Partners will help private practice physicians work more collaboratively across the state to improve care, reduce costs,
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LA County Dept. of Health Services to Implement Cerner’s Population Health Platform

Cerner Lands First First Global HealtheIntent Client with UK-based Wirral Partners

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (LACDHS) announced today it will implement Cerner's population health platform, HealtheIntent. The deal makes it Cerner’s 100th HealtheIntent client.HealtheIntent’s system-agnostic platform that normalizes data from any source, to aggregate clinical and financial data from its core EHR and other sources. Once live, HealtheIntent will enable thousands of LACDHS clinicians to make more informed decisions by providing a comprehensive profile of
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Surescripts Rolls Out Medication History Service for Population Health Management

Surescripts Medication History for Panel Management Workflow

Surescripts, a health information network, is expanding to support population health management with its Medication History for Panel Management service for health systems, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and analytics vendors. The service, Medication History for Panel Management Service, comes at a time when managing population health is a top priority for care providers, especially in light of value-based payment models. Key features of the service include: · Delivers fresh, accurate
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Cordata Healthcare Lands Nearly $3M for Care Coordination Platform

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Cordata Healthcare Innovations, a Cincinnati, OH-based provider of specialty care coordination platforms has landed nearly $3 million in Series A funding led by Chicago-based First Health Capital Partners (FHCP) with participation from CincyTech. The company plans to utilize the funding to build on market momentum and scale the capabilities of its multi-specialty platform for care coordination.Founded in 2014, Cordata Healthcare Innovations offers specialized software applications for effective
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3M Integrates with Cerner’s HealtheIntent Population Health Platform

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3M Health Information Systems has entered an agreement to integrate 3M Patient-focused Episodes Software, a risk adjustment tool for analyzing episodes of care with Cerner’s HealtheIntent℠ population health management platform. The integration will allow providers to view the landscape of a patient’s documented conditions to help define an episode of care, while analyzing costs and expected resource use. Moving Towards Patient-Centric Episode ApproachThe conventional approach to defining an
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Big Data Startup Innovaccer Lands $15.6M for Integrated Care Framework

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Innovaccer, a Silicon Valley based big data startup has raised $15.6 million in Series A funding led by Westbridge Capital Partners with participation by other angel investors. The company plans to utilize the latest round to expand its footprint in healthcare as providers and payers struggle to reduce the  inefficiencies in the current healthcare system,Founded in 2012, Innovaccer's big datashop helps healthcare organizations provide better care by integrating complex data across multiple
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CareSkore Raises $4.3M for Predictive Population Health Management

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CareSkore, a Y-Combinator backed startup has raised $4.3 million in seed funding for its predictive population health management platform that helps measure the clinical and financial risk of hospital patients based on their EMR and claims data. The seed round included a handful of investors including Cota Capital, Storm ventures, Rising Tide Fund, and Liquid 2 Ventures. Founded in 2014 by Dr. Puneet Dhillon Grewal, MD, an Internal Medicine physician and Cardiologist Jaspinder Grewal, CareSkore
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Philips Acquires Wellcentive to Strengthen Its Population Health Business

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Royal Philips has signed an agreement to acquire Atlanta, GA-based Wellcentive, a provider of population health management software solutions. Financial details of the acquisition will not be disclosed.Wellcentive and its 115 employees will become part of the Population Health Management business group within Philips. Tom Zajac, CEO of Wellcentive and an experienced healthcare industry leader, will be appointed to lead this business group.Philips-Wellcentive Integration PlansAs part of the
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Medecision Launches Population Health Apps for Medicaid, Medicare Advantage

Medecision Population Health Management Apps

Medecision, a population health management company for risk-bearing healthcare organizations has unveiled Aerial™ for Medicaid and Medicare Advantage, a suite of modular clinical and financial apps focused on improving CMS Medicare and Medicaid population health. These essential tools deliver better patient outcomes, reduce care cost, and enable critical complex care management strategies by:- capturing quality measures;- assessing baseline data; and- efficiently complying with changing
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5 Best Practices for Leveraging Analytics in Population Health

5 Best Practices for Leveraging Analytics in Population Health

McKesson’s Dr. Michael Blackman explains why actionable insights begin with strategic data management.For healthcare providers, value-based care isn’t just an operational incentive anymore, it’s now an imperative for basic survival. As a result, many executives now consider it vitally important to redesign health system services for population health, according a recent Advisory Board Company Survey.In fact, 52 percent of those surveyed were concerned about population health, making it the
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