Population Health

Vermont ACO gets $620 million
Dec 29, 2017 | Susan Morse
The OneCare Vermont accountable care organization is taking on capitated risk, with its provider physicians receiving a per member, per month fee.
icd-11 World Health Organization
Dec 29, 2017 | Tom Sullivan
Even if the World Health Organization finalizes ICD-11 in May, it will take years for U.S. doctors to start using the next classification…
Clinical analytics market
Dec 29, 2017 | Mike Miliard
While American providers need it for value-based care, hospitals abroad want the tools for their own quality initiatives, but the high…
Dec 28, 2017 | Susan Morse
The most important developments hospital finance and operations executives should understand heading into 2018.
Medicare Shared Savings program
Dec 27, 2017 | Susan Morse
Some ACOs say integrated systems and EHRs are necessary, while others put emphasis on physician…
HIPAA changes
Dec 26, 2017 | Jonah Comstock
Under the new law, data brokers could create a new product useful for population health and potentially sellable.
Study: More spending doesn't save heart attack patients
Dec 21, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
A lot of the money spent in the six months after a heart attack don't seem to be making much of a difference.
Dec 15, 2017 | Susan Morse
The acquisition will accelerate its development of mobile and desktop platforms, Cigna says.
Dec 12, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The coming shortage of primary doctors has been well-documented and now new research suggests that many…