The Unmet Promise of Artificial Intelligence in Population Health

Without a foundation of consistency in the collection, a consistency in definition, and consistency in metrics, artificial intelligence within healthcare is a free-floating mass of inconsistent teaching material. No strength in computing or programming can overcome bad data. On the road to meeting the promise of AI in healthcare to improve population health, we must collectively work to ensure that our teaching data is clear, defined, and with visible outcome metrics, whether quality, efficiency, or even costs.

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Health IT and the Human Interface

One of the things I love about Geisinger is how we view ourselves as a living laboratory for healthcare transformation. And when it comes to patient engagement, we are finding innovative ways of using technology to enhance—and never inhibit—human connection.

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Universal Internet Access is a Key Factor in True Population Health

The internet has changed the world in ways that previous generations could not even fathom. While universal healthcare or universal post-secondary education may be long way off, it seems that the idea of universal access to the same information is a lighter lift that could benefit the masses.

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The evolving role of physician leadership in healthcare digital transformation: choosing the right technology partners for Population Health Management

IT physician executives need to act as “transformational leaders” in strategizing a health care system’s successful transition to digital Population Health Management and demand from their technology partners innovative and effective solutions that support digital transformation while sharing risks and rewards.

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Implementing a successful program to address gaps in care: An example of population-based approach in EMR systems

Closing gaps in care is a very complex process. Achieving this goal requires implementing multiple IT solutions to ensure a balanced activity that will result in the highest return on investment.

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What does it take to get a population health project approved?

In summary, the benefits of PHM can reduce the severity of disease and the overall costs of care. Success includes the right project scope, the right kind of data, the appropriate technology and the best mix of people.

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Patients and Providers Benefit from Expanded Access to Healthcare Data

Ultimately, this helps reduce the total cost of care by decreasing the number of emergency department visits and hospitals admissions associated with poorly controlled chronic diseases.

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Recognizing the barriers facing technology and its impact in value-based healthcare

As the idea of value over volume inundates the healthcare sector, the success of disruptive technology hinges on its ability to provide direction and impact in the value shift. Unfortunately, we can miss the boat on leveraging technology for meaningful impact because we overlook foundational steps: collaboration and communication, measuring meaningful impact and building alignment across multiple facets of healthcare.

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Super-Utilizers: Strategies To Address The Cost Conundrum

By Suma Gaddam, Former CIO, Care New England The Cost Conundrum There is an ancient proverb-Health is Wealth. While it

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