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Social Determinants of Health and the EHR: One HIMSS Presenters Story

The journey around the electronic health record is inevitably complex and challenging or any U.S. patient care organization. Whats more, every provider organization is navigating its own operational landscape. In the case of the Bronx, New York-based SBH Health System, incorporating data on the social determinants of health (SDH) has become increasingly important. That topic

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PerfectServe acquires AI scheduling technology for physicians, mobile patient engagement tool

This morning PerfectServe, a Tennessee-based medical communication and collaboration platform, announced two new acquisitions in the digital health space. The first is CareWire, which is a mobile patient communication platform. The second is Lightning Bolt Solutions, an artificial intelligence-run physician shift scheduling technology designed for hospital and healthcare system. CareWire can enable texting between patients

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On the Cusp of Change: Social Determinants of Health Garner Attention

The social determinants of health—economic and social factors that impact health status—have received considerable attention from Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar. In his November 14th speech at The Hatch Foundation for Civility and Solutions, Secretary Azar names the social determinants of health as the root cause of much of today’s healthcare spending.

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Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum (A HIMMS Event)

A futuristic look at the next ten years of healthcare delivery, review of the current state of AI/ML initiatives, presentation of real success stories associated with use of ML-driven analytics from several IDNs and provider practices – all these were the main subjects of discussion at Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston (October

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Q&A: Dell Medical Schools Dr. Karen DeSalvo Calls for a Patient Care Revolution

The former national coordinator for health IT is pushing the health industry to rethink the care paradigm. Dr. Karen DeSalvo understands the complexities of patient care and technologys role in the process. In post-Katrina New Orleans, she established a model of neighborhood-based primary care to help vulnerable populations. That spawned growth in the use of

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NHIT Week 2018: Why Social Determinants of Health Are Vital to Patient Care

Providers are striving to keep patients healthier. Figuring out how to factor in environmental conditions is a start. As payment reform shifts provider strategies to strive for quality over quantity in care, organizations must think more and more about how best to keep their patients happy and healthy. Social determinants of health environmental conditions that

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The Alphabet Soup Of Value-Based Care Began Bubbling 40 Years Ago

  By Richard A. Royer, Chief Executive Officer, Primaris Healthcare Business Solutions The head-spinning changes occurring in healthcare’s seismic shift from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based care payment models has led to an ocean of patient and health data, along with an alphabet soup of colorful acronyms. Surely, the change has been rapid – and frequent

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