Emma Jones, 67 was diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes and morbid obesity five years ago and had always faced issues managing her HbA1c levels and morbid obesity. Her last test report revealed her HbA1c to be higher than the ideal and her obesity , barely controlled. Emma’s PCPs and specialists knew that the problem was related[ Read More ]
The way we see healthcare today is very different from what it was a couple of decades ago. Back then, we did not have the technology to capture the best practices. But, today we have the capability to use medical data as a source of innovation and create impact at scale. But the question is[ Read More ]
As value-based care becomes the primary focus of healthcare organizations, providers now need to broach Population Health Management and to manage it with risk stratification with a delicate balance. It is now important for providers to focus on patients’ individual and distinct health signs and take decisions to take their journey forward to better and[ Read More ]
Can Behavioral Economics and Smart Contract Networks Help Mitigate the Global Population Health Crisis?
This is the first of a three part series addressing population health problems around the globe and some thoughts on how behavioral economics combined with blockchain technology can help solve some of these problems at scale. It is no secret nations around the globe are experiencing rapid growth in their aging and low-income populations and the corresponding[ Read More ]
This webinar offers a quick introduction to a key tool for gap analysis: customer journey mapping. A journey map is a tool that puts those of us who work in healthcare into the customer’s, member’s, or patient’s shoes — and then keeps us there throughout the story of an experience and associated resource touchpoints. By telling[ Read More ]
Big data is an overused term and is interpreted differently by many. Yet a common definition that has recently gained widespread acceptance is “Big data processes large data sets which cannot be handled by traditional databases or relational databases.” While some of the problems of how to extract value out of data remain the same[ Read More ]
The healthcare industry is moving toward population health management. We see that quite a bit, but it’s such a broad concept and construct, that if you put your toe in the water in this field, you may likely earn the job as a population health manager. Earlier this year, Xerox polled a group of C-level[ Read More ]