Artificial intelligence and machine learning can play a key role in population health in the areas of disease risk and prevention by helping reduce hospitalizations and even offering patients an avenue for self-managed care.
Our in-depth special report explores the role of AI in healthcare and its slow growth in the industry, including how artificial intelligence can improve medical diagnosis, deliver a competitive edge with data, impact healthcare supply chains and play a role in addressing population health.
Guest Commentary: Access to care is only part of our health; equity and inclusion must be part of all we do
Health insurance coupled with quality, affordable care, should be vital components of our national healthcare policy, says Ascension Healthcare CEO Patricia Maryland. But access is only one part of a complex equation that we must solve to help people and communities.
In a new report, the NQF calls on Medicaid programs to work more with healthcare organizations and communities to better manage social disparities.
Dr. Michael Jaff has embarked on ambitious community-awareness and physician-recruitment campaigns to ensure that residents don't overlook Newton-Wellesley Hospital as a provider of choice.
For those of us on the delivery side of healthcare, let's make a collective resolution for 2018. Let's make this the year we take the future into our own hands on behalf of the communities we serve.
Healthcare providers that form partnerships with a wide range of organizations within and outside of the industry could prevent unnecessary utilization and better control costs, according to a new study.
A handful of California hospitals are asking the state's attorney general to let them lower their state-mandated charity care costs, after the AG's predecessor denied the requests. Now that more patients have insurance, the hospitals say the need for charity care is far lower.
Hospitals are having to cover more of the cost of caring for Medicaid patients, and that growing figure is being increasingly reflected in their community benefit reports that are used to defend their tax-exempt status.
The role of health system pharmacists is expanding under value-based care. In this interview, Dr. Tina Moen of IBM Watson Health discusses the role that pharmacists can play both at the bedside and in conversations about population health to help improve outcomes and reduce costs.
Precision medicine largely has been about cancer care. But now some researchers are applying its concepts to population health management.
Most doctors surveyed for a joint AAFP and Humana report said they are not actively pursuing value-based purchasing opportunities because they aren't sure they actually improve patient care.