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Portland pediatricians tap big data to keep kids healthy
By Portland Business Journal | July 31, 2014
Portland pediatricians are gaining a new online tool that to help them better track the health of their young patients. The Children's Health Alliance, an association of independent pediatricians in Oregon and Southwest Washington, launched the childhood population health management tool to keep...
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Ascension forms senior-care unit to integrate post-acute-care services
By Steven Ross Johnson | July 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
To strengthen its footprint in the post-acute-care sector, Ascension Health has formed a senior-care division to integrate its extensive post-acute-care services and establish more uniform care standards.
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Delaware, Maryland systems partner on population health management
By Bob Herman | July 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Bayhealth, Dover, Del., and Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md., have agreed to create a loose partnership—yet another sign of regional hospitals searching for ways to gain economies of scale and work together on managing population health while remaining nominally independent.
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Four New Hampshire hospitals partner to address population health
By Bob Herman | July 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Four critical-access hospitals in the upper third of New Hampshire have signed a nonbinding letter of intent to collaborate in the care of a population that is among the sickest and poorest in the state.
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Aegis Health Group appoints Steinmetz CIO
By Bob Herman | July 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Aegis Health Group has named Chuck Steinmetz its new chief information officer, effective immediately.
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Osteopathic group leader calls for more research, IT innovation
By Andis Robeznieks | July 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Robert Juhasz recently began his term as the 118th president of the American Osteopathic Association by issuing a challenge to the AOA House of Delegates to dramatically improve and increase their output of osteopathic research.
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Ascension's Anthony Tersigni on accountability, integrity
By Modern Healthcare | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Anthony Tersigni, CEO of St. Louis-based Ascension, talks about his system's recent integrated delivery partnership with CHE Trinity Health, its growth strategy, his management style and issues related to Catholic healthcare doctrine.
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IBM-Apple partnership could have big health IT impact
By Darius Tahir | July 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
IBM's plan to partner with Apple could prove significant for healthcare, addressing issues of data security that have stood in the way of the expansion of mobile healthcare usage and development.
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Samitt to leave DaVita
By Bob Herman | July 18, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Craig Samitt, CEO of HealthCare Partners, the Torrance, Calif.-based division of DaVita HealthCare Partners, will step down on Aug. 1. DaVita CEO Kent Thiry will assume responsibility for the division, the company said.
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