Evolent's technology and consulting platform can help identify high-risk patients by analyzing data from multiple sources and then create physician-driven care-management plans.
Dr. Paul Tang, 62, is the new VP and chief health transformation officer at cognitive computing venture IBM Watson Health.
In the last full year of the Obama administration, federal policymakers remain so focused on interoperability that an annual gathering hosted by the top national information technology office leans hard on the issue.
A federal appeals court in Chicago ruled that electronic health record vendor Epic Systems violated its employees' rights by trying to require them to seek arbitration in state and federal wage-and-hour law claims and other disputes.
The Rochester, Minn.-based system will establish the biobank for President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, which aims to collect at least 1 million volunteers' biological samples to promote individually tailored disease treatment.
In the last full year of the Obama administration, federal policymakers remain so focused on interoperability that an annual gathering hosted by the top national IT office leans hard on the issue.
Dr. Paul Tang, a veteran physician informaticist and health IT policy guru, is going to work with Watson. The former chief technology and innovation officer at Medical Foundation/Sutter Health in Palo Alto, Calif., is now VP and chief health transformation officer at IBM Watson Health.
The CMS is replacing and expanding the efforts of a program meant to curb adverse events in hospitals and readmissions. The agency announced Wednesday that it is looking for providers interested in joining hospital improvement and innovation networks that are tasked with dropping overall patient...
A physician-hospital organization affiliated with Navicent Health in Macon, Ga., is partnering with Stratus Healthcare to potentially offer information technology services to doctors and rural hospitals in southern Georgia.
Commentary: Medicare's 'big data' tools to fight and prevent fraud yield over $1.5 billion in savings
Taking “big data” mainstream has given the CMS the ability to better connect with public and private predictive analytics experts and data scientists, as well as collaborate more closely with law enforcement.
In a far-ranging conversation with Modern Healthcare reporter Joseph Conn, A. Neil Pappalardo discusses his Sicilian family influences and early education in upstate New York, his technical training at MIT, his passion for invention, and his goal of conveying ownership of Meditech to its employees.
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital is committing $70.5 million to become the second-largest shareholder in Tribune Publishing Co., parent company of the Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun and Chicago Tribune, among other titles.