Posts about: population health

Liberty HealthShare: Containing Healthcare Costs Through a Shared Community

It’s no secret that containing healthcare costs in the U.S. is a major challenge, especially for those without employee-sponsored health plans. With extremely high deductibles and monthly premiums, it is difficult for the average family to manage these costs, and keep themselves healthy.

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Topics: healthcare, population health, health data exchange

BayCare: Transforming Population Health Though New Expansion and Innovation

Founded in 1997, BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions.

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Topics: healthcare, population health, Community Care,

The Coming Revolution in Health Data — Ubiquity

In 2010 I was diagnosed with kidney cancer.  A bone scan indicated that the cancer may have metastasized to the bone. A surgery was scheduled to remove and biopsy part of a rib in question.  The surgeon was to review the bone scan before surgery, but he didn’t. That information didn’t get to him, and he removed another part of my rib.

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Topics: interoperability, health information exchange, healthcare, EHR, ACO, Accountable Care Organizations, Data, access, data exchange, health data, care organizations, cloud-based, SaaS, enabling technology, secure messaging, population health, health data exchange, Direct secure messaging, readmission, cloud-based SaaS, FHIR, hospital, incentive