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Pop health project finds new ties between health, finances, locationPopulation health data strategies are finding connections between better health and better quality of living.
Obama’s precision medicine initiative: an updateThe precision medicine effort could dramatically change patient care, but will it be effective?
Making sense of big data: Data projects spur progressMany health systems have a hard time capturing and using data from patients that can make a real impact on their businesses. Here are some innovative projects to have on your radar.
Population Health Analytics: It’s the intervention that matters!The real value of population health management lies not in the data it generates but in the interventions it drives, according to Jay Rajda, MD., medical director of Aetna's Innovation Lab.
Payers seek to balance care management goalsA dearth of informatics to confirm the intuitive benefits of wellness makes it difficult for a numbers-driven health insurance system to know how to invest its resources
Claims for specialty and HIV drugs higher among early enrolleesSpecialty medications accounted for six of the top 10 drugs in exchange claims data
Readmissions linked to accessMeasures of access to care explained almost half of variation in readmission by county
Health plans jump on retail bandwagonConsumer experience is a critical area of investment, with health plans increasing data analytics and virtual customer service
Basic Health Plan details slowly emergingJust above Medicaid eligibility, the plans could stabilize coverage for low-income members
2014 Medicaid OutlookFour key developments to watch for