By Kelly Thompson – SHIEC is the national collaborative representing health information exchanges (HIEs) and their strategic business and technology partners. SHIEC’s mission is to; educate public and private entities regarding the benefits, functions and roles of HIEs…Read More
By Abhinav Shashank – What is that one factor that separates one patient from another? Can one identify why two patients with the same illness but from different regions respond differently to a particular treatment? Do we need to cater to the needs of patients even after they leave the clinic?
By Mayur Yermaneni – According to legend, the Gordian Knot was a puzzle comprised of many smaller, almost impossible to decipher knots. Anyone who could untie it was said to be destined to rule all of Asia. Enter Alexander the Great, and the rest is literally history.
By Elizabeth Marshall MD, MBA – It’s been a slow evolution, but Americans have finally begun to appreciate that patient health depends on much more than the healthcare that patients receive, with non-clinical factors such as social determinants of health (SDoH) playing a critical role.
By Dr. Kevin Keck – Healthcare organizations are looking to tap into the potential value of social determinants of health (SDoH) data. Using this data, companies can identify previously unaddressed gaps in care, the most effective communication channels, and…
UnitedHealthcare and the AMA are collaborating to understand and address the social barriers preventing people’s access to better health. The AMA is excited to work with UnitedHealthcare through the continuing efforts of our Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI).
As a former Medicaid commissioner for the Commonwealth of Kentucky serving under both Democratic and Republican administrations, and against the backdrop of significant cuts to Medicaid in President Trump’s proposed fiscal 2020 budget, I have three clear takeaways from last month’s State Healthcare IT Connect Summit.