Future-Proofing Population Health: Embrace Predictive Analytics, Social Determinants and Patient-Generated Data Now in Healthcare IT News

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Steve Holloway
Published: December 1, 2017 In The News

01st December 2017 – Featured in Healthcare IT News – Early success stories in hospitals show how these emerging data types are fated to become critical to population health.

The need to simultaneously reduce healthcare costs and deliver optimal care are driving the expansion of population health management initiatives among hospitals today.

Add to that mix the rising number of patients with chronic conditions, the rapidly growing Silver Tsunami population with its longer lifespans, the shift to value-based care and it’s no wonder healthcare entities are under more pressure than ever before.

So it’s also not surprising that many software vendors are rushing into the market, from the dominant EHR makers to pure-play pop health specialists.