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Blab the Blockchain: Healthcare Implications?

by Gregg A. Masters, MPH

Yesterday, April 27th 2016 I joined twitter colleagues and principal co-moderators and my ‘go-to Blab experts James Legan, MD… 160 more words

Disruption

Mentrics: Redefining the Possibilities of Population Health

IBM Watson is one of the most exciting developments in population heath. It has anunprecedented capability for processing high volumes of data and turning that data into natural language answers. 130 more words

Mark Behl

Study finds that 23 percent of diabetes treatment cost is avoidable

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It is estimated that 1 out of 3 people can be expected to develop the disease in their lifetime. The majority of diabetes patients were found to experience at least one potentially avoidable complication, with a cost averaging  $1,043 per year for patients with private insurance and $1,869 for those with Medicaid.  30 more words

Exercise With Vik Newsletter, Issue 7, April 15, 2016

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It’s tax day. Every day you don’t take care of yourself, you place a tax on your future health and vitality.

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Interview with Brenda Schmidt CEO of Solera Health: Creating a Broader Network of Community Providers

At the recent HiMSS 2016 conference in Las Vegas I had the pleasure of interviewing Brenda Schmidt of Solera Health, an Integrated Health Network. Solera connects a nationwide network of community organizations and digital solutions for chronic  disease prevention programs (including the CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program) with technology that manages service referrals, reimbursement and payment, aggregates data and reporting simplifying enrollment and supporting increased consumer engagement and choice.

Population Health