RedBrick Health names Todd Price (Oracle) vice president of software development and Dawn Zerneke (Healthways) vice president of client services.
Community Care of North Carolina wins the inaugural Hearst Health Prize, a $100,000 award given by Hearst Health and the Jefferson College of Population Health in recognition of outstanding achievement in managing or improving health. CCNC’s care management program serves 2,600 Medicaid recipients each month and focuses on individuals with chronic conditions at risk for hospitalization or readmission. CCNC President and CEO L. Allen Dobson Jr., MD attributes the program’s success to the use of “robust health analytics along with a statewide infrastructure and a network of physicians and hospitals has allowed us to manage the toughest patients well. Our drive to improve the health of North Carolinians has been grounded in collaboration and the use of data that have shown us how to improve outcomes and to reduce costs.”
President Obama launches The Opportunity Project, a public-private initiative that will use open datasets to foster economic mobility across the country. Via Opportunity.Census.gov, community decision-makers can now access these datasets to help them make more informed investments that will expand access to opportunity and reduce segregation. Data includes open data from the US Census Bureau and Departments of Education, Commerce, Agriculture, and HHS; plus local datasets from eight cities covering such community assets as playgrounds, grocery stores, and health clinics.
Rockville Internal Medicine Group (MD) signs on with Privia Medical Group to take advantage of its technology resources, and team-based care and wellness program expertise. PMG is part of Arlington, VA-based PM and population health management company Privia Health.
- The local business paper profiles Leidos Health’s work with the VA in light of its merger with Lockheed Martin.
- #HIMSS16 – CHIME CIOs discuss optimization, data, and analytics (Nordic)
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- #HIMSS16 – Learning, limboing, connecting, giving [recap] (Nordic)