Washington Regional Medical System promotes Mark Thomas, MD to vice president, population management.
William Gillespie, MD (Gillespie Health Strategies) joins Medecision as executive vice president, population health management, and CMO.
Bob Vernon (The Advisory Board Company) joins Lumeris as managing principal.
Community Health Centers of Arkansas rolls out population health management technology and reporting capabilities from I2I Population Health across its 76 locations.
Thomas Health System (WV) will work with Aegis Health Group to engage local employers in population health management programs using resources such as its OneCommunity portal, and an embedded employer relations specialist.
The state of Kansas awards a $215 million Medicaid claims system contract to HP Enterprise, which will bring in Cerner’s HealtheEDW data warehouse and population health management tool to allow care managers to optimize the treatment of Medicaid patients in near real time.
A Commonwealth Fund brief on the assessment of patient self-management skills in population health management risk stratification stresses the correlation between low skill levels and risk of chronic-disease development.