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Category Archives: Friday Five

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March 17, 2017

The Friday Five: Population Health News, March 13-17

Living with Type 2 diabetes, the next CMS Administrator is confirmed, and more. 1. On Monday, the Senate confirmed Seema Verma as the next Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services […]

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March 10, 2017

The Friday Five: Population Health News, March 6-10

What you need to know about The American Health Care Act, the link between cardiometabolic-related deaths and a poor diet, and more. 1. A new Research and Markets report predicts […]

March 3, 2017

The Friday Five: Population Health News, Feb. 27 – March 3

Colon and rectal cancers are on the rise in young adults, the majority of healthcare organizations will adopt IoT tech by 2019, and more. 1. Although colorectal cancers have always […]

February 24, 2017

The Friday Five: Top Population Health News, Feb. 20–24

Diabetes screening at the dentist, the business case for digital solutions in healthcare, and more. 1. Although coronary heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women […]

February 17, 2017

The Friday Five: Top Population Health News, Feb. 13 – 17

Four characteristics of a successful population health initiative, Humana and Aetna call off planned merger 1. A Mobi Health News article highlights new data from market research firm Berg Insight, […]

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February 10, 2017

The Friday Five: Top Population Health News, Feb. 6–10

Workplace wellness programs may reduce the prevalence of cardiovascular disease; An ACA replacement may not be ready until 2018, and more. 1. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in […]

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February 3, 2017

The Friday Five: Top Population Health News, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3

Telehealth predictions for 2017;  health insurers question what an ACA replacement will look like and more. 1. A new study suggests that even normal-weight women may be at greater risk […]

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January 27, 2017

The Friday Five: Top Population Health News, Jan. 23-27

A language barrier may impact diabetes care for Latino patients; Population health management tools receive high approval ratings from payers and providers and more. 1. Population health management tools are […]

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January 20, 2017

The Friday Five: Top Population Health News, Jan. 16-20

A partial ACA repeal could affect health coverage and premiums, new guidelines for treating hypertension and more. 1. Becker’s Hospital Review outlines five things to know about how a partial ACA […]

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January 13, 2017

The Friday Five: Top Population Health News, Jan. 9-13

CMS updates its Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating program, standout digital health tools from CES 2017, and more 1. NPR reports that researchers are increasingly exploring computerized records for medical studies […]

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January 6, 2017

The Friday Five: The Week’s Top Population Health Headlines

Millennials give healthcare providers one shot to gain their business, digital health predictions for 2017 and more. 1. In an effort to improve the treatment and understanding of type 2 […]

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December 30, 2016

The Friday Five: The Week’s Top Population Health Headlines

Why the holidays are a dangerous time for heart health; Trump meets with four health system CEOs 1. Donald Trump met with a group of health system CEOs on Wednesday […]

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December 23, 2016

The Friday Five: The Week’s Top Population Health Headlines

Healthcare industry predictions for 2017, the tipping point of digital health tools and more. 1. Modern Healthcare reports that CMS has made some final changes to the Affordable Care Act’s health […]

December 16, 2016

The Friday Five: The Week’s Top Population Health Headlines

Simple life changes can prevent heart disease; IBM MERA robot may transform eldercare 1. The 21st Century Cures Act, which was signed by President Obama last week, was billed as […]

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December 9, 2016

The Friday Five: The Week’s Top Population Health Headlines

The Senate approved the 21st Century Cures Act; Former NSA official predicts cyberattacks will get worse 1. The Health Care Transformation Task Force, a group that includes six of the […]

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