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Population Health Management Weekly Wrap Up 5/7/17

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Gary Smithson, MD (Smithson Healthcare Consulting) joins RedBrick Health as CMO.

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Patient communication and care coordination software vendor Conversa hires Chris Edwards (Validic) as chief marketing and experience officer, and Becky James (WebMD) as VP of operations.


Maury Regional Health (TN) implements population health management tools, including data warehouse and analytics, from Lightbeam Health Solutions to support its new ACO efforts.


St. Louis-based care management company Lumeris acquires analytics business Forecast Health for an undisclosed sum. Forecast Health co-founder and chief analytics officer Michael Cousens will join Lumeris in a similar role.


The Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services develops the Michigan Environmental Public Health Tracking Program, a Web-based dashboard that offers up data by county; highlights environmental public health issues; and enables users to create graphs, maps, and tables.


Relias Learning acquires population health analytics vendor Care Management Technologies for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is the sixth for Relias in the last 14 months, and part of its five-year plan to add 450 employees at its Cary, NC headquarters by 2021.


Innovaccer offers a complimentary social determinants of health portal, aggregating six years’ worth of SDOH data for over 3,000 counties.

Analytics vendor Koan Health buys ZirMed’s value-based care analytics business.

Hearst Health and Thomas Jefferson University’s Jefferson College of Population Health open up submissions for their annual $100,000 Hearst Health Prize.


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