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Population Health Management Weekly Wrap Up 6/4/17

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Gary Janko (Pain Solutions Management Group) joins Senscio Systems, developer of the Ibis digital therapeutics tool, as COO.


I2I Population Health hires Daniel Bullington (DaVita) as CTO.


The Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences awards $275,000 in grants to 11 pilot projects, many of which aim to look at health beyond the four walls of a doctor’s office. SDOH-related projects include improving food insecurity screenings in a community clinic population, mapping autism and gaps in autism services, and improving school readiness through pediatrics and education.


Siemens Healthineers finalizes its acquisition of Medicalis, first announced in April. Siemens has added the San Francisco-based company’s clinical decision support, imaging workflow, and referral management technologies into its population health management line.

Anthem Blue Cross announces that its Vivity hospital alliance will implement a homegrown population health management tool to help the seven facilities better coordinate care. The Vivity Provider Care Management Solution includes clinical and claims data aggregation and analytics.

Crain’s looks at the evolving ways in which health systems are incorporating population health management leadership into value-based care transition efforts. Kristene Grayem, the new VP of population health management at Akron Children’s Hospital (OH), is still working to develop her team and define its goals. Cleveland Clinic (OH) isn’t far behind: Chief Clinical Transformation Officer Michael Modic, MD is in the process of developing an office around its population health management efforts, and hopes to have leadership in place within the next several months. “From an organizational perspective,” he explains, “we’ve spent a considerable amount of time developing the rationale and the research necessary to help the organization understand that we need to build out a formal population management business.”

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