is hanging up land lines and plugging into videoconferencing, virtual visits and smartphones to fortify care management and expand reach to remote and vulnerable populations, according to 2013 market data from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Although managing patient populations can be challenging, organizations with population health management (PHM) programs have seen many positive impacts on population metrics. For example, Kaiser Permanente is able to manage the health of its population p
Immigrants as a % of the population. By country. An average of 13% across the developed world, up from 9% in 2000. http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/international-migration-outlook-2017_migr_outlook-2017-en#page38
Houston Methodist Hospital, the system’s flagship, is consistently listed among U.S. News & World Report’s best hospitals, has expanded its use of PatientTrak.net by adding patient text messaging to its Emergency Department. The text messaging system is being used in various ways to communicate with patients, letting them know status and when staff is ready to take them into treatment areas. Houston Methodist uses PatientTrak.net to track thousands of daily patient visits throughout dozens…