Dr. Adrian Zai explains the secret to population health

Tuesday, April 4, Dr. Adrian Zai, SRG Technology's Chief Medical Informatics Officer, explains the secrets of making population health management work. The secret is in the actual workflow. Zai, also Massachusetts General Hospital's Clinical Director of Population Informatics, presented case studies from Mass General that...

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Tanya Zucconi is quoted in RevCycle Intelligence article on how top stop patient no-shows

Tanya Zucconi, SRG Technology's VP of Professional Services, discusses the importances of live phone calls being effective in preventing no-shows.   Zucconi works with our healthcare team on our population health management product, TopCare™. TopCare, jointly developed by SRGT and Massachusetts General Hospital's Laboratory of Computer Science,...

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MyAJC from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

MyAJC from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Schools urged to let kids learn at own pace; at this school, it works By: Ty Tagami November 26, 2015   Georgia considers computer-based learning approach after Locust Grove Middle School successfully implements into curriculum.   “In 2014, students who participated in the computerized component of the...

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Importance of Lung Cancer Screenings

  November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month: The Importance of Screening   November has been named Lung Cancer Awareness Month to draw attention to the startling statistics and diagnosis facing Americans. According to the American Lung Association, an estimated 221,200 new cases of lung cancer are expected...

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TopCare in For The Record

  For the Record Magazine Population Health Management in Action October 2015 Massachusetts General Hospital’s Dr. Steven Atlas, MD, director of the primary care research and quality improvement program, was recently interviewed about how they are successfully  implementing population health management technology.   Dr. Atlas discussed how SRG’s TopCare, powered by...

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Journal of General Internal Medicine

J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Nov;28(11):1463-8. doi: 10.1007/s11606-013-2491-4. Epub 2013 May 18. Percac-Lima S1, Ashburner JM, Bond B, Oo SA, Atlas SJ. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Patient navigator (PN) programs can improve breast cancer screening in low income, ethnic/racial minorities. Refugee women have low breast cancer screening rates, but it...

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Psychosomatics

Linking Electronic Health Record-Extracted Psychosocial Data in Real-Time to Risk of Readmission for Heart Failure Center for Connected Health, Partners Healthcare, Boston, MA, USA. Psychosomatics (Impact Factor: 1.86).07/2011; 52(4):319-27. DOI: 10.1016/j.psym.2011.02.007 Source: PubMed ABSTRACT Knowledge of psychosocial characteristics that helps to identify patients at increased risk for readmission for heart...

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The American Journal of Managed Care

Am J Manag Care. 2012 Dec;18(12):821-9. Population-based breast cancer screening in a primary care network. Atlas SJ1, Ashburner JM, Chang Y, Lester WT, Barry MJ, Grant RW. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVES: To assess the ability of a health information technology system to facilitate population- based breast cancer screening. STUDY DESIGN: Cohort study with...

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Clinical Trials Sage Journals

Massachusetts General Hospital Diabetes Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Clinical Trials (Impact Factor: 1.93).02/2012; 9(2):198-203. DOI: 10.1177/1740774511434844 Source: PubMed ABSTRACT Screening and recruitment for clinical trials can be costly and time-consuming. Inpatient trials present additional challenges because enrollment is time sensitive based on length of stay. We hypothesized that...

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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications

  Assessing Hospital Readmission Risk Factors in Heart Failure Patients Enrolled in a Telemonitoring Program Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications 04/2013; 2013:305819. DOI: 10.1155/2013/305819 Source: PubMed ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to validate...

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Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

Applying Operations Research to Optimize a Novel Population Management System for Cancer Screening Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (Impact Factor: 3.5).02/2014; 21:e129-e135. DOI: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013- ABSTRACT Objective To optimize a new visit-independent, population-based cancer screening system (TopCare) by...

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Cancer Screening Novel Population Management System

J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jul-Aug;27(4):474-85. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2014.04.130319. Non-visit-based cancer screening using a novel population management system. Atlas SJ1, Zai AH2, Ashburner JM2, Chang Y2, Percac-Lima S2, Levy DE2, Chueh HC2, Grant RW2. Full article here. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Advances in information technology (IT) now permit population-based preventive screening, but...

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Cancer Screening in Large Primary Care Network

The longitudinal impact of patient navigation on equity in colorectal cancer screening in a large primary care network. Percac-Lima S1, López L, Ashburner JM, Green AR, Atlas SJ. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: The long-term effects of interventions to improve colorectal (CRC) screening in vulnerable populations are uncertain. The authors evaluated...

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BlenderLearn ScoreCard in South Dakota

  BlenderLearn ScoreCard is being used in the state of South Dakota. An article in the Green Field Reporter announced that the results from the previous school year will be announced Tuesday, September 29.   View the full article here, Green Field Report - South Dakota Report Card...

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