Precision Medicine Sparks New Conversations about Patient Data

Patient data is at the heart of precision medicine, but privacy concerns and unanticipated use cases could cause problems for large-scale research efforts. The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) is generating a great deal of excitement among researchers, clinicians, developers, and patients with an eye on curing cancer, managing diabetes, or eliminating Alzheimer’s disease. With unfeigned…

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How Do You Fix a Problem If You Don’t Know You Have It?

CareCentra was recently asked by a 24-hospital health system to identify their Super-Utilzers – the 15% of patients that account for 80% of cost. They wanted CareCentra to help them understand what causes patients to become Super-Utilizers, and to take timely preventive care measures to help patients from developing into high-utilizers.   While “Population Health”…

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