Vermont is ranked as the nation’s healthiest state, according to UnitedHealth Group, which released its annual population health rankings. Mississippi trails the country as the least healthy state in the nation.
The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations is launching a Direct Contracting Taskforce to offer tools and resources to assess and participate in CMS’ new direct contracting payment model, as well as provide a line of communication with CMS to advocate changes.
Seeking to accelerate technological capabilities, healthcare investors have been snapping up AI and machine learning companies and driving up digital health M&A in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology space as a result.
Machine learning models can be trained to predict chronic diseases such as dementia using electronic medical record (EMR) data, according to a new study published in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.