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Population Health Management: Beyond the EHR

IBM Watson Health

Electronic health records (EHRs) are necessary, but were not designed to anchor population health management (PHM). This is partly because they lack semantic interoperability, which is the ability of disparate information systems to share data and enable communications among users in a meaningful way.

This paper explains how an approach that includes a care collaboration platform can manage population health by aggregating and normalizing the necessary data.

Tags : ehr, ibm, health management, population health management, data aggregation, information systems
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Published:  Jun 14, 2017
Length:  12
Type:  White Paper