Measuring Value

BOSTON–December 3, 2018: In response to the high interest in measuring value in the context of healthcare, Adam C. Powell, Ph.D. has developed a course on the subject. His course, Quantifying the Value of Informatics, is available to students pursuing Master’s degrees in Health Informatics at Northeastern University. Due to the popularity of the course when it was initially offered in Spring 2018, it was offered immediately again in Fall 2018. Topics covered in the course include: Measuring tangible value Measuring […]

Capturing Digital Biomarkers

BOSTON– May 14, 2018: Following on the publication of their article, The New Digital Divide For Digital Biomarkers, Drs. Adam Powell and Jorge Rodriguez presented a lecture on the topic at the Bridge to Pop Health East conference. Their lecture, titled “Capturing Digital Biomarkers to Drive Predictive Models”, explained the concept of a digital biomarker, explored the barriers to capturing digital biomarkers, and reviewed recent efforts to use digital biomarkers for predictive modeling. Participation in the conference was a part of Payer+Provider’s […]

Understanding Drug Formularies

NEW JERSEY– February 1, 2018: The Kennedy Forum has released, A Consumer Guide to Drug Formularies: Understanding the Fundamentals of Behavioral Health Medications, an Issue Brief intended to help everyday Americans understand how formularies function, how health insurance can impact access to medication, and how state and federal laws regulate formularies for pharmaceuticals. The Issue Brief explains how and why health insurance companies manage the utilization of pharmaceuticals, so that consumers can understand formularies and advocate for their rights. Since Adam C. Powell, […]