Cityblock Health is cherry-picking Brooklyn’s sickest people

In a new twist on patient cherry-picking, Cityblock Health is using health and financial data analytics to target the five percent of patients responsible for 50 percent of health care spending. The startup will launch with a Brooklyn clinic and home visits in the area, with a goal to deliver integrated, "intensely personalized" care. Managed care companies are interested in seeing if the approach reduces hospital visits and lowers overall costs.