A major collaboration between and among the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana, and physicians and hospitals in that state, has yielded significant results in reducing unnecessary ED utilization statewide
Bradley Gilbert, M.D., CEO of the Inland Empire Health Plan, and also chairman of the board of the Inland Empire HIE, shares his perspectives on the importance of health information exchange to good care management
It was great to attend the World of Health IT Conference in Barcelona last month, and to get to know European healthcare leaders, and to be reminded of the universality of the challenges and opportunities in this global moment in healthcare
While 85 percent of health system leaders are interested in creating or expanding partnerships with preferred and local post-acute care providers, 90 percent report they may experience challenges in creating these partnerships, according to a survey from...
Three senior executives at the Memorial Hermann ACO in Houston share their perspectives on health system transformation, based on the rapid advances they’ve made in improving clinical outcomes and curbing costs
Nancy Lakier, R.N., the founder and CEO of Novia Strategies, discusses her decades-long work around uncovering and eliminating unwarranted variation in clinical care—and what healthcare IT leaders need to know about their role in this work
During the World of Health IT conference last week in Barcelona, HIMSS’s Steve Lieber sat down with Healthcare Informatics to talk about the (varying) pace of healthcare IT advancement across Europe—and beyond
At WoHIT2016, Vicent Moncho Mas, CIO of the Hospital Marina Salud de Dénia in the suburb of Valencia, shares his learnings on digitization and clinical transformation in the context of a capitated healthcare system