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Aledade Gets $20M More in Funding with Eyes on Value-Based Care

January 10, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Aledade, a Bethesda, Md.-based company focused on physician-led accountable care organizations (ACOs), has announced that it has raised another $20 million in funding.

Five Health IT Trends I’m Looking Forward to in 2017

December 22, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
commentary
Here are five broad health IT trends that I am looking forward to reporting on in 2017

CHIME Calls on CMS for More MACRA Relief

December 19, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
CHIME is calling on federal officials to lessen the MACRA burden for eligible Medicare physicians through a variety of means.

GAO Report to Congress: New Medicare Payment Models Prove Frustrating for Small Practices

December 13, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
A review of literature and CMS documents by the Government Accountability Office has identified various challenges faced by small and rural physician practices when participating in Medicare's new payment models.

Dr. Robert Wachter on Healthcare's Digital Transformation: "We Haven't Seen Anything Yet"

December 6, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
At the New York eHealth Collaborative's (NYeC) Digital Health Conference, Robert Wachter, M.D., reflected on healthcare's digital journey while outlining the critical factors for industry success going forward.

LIVE from RSNA 2016: Rasu Shrestha, M.D. on Machine Learning and Other Paths to the Future

November 29, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Rasu Shrestha, M.D., chief innovation officer at UPMC and the chair of the Informatics Scientific Program Committee at RSNA, reflects on advances in machine learning and other technology—and the future of radiology

LIVE from RSNA 2016: Joe Marion Considers the Present—and the Future

November 29, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
One of the most respected consultants in the imaging and informatics industry, Joe Marion, sat down at RSNA 2016 to discuss the big trends shaping the radiological world right now

RSNA Attendance Remains Similar to Last Year’s Levels

November 29, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
news
Attendance at the annual conference of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), which had been dipping in past years, saw a slight uptick this year, based on a preliminary estimate released by RSNA officials

LIVE from RSNA 2016: Radiology Thought-Leader Eliot Siegel, M.D., on What Value Really Means

November 28, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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At RSNA 2016, Eliot Siegel, M.D., one of the leading lights in the imaging informatics world, shares his perspectives on the broad question of value in radiological practice—and what healthcare IT leaders can to do help move the needle

Premier: C-Suite Leaders Short-Staffed, but Confident in Value-Based Shift

November 21, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Staffing shortages tops the list of concerns for healthcare C-suite leaders, with 42 percent identifying this as having the biggest impact on their ability to delivery care effectively, according to Premier, Inc.’s Fall 2016 C-Suite Survey.

Editor’s Notes: Thinking about “The Genius In All of Us”—and MDs’ Current Challenges

November 16, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
I’ve been absorbed lately in an intriguing book called “The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong”—and thinking about its conclusions in the context of the current moment in healthcare

In Trump’s Presidency, Value-Based Purchasing, Health IT Must Push Forward

November 15, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
commentary
The results of last week’s presidential election were extremely unexpected to many. But now it’s time to ensure that value-based healthcare and health IT stay on track.

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