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At IHT2 New York, Healthcare Leaders Reveal Changing Priorities around Population Health Management

September 29, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
As the leading patient care organizations in the U.S. get deeper into population health management, priorities are becoming far more patient-centered than ever before, according to a panel of speakers at the iHT2 New York Health IT Summit on Sept. 29.

At Lancaster General Health, an Assertive Push into Population Health

September 29, 2015     Mark Hagland
The leaders at Lancaster General Health in Lancaster, Pa., which in August became part of the Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine system, have been moving ahead on population health management initiatives recently

CHIME's Branzell, Other HIT Leaders Deliver Strong Message on the Future of Healthcare Leadership

September 28, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
New leadership traits and skills will be required for CIOs to thrive in tomorrow's healthcare, according to Russell P. Branzell, president and CEO of CHIME, and others, who presented at the CHIME Lead Forum-New York on Sept. 28.

Med Student Survey: Interoperability Most Critical to Improving Healthcare

September 23, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
Improved and meaningful patient data sharing is most critical to enhancing healthcare, according to medical student responses in the 10th annual Epocrates Future Physicians of America survey.

Senate HELP Committee Chairman Once Again Calls for Stage 3 Delay in Latest Hearing

September 16, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
During a Sept. 16 Senate hearing on improving care through patient access to their records, Senate HELP Chair Lamar Alexander once again made his thoughts clear about the need for a Stage 3 delay.

HIMSS Analytics: Slight Uptick in Telemedicine Adoption Rates

September 11, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
There has been a slight uptick in telemedicine adoption in 2015 among healthcare providers, according to an updated telemedicine study from HIMSS Analytics.

Rethinking Patient Engagement as “Systems of Engagement” Around Healthcare Consumers

September 9, 2015     Mark Hagland
As healthcare providers face new entrants and a robustly competitive healthcare marketplace going forward, Chartis Group consultants Mark Werner, M.D., and Raphe Schwartz offer a vision of “systems of engagement” that can help providers to rethink the...

A Mission to Become Paperless: How a Single Doc Dermatology Office is Making it Happen

August 24, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
Most small practices don’t have the mindset to become paperless from the get-go. In Austin, Tx. however, a jack-of-all-trades practice manager has made that ambition become a reality for a dermatology office.

At iHT2-Seattle, Analytics as a Transformational Change Agent in Care Delivery

August 18, 2015     Mark Hagland
In Seattle, healthcare leaders addressed a spectrum of issues facing the industry as patient care organizations begin to leverage analytics capabilities for population health and accountable care purposes

National Quality Forum Urges Providers Forward on Data and Analytics in Healthcare

August 14, 2015     Mark Hagland
The National Quality Forum publishes a white paper analyzing how U.S. healthcare organizations can better leverage data to improve care delivery and support health system change

Can Healthcare IT Leaders Help Radiology Leaders Improve Radiology Quality through New Peer Review Strategies?

August 10, 2015     Mark Hagland
Innovative processes like retrospective time-limited radiological peer review absolutely call out for strong, smart IT facilitation and support

At Mount Sinai, Changing the Way Referrals are Managed

July 29, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
In the changing healthcare landscape, now centered around accountable and value-based care, effective referrals have undoubtedly become more important. New technology at Mount Sinai Health System is making that process smoother and faster.


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