Washington, D.C.-based healthcare research and consulting firm The Advisory Board Company announced that its board and management team had begun an evaluation process to explore potential strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value, including a sale of...
The boards of directors of Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Burlington-based Lahey Health announced they have signed a letter of intent to explore creating a combined system to serve communities in Eastern Massachusetts.
January 30, 2017 | Carly Dunham, consultant, Freed Associates
In health care, “innovation” is often thought of in the context of life-changing tools and technology, such as the late 1970s introduction of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or the more recent advent of modern telehealth.
CISOs and CIOs face significant challenges in their work to strengthen data security, and one major hurdle is that, despite the very real threat of internal and external data breaches, investments in cybersecurity can be a tough sell.
Black Book’s year-end healthcare C-suite survey revealed that organizations are slowing down on advanced software acquisitions due to political and funding uncertainty that is menacing long term strategies.
As the pace of change across healthcare accelerates seemingly by the day, the pioneers of U.S.—and international—healthcare, are showing that transformational change is not only possible—it’s happening now
Patient misidentification costs clinicians close to 30 minutes in wasted time per shift and contributes to 35 percent of all medical claims being denied, according to a recent survey of care providers compiled by The Ponemon Institute.
Close to 60 percent of multispecialty medical groups and integrated delivery systems are ready to accept downside risk within two years, but several obstacles are slowing the transition from fee-for-service to value-based payments, according to a recent survey...
While federal accountable care organization (ACO) program results from 2015 exposed another year of mixed outcomes, Premier, Inc. has just released data showing that its ACO participants continue to outpace their peers.