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With Apple’s Launch of an ECG Device, Digital Health Leaders, Cardiologists See Possibilities, and Limitations

September 18, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Digital health leaders and cardiologists see Apple’s development of an ECG app as a significant step forward with consumer-facing health monitoring devices, while also seeing the technology's limitations.

Brigham Health’s 3-Pronged Approach to Reducing EHR’s Contribution to Burnout

September 18, 2018     David Raths, Contributing Editor
With EHR documentation ranked high among aspects of their work physicians are dissatisfied with, Brigham Health has taken a three-pronged approach to reducing the pain.

The CEO of a Nationwide Association of MD Groups Sees the Future—and It’s Not in Fee-For-Service

September 18, 2018     Mark Hagland
Don Crane, CEO of APG, a nationwide association of medical groups working in risk-based contracting, shares his perspectives on the future of medical groups in a shifting landscape

At Partners HealthCare, Bringing Digital Transformation to Clinical Care

September 18, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
An innovative partnership between Partners and Persistent Systems looks to move the needle on healthcare digital transformation with the development of an industry-wide open-source platform.

On Staten Island, a Highly Innovative Program That's Redefining What’s Possible Under Medicaid

September 17, 2018     Mark Hagland
Healthcare leaders on New York City's Staten Island have been achieving exciting success in population health management in their community’s Medicaid and uninsured populations

On Capitol Hill, Healthcare Leaders Raise Concerns with CMS’ Proposed ACO Rule

September 17, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
During a House subcommittee hearing, healthcare leaders voiced concerns that CMS' proposed changes to the MSSP ACO program will impede progress in the transition to value-based care.

Humana’s CMO Speaks of the “Bold Goal” Embedded in the Company's Population Health Work

September 14, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Roy Beveridge, M.D., Humana’s chief medical officer, shares his perspectives on the drive to value-based care, population health and addressing social determinants of health.

The Power of Data Exchange as Disaster Strikes: How HIE Leaders Have Prepared for Hurricane Florence

September 14, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Two Southeast HIE executives discuss how they have diligently prepped for Hurricane Florence.

EHR-Compatible Pharmacist Care Plan Standard Opens the Door to Cross-Setting Data Exchange

September 14, 2018     Zabrina Gonzaga, R.N., Industry Voice
To address the issue of trapped pharmacy data, Lantana Consulting Group and Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) developed an electronic document standard for pharmacist care plans.

The Ongoing Exploration for Artificial Intelligence’s Best Use in Healthcare: One Expert’s Viewpoint

September 12, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
One of the biggest “buzz terms” in healthcare and health IT is undoubtedly artificial intelligence, or AI, but there are still plenty of questions and debate on how AI can best be leveraged to lower costs.

In South Los Angeles, a High-Tech Hospital Delivers Healthcare to an Underserved Community

September 11, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Executive leaders at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital discuss the organization's journey to achieve HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 and meeting the healthcare needs of an underserved community.

Leading ACO Group: CMS is Calculating ACO Savings the Wrong Way

September 11, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
The Medicare Shared Savings Program generated gross savings of $1.84 billion for Medicare from 2013 to 2015, nearly double the $954 million estimated by CMS, according to a new analysis.

Putting Social Determinants of Health Data into Action

September 10, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Leading hospitals, medical groups, and health systems, as well as ACOs and health insurers are moving forward to address social factors impacting health with a number of different approaches.

In Eastern North Carolina, an MD-Run ACO Shows its Success

September 10, 2018     Mark Hagland
Stephen Nuckolls, CEO of the New Bern, North Carolina-based Coastal Carolina Quality Care, shares his perspectives on why some physician-led ACOs are making huge breakthroughs on quality and cost

Montana Seeks to Roll Out Statewide HIE in 2019

September 9, 2018     David Raths, Contributing Editor
The State of Montana's nonprofit Big Sky Care Connect HIE will expand on a pilot effort already under way in Billings.

In the Emerging World of Risk-Based Contracting, Data Analytics Is a Foundational Necessity

September 7, 2018     Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief
With the emergence of more risk-based contracting, including two-sided risk, data analytics has now become fundamental to patient care organizations’ operational and financial success.

A National HIE Leader on Patient Matching, TEFCA and the Future of Health Information Exchanges

September 6, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
San Diego Health Connect’s CEO speaks to Healthcare Informatics about a variety of interoperability and health information exchange issues

Top Ten Tech Trends 2018: Health System Transformation Requires Rethinking Data Infrastructure

September 6, 2018     David Raths, Contributing Editor
Handling massive amounts of data requires CIOs to rethink their data infrastructure strategy with an eye on shrinking data centers, hybrid cloud and public cloud solutions.

Top Ten Tech Trends 2018: Markets and Medicine—Where Do Physicians Land, in the Emerging World of U.S. Healthcare?

September 5, 2018     Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief
Even as the purchasers and payers of healthcare push hard on physicians to embrace value-based care delivery and payment, doctors remain conflicted and ambivalent about the new healthcare.

Top Ten Tech Trends 2018: A Patient-Generated Health Data Future is Becoming a Reality

September 5, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Healthcare and tech companies, from UPMC to Apple to many others, see the benefit in collecting patient data in non-traditional ways.

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