The high-profile CEOs of three leading U.S. corporations announced Wednesday morning a broad, if vaguely defined, initiative to improve employee satisfaction and reduce the costs of healthcare to their employees
Value-based care is driving investments in consumer engagement strategies and technologies, but consumers are not seeing the difference.
Stephen Knych, M.D., the chief quality and patient safety officer at the Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Adventist Health System, is leading an initiative that is improving surgeons’ clinical skills and operational performance, in the key area of robotically assisted surgery
Two chief quality officers talk about the challenges involved in overseeing a cultural transformation within their organizations.
Healthcare leaders recently gathered at the 2017 Scottsdale Institute CIO Fall Summit to share strategies, concerns and insights as we move toward the “New World of Healthcare IT.”
Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical industry executive, was confirmed by the Senate today by a roll call vote of 55-43 to become the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
David Kaelber, M.D., Ph.D., the chief medical informatics officer (CMIO) at MetroHealth System, discusses his top priorities at the Cleveland-based health system and the healthcare technology developments that are on his radar in 2018.
In breaking digital health news today, Apple has announced that it is launching a feature that will allow consumers to see their medical records right on their iPhone.
Charlene Frizzera, a former senior CMS official, has been on the front lines in helping providers succeed in bundled-payment models—and she has insights to share around what the leaders in the industry have been learning
Dignity Health is taking a data-driven, integrated approach to population health management across its expansive footprint, and is seeing positive results with improved clinical outcomes across the communities it serves.
Mac McMillan recently spoke to Healthcare Informatics about cybersecurity lessons he learned in 2017, what trends he’s looking out for in 2018, and how his firm handles calls from healthcare organizations that have suffered a breach.
At Triad Healthcare Network, technology has been a critical factor in the ACO’s success, specifically technology tools that help to identify gaps in care and scale patient engagement efforts, ultimately driving significant improvements in clinical outcomes.
Innovation Care Partners (ICP), an affiliate of HonorHealth, is among the small number of MSSP ACOs that have achieved outstanding cost savings and clinical outcomes.
Leaders at CRISP, a regional health information exchange serving Maryland and the District of Columbia, are figuring out the significant and unique challenge of matching and linking patient identities
Edward Marx, CIO of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses his priorities leading IT initiatives at the health system, the acceleration of health IT innovation and what he is excited to see develop in the healthcare technology space in 2018.
Healthcare Informatics recently caught up with Lee B. Sacks, M.D., chief medical officer of Advocate Health Care, to talk about the ACO’s impressive 2016 results, reasons for its successful performance, challenges faced, and next steps.
Thirteen chief information officers and chief information security officers of leading health systems convened in Chicago in mid-October to discuss key challenges, best practice standards and collaborative opportunities in cybersecurity.
Last month, leaders at the Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier Inc. released a report on the potential for clinical performance improvement in ICUs in U.S. healthcare, outlining tremendous opportunities for systemic improvement in hospitals
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday announced the launch of a new voluntary bundled payment model called Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced).
Brian Kreitzer, CISO at Los Angeles-based UCLA Health, discusses the evolving role of the CISO and why an organization's reporting structure and executive leadership involvement can have a significant impact on security culture.