Articles | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Articles

UC Davis Health’s Physician-Specific Approach to Addressing Burnout

October 16, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
In Sacramento, clinical and IT leaders at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Health have been eager to develop and roll-out a program to improve physician efficiency levels within the EHR.

New DirectTrust CEO Sees Potential for Applying its Trust Framework in Other Healthcare Contexts

October 15, 2018     David Raths, Contributing Editor
In July the nonprofit DirectTrust named former Cerner executive Scott Stuewe its new CEO to replace founding CEO Dr. David Kibbe. In a recent interview with Healthcare Informatics, Stuewe spoke about working more closely with EHR vendors and expanded opportunities for his organization’s trust framework.

VA-DoD Leaders Signal Commitment to Achieving Interoperability, but What Uphill Challenges Will They Face?

October 15, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
DoD and VA leaders' commitment to achieving interoperability could drive meaningful healthcare interoperability forward, but this effort faces substantial challenges.

Nemours Children’s Health’s New CEO: “The Most Exciting Time in Healthcare”

October 12, 2018     Mark Hagland
R. Lawrence Moss, M.D., who joined Nemours Children’s Health as CEO on Oct. 1, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing children’s hospitals and healthcare in the current environment

How a Data-Driven Approach Can Bolster the Fight Against Opioid Abuse

October 12, 2018     Steve Bennett, Ph.D., Industry Voice
The opioid crisis has been so difficult to curtail, in part, because of the inability to integrate data from various stakeholders and systems. Better data and analytics can help in a variety of different ways.

Heritage Medical Systems’ Voyage to Value—and How Physicians are Leading the Way

October 11, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Mark Wagar, president of Heritage Physician Organizations, recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about his organization’s value-based care journey, its ACO progress, and how physician culture can be changed.

DOJ Approves CVS-Aetna $69B Merger, On Condition Aetna Divest Part D Business

October 10, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
The Justice Department has approved a $69 billion merger between mega-pharmacy retailer CVS Health and health insurer Aetna, on condition that Aetna divest is Medicare Part D prescription drug plan business.

CMS Announces 1,300 Participants for New BPCI Advanced Initiative

October 10, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
CMS has announced that nearly 1,300 hospitals and physician group practices have signed agreements with the federal agency to participate in the Administration’s BPCI Advanced model.

Health2047 Spin-Off Focuses on Prediabetes Coaching

October 9, 2018     David Raths, Contributing Editor
Health2047 Inc., a Silicon Valley-based innovation company founded by the American Medical Association (AMA), has spun out its second startup, First Mile Care, a preventive chronic care company focused on prediabetes.

A Data-Driven Effort to Tackle Indiana’s COPD Problem

October 9, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Although reduction in avoidable readmissions after COPD-related hospitalizations is a national objective, in one Indiana community it’s moved its way up to the very top of the healthcare priority list.

CISOs, CIOs Not Confident in Their Medical Device Security Strategy, New KLAS Research Finds

October 9, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
A new report from KLAS Research sheds light on the current state of the medical device security industry, including the finding that one-third of connected medical devices are "unpatchable."

At the HIT Summit in Raleigh, a Health Plan Executive Points to the Future of Value-Based Care

October 8, 2018     Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief
Speaking at the HIT Summit in Raleigh last month, Humana’s Ben Lunsford offered attendees insights into the future of value-based healthcare, and his health plan’s future intentions

At the HIT Summit in Raleigh, a Health Plan Executive Points to the Future of Value-Based Care

October 8, 2018     Mark Hagland
Speaking at the HIT Summit in Raleigh last month, Humana’s Ben Lunsford offered attendees insights into the future of value-based healthcare, and his health plan’s future intentions

Precision Medicine Alliance Brings Democratization of Precision Medicine

October 5, 2018     Damon Hostin and Robert Weil, M.D., Industry Voices
At Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health, we have joined forces to create the nation’s largest precision medicine partnership.

Bringing Genetics to the Forefront of Primary Care

October 4, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Health systems, such as NorthShore University HealthSystem, are now becoming more interested in incorporating genetic information into a patient’s care plan

On the Road to Risk, Summit Medical Group is Driving in the Fast Lane

October 2, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
In a recent interview with Healthcare Informatics, Jeffrey Le Benger, M.D., outlined the progress and evolution of his organization and how it’s continuing to plunge ahead into the world of risk and value-based care.

At the Raleigh HIT Summit, Mission Health’s CQO Shares About the Quality Journey

October 2, 2018     Mark Hagland
At the Health IT Summit in Raleigh, Mission Health CQO Chris DeRienzo, M.D. discussed the challenges—and the accomplishments—in his organization’s continuous performance improvement journey

CDC IT Leader Details Progress on Developing an EHR Blockchain

October 1, 2018     Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Askari Rizvi, chief of the technical services branch of the CDC’s Division of Health Care Statistics, discusses a CDC-IBM collaboration to develop a proof of concept for an EHR blockchain.

Lessons Learned from the Retail Industry: Healthcare Needs a CRM Focus

October 1, 2018     John Weis, Geneia Head of Product Management
Healthcare needs to leverage the best of retail and CRM techniques to better understand patients. Our health, patient satisfaction and patient engagement depend on it.

What to Expect Next from CMS Regarding the Proposed ACO Rule

October 1, 2018     Lynn Barr, Industry Voice, CEO and Founder, Caravan Health
In the accountable care community, we’re all anticipating the potential impacts of the recently proposed Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACO (accountable care organization) rule.

Pages

The Health IT Summits gather 250+ healthcare leaders in cities across the U.S. to present important new insights, collaborate on ideas, and to have a little fun - Find a Summit Near You!


betebettipobetngsbahis