It was fascinating to hear healthcare IT leaders discuss the topic of developing a culture of cybersecurity, during the Health IT Summit in Denver, and to find out what they’re already learning through their efforts in their organizations
Sometimes, even a book’s title and book-jacket copy can be riveting. In one case, it reminded me of how pioneering medical groups are transforming their organizations in order to take on financial risk.
An analysis by the Government Accountability Office finds concerning discrepancies between the stated goals of the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program and its execution in practice, around the penalization of safety-net hospitals
A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found some seemingly counter-intuitive results, in the analysis of the adoption of the patient-centered medical home model FQHCs—but counter-intuitive only on the surface
The presentation last week at the Health IT Summit in Boston, by John Halamka, M.D. and Kristy Darby, offered tantalizing hints about how the concept of personalized medicine might ultimately evolve forward in patient care delivery
The release this week of the proposed rule for 2018 for the Quality Payment Program under MACRA has fueled a full spectrum of reactions from industry leaders. Are federal healthcare officials getting it “just right” in terms of the levels of rigor built into the program?
The conclusions in the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force’s report released last week, offer both challenge and hope for healthcare IT leaders in the U.S.—and helpful suggestions
It’s terrific to be able to turn to experts like Daniel Kahneman, Ph.D., a Princeton University professor of psychology and public affairs, to help us reflect on the complexity of questions such as why some business ventures might succeed, while others do not.
An op-ed by two medical informaticists in The New England Journal of Medicine speaks to some of the challenges and opportunities facing the developers of clinical care-focused apps in the current environment—and the core interoperability issues in this moment
What do we know about the patients with the highest and most complex needs, as the healthcare system evolves forward around population health and care management—and what do we need to know? Some recent research and analyses shed light