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Perhaps we can use the story of the Tsimane tribe to push ourselves to develop a greater understanding of why we spend so much money on healthcare and don’t have the results to show for it.
In his keynote address at the PCORI annual meeting, Mark Smith, M.D., M.B.A. founding president and CEO of the California Health Care Foundation, laid out five tasks for the healthcare sector.
An Oct. 22 meeting put on by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services brought together industry leaders and researchers to talk about the many ways genetic, wearable and EHR health data is being used.
Although there are still more questions than answers regarding the impact that blockchain technology will have on healthcare, many health IT experts remain convinced of its promise.
The Department of Justice’s approval Wednesday of the CVS-Aetna merger signals a new phase in the healthcare business world—and it’s time for patient care executives to rethink the meaning of...
Congress’ sweeping opioids legislation has created much debate in recent days and weeks, as stakeholders sit on different sides of the table over a key patient privacy element.
In-home monitoring and diagnostic devices are likely to create substantial new diagnostic data to manage
It does no good to have devices like AW4 generating data if we don’t know what to do with it or don’t have processes in place to reliably respond.
The joint statement by nine associations challenging CMS Administrator Seema Verma around her plans to insert more rigor into the MSSP program, feels like a teeter-totter moment for CMS
What does a revolution in art from a century ago say about the present moment in U.S. healthcare?
Rural Community Hospitals are searching for replacements comparable to those used in the larger metropolitan medical center.
The publication this week in Health Affairs of a study sponsored by NAACOS that implicitly denounces CMS’s method for calculating the success of MSSP ACOs, is a fascinating move in a chess game playing out on...
AI can be a great tool, but it falls dreadfully short of meeting hiring managers' expectations.
Health IT is on the cusp of an “app revolution.” Careful attention to basic design principles combined with a methodical approach to screening and addressing issues can go a long way.
There is much debate on how one-sided risk ACOs are performing as new CMS data has been released
Will CMS Administrator Seema Verma’s strategy of pushing hard on providers around ACO development and interoperability help to accelerate the shift to value-based healthcare—or will it backfire?
As cities look to connect social service agencies and health systems, the Community Information Exchange in San Diego is a model to emulate.
IBM has a storied history in healthcare. Can they learn from that history and be successful with IBM Watson?
Will Seema Verma’s August 9 announcement of CMS’s new “Pathways to Success” proposal light a fire under the MSSP ACOs, or will it cause provider organizations to flee? CMS officials are taking a risky gamble—with...