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How One HIE is Solving its Unique Patient Matching Problem

January 18, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
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

Could HHS and CMS Shift Direction on Mandatory Bundled Payments? It’s an Intriguing Prospect

January 11, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
Alex Azar’s comments in his Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearings were highly intriguing; only time will tell what might happen to mandatory bundled payments under his direction, at Health and Human Services

Edging into 2018, Could 2017 Turn Out To Have Been an Inflection-Point Year?

January 1, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
It feels as though 2017 was an important year in the preparation on the part of advanced patient care organizations, to plunge more deeply into risk-based contracting—at a time of accelerating risks to providers (including cybersecurity risks) of all kinds

For Doctors Without Borders, Telemedicine Brings Specialized Care to the Front Lines

December 22, 2017  |  Heather Landi
commentary
As healthcare IT leaders focus on leading-edge and next-generation technologies in 2018, it's worth recognizing the benefits of more fundamental technologies, such as telemedicine, to help link patients in greatest need with specialized care.

Shriners Hospitals for Children Uses Telehealth Tech for Holiday Wish Lists

December 22, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
As many of the patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children were unable to visit Santa this month, the hospitals in Erie, Pa.; Houston; Philadelphia; and Portland, Ore. partnered with IT service provider Dimension Data to bring the North Pole to patients.

Rasu Shrestha, M.D. on Value-Based Imaging: “Radiologists Need to Become Part of the Care Team”

December 20, 2017  |  Heather Landi
article
Rasu Shrestha, M.D., chief innovation officer at Pittsburgh-based UPMC, shares his perspectives on what's at stake for the imaging industry in the ongoing evolution of healthcare and the path forward toward value-based imaging.

In New York State, a Unique MSSP ACO Cares for Patients with Intellectual Disabilities

December 20, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
In New York state, the Alliance for Integrated Care of New York (AICNY) is leveraging data and analytics in order to optimize care delivery to patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities

NJ Medical Group Launches Statewide HIE, OneHealth New Jersey

December 14, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
The Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) recently launched OneHealth New Jersey, a statewide health information exchange (HIE) that is now live.

HealthlinkNY’s Galanis to Step Down as CEO

December 12, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Christina Galanis, who has served as president and CEO of HealthlinkNY for the past 13 years, will leave her position at the end of the year.

What are the Top Technology Priorities for Health System Leaders in 2018? A New Survey Sheds Some Light

December 7, 2017  |  Heather Landi
article
A new survey indicates hospital and health system leaders are prioritizing investments in 2018 on proven technology solutions that will have an immediate impact and are proceeding cautiously with technologies like artificial intelligence.

Healthcare Spending: CMS Researchers See a Mixed Landscape on Inflation

December 7, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
After a period of lowered healthcare spending inflation, the U.S. healthcare system is expected to return to historical norms of spending growth, researchers from CMS have found

NYC Health + Hospitals Appoints Kevin Lynch as CIO

December 5, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
NYC Health + Hospitals has appointed Kevin Lynch as the health system’s new CIO and senior vice president.

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