Anthony Brino is the Editor of Healthcare Payer News, covering a range of health policy and insurance issues, and also the Editor of HIEWatch. Follow Anthony on Twitter @AnthonyBrino.
By Anthony Brino 11:46 am August 04, 2015
The nation's largest hospital chain is realigning its "complex portfolio" to focus on building regional health networks in high opportunity markets.
By Anthony Brino 11:52 am April 02, 2015
It begins with a simple business case and expands by embracing opportunities to add value.
By Anthony Brino 11:54 am March 31, 2015
NYU Langone is running its own HIE across hospitals and clinics and, in so doing, taking on work that larger RHIOs lack the agility to perform.
By Anthony Brino 12:14 pm March 24, 2015
In a major metropolitan experiment, a regional health information exchange is aggressively pursuing the goal of connecting 100 percent of providers and 90 percent of hospitals by 2016.
By Anthony Brino 12:59 pm February 13, 2015
The threat from hackers affects all business, but healthcare providers face the additional threat of fines for failure to comply with HIPAA regulations. These fines are no mere speeding ticket.
By Anthony Brino 03:48 pm February 10, 2015
With an updated care management suite and a so-called "open platform," NextGen takes aim at software flexibility and usability.
By Anthony Brino 03:41 pm January 29, 2015
Emerging analytics tools are tapping into the data providers already have to predict future health events.
By Anthony Brino 03:37 pm November 14, 2014
Two very different healthcare organizations in the Lone Star State -- one a small rural facility, the other a joint venture between for-profits and nonprofits -- have won the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, given by the White House for innovation excellence.
By Anthony Brino 02:41 pm November 10, 2014
Just days after a new GOP majority swept into Congress vowing to limit if not repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court, in a surprise decision, announced it would agree to hear a case on the one of the most audacious challenges to the ACA -- the argument that only state-based exchanges can have subsidies.
By Anthony Brino 12:19 pm November 05, 2014
There's a new rift opening up between smaller health networks and large, highly-capitalized hospital systems that can afford to eat the high costs of "misjudged" electronic health record purchases while still making other investments in financial software and emerging patient care technologies, according to a new report.