Susan Morse

Susan Morse is Associate Editor of Healthcare Finance. You can follow her at @susanmorseHFN

Blockchain in healthcare
By Susan Morse 10:28 am April 02, 2018
The alliance is one of the first, if not the first, national blockchain alliances for healthcare, says Optum engineer.
Optum and HealthBI partnership
By Susan Morse 05:08 pm March 23, 2018
The platform gives providers patient data to earn incentives from risk-based contracts.
House passes spending bill
By Susan Morse 01:15 pm March 22, 2018
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will keep its $60 million operating budget, which some experts see as a boon to interoperability, and HHS gets a $10 billion boost.
Microsoft says AI and cloud computing are giving precision medicine a boost

Chris Sakalosky, vice president of U.S Health and Life Sciences for Microsoft, speaking at HIMSS18 on Wednesday.

By Susan Morse 04:22 pm March 07, 2018
Company highlights advancements in genomics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, awards partnerships that are leveraging cutting-edge tech.
AHIP CMS interoperability

Marilyn Tavenner, America’s Health Insurance Plans CEO, speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Susan Morse 12:11 pm March 07, 2018
But while she agreed claims data should be available to patients, the devil’s in the details.
CMS interoperability

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Susan Morse 02:17 pm March 06, 2018
The government-wide MyHealthEData initiative is led by the White House Office of American Innovation.
How Henry Ford Physician Network made its ACO work
By Susan Morse 11:31 am March 06, 2018
Health IT data from its Epic medical records system and risk scores from Optum went into the enterprise data warehouse.
physician satisfaction

Amanda Logue, MD, chief medical informatics officer, speaking at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Susan Morse 07:02 pm March 05, 2018
Lafayette General Health has found that getting physicians on board helped cut avoidable admissions by $2.9 million.
Uber Health transportation app
By Susan Morse 11:07 am March 02, 2018
Uber ups its competition with Lyft in gaining provider partnerships in the medical transport business.
Microsoft cloud-based toold
By Susan Morse 02:20 pm March 01, 2018
Microsoft Genomics and other innovations build upon the software giant’s Healthcare NExT platform.

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