10:32 am April 18, 2016
Starting in 2019, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, will change how they pay physicians in a profound way. Unfortunately, the details are complicated and confusing, and many of the particulars have yet to be worked out, which has led many healthcare leaders to glaze over the details and focus on more immediate concerns.
12:10 pm April 07, 2016
Having been involved in a series of mergers throughout my career, I’m not certain there is just one tactic to successfully melding cultures together, but here are some tips on what’s worked well for me.
11:23 am April 04, 2016
At a time when providers are being challenged to become more innovative, it seems reasonable to think one good place to look for ideas or inspiration might be the retailers who've made healthcare innovation a core of their business strategies.
08:04 am March 29, 2016
Cinderblocks 3: The Partnership with Patients Continues is an art and medical conference that will be held in Grantsville, MD at Penn Alps Resturant and Little Crossings by The Cornucopia Café May 19-21, 2016.
10:51 am March 25, 2016
"We believe that mobile devices such as iPhones will become the predominant means by which patients interact with BIDMC," says Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD. "Your phone will be the repository of your medical record."
08:11 am March 25, 2016
Both the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 and the Apple-FBI conflict have catapulted the privacy-security debate into headlines. Here's a look at what to know now about those.
01:04 pm March 24, 2016
Six months in and coders are encountering issues. Let's take a quick look.
11:14 am March 22, 2016
The hospitalist known by many as the satiric ZDoggMD imagined himself as Lord Vader and produced a trilogy of humorous videos featuring “Doc Vader” dealing with the often-frustrating problems of communicating his needs within a hospital. The videos’ titles spoof the mega-popular Star Wars films.
10:13 am March 22, 2016
Despite the widely publicized successes of the Affordable Care Act, many rural Americans were forgotten by health care reform. Telemedicine is a critical tool for transitioning to value-based treatments, and to better serving rural communities.
11:28 am March 18, 2016
One of the major benefits of working in healthcare technology at an academic medical center is the plethora of smart, engaged faculty and staff that believe in the value of incorporating mobile health (mHealth) strategies and tools for our patients, employees and partners.