Accountable Care

CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Henry Powderly 12:13 pm March 14, 2017
The consultant, a close ally of Vice President Mike Pence from their days in Indiana, replaces former CMS chief Andy Slavitt, who has been an outspoken opponent of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Boehner Rendell HIMSS17

HIMSS CEO Steve Lieber moderated the discussion between John Boehner and Ed Rendell at HIMSS17 on Thursday.

By Mike Miliard 12:08 pm February 23, 2017
In an appearance with former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, Boehner says he's skeptical about the prospect of repeal-and-replace, because Republicans "will never, ever agree what the bill should be."
Harold Miller at HIMSS17

Harold Miller, president and CEO of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, speaking in the Business of Healthcare Symposium in Orlando.

By Susan Morse 04:48 pm February 19, 2017
Providers will need to identify ways to cut cost and payers need to be part of the solution.
Louisiana Healthcare Quality Forum UnitedHealthcare

Louisiana Healthcare Quality Forum CEO Cindy Munn said LHQF serves as the conduit betwenn emergency rooms and managed care organizations. 

By Diana Manos 06:56 am February 17, 2017
LHQF and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana created an HIE registry to keep patients out of the emergency room. 

Jonathan Bush, athenahealth's CEO, said electronic data exchange for health plans will reduce "friction between health plans and providers in clinical data and quality reporting."

By Jessica Davis 10:27 am February 15, 2017
A new health plan data exchange service from athenahealth offers support its providers who exchange clinical data with payers for quality management, risk adjustment and performance management programs, the company announced Wednesday.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:02 am February 15, 2017
Patients will always receive care across multiple venues, and that means healthcare providers must learn how to exchange data. Application programming interfaces are the way forward for interoperability.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 09:03 am February 14, 2017
Consumerism is no longer a buzzword in healthcare, says Cerner President Zane Burke. As the industry continues to shift, providers should evaluate the care delivery process from the front-end to back-end to identify opportunities for improvement with the consumer in mind.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 01:30 pm February 13, 2017
The health IT industry is diligently working to understand and address the evolution of the healthcare consumer. But it is still a reactive response, rather than the proactive and strategic approach that's needed.
By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm February 10, 2017
Black Book Report shows that 70 percent of hospitals say data from outside providers is missing from their systems' workflows.
By Ray Pelosi 01:28 pm February 06, 2017
Acknowledgement of the value of interoperability – and the desire to implement it – are seemingly widespread in healthcare. So why is the industry still so short of achieving it?

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