July 15, 2015
Marilyn Tavenner to represent the political and economic interests of America's commercial payers.
December 15, 2014
Quality care is top of mind for Maureen Bisognano, RN. It has been since she was a young nurse, and it became a true mission as she worked side by side with Donald Berwick, MD, at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Today, as president and CEO of IHI, Bisognano says she's "very encouraged" about its successes so far.
November 10, 2014
Sentrian, which bills itself as "the remote patient intelligence company," launched today with a roster of industry leaders at the helm, $12 million in seed money, a focus on chronic disease and the goal of eliminating all preventable hospital admissions.
May 15, 2014
Author, consultant and futurist Ian Morrison served up the opening keynote at the National Healthcare Innovation Summit on May 14 in Boston with a large dose of wit. But he delivered a somber message concerning the urgent need for innovation in healthcare.
November 10, 2013
Sharing data has saved 92,000 lives and $9.1 billion over four and a half years, according to Premier healthcare alliance, which back in March released results of its QUEST collaborative, an initiative of 333 hospitals that are members of the alliance.
August 30, 2013
Dr. Donald Berwick might be running for Governor of Massachusetts, but he's still got a foothold in his former life. Berwick has a long record as the leading authority on healthcare quality and now he finds himself making recommendations for improving safety and restoring confidence in England's National Health Service
March 19, 2013
Sharing data has saved 92,000 lives and $9.1 billion over four and a half years, according to Premier healthcare alliance, which today released results of its QUEST collaborative, made up of 333 hospitals that are members of the alliance. Hospitals nationwide could save 950,000 lives and approximately $93 billion over five years by replicating...
February 08, 2013
For the second time, President Barack Obama has nominated Marilyn Tavenner to be permanent administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She has been serving as acting administrator since December 2011, when Donald Berwick, MD, stepped down.
November 09, 2012
Now that the election is over and the Affordable Care Act has been made permanent by the Supreme Court's decision, governors who have been sitting on healthcare decisions have "a lot of pent up energy" for moving forward, said former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist at a post-election healthcare meeting held in Washington, D.C., on...
February 13, 2012
Marilyn Tavenner, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, sees an urgent need to press forward with the “triple aim” goals of better individual healthcare, better population health and lower costs called for in the health reform law and translated into initiatives by her predecessor.