The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT opened two grants for building an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization designed to serve public health entities.
Vermont Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said his campaign and Hillary Clinton had a significant coming together to create the Democratic Party’s platform, which includes a number of healthcare tenets. Source: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
Democrats including Elizabeth Warren and First Lady Michelle Obama stumped for Hillary Clinton Monday night. Here’s what they said about healthcare at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital CEO Stephen Klasko, MD said that about 80 percent of what doctors do today will ultimately be replaced by technology.
Executive search firm Witt/Kieffer said that the drive toward clinical quality outcomes and patient engagement are giving rise to the CCO role as distinct from the chief medical officer. CCO attributes? Tech-savvy consensus-builders comfortable living in ambiguity, to start.
The first half of 2016 has seen more healthcare organization M&A activity than the same timeframe in 2015 as providers are figuring out how to navigate rapid industry change and emerging payment models, Kaufman Hall said.
"Accountable Care Organization initiatives in Medicare continue to grow and achieve positive results in providing better care and health outcomes while spending taxpayer dollars more wisely," said CMS Chief Medical Officer Patrick Conway, MD.
"Through the use of Acuere, two of our satellite clinics have achieved better blood pressure control than our organization as a whole," said Marianella Napolitano, vice president of performance improvement at Cleveland-based Neighborhood Family Practice.