Anthony Brino | October 28, 2014 | 16:27 PM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Purchasing spree continues as Optum gains chronic condition management, smoking cessation and other services. More
PITTSBURGH | Anthony Brino | October 10, 2014 | 09:22 AM | Business Intelligence, Network Infrastructure, Telehealth
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is exporting its knowledge and management services around the world, to countries like China and Lithuania expanding healthcare for emerging middle class populations. More
Anthony Brino | September 18, 2014 | 14:51 PM | Workforce Management
Anchored by its flagship, community-owned Calvert Memorial Hospital, the health system is trying to be a pioneer in Maryland, claiming among the lowest mortality and complication rates in the state -- thanks in part to its advancing digital information... More
Anthony Brino | September 18, 2014 | 14:36 PM | Workforce Management
The Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System serves the greater Coles County population with a 128-bed regional hospital and numerous clinics and outpatient facilities -- a wide service base that has compelled the 30-person IT staff to make sure they visit clinicians... More
CUPERTINO, CA | Anthony Brino | September 9, 2014 | 16:46 PM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Cloud Computing
Apple is out with its latest, much-anticipated products, and taking a step into healthcare with a new iPhone-enabled watch. Will this be a big step forward for digital health, or just a grab of the high-end quantified-self market? More
Anthony Brino | September 8, 2014 | 10:26 AM | Privacy and Security, Cloud Computing
The fear of breaches, subsequent fines and reputation loss are among the reasons why some healthcare technology leaders have been hesitant to embrace cloud-based technology writ large. They need not fear, but should be informed. More
Anthony Brino | August 29, 2014 | 09:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy and Security
Two large health insurers are hoping a new "public utility" patient data sharing service will improve one of the most pernicious problems in American healthcare. More
Anthony Brino | August 27, 2014 | 15:22 PM
The Protecting Access to Medicare law enacted earlier this year is rather ignominiously known for delaying the inevitable ICD-10 conversion, but it could also speed up a part of the health system that's just as sorely needed. More
Anthony Brino | August 27, 2014 | 14:26 PM
In a region dominated by one insurer and teeming with health systems, accountable care models are gaining provider acceptance but still accumulating evidence. More
Anthony Brino | August 27, 2014 | 09:52 AM | Workforce Management, Policy and Legislation
HHS has tapped an insurance industry veteran who managed one of the few well-functioning state exchanges during the initial enrollment period to lead the federal insurance marketplace. More
Anthony Brino | August 12, 2014 | 10:47 AM | ICD-10, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Even as it led to a delay of ICD-10, another component in the Protecting Access to Medicare Act could go a long way toward accelerating the development and access routes of new diagnostic tests. More
PHILADELPHIA | Anthony Brino | July 22, 2014 | 10:38 AM | Quality and Safety, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Hospitals participating in Independence Blue Cross' accountable care contracts are reducing costs, improving care and earning incentives, according to the Philadelphia-based insurer. More