House calls Medicare Medicaid  Independence at Home
By Kaiser Health News 10:11 am May 23, 2016
An experimental program called Independence at Home saved an average of $13,600 per patient during its first year. 
Marc Harrison Intermountain

Intermountain's new CEO Marc Harrison, MD, will take the helm in October. 

By Susan Morse 09:44 am May 23, 2016
Marc Harrison, MD, will replace current CEO Charles Sorenson, who intends to stay on and work with Intermountain’s Healthcare Leadership Institute. 
CMS Medicare Mediciaid
By Bill Siwicki 08:26 am May 23, 2016
Networks are aiding medical practices and community health centers to prepare for population health and value-based reimbursement, executive director Debra Simmons says.

Melinda Gates is working on healthcare issues all around the world. She's also taking on gender equality in a big way.

By Bernie Monegain 06:34 am May 23, 2016
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it will donate $80 million to help close the gender gap and advance pay equality.
By Tom Sullivan 04:39 pm May 20, 2016
Angie Puffer, operations manager in the Mayo Clinic’s Office of Access Management, spoke at the Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum 2016 and shared some of the lessons Mayo has learned in attracting those to the patient portal.
By Bill Siwicki 03:45 pm May 20, 2016
The physician will help implement an Epic EHR at the Connecticut health system and work as a hospitalist at one of UConn Health’s facilities.
mHealth mobile health Google Apple HealthKit
By Aditi Pai 02:31 pm May 20, 2016
The new application programming interface enables information exchange in a similar way to Apple HealthKit, the company says. 

Dedicated care managers who can get nutritionists or social workers involved in patients' lives can directly lead to better outcomes and lower costs.

By Mike Miliard 11:47 am May 20, 2016
Providers must establish a respectful relationship with patients if they want to have a positive impact on behavior. Technology can help but it’s not a substitute for reaching people where they live and work.
ransomware HIPAA OCR HHS
By Bill Siwicki 11:17 am May 20, 2016
The cyber-threats are increasingly hitting healthcare organizations with great effectiveness, and the OCR is preparing to assist executives seeking to better protect their data and systems.
Population health patient engagement Uber Blockbuster

Geisinger CEO David Feinberg, MD, said the healthcare industry is broken – and, as such, ripe for a sucess story much like Uber.

By Tom Sullivan 10:38 am May 20, 2016
Making the healthcare system more patient-centered is the disruption the industry needs, said David Feinberg, MD.

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