Mayo Clinic, Thomas Jefferson transform telehealth and virtual care to redesign the patient experience
07:26 am July 26, 2016
HCA and OhioHealth are also among the first movers overhauling initiatives from technology-led to clinically-focused programs and already reaping early results.
07:15 am July 26, 2016
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.
02:19 pm July 25, 2016
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.
12:42 pm July 25, 2016
Under the guarantee, the company will incur all penalties for customers on its athenaOne platform who are unable to meet MIPS standards, subject to limitations.
12:22 pm July 25, 2016
Tennessee health system said it intends to will roll out one system across its entire care continuum.
11:35 am July 25, 2016
ProPublica published some 300 letters that Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights sent to healthcare providers reminding them of legal obligations, advising how to fix problems and suggesting they make voluntary changes.
10:59 am July 25, 2016
The Office for Civil Rights said that UMMC was aware of security risks as far back as April 2005 but did not take appropriate action.
10:12 am July 25, 2016
While some hospitals fear the ratings will be misleading and oversimplified, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said that its analysis proves that all types of hospitals can perform well and have opportunities to improve.
09:40 am July 25, 2016
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that data breaches and hacking attacks will expand the information security professional workforce by nearly 20 percent.
01:01 am July 25, 2016
The Office of the Inspector General posted research from 2014 so there’s reason to believe the proliferation of cyberattacks and malware could create even more downtime. OIG recommended that hospitals institute and continuously update contingency plans.