"Under the AHCA, Medicaid is at risk of losing $880 billion in funding."

The $8 billion allocations proposed with the AHCA would have to cover the 17.5 million people who could lose coverage with Medicaid cuts.

May 09, 2017
healthcare Americans disgruntled

U.S. consumers ­– health citizens – have far higher trust equity in their healthcare providers than they do in members of Congress.

May 22, 2017
Recent research points to dissatisfaction and erosion of trust between American citizens and government.
ethics compliance

Sue Schade is serving as interim CIO at Stony Brook Medicine in Stony Brook, New York.

May 22, 2017
Both ethics and compliance start in the C-suite, Sue Schade writes. 
daily operational issues of healthcare IT

Sue Schade is serving as interim CIO at Stony Brook Medicine in Stony Brook, New York.

May 18, 2017
Having a meaningful impact can help with the day-to-day operational issues of IT.
holistic approach to community health

Former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009.

May 09, 2017
She believes prevention is the key to building a more sustainable healthcare system.
May 09, 2017
Customer service, account management and long-term value for the investment are among the key points in developing a good vendor relationship.
Sue Schade taking time off from work

Sue Schade advises taking full advantage of time off the job. Don't wait to learn that lesson on the fly.

April 25, 2017
Don't wait to learn that lesson the hard way, time away from work is not optional.

Physicians and consumers alike in the U.S. are all dealing with the madness, stress, and financial un-wellness that mar health insurance and healthcare in America.

April 25, 2017
Whether the doctor or patient is a Democrat, Independent, or Republican, the numbers are clear that people think healthcare coverage is important for all.
leadership huddles gemba

Sue Schade reprises some of her go-to lean strategies.

April 23, 2017
I am a lean leader and always willing to share my learnings. I’ve written several blog posts chronicling my lean experience at different organizations.

'My leadership team has been very open to the changes.'

April 11, 2017
New and unexpected opportunities can be just around the corner.

Christina Caraballo writes about what it means to her to have received a HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award at HIMSS17

April 04, 2017
“Overall, women have made great strides in the workforce, but the reality is there are still gaps and room for improvement. Lately, however, there has been a welcome shift,” Christina Caraballo, senior healthcare strategist at Get Real Health, writes in a recent blog. Caraballo,...

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