Ninety-one  percent of people with chronic disease say they need help in managing their disease – not in the doctor’s office, but at home, between appointments.

Report offers advice on how to do it right – the way patients want.

July 21, 2017

"We can only have one CIO at a time. So, day one, it will be Kathy."

July 23, 2017
Former Ascension Health CIO Kathy Ross takes the IT reins.

'It means showing respect for the uniqueness of each organization.'

July 21, 2017
There’s value in integration, and IT plays a critical role.

When it comes to telehealth, strategy is critical, says Sue Schade.

July 11, 2017
There are common themes for the best results.
July 11, 2017
Between 2014 and 2015, death rates increased for eight of the 10 leading causes; only death rates caused by cancer fell, and mortality rates for influenza and pneumonia stayed flat.

"Connecting with colleagues they only hear on conference calls or 'see' via email has value."

July 07, 2017
In the absence of formal communication, people make things up and that's how rumors start.

Acquistions of AI startups are rapidly increasing while the health AI market is set to register an explosive CAGR of 40 percent through 2021.

June 27, 2017
AI can help drive the Triple Aim in healthcare, reducing cost, improving quality and expanding access, according to a new report from Accenture.
Republican healthcare bill

More than 33 percent of Americans, across all political parties, support a single-payer health plan for the U.S., up 5 percentage points since January 2017.

June 27, 2017
57 percent of Republicans support the idea of government-sponsored Medicare and Medicaid.
medical devices

Sue Schade believes that making IT work for patients – and all players – get rid of ‘frenemies’ attitude.

June 16, 2017
Feeding data directly from a medical device into medical records has reduced errors, improved patient safety and increased caregiver efficiency.
healthcare costs

Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

June 13, 2017
A survey found 56 percent worry about health coverage, leaving the question, what would you do if you don't have affordable health insurance?
leaders are teachers
June 09, 2017
It’s not just how you behave and speak in person, but also online and on social media. Words matter.

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