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.
AHCA healthcare promises from Trump

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

June 08, 2017
Will the president keep his healthcare pledges made on the campaign trail?
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.

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