Anthony Brino is the Editor of Healthcare Payer News, covering a range of health policy and insurance issues, and also the Editor of HIEWatch. Follow Anthony on Twitter @AnthonyBrino.
By Anthony Brino 03:27 pm October 21, 2014
Public understanding of the Affordable Care Act has not been great, with a fair amount of confusion about key provisions and benefits detected by surveys.
By Anthony Brino 09:22 am October 10, 2014
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is exporting its knowledge and management services around the world, to countries like China and Lithuania expanding healthcare for emerging middle class populations.
By Anthony Brino 08:06 am October 09, 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says the tax is a "reasonable business cost." Even still, the ACA fee is going to have an impact.
By Anthony Brino 01:20 pm September 29, 2014
New technology demands strong evidence. New diagnostics can bring patients, providers and payers a lot of benefits. Can healthcare actually get there?
By Anthony Brino 08:12 am September 24, 2014
Acknowledging that challenges remain, Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell argues that President Obama's administration has made progress in fixing the broken healthcare system, and she outlines four priorities for the immediate future.
By Anthony Brino 08:43 am September 22, 2014
The states of U.S. healthcare and technology are such that one hospital system is crafting its own $150 million tech portfolio and bringing a first-of-its-kind personalization program to the masses.
By Anthony Brino 02:51 pm September 18, 2014
Anchored by its flagship, community-owned Calvert Memorial Hospital, the health system is trying to be a pioneer in Maryland, claiming among the lowest mortality and complication rates in the state -- thanks in part to its advancing digital information backbone, said CIO Ed Grogan.
By Anthony Brino 02:36 pm September 18, 2014
The Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System serves the greater Coles County population with a 128-bed regional hospital and numerous clinics and outpatient facilities -- a wide service base that has compelled the 30-person IT staff to make sure they visit clinicians outside the hospital to best meet their needs.
By Anthony Brino 09:07 am September 17, 2014
Slow and steady in health reform, the latest data from the federal government suggests significant milestones.
By Anthony Brino 09:01 am September 15, 2014
With 16 hospitals, thousands of physicians and four EHRs between them, Advocate and NorthShore combining is going to test the goals of integrated care and connected health IT.