01:44 pm June 26, 2014
A strategy most often applied to industries such as manufacturing and aviation might unlock the potential for better care at lower cost, according to a recent report from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
10:34 am June 03, 2014
At Health Datapalooza this week, exactly how information gets analyzed is up for new ways to be disrupted, revamped and rethought. The theme: endless possibilities. In fact, the ways that the gathering of the appropriate data and the analysis of it can improve health outcomes is astounding. But first the right data must to be collected.
09:59 am June 14, 2013
Atul Gawande, MD, professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and staff writer at The New Yorker, offered a reflective presentation earlier this month at Health Datapalooza IV, taking the audience back through what the healthcare system used to look like, and showing and how data innovations have helped set the stage for big transformations.
02:53 pm September 12, 2012
List stories are popular fare for Healthcare IT News readers. There’s nothing like the “7 best jobs in healthcare IT” or “10 ways to work with your vendor” articles to gain the reader’s attention in print or online. The most read and “clicked” articles of that genre are the ones that feature the best hospitals – best in IT, best in safety, best in...
08:24 am April 11, 2012
Everybody's talking about accountable care nowadays. But providers aren't the only ones who need to be held accountable as we push off into the uncharted waters of care coordination and payment reform. The folks on the other side of that storied and sacred doctor/patient relationship have important responsibilities too.
10:35 am March 13, 2012
I was recently privileged to hear Atul Gawande, MD, speak at a conference in Washington. Though Gawande is evidently quite popular and well known, somehow I had never had the opportunity to hear him. In essence, I was spellbound.
11:18 pm October 20, 2011
The two-day conference in Boston, hosted by Partners Healthcare's Center for Connected Health, brings together more than 1,000 experts to discuss new technologies and concepts.
09:31 am October 25, 2010
RSNA 10, the 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, convenes Nov.30-Dec. 3 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The 2010 theme is “Personalized Medicine: In Pursuit of Excellence.”