Meaningful Health Information Exchange
Healthcare leaders at the forefront of health information exchange share their experiences and lessons learned.
Predictive Analytics: Pinpointing How to Best Allocate Patient Resources
Predictive analytic techniques are helping healthcare organizations pinpoint how they can get the most bang for their buck in terms of improving quality and reducing costs.
Sidebar: Reducing CHF Hospitalizations at Henry Ford
Sidebar: Reducing CHF Hospitalizations at Henry Ford
Inside Three Strategically Agile Healthcare Organizations
What does agile decision making look like in a healthcare organization? Three progressive organizations show us how.
Making Decisions Across Health System Lines: The Granite Approach
In New Hampshire, the CEOs of five health systems have created a unique partnership that is creating efficiencies of scale and enabling new payment models.
A Three-Legged ACO Gets Off to a Running Start
The partners in one of the nation’s first ACOs find that trust and transparency are keys to lowering healthcare costs—and creating their own financial success.
Choosing Wisely: Physician Decisions Around Unnecessary Care
Three physician leaders discuss the benefits and challenges of implementing the Choosing Wisely top-five lists, which are designed to encourage conversations between physicians and patients about low-value medical care.
The Value Case for Advanced Illness Management
This infographic points to the benefits of advanced illness management, which helps patients transition from chronic to advanced illness—and prepare for end-of-life care.
Raising Cost Awareness Among PhysiciansAn interview with Neel Shah, MD
After his third year of medical school, Neel Shah, MD, founded a not-for-profit organization called Costs of Care. Its mission: to empower patients and their caregivers to deflate medical bills.
De-Buzzing Patient-Centered CareAn interview with Susan Edgman-Levitan
“When I’m talking about patient-centered care, I’m not talking about hotel amenities. I’m talking about the critical aspects of quality of care that patients and clinicians value.”
How Data Collection Can Improve WorkflowAn interview with Jonathan C. Silverstein, MD
Silverstein and his 25 colleagues at NorthShore’s Center for Clinical and Research Informatics are using an ever-growing repository of data to fundamentally change the way medicine is practiced.
Fostering Provider ScaleBy Joseph J. Fifer, HFMA president & CEO
“It’s time to get contemporary with our healthcare provider structure," writes Fifer.
Just Say “No”By James L. Reinertsen, MD, CEO, The Reinertsen Group
Before saying “Yes” to the next enthusiastically proposed initiative, healthcare leaders might want to ask some hard questions.
From Data to WisdomBy John D. Halamka, MD, MS, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Over the past few years, Beth Israel Deaconess has built event-driven medicine into its clinical information applications.
Tough Leadership Decisions
Four healthcare leaders reveal the benefits of choosing the road less traveled.
J.P. Morgan: Managing Cybersecurity and Protecting Patient Data
Brian DiPietro, Managing Director, Commercial Bank Technology, JPMorgan Chase & Co., discusses the importance of evaluating your cybersecurity protocols to help prevent malicious data breaches.
TransUnion Healthcare: Smarter Revenue Cycle Solutions
Gerry McCarthy, President of TransUnion Healthcare, discusses industry trends contributing to higher bad debt and what to do about them. Gerry is responsible for the strategic direction of the healthcare business and expanding its footprint in the healthcare market overall. He has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare information technologies.
Deloitte: Creating Value with Effective Care Management
Scott Kolesar, principal and senior leader in Deloitte Consulting LLP's Value Based Care practice, and David Wennberg, MD, MPH, adjunct associate professor of The Dartmouth Institute and former chief executive officer, Northern New England Accountable Care Collaborative, discuss the challenges and competencies involved in creating a care management organization.
American Express: Streamlining Supplier Payments and Boosting Revenue
Andrew Jamison, vice president in the Global Corporate Payments division of American Express, discusses trends and opportunities in supplier payments.
Deloitte: Realizing the Potential of Your CDI Program
Suzanne Whitworth, director at Deloitte & Touche LLP, and LaVerne Romberger, MSN, CCM, CCDS, clinical operations manager-Seton Healthcare, share leading practices for maximizing the potential of clinical documentation programs under value-based care.
RevSpring: Customizing a Technology Platform to Drive Patient Payment
Martin Callahan, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Solutions, RevSpring, describes key industry trends affecting how patients engage with the revenue cycle and ways payment processes are changing as a result.
KPMG: Readying for Healthcare Today and Tomorrow
Dion Sheidy, a partner in KPMG's Healthcare Advisory practice, discusses healthcare's changing landscape and how having the right advisor can help organizations navigate challenges and opportunities.
Huron Healthcare: Readying Your Organization for Transformation
Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare, discusses business imperatives for undertaking transformative change.
Xtend Healthcare: A Custom Approach to Optimizing Revenue Cycle Performance
Tom O'Neill, CEO of Xtend Healthcare Advanced Revenue Solutions, discusses key areas where organizations risk revenue leakage and ways they can use outsourcing to better protect cash flow and support accurate payment.
KeyBank: Helping You to Realize Your Strategic Vision in Changing Times
Victoria Terekhova, senior strategist for Enterprise Healthcare at KeyBank, discusses key challenges when developing long-term strategy in a rapidly changing industry, and the role the right banking partner can play in helping healthcare providers navigate the opportunities before them.