Lia Winfield, PhD

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Lia Winfield, PhD

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For Hospitals Facing Hurricane Season, Preparation and Practice Are Critical

Stewart Simonson, former HHS Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, points to four areas where potentially affected hospitals should consider revising their disaster preparedness plans in preparation for hurricane season.

Lia Winfield, PhD August 3, 2018

Challenges and Opportunities, Part II: Responding to Health Care’s Evolving Landscape

With hospitals on the move to enter new payment arrangements and participate in programs disciplining hospital readmissions, they should consider two new approaches to healthcare. 

Lia Winfield, PhD June 26, 2018

The Trump Administration’s Approach to Value

Ever since HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced that one of his priorities for the U.S. healthcare system would be to accelerate the shift to value-based care, industry stakeholders have awaited insight into how he would turn that priority into to policy action. 

Lia Winfield, PhD June 5, 2018

Responding to a Changing Healthcare Environment

Aligning incentives among providers and exploring telehealth opportunities are two ways in which hospitals and health systems can respond and adapt to a changing environment.

Lia Winfield, PhD April 25, 2018

Provider-Sponsored Health Plans: Cautions and Opportunities

Hospitals and health systems that are contemplating establishing a provider-sponsored health plan face considerable challenges today in such an undertaking, but it can be an effective strategy for some. 

Lia Winfield, PhD April 3, 2018

A Look at the Trump Administration’s Approach to HIT

In 2018, the Trump administration is likely to promote interoperability and consumer-directed data exchange and place increased emphasis how the private sector can help to advance the implementation of health information technology.

Lia Winfield, PhD February 5, 2018