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February 8, 2016 9:16 AM by Silas Gossman of The Politics of Health Care

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Kristin Connor]

Since President Obama announced last month that he wants to "make America the country that cures cancer once and for all," the White House has convened the first meeting of the National Cancer Moonshot Task Force which is chaired by Vice President Biden. The proposed funding includes $195 ...


 
February 8, 2016 9:04 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Andy Miller]

A two-part series examining regulatory compliance to raise awareness around cybersecurity risks.

The trap many developers - from software architects to programmers to designers - fall into is thinking they know enough about cybersecurity to adequately ...


 
February 2, 2016 11:41 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Andy Miller]

A two-part series examining regulatory compliance to raise awareness around cybersecurity risks.

Regulatory compliance. While this phrase may strike an ominous tone for many traditional mobile app software companies, it is familiar territory ...


 
January 26, 2016 11:58 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written ...


 
January 15, 2016 8:10 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's note: this blog was originally written by Steve Whitehurst]

As the availability of healthcare data continues to grow, many new technologies for risk adjustment are entering the market. When thinking about adopting a new risk adjustment solution, plans should conduct a realistic self-evaluation in addition to also considering the support capabilities ...


 
January 11, 2016 2:34 PM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

By ADVANCE for Health Information Professionals

On Monday, January 4, 2016, President Obama spoke to the nation, as expected, and issued an executive order regarding gun safety and measures he feels will help to curb what he called the "epidemic of gun violence."

His address was heartfelt, emotional and - predictably - polarizing. ...


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January 8, 2016 8:23 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

By Betsy Jones, EBSCO Health

Health IT took some big steps forward in 2015, as more mobile and cloud platforms came online, providing easier access to patient records and clinical support resources. The health data interoperability discussion significantly advanced this year as well, with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT unveiling its 10-year ...


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January 4, 2016 11:04 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Jim Trivisonno, President of IRI Consultants]

Mounting success along with precedent-setting standards that ease a union's ability to organize will contribute to a continued focus by unions on organizing hospitals and healthcare providers, further challenging employers. Employers will need to focus efforts to ...


 
December 21, 2015 8:46 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

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December 11, 2015 8:53 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Jonathan Draper]

Coordinated Care Model

In early 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that 50% of payments will be made through alternative or value-based payment models by 2018. One way for providers to implement value-based ...


 
December 9, 2015 11:36 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally posted on Trend Micro]

Essilor is the world leader for corrective lenses with offices in over 100 countries. In line with their mission to "improve lives by improving sight," the company develops a wide range of lenses to correct and protect eyesight, from design to manufacturing.

With 55,000 employees, ...


 
November 30, 2015 8:22 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

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November 30, 2015 8:20 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by y Terry Edwards]

According to a recent report, Internet of Things (IoT) deployments in healthcare are predicted to reach $117 billion in the next five years, introducing the industry to a new level of technology that will shift the way patient care is delivered. We're already starting to see early signs that the Internet of Things is coming to life in ...


 
November 20, 2015 8:13 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Steve Whitehurst]

One of the most promising aspects of ACOs is incentive alignment. Providers, payers and patients benefit through the ACO model, wherein quality of care is coordinated and improved while costs are managed - a paradigm that ultimately benefits everyone.

Unlike ...


 
November 12, 2015 7:55 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: This blog was originally written by Nancy Pratt, COO, AirStrip]

We are currently at a crossroads in the healthcare industry. Executives are working overtime to try to figure out how to connect and integrate data to best support clinical practice and patient care management. With health systems concerned about balancing both needs, they now need ...


 
November 6, 2015 3:11 PM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Steve Whitehurst]

 One of the most promising aspects of ACOs is incentive alignment. Providers, payers and patients benefit through the ACO model, wherein quality of care is coordinated and improved while costs are managed - a paradigm that ultimately benefits everyone.


 
November 2, 2015 7:56 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Annette A. Idalski and Joan M. McCallum]

Debate will continue in the political sphere about the U.S. Supreme Court's groundbreaking June 2015 decision recognizing same-sex marriage, but healthcare employers need to set aside opinions and get to work revising their policies to comply ...


 
October 27, 2015 8:05 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Mony Weschler]

Innovation in healthcare is critical; it helps enhance quality patient care and improves workflow drastically. However, to encourage the innovation we need in healthcare, a cultural change across the industry is required. Collaborations across the healthcare industry need to occur to improve current ...


 
October 20, 2015 8:42 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's note: This blog was contributed by Trend Micro]

 

Data breaches are in the news all the time these days. Whether it's the loss of credit and debit card information from a retailer like Target or personal and healthcare information from a health insurance company like Premera Blue Cross, there's a steady drumbeat of stories ...


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October 13, 2015 9:06 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Paul Vosters, Discovery Health Partners President and COO]

With all of the demands on your team, your time, and your resources, eligibility data management may not be your first priority. After all, you have to focus on maximizing recoveries and avoiding costs. Which is exactly why you should consider evaluating your ...


 
October 5, 2015 2:17 PM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Kate Zabriskie] 

Statistics and practical experience show it costs time and money to replace an employee, so does it not make sense to new hires off to a good start? For very little money and a modicum of effort, you can set the stage for a new hire's success.

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September 30, 2015 5:13 PM by Michael Jones of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Ken Edwards.]

This is a moment in healthcare when we are laying the foundation for new capabilities, new precision and new operational enhancements for healthcare organizations. If you embrace it -- and if you lead your team to focus on maximizing the benefits of it -- you will also be keeping your organization ...


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September 22, 2015 2:38 PM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Dr. Anthony Oliva]

The rise of healthcare consumerism brings with it new ways of evaluating doctors and healthcare organizations, including patient reviews and physician scorecards. This post examines what providers can do to manage their online reputations.

I'm ...


 
September 15, 2015 12:33 PM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Dr. Anthony Oliva]

With the increased availability of quality scores and the consumer trend of product ratings and reviews, it won't be long before patients are relying online reviews to select their doctors and hospitals.

The site Rotten Tomatoes has become the trusted ...


 
September 9, 2015 8:33 AM by Silas Gossman of Boardroom Buzz

[Editor's Note: this blog was originally written by Trace Devanny]

As healthcare consumers increasingly become responsible for shouldering care costs, they will look to personal recommendations and online patient reviews to educate themselves on physicians, specialists, hospitals, and care outcomes. Healthcare providers must understand their patients' ...


 

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