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October 15, 2014 12:00 PM by Lynn Nace of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: This blog is posted on behalf of Paul Spiegelman, chief culture officer, Stericycle, Inc., award-winning speaker and best-selling author of "Patients Come Second."

Gallup, ...


 
October 2, 2014 10:10 AM by Robby Chakler of The Politics of Health Care

[Editor's note: the following blog post was written by Bonnie Cassidy, senior director of health information management (HIM) innovation for Nuance.] 

Much has been said about the politics and jockeying of groups behind the scenes, lobbying either for or against ICD-10. That's not going to change. Healthcare providers must be proactive and plan for ICD-10 compliance, while also being agile ...


 
September 3, 2014 1:36 PM by Robby Chakler of The Politics of Health Care

[Editor's note: the following blog post was written by Toby Samo, M.D., chief medical officer, Allscripts. This is the first installment in our 5-part series focusing on Global Healthcare Megatrends] 

There are more than 7 billion people on the planet today. Our growing global population has triggered some of the biggest healthcare challenges we'll ever face. Listening to clients in Australia, ...


 
June 30, 2014 2:22 PM by Robby Chakler of The Politics of Health Care

[Editor's note: the following blog post was written by Neil Pithadia, founder and CEO, I Will Change Healthcare

Moe, the Two-Star Motel Repairman

I arrive at my motel on a road aptly named Motel Circle. As I approach my accommodation in my rental ...


 
June 23, 2014 12:04 PM by Robby Chakler of The Politics of Health Care

[Editor's note: the following blog post was written by Bonnie Cassidy, senior director of health information management (HIM) innovation, Nuance]

With the ICD-10 transition date now at least 16 months away, we must think about the impact this has on the workforce that was hired or educated with the original date in mind

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) ...


 
March 21, 2014 12:39 PM by Robby Chakler of The Politics of Health Care

[Editor's note: this blog post was written by Michael Murphy, MD, founder of ScribeAmerica] 

Medical scribes and medical scribe vendors are riding a new wave of change in the American healthcare system where doctors and hospitals are being consistently called upon to do more with less. ...


 
January 2, 2014 10:24 AM by Robby Chakler of The Politics of Health Care

[Editor's note: this blog post was written by Jackie Griffin, associate vice president of client services at TriZetto Provider Solutions]


 
December 5, 2013 11:37 AM by Robby Chakler of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: the following blog post was written by Tom Hills, executive vice president of sales, PerfectServe

I regularly cross paths with hospital executives looking to integrate the latest and greatest health IT tool or processes. By far their primary challenge in adopting new technology is dealing with resistance to change. Last month, I attended a bi-annual Health Management Academy meeting that ...


 
November 13, 2013 1:53 PM by Robby Chakler of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: this is the final installment of the 3-part series on 'Integrating Labor Across ACOs.' It was written by Chris Fox, CEO of Avantas

In the first ...


 
October 23, 2013 11:03 AM by Robby Chakler of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: this blog post was written by Leigh Ann Myers, vice president and Chief Clinical Officer at PerfectServe

I spend a lot of time discussing the need to fix broken clinical communication processes in hospitals. That's partially because I've experienced these issues personally, but also because I've spent much ...


 
October 11, 2013 1:29 PM by Robby Chakler of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: this blog post was writen by Chris Fox, CEO, Avantas

In the first post in this three-part series focusing on the potential of enterprise workforce management strategies and technology in ACOs, I outlined the current state of ACOs, the year-one results of the Pioneer group, and the need to focus on labor, especially within medical groups - ...


 
October 9, 2013 9:30 AM by Robby Chakler of Boardroom Buzz

This blog was written by Anthony Cirillo, FACHE, a healthcare consultant and aging expert who helps CEOs connect the dots that start healthcare movements. Contact him at

 
September 17, 2013 2:28 PM by Lynn Nace of Boardroom Buzz

This blog is posted on behalf of Abraham Gutman, CEO of AG Mednet. We welcome comments. 

About a month ago a friend sent me a link to an article entitled "Building a Better Clinical Trial System." After reading it, I had to make sure it actually appeared on The Daily Beast, and it was not from a satirical magazine like Mad or The Onion

The ...


 
August 15, 2013 11:41 AM by Jill Hoffman of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: This blog was written by Chris Fox, CEO, Avantas.


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August 14, 2013 10:18 AM by Jill Hoffman of Boardroom Buzz

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July 11, 2013 10:14 AM by Jill Hoffman of Boardroom Buzz

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June 20, 2013 1:50 PM by Adrianne OBrien of Boardroom Buzz

New Twitter list! A how-to for "guaranteeing" innovation failure. ACA could lead to more hospital consolidation. Bravo to Dr. David Barbe, who was named a board chair of the American Medical Association. The future of medical school is on the horizon, with five schools lighting the way. Get daily tweets by following us @ExecInsight.


 
June 18, 2013 12:24 PM by Jill Hoffman of Boardroom Buzz

With the sun shining in Orlando, the 2013 Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) National Institute (June 16-19) kicked off with inspirational messages from the association's last and current chair.

Ralph E. Lawson, FHFMA, CPA, 2012-2013 chair, HFMA, executive VP and CFO, Baptist Health South Florida, said now is a great time to work in healthcare despite the fact that there are greater challenges, ...


 
June 13, 2013 12:50 PM by Adrianne OBrien of Boardroom Buzz

New Twitter list! Healthcare transparency on the rise, hospitals cutting jobs, fixing the chaotic pricing system of employment-based health insurance, and why healthcare's take on non-compliance is all wrong. Get daily tweets by following us @ExecInsight.

David Chase ONC holds ...


 
June 12, 2013 8:29 AM by Jill Hoffman of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: This blog was written by Don Dally, CTO, and Terry Edwards, CEO, both of PerfectServe.


 
June 6, 2013 4:55 PM by Adrianne OBrien of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: This blog was written by Amanda Guerrero, who originally contributed this piece to Software Advice. Amanda is a writer and blogger specializing in EHR, patient portal technology and Meaningful Use. From her years working as a file clerk at a doctor's office to her time as an implementation ...


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June 6, 2013 10:46 AM by Adrianne OBrien of Boardroom Buzz

New Twitter List! Me-working or team-working, new Internet trends, improving medical communication, decline in number of families having difficulty paying medical bills...and more! Get daily tweets by following us @ExecInsight.

Steve ...


 
May 30, 2013 10:18 AM by Adrianne OBrien of Boardroom Buzz

New Twitter list! Tips to ease the ICD-10 switch, implementation guidelines for interoperability and security, meeting Meaningful Use stage 2, healthcare marketing and (surprise) gridlock in Washington. Get daily tweets by following us @ExecInsight.

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May 24, 2013 11:14 AM by Adrianne OBrien of Boardroom Buzz

Editor's note: This blog was written by Anthony Cirillo, FACHE, a healthcare consultant and aging expert who helps CEOs connect the dots that start healthcare movements. Contact him at cirillo@4wardfast.com and learn more at


 
May 23, 2013 10:16 AM by Adrianne OBrien of Boardroom Buzz

New tweet list! Interoperability breakthrough near, treating Oklahoma victims, patient-centered medical homes and the Triple Aim, and graduation advice you wish you'd been given. Get daily tweets by following us @ExecInsight.

FierceHealthIT CCHIT: Interoperability breakthrough ...


 

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