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Modern Healthcare's 40th Anniversary
Modern Healthcare's 40th Anniversary

From the publisher: Staying true to our mission

From the publisher: Staying true to our mission

Forty is an age when individuals and organizations reflect on the foibles and achievements of their youth and look ahead to the next four decades of life and service. And so it is for Modern Healthcare.


From the editor: The challenges ahead—for you and for us

From the editor: The challenges ahead—for you and for us

Reviewing the arc of healthcare history over the first four decades of Modern Healthcare's existence as a part of Crain Communications, two major themes stand out. First, as a nation we have moved inexorably toward providing health insurance coverage for all of our citizens. Second, advancing technologies have been a dominant force in shaping how we deliver care.



Three leaders on the future of healthcare delivery

Three leaders on the future of healthcare delivery

American Hospital Association CEO Rick Pollack, Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO Dr. James Weinstein and National Patient Safety Foundation CEO Dr. Tejal Gandhi lay out the changes and challenges ahead for healthcare providers in the coming decades.




Top 10 Best Practices chosen by Modern Healthcare readers

Top 10 Best Practices chosen by Modern Healthcare readers

We asked readers to select up to three out of 25 topics covered in the Best Practices feature since it was launched in 2013. The top 10 vote-getters include using scribes to aid physicians, payers publishing the cost of services and ways to smooth the discharge process.





Data Points: Healthcare expenditures

Data Points: Healthcare expenditures

Medicaid enrollment and spending will grow substantially as national health expenditures climb to $5.4 trillion by 2024, according to CMS estimates.


Three leaders on the future of healthcare technology

Three leaders on the future of healthcare technology

ONC head Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Castlight Health CEO Dr. Giovanni Colella and Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove hold out hope that innovation can overcome hurdles like poor interoperability and the limits of clinical science to make healthcare better and less expensive for patients and consumers.



Harnessing the power of big data

Harnessing the power of big data

With the federal government spending tens of billions of dollars to push healthcare providers to install electronic health record systems, health information technology has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare industry for most of the past decade.



Three leaders on the future of healthcare jobs

Three leaders on the future of healthcare jobs

Virginia Mason Health System CEO Dr. Gary Kaplan, Jefferson College of Population Health Dean Dr. David Nash and Women's Hospital CEO Christina Ryan say the healthcare jobs of the future will be shaped by the demands of quality and safety, work-life balance and managing population health.



Data Points: Healthcare jobs of the future

Data Points: Healthcare jobs of the future

Federal projections suggest healthcare organizations will hire more than a million new nurses in the next decade, while lower-paying occupations such as home health aides will see the highest percentage growth.


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