Connecting monitoring devices and EHRs is likely to become a growth business over the next decade. Once they do start communicating, together they could also help clinicians improve care and raise hospital productivity.
Geisinger Health System demonstrated software for rheumatologists at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society meeting Monday to promote its effort to disseminate its clinical management tools for use by other healthcare providers.
Provider-owned health plans continue to spring up or get larger as more hospitals and physician groups are moving to take on financial risk for their patients under value-based and capitated payment contracts.
Dr. David Feinberg's knack for improving patient-satisfaction scores and transforming the culture at the UCLA Hospital System was a major reason Geisinger Health System last week named him its next CEO, Geisinger leaders say.
Geisinger Health System, the six-hospital group that also has health plan operations, maintained its operating margin in the first six months of fiscal 2015 as acquisitions added revenue but also increased costs.
Dr. David Feinberg, CEO of the UCLA Hospital System, will become the new president and CEO of the Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System on May 1, replacing Dr. Glenn Steele Jr.
Geisinger's second century of innovation: Health system spreading best practices through new company
One hundred years ago, when Abigail Geisinger, the widow of an iron mining magnate, founded the 63-bed George F. Geisinger Memorial Hospital in Danville, Pa., she told the chief surgeon: “Make my hospital right; make it the best.”
Exclusivity deals for hepatitis C drugs by pharmacy benefit managers and a major health plan have raised concerns that the decision of which drug is best for a patient is being taken away from clinicians.
IBM Corp. and Epic Systems Corp., likely hoping to show why their joint bid should win the Defense Department's $11 billion, 10-year EHR contract, Wednesday unveiled a 17-person group they've assembled to help advise the department and guide it through implementation if they win the work.
Dr. Glenn Steele Jr., president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, discusses how his organization is dealing with Medicaid and exchange-plan growth, his concerns about implementation of pay-for-performance and health IT, and his legacy at Geisinger.
The shift to performance-based payment is a key driver of the development and use of mobile patient-engagement systems and tools, but lack of insurance payment for these services remains an obstacle.
In early September, Seattle's Virginia Mason Medical Center introduced a 90-day warranty for knee and hip replacement surgeries. The warranty covers the full-treatment cycle (diagnosis, surgery and rehabilitation) if the patient receives all services within its system. Virginia Mason is a beacon of...