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Are hep C exclusivity deals taking power from doctors?

Are hep C exclusivity deals taking power from doctors?

By Virgil Dickson  |  January 12, 2015

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, Epic unveil advisory group as they vie for big military EHR contract

By Darius Tahir  |  January 07, 2015

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.

It's 'stupidity' to install health IT without re-engineering workflow

It's 'stupidity' to install health IT without re-engineering workflow

By Modern Healthcare  |  December 20, 2014

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.

HealthCare.gov enrollment efforts target young, minorities

HealthCare.gov enrollment efforts target young, minorities

By Melanie Evans and Paul Demko  |  November 15, 2014

The race to enroll uninsured Americans in health plans has started again—but with only half as much time as the first open enrollment and a harder-to-convince pool of potential customers.

Insurers ramp up staffing ahead of Obamacare open enrollment

By Bob Herman  |  November 05, 2014

Despite Republican promises to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a number of smaller and larger health insurers say they are adding personnel to handle the three-month open-enrollment period established by the law, and are bullish on signups for 2015 coverage.

Geisinger using technology to increase patient engagement, CEO says

Geisinger using technology to increase patient engagement, CEO says

By Darius Tahir  |  October 30, 2014

Geisinger Health System has invested in health information technology innovations to transform itself from a fragmented, hospital-centric model to one that actively courts patient involvement and access, CEO Dr. Glenn Steele Jr. said during an industry talk Thursday.

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