Leading consulting firms and a growing list of niche advisers are competing aggressively to help major insurers use big data to identify high-risk patients and manage their costs.
Some consulting firms pitching insurers are emphasizing their unique ability to identify customers who won't cost very much.
A breach at Banner Health has left cybersecurity experts wondering if the healthcare industry, which in the past few years has been hit mercilessly with cyberattacks and ransomware threats, now has another weak spot—the point-of-sale system.
The challenges to achieving semantic interoperability transcend the technical, as there are cultural, social, policy and economic barriers to data sharing.
We asked readers to vote for up to 10 innovations. These are the 25 that garnered the most votes, including storefront healthcare, bionic limbs and primary-care access.
Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt, Cambia Health Solutions CEO Mark Ganz and AHIP CEO Marilynn Tavenner say consumerism, teamwork and value will transform healthcare payment.
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.
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.
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.
The great inversion of medicine, with its roots just starting to take hold now, will have been fully achieved over the next few decades.
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.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology has expanded its cancer treatment outcomes program to 58 physician practices across the country.