There has never been a more exciting time in healthcare IT than now. But industry chief information officers also face more challenges than ever.
Technology is completely transforming our society. In just the past 10 years, we have advanced from flip phones to smart homes. You can now use an app to remotely monitor your thermostat or watch someone as they ring your doorbell.
Guest Commentary: Immigration ban violates our core values and will likely weaken American healthcare
We as Americans pride ourselves on our core values of fairness and compassion and want our country to be a worldwide beacon for human rights, religious freedom, innovation and opportunity.
Guest Commentary: Healthcare's Triple Aim misses the mark; hit a bull's-eye by caring more for your caregivers
If there was one thing we could focus on at our healthcare organizations that is guaranteed to decrease patient mortality, lessen costs and malpractice claims, tamp down staff attrition, and improve productivity and satisfaction scores, would we do it?
Republican plans to convert funding for Medicaid into a block-grant program could produce expenditure predictability and lower costs for the federal government, but it raises questions about the program's core mission, as well as concerns over efficiency, accountability and equity.
As the discussion about healthcare access and coverage in our nation goes forward, we all must be committed to ensuring that our nation's most precious resource—children and adolescents—are prioritized.
Aetna's chief medical officer discusses the move to the "third curve" of healthcare.
Physicians are leaving small practices for larger groups at an unprecedented rate. Recent data show that between 2013 and 2015, the percentage of physicians working in small practices dropped from 40.1% to 35.3%.
Healthcare leaders must collaborate to ensure the patient-doctor relationship is preserved and care quality continues to improve as changes in clinical standards and government affect the way medicine is practiced.
Changes to the Affordable Care Act are inevitable in 2017. One often mentioned ACA target is the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, Medicare's test-bed for value-based payment models.
Since 1999, the number of opioid-related deaths has quadrupled with nearly 2 million Americans now diagnosed with a prescription opioid use disorder. How did we get here?
The prevailing model for academic medical centers is to own and expand a primary-care network. There is, however, another model—one focused on geography and community need.