There's many a slip between a physician's instructions, a care manager's plan and the patient's recollection. Now there are apps to reduce that slippage.
Diabetic patients are a popular target population for health systems that hope to improve patients' health with better care coordination and closer management. But new data from the research collaborative OptumLabs suggest diabetes management can be too aggressive.
Healthcare systems face broader unfunded pension liabilities as they make long overdue updates to their assumptions for retiree longevity, and raise the level of assets they will need to account for a falling discount rate.
Providers say a CMS model to have 800 U.S hospitals participate in a test of bundled payments for hip and knee replacements would have to be changed significantly in order to succeed.
The Mayo Clinic, which diligently cut expenses over the past year, started to see those costs creep up again in the first quarter of 2015.
The Mayo Clinic, which had been diligently cutting expenses over the past year, has started to see those costs creep up again in the first quarter of 2015.
New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System was one of the first U.S. systems to begin managing patients with chronic conditions using tech giant Apple's new HealthKit data-sharing platform in conjunction with the Apple watch and iPhone.
“Play three verses of 'Oh! Susanna' and call me in the morning.”
Modern Healthcare's 11th annual ranking of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders in many ways reflects the transformation of healthcare over the past several years.
Apervita CEO Paul Magelli had quadruple bypass surgery at the Mayo Clinic nine years ago and felt he wanted to pay Mayo back for saving his life. He thinks he's doing that by helping disseminate Mayo's clinical knowledge—along with similar “big data” tools from other prestigious...
Despite numerous EHR obstacles, providers, insurers and mobile app developers continue to seek innovative ways to electronically share patients' end-of-life wishes across systems and platforms.
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.”