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.
Mayo Clinic closed out 2014 with an improved operating margin, thanks in large part to a focus on slimming down the expense side of its balance sheet.
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.”
The American Board of Internal Medicine's suspension of controversial provisions of its maintenance-of-certification program has specialists of all types looking for alternatives to the MOC programs now required by the 24 members of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
History just might repeat itself when it comes to Apple's HealthKit. If the tech giant triumphs in the healthcare marketplace, it would be yet another example of it perfecting a nascent technology that its competitors had brought to market first.
For virtually every consumer challenge, need or desire, there's an app. And in healthcare, there are lines of code or procedures to do everything from manage sepsis to identify patients at risk for diabetes. But there hasn't been the equivalent of an app store.