Physicians are increasingly selling their practices to larger groups to gain access to the capital and expertise needed to survive under value-based reimbursement.
Providence Health & Services in Oregon is notifying about 5,400 current and former patients that a former employee may have improperly accessed their patient records.
As in other industries, CIOs in healthcare are becoming key advisers to the CEO and important figures in board meetings, a dramatic shift from less than a decade ago. The change reflects technology's sprawling role in the overall operational and strategic viability of hospitals and health systems.
The health field may be the first segment of the U.S. economy to see reductions in productivity as a result of “automation.”
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.
Reviewing the arc of healthcare history over the first four decades of Modern Healthcare's existence as a part of Crain Communications, two major themes stand out. First, as a nation we have moved inexorably toward providing health insurance coverage for all of our citizens. Second, advancing...
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.
Which record-keeping system is more accurate for documenting a patient's progress, paper or electronic? There were mixed results after researchers reviewed 500 progress notes written by physicians at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., as it transitioned to an electronic health record system.