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Q&A: 'If Mayo was a high-cost provider, we would be cut out of many of these networks'

Q&A: 'If Mayo was a high-cost provider, we would be cut out of many of these networks'

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 24, 2016

Even though Mayo Clinic has been ahead of the curve in studying how to measure and reward value in healthcare delivery, it isn't immune to challenges such as physician burnout and the mounting pressure to reduce costs and adopt value-based payment models. Mayo President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy...

Innovations: PatientPing helps ACOs track patient care

Innovations: PatientPing helps ACOs track patient care

By Maria Castellucci  |  September 03, 2016

Boston-based PatientPing has found a unique way to connect providers across the country instantly. Co-founded in 2013 by former CMS Innovation Center strategist Jay Desai, PatientPing informs providers when their patient is admitted to an unaffiliated facility with real-time notifications, or pings.

Q&A: 'Always put the consumer and consumer protection first'

Q&A: 'Always put the consumer and consumer protection first'

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 03, 2016

Dr. Karen DeSalvo stepped down last month as chief of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. DeSalvo recently spoke with Modern Healthcare about her nearly three years leading the ONC, which made her the longest-serving person in that role.

Podcast Q&A: Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson on Obamacare insurance exchanges, drug prices

Podcast Q&A: Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson on Obamacare insurance exchanges, drug prices

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 27, 2016

By speaking out on issues such as race relations and mental health, Bernard Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, has emerged as the most influential healthcare leader in the U.S. after the president. He recently sat down with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner to discuss what's going on in the...

Epic EHR costs push ProMedica into the red

Epic EHR costs push ProMedica into the red

By Bob Herman  |  August 26, 2016

ProMedica, a health system based in Toledo, Ohio, is in the middle of installing an Epic Systems Corp. electronic health record, and that transition led to some financial pain in the first half of 2016.

Rio Olympics get plugged in with EHR for everyone at games

Rio Olympics get plugged in with EHR for everyone at games

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 20, 2016

GE Healthcare, an official sponsor of the games, provided medical equipment to this year's event along with a key piece of healthcare IT—its Centricity Practice Solution EHR and practice-management system. It was the first time all athletes at the Olympics had their health records managed on...

DeSalvo praised for navigating rough patch in health IT journey

DeSalvo praised for navigating rough patch in health IT journey

By Joseph Conn  |  August 19, 2016

Dr. Karen DeSalvo has completed her leg of the marathon federal program to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology. And she managed to finish without tripping over some of the biggest hurdles in the initiative's history.

Karen DeSalvo to leave ONC, but will stay at HHS

Karen DeSalvo to leave ONC, but will stay at HHS

By Joseph Conn  |  August 13, 2016

Dr. Karen DeSalvo, who had been wearing two hats at HHS, last week stepped down from her role as the nation's top health information technology official.

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