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...
Modern Healthcare health IT reporter Joseph Conn interviewed Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton about the role of e-prescribing in achieving meaningful interoperability.
In the three years since the FDA published final regulations on a unique device identifier system, most manufacturers and distributors have successfully started phasing in UDIs for their products. But few healthcare providers are able to take full advantage of the data.
Carl Armato, president and CEO of 14-hospital Novant Health, has worked with the system's employed and affiliated physicians to put them at the center of decisionmaking, a model he says has facilitated a systemwide embrace of EHRs.
Providers now face a lower-stakes set of decisions but the same mandate to wean themselves off of fee-for-service pay.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.