Where healthcare challenges find solutions

Operations

Healthcare systems often have been slow to use limited funding on advanced technologies. Read about innovations that have added efficiencies, improved patient outcomes and curbed costs.

A year after WannaCry, healthcare organizations face mounting cyberthreats

A year after WannaCry, healthcare organizations face mounting cyberthreats

In the middle of 2017, healthcare organizations and other companies were hit with two huge ransomware attacks. The struggle for digital security continues. »

Advertisement
New Medicare funding model for nurse training could fill gaps in care

New Medicare funding model for nurse training could fill gaps in care

Nurse practitioners provide an increasing proportion of primary care, but how Medicare pays for nurse training is based on formulas that predate the existence of most advanced practice programs.

Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire crown Gawande: Does he have the business chops?

Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire crown Gawande: Does he have the business chops?

As a thought leader with a trifecta of medical expertise, policy prowess and communication skills, Dr. Atul Gawande is seen as an ideal pick to lead the joint venture. But his other responsibilities and limited business background could stymie his impact.

Ascension ramps up automation subsidiary

Ascension ramps up automation subsidiary

The largest Catholic health system in the country launched its subsidiary Agilify, which looks to replace labor-intensive, repetitive tasks with software automation for organizations across all industries.

Medicare readmissions program not causing observation stay spike

Medicare readmissions program not causing observation stay spike

MedPAC found that a CMS program to reduce hospital readmissions didn't cause a spike in observation stays. The report is in response to research that showed hospitals would put people in observation status to avoid penalties.

AMA encourages thoughtful development of 'augmented intelligence'

AMA encourages thoughtful development of 'augmented intelligence'

The AMA issued its first-ever policy on what it's calling "augmented intelligence," encouraging the healthcare industry to focus on improving patient outcomes and provider satisfaction.

Transformation Summit 2018: Healthcare leaders say it's time for innovative change

Transformation Summit 2018: Healthcare leaders say it's time for innovative change

At Modern Healthcare's 2018 Transformation Summit, healthcare leaders discussed the future of the industry, including the importance of digital tools and old-fashioned human empathy.

Teladoc acquires Advance Medical for $352 million

Teladoc acquires Advance Medical for $352 million

Since Advance Medical's focus lies outside the U.S., the acquisition will help Teladoc serve U.S. multinational employers, a third of whose employees are outside the country.

Providers leverage AI to address high-risk patients at the right time

Providers leverage AI to address high-risk patients at the right time

Ochsner Health System has begun using a machine learning-driven model to predict which patients are most at risk of adverse events.

Health system-led drug company garners strong provider support

Health system-led drug company garners strong provider support

Eighty percent of nearly 750 providers, payers and pharmaceutical companies polled said they are optimistic that the new health system-led generic-drug company will change the status quo, and 90% said they would buy drugs from it, according to a new survey.

1 - 10 of 50

The Transformation Hub is produced in partnership with Avia, an organization that provides information and insight about healthcare transformation. Modern Healthcare is solely responsible for the editorial content of the Transformation Hub and submission is open to all organizations.

Exclusive Transformation Hub Partner

Strategic sponsorship and financial support provided by the Health Care Transformation Task Force. Additional financial support provided by advertising sponsors.

Learn more about participating Health Care Transformation Task Force members.

X

Subscribe and SAVE 50%

View our best offer
Subscribe to Print