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Video | DaVita's top doctor
August 02, 2014
CMO Dr. Allen Nissenson explains why DaVita is struggling to integrate physician-group division HealthCare Partners. He also gives his take on Medicare's bundled payments for end-stage renal disease and the CMS Innovation Center's model for renal ACOs, called ESRD Seamless Care Organizations.
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Video | Geriatricians enter the "Shark Tank" to hone program pitches
By Modern Healthcare | July 27, 2014
A pitching session modeled on the television show "Shark Tank" is one component of the Practice Change Leaders, a yearlong professional development program for geriatricians and others who care for older adults.
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Video | The healthcare payment revolution is now
By Modern Healthcare | July 20, 2014
Value-based reimbursement now makes up some portion of the revenue stream for most providers. Within a few years it will exceed 50%. Experts question whether providers and insurers are truly prepared for the pace of change.
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Video Interview | Accretive Health's new CEO, Dr. Emad Rizk
July 11, 2014
Dr. Emad Rizk is set to assume leadership of hospital revenue-management company Accretive Health on July 21. Modern Healthcare recently interviewed Rizk about the revolution afoot in healthcare payment, with providers on a fast and rocky path from fee-for-service to value- based models.
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Video News | Woman's Hospital CEO Teri Fontenot
July 05, 2014
Teri Fontenot, president and CEO of Woman's Hospital in Baton Rouge, La., discusses the organization's new $350 million facility, the role of a maternal and neonatal hospital in managing population health and Louisiana's controversial new abortion law.
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Live@HFMA Video | Catholic Health Initiatives CEO Kevin Lofton
By Modern Healthcare | June 25, 2014
Catholic Health Initiatives CEO Kevin Lofton explains the system's strategy for acquiring hospitals and health plans to build a critical mass in its markets and the resources and expertise to manage population health.
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Live@HFMA Video | Integrating an insurance plan into a health system
By Modern Healthcare | June 25, 2014
Health First President and CEO Steven Johnson says the business strategy moves toward building membership in the health plan while the hospital becomes a cost center.
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Live@HFMA Video | Providers grapple with demand for price transparency
By Modern Healthcare | June 24, 2014
Consumers are demanding to know what healthcare costs, and providers are struggling to find a way to calculate and explain the numbers—as well as help patients understand what they're obligated to pay.
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Live@HFMA Video | LifePoint's John Kerndl on the Obamacare exchanges
By Modern Healthcare | June 24, 2014
LifePoint Hospitals' operations CFO John Kerndl says the company successfully mined its patient data to identify patients who would qualify for subsidized coverage through one of the marketplaces. Half of them successfully enrolled in a plan.
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Live@HFMA Video | HFMA leader Joe Fifer on transparency and value
By Modern Healthcare | June 23, 2014
Joe Fifer, president and CEO of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, previews the HFMA's effort to help healthcare systems rationalize their chargemasters, which are confusing consumers and confounding hospital executives called on to explain them.
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Live@HFMA Video | MetroHealth's CFO on a safety net's turnaround
By Modern Healthcare | June 22, 2014
Not long ago Cleveland safety net system MetroHealth was posting losses and cutting jobs. But, as CFO Craig Richmond explains, the organization finished 2013 with a $19 million surplus thanks to the state's Medicaid expansion and a concerted push to deliver care as a patient-centered medical home.
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Video News | AAFP President Dr. Reid Blackwelder makes the case for primary care
By Modern Healthcare | June 21, 2014
Blackwelder says expiring Obamacare provisions intended to boost primary care need more time to work. He also addresses the future of the specialty as disproportionate numbers of medical students continue to pursue more lucrative areas of medicine.
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Video News | Detroit poverty presents readmissions challenge for Henry Ford
June 14, 2014
Neighborhoods around Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit are wracked by poverty, and the lack of access to pharmacies and healthy foods, as well as infrequent public transportation, make it more likely that patients who live there will be readmitted soon after they're discharged.
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Video News | New AMA President Dr. Robert Wah
June 14, 2014
Dr. Robert Wah, who was inaugurated as AMA president June 10, reveals his plans for leading the nation's largest physician organization through what's sure to be a turbulent year for its members.
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Video News | Medical homes invite specialists to the neighborhood
May 24, 2014
TransforMED CEO Dr. Bruce Bagley explains how the American Academy of Family Physicians subsidiary is inviting specialists to form medical neighborhoods around primary care practices.
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Video News | MERS lands in the U.S.
May 10, 2014
Watch how an Indiana hospital responded when the MERS virus made its first appearance in the U.S.
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Video News | ACPE leader Dr. Peter Angood on the rise of physician CEOs
May 03, 2014
Dr. Peter Angood says new delivery and payment models are driving demand for physicians in the C-suite because non-physician administrators recognize that they can "never fully understand that clinical background."
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Video News | Dr. Robert Wachter on technology's disruptive force
April 26, 2014
Dr. Robert Wachter, chief of hospital medicine at UCSF Medical Center and a noted expert on quality and safety, says information technology is disrupting healthcare in unexpected and sometimes unfortunate ways.
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Video News: CEO Trevor Fetter on Tenet after the Vanguard deal
By Modern Healthcare | April 05, 2014
Tenet Healthcare Corp. CEO Trevor Fetter and Vice Chairman Keith Pitts discuss how the company is faring six months after the acquisition of Vanguard Health Systems. The investor-owned hospital operator is building on Vanguard's forays into coordinated care models and making aggressive plays to...
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Video News: Insurers, meet your competition
By Modern Healthcare | April 05, 2014
Hospital systems are increasingly making forays into insurance as they're compelled to manage population health and assume risk under new payment models. Modern Healthcare interviews top executives of two systems making such plays: Catholic Health Initiatives President and COO Michael Rowan and...
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Live@ACHE Video: Advocate Health Care pushes population health
By Modern Healthcare | March 27, 2014
Population health management was a popular topic at ACHE's annual meeting, as attendees packed sessions led by Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care and other organizations.
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Live@ACHE Video: Baylor Scott & White CEO Joel Allison on the system's merger and the Affordable Care Act
By Modern Healthcare | March 27, 2014
Baylor Scott & White Health was formed last year through the merger of two already large Texas players. CEO Joel Allison discusses the deal and how the organization's insurance arm is faring with the rollout of the ACA exchanges.
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Video Feature: 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Yoshi Honkawa
By Modern Healthcare | March 27, 2014
Yoshi Honkawa, known as a master of relationships, developed many that paid dividends during decades walking the halls of the California State Capitol and Congress on behalf of Los Angeles County's hospitals and then Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
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Live@ACHE Video: WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish on enrollment and rates in Obamacare plans
By Modern Healthcare | March 26, 2014
WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish explains how the company has fared during the tumultuous open-enrollment period for health plans established under the ACA. Swedish also addresses the growing controversy over narrow provider networks.
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Live@ACHE Video: CHI President and COO Michael Rowan on the system's strategies for the future
By Modern Healthcare | March 26, 2014
Michael Rowan, president and COO of Catholic Health Initiatives, discusses the health system's recent acquisitions and leadership changes, its involvement in shared savings programs and its activity on the ACA's insurance exchanges.
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Video Feature: 2014 Hall of Fame inductee John Griffith
By Modern Healthcare | March 26, 2014
John Griffith taught hundreds of future healthcare executives in his classes at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and influenced more through his widely used textbooks.
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Live@ACHE Video: ACHE President and CEO Deborah Bowen on challenges ahead for healthcare leaders
By Modern Healthcare | March 25, 2014
Deborah Bowen, president and CEO of the American College of Healthcare Executive, discusses her first year at the helm of the organization, upcoming priorities for the ACHE and the changing nature of healthcare leadership.
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Live@ACHE Video: ACHE Chairman Christine Candio on new leadership initiatives
By Modern Healthcare | March 25, 2014
Christine Candio was just sworn in as chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In an interview at the group's annual meeting, she discusses new initiatives to make sure members have the tools they need in today's environment.
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Video Feature: 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Fred Brown
By Modern Healthcare | March 24, 2014
Fred Brown, the first president and CEO of BJC HealthCare, describes his role in the origins of that system—created through one of the early mega-mergers in not-for-profit healthcare. Brown is regarded as an early innovator in integrated care.
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Video News: Northwestern Memorial takes new approach to help homeless patients after discharge
By Modern Healthcare | March 22, 2014
Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital has a new contract to reserve two beds with a not-for-profit organization that provides shelter and medical care to homeless patients after they leave the hospital.
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Video News: Cerner President Zane Burke on the next wave in health IT
By Modern Healthcare | March 11, 2014
In an interview at the recent HIMSS conference in Orlando, Fla., Cerner Corp. President Zane Burke explains how the company is positioning itself for new business now that most U.S. hospitals and physicians have already chosen an EHR vendor.
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Live@HIMSS Video: Using wireless tech to track staff movement
By Modern Healthcare | March 03, 2014
Florida hospital Celebration Health near Orlando is among a handful of hospitals experimenting with wireless transmitters and sensors that track staff movements to improve efficiency and safety.
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Live@HIMSS Video: Entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong on health information exchange
By Modern Healthcare | February 28, 2014
Surgeon, scientist and serial healthcare entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, 45th on the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans with an estimated $9 billion fortune made in pharmaceuticals, talks about his NantHealth information technology network and why it will succeed at creating a global,...
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Live@HIMSS Video: Optum Labs CEO Dr. Paul Bleicher on the data collaborative
By Modern Healthcare | February 27, 2014
Optum Labs CEO Dr. Paul Bleicher explains the research underway using clinical and claims data pooled in the collaborative formed with the Mayo Clinic and now including seven other partners.
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Live@HIMSS Video: IT vendors and providers tackle the interoperability puzzle
By Modern Healthcare | February 27, 2014
As consumers and the CMS push providers and IT vendors to ensure health data moves freely from system to system and place to place, alliances are forming to tackle the challenge.
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