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Video: Why nurses matter more than ever

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 25, 2015

American Nurses Association President Pam Cipriano (one of Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Women in Healthcare) says nurses are well-positioned to improve healthcare quality and care coordination and take on new roles as more care moves out of hospitals.

Video: Dr. Patrick Conway, the CMS' CMO

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 11, 2015

Dr. Patrick Conway, CMO and acting principal deputy administrator at the CMS, says the Obama administration's push to transform the healthcare system is yielding real results, even as some providers have struggled as the agency tinkers with the frameworks and benchmarks of its new models.

Video: Lahey Health CEO Dr. Howard Grant on the push to full risk

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 02, 2015

Grant outlines the challenges that Lahey Health experienced as the system entered population health and details some of the system's early successes. Grant also explains how Lahey has moved toward risk-based contracts and why he believes his organization must make a rapid shift into full risk.

Video: Catholic Health Initiatives CEO Kevin Lofton talks strategy

By Modern Healthcare  |  March 18, 2015

Lofton explains CHI's latest moves as the health system assembles the pieces for integrated delivery networks and expands its insurance portfolio to gain expertise managing the health of populations—and the steps the system has taken to recover from financial losses in 2014.

Video: Dr. Atul Gawande on healthcare and dying

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 26, 2014

In his new book, Dr. Atul Gawande explores the troublesome intersection of dying in America and the U.S. healthcare system. Faced with their own mortality, people often choose other priorities over living longer. But only if someone asks.

Video: Debating the value of innovation

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 10, 2014

The medical device industry argues that risk-based payment models are pushing providers out of their traditional roles as advocates on behalf of patients for access to new technology and aligning them with insurers as gatekeepers on cost.

Video: WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish on Anthem's Vivity

September 19, 2014

In an exclusive interview, Swedish explains the strategy behind Anthem's new joint venture with seven Southern California health systems, which will share risk with a new no-deductible, low-cost plan.

Video: Finding the human factors in tech hazards

September 01, 2014

A team of clinical staffers at MedStar Health's National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare demonstrate how an error can easily occur with a cardiac defibrillator. The health system launched the center in 2010 to address safety issues associated with the deployment of new technology.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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