A group of 41 leading healthcare organizations will work together to improve the quality of medical diagnoses. The coalition, called ACT for Better Diagnosis, will focus on identifying the main causes of diagnostic errors and working toward solutions.
While Geisinger will have to spend around $5 million upfront to bring DNA sequencing into routine clinical care, the health system's president and CEO, Dr. David Feinberg, said it won't cost patients anything and will ultimately save money.
Over the next six months, Geisinger will enroll 1,000 patients in a pilot program recommending DNA sequencing as part of routine clinical care. Eventually, the health system said it will provide clinical DNA sequencing across the board.
At the annual ACHE congress, Geisinger's Joe Fisne, Children's Mercy's David Chou, and Cerner's Melissa Hendricks discussed how technology stands to improve the patient experience.
Geisinger Health and St. Luke's University Health Network are teaming up to build what will be Pennsylvania's first co-owned hospital.
Geisinger appointed Kevin Roberts as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer. He is set to join the Danville, Pa.-based integrated health system in April.
The CEO of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City discusses HSS' unique care-delivery approach, its efforts to expand and how to achieve value in healthcare.
Karen Murphy to serve as founding director of Geisinger's Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation
Geisinger Health System named Karen Murphy executive vice president, chief innovation officer and founding director of its Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation.
Geisinger Health System will acquire its first critical access hospital, a 25-bed facility in Pennsylvania.
Geisinger Health System and Highmark Health, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliate and hospital system, signed a letter of intent Wednesday to form a joint venture.
If you missed our Facebook Live session at the Modern Healthcare Transformation Summit, catch the replay
Modern Healthcare hosted a Facebook Live session Thursday at our Transformation Summit with Geisinger Health System CEO Dr. David Feinberg and our Editor Emeritus Merrill Goozner. If you missed it, watch the session in replay and get Feinberg's take on today's biggest healthcare issues.
Modern Healthcare reporter Dave Barkholz recently spoke with Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg about his system's new community health initiative that promotes healthier eating and lifestyle changes coordinated with chronic care management, along with other developments.