hospitals

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What India Has To Teach About Running Hospitals

S.E. Smith | Care2 | November 7, 2013

Ask a Westerner for her perception of hospitals in India and she’ll probably think of the nation’s status as a “developing country” and assume that hospitals provide a mediocre standard of care without access to state of the art medical technologies. Read More »

What's The Role Of A Hospital In 10 Years?

Dave Chase | Forbes | July 24, 2013

Dr. Eric Topol was named #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in Healthcare of 2012 by Modern Healthcare so his views are closely watched. In addition to his role as a cardiologist, geneticist and author of the Creative Destruction of Medicine, he’s also the Editor-in-Chief of Medscape (WebMD’s leading physician offering). Read More »

When The Best Hospitals Are The Worst

James Hamblin | The Atlantic | July 1, 2013

Assume we successfully get health insurance for 32 million more Americans. Not a single person "falls through the cracks." [...] There's a quantifiable change in barometric pressure as the nation collectively sighs. The moment would be fleeting. Panic resumes when the newly insured try to get appointments to see doctors. Read More »

While Hospitals Cut Jobs, CEO Pay Continues To Rise

Ron Shinkman | FierceHealthFinance | June 11, 2013

Although hospitals are cutting jobs and compensation, pay for their chief executive officers continues to rise. Read More »

Why EHRs Are Not (Yet) Disruptive

Ben Wanamaker and Devin Bean | Clayton Christensen Institute | August 8, 2013

[...] EHRs are not unsuccessful because of health care providers’ ineptness. Rather, they are a potentially disruptive technology that got caught in a legacy business model that can only prioritize sustaining innovations. Read More »

Why Health Execs Don't Understand The ROI Of HIT

Jeff Rowe | Government Health IT | October 26, 2012

A new report finds that many healthcare executives are dissatisfied with their organization’s efforts to determine the return on investment (ROI) on recently installed EHR systems. Read More »

Why Is EHR Certification Endangering Stage 2 Meaningful Use?

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | December 2, 2013

The clock is already ticking for hospitals, especially those eligible and participating in the EHR Incentive Programs. Stage 2 Meaningful Use is already underway for these hospitals which must complete their attestation during one of four mandated reporting quarters. At the same time, they must continue their preparations for ICD-10 come Oct. 1, 2014. Read More »

Why Patients Will Soon Be Treated Like Valued Customers

John Casey | Axial Exchange | February 4, 2013

Why should hospitals and physicians get serious about the patient experience today? It’s good business! Read More »

Why Suicide Prevention Is Part of Population Health Strategy

Paul B. Hofmann and Jerry Reed | Hospitals & Health Networks | May 9, 2016

As hospitals and health systems recognize the need to devote more time and attention to population health management and improving community health, more effort correspondingly must be focused on behavioral health services. In response, the American Hospital Association has launched an initiative to assist hospitals with behavioral health...

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Zombie Hospital Economics

David Dranove | The Health Care Blog | April 5, 2013

The Illinois hospital dinosaurs continue to defy evolution and prove that they are not extinct. I am talking about our health facilities planning board, which just turned down another Certificate of Need application for a new hospital, this time in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The board justified the decision by stating that the new hospital would harm existing hospitals. Read More »

‘Facility Fees’ Add Billions To Medical Bills

Alan Bavley | The Kansas City Star | December 29, 2013

It was a minor skin infection. The visit to the dermatologist’s office at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center took just a few minutes. Before she left, Allison Zaromb paid $40 for her 4-year-old son’s care, the amount listed on her insurance card for an office visit to a physician specialist. Zaromb assumed she had settled the bill, until a shocker arrived in the mail: After paying for the doctor, she still owed about $200 for a “facility fee” [...]. Read More »

Pistoia Alliance US Conference 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 10, 2017 - 9:00am - 9:00pm
Location: 
Hilton Boston Back Bay
40 Dalton St
Boston, MA 02115
United States

The Pistoia Alliance US Conference 2017 is a free one-day conference put on by the Pistoia Alliance. This year's theme is "Lab of the Future" and will focus on how advances in automation, connectivity, machine learning, augmented reality, quantum computing, and blockchain are affecting clinical outcomes data and research data and diminishing the boundaries between hospitals, research laboratories, clinics, and ambulatory care...

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