Jonathan Perlin

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"What Systems Work In Healthcare And Why?" Is Focus Of 19th Annual Health Policy Conference

Press Release | ECRI Institute | November 2, 2012

Today’s healthcare systems face escalating challenges as they aggregate into larger and more complex health systems that are vertically and horizontally integrated. The trend is being driven by both business conditions and new government policies. But are the new systems producing better clinical and business outcomes? Read More »

Creating a Knowledge Infrastructure for the ‘Learning Health System’

David Raths | KM World | September 14, 2017

The idea that the healthcare industry can study the data being created in electronic health records (EHR) to foster ongoing improvement is not a new one, but it is gaining momentum. A “learning health system” is one that commits to the use of data as a byproduct of care for continuous learning. Clinicians and health system researchers want to tackle perhaps their industry’s most significant knowledge management challenge: how to capture the results of research into clinical best practices and more quickly feed it back to doctors and nurses at the point of care...

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Ebola in the US: Short on Accountable 'Open' Information, Effective Systems Planning and Decision Making

Events in the present Ebola crisis prompt unease that the United States deployment of Web based, standardized population health and biosurveillance information services is fragmented, incomplete and insufficient, prompting me to write this blog. The United States has made significant progress in public health and medical preparedness since the 9/11 terrorist attacks; yet, poorly interconnected information systems add to our vulnerability to planning and response to viruses like Ebola or enviro virus EV-D68 that threaten the health of large populations. Today, a gap exists between information technology specialists and public health programmatic or scientific personnel. 

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For V.A. Hospitals (And Patients), A Major Health Victory

Tina Rosenberg | The New York Times | January 30, 2015

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the United States is making modest progress in bringing down rates of hospital-acquired infections...

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HCA's Perlin Named Chair-Elect Designate Of AHA Board Of Trustees

Andis Robeznieks | ModernHealthcare.com | July 25, 2013

Dr. Jonathan Perlin, chief medical officer and president of clinical and physician services at Nashville-based HCA, was elected chair-elect designate of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees during the AHA Health Forum and Leadership Summit in San Diego. Read More »

Jonathan Perlin’s ‘Elevator Pitch to the President’ on Health IT

David Raths | Healthcare Informatics | September 26, 2016

What would you say if you had to make an “elevator pitch” in just three to five minutes to the President of the United States about what to focus on in terms of the nation’s healthcare system? That was the question put to panelists at a Sept. 26 meeting of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Jonathan Perlin, M.D., chief medical officer of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), responded: “It’s all about the data”...

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Notes on the April Meeting of the HIT Standards Committee

The April Standards Committee began with a tribute to Jon Perlin, who is leaving his chair role of the HIT Standards Committee so that he can focus on his chair role at the American Hospital Association. Jacob Reider, Deputy National Coordinator will serve as the Standards committee chair. I will continue as vice-chair. Read More »

VA Secretary McDonald Outlines Steps For VA Transformation at Institute of Medicine Annual Meeting

Press Release | US Department of Veterans Affairs | October 20, 2014

As the Nation’s foremost advisory body in medicine and healthcare, you know that the Department of Veterans Affairs is in the midst of overcoming problems involving access to healthcare. We own them, and we’re fixing them. But I know you also know that VA has a legacy of excellence, innovation, cutting-edge research, and achievements in healthcare delivery that is as broad and historically significant as it is profound—and often unrecognized. There’s something else. Right now, VA has before it perhaps its greatest opportunity to enhance care for Veterans in its history. Read More »

ECRI Institute’s 19th Annual Conference To Explore “Systemness” Within Healthcare Delivery

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 28, 2012 (All day) - November 29, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Conference Center Washington, D.C.
United States

ECRI Institute’s 19th Annual Conference on the Use of Evidence in Policy and Practice, Creating “Systemness” within Healthcare Delivery: Can Success be Proven and Shared?, brings together 40 nationally recognized experts to discuss how to determine which elements of more mature healthcare systems result in the best clinical outcomes, and whether those successes can be transferred to smaller, newer, or less integrated systems. The free public service conference will be held November 28-29, 2012, in Washington, DC, at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Conference Center at L’Enfant Plaza; advance registration is required as space is limited.
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