In an interview, outgoing Trinity Health CEO Joe Swedish discusses the challenges he will take on next month when he becomes head of the nation's second-largest health insurance company. >>>
The pressure to consolidate is unrelenting. What's really risky, and potentially rewarding, are nontraditional alignments that combine all of what healthcare providers are being asked to do by employers, the government, and commercial payers. >>>
Driven largely by falling patient volumes and weak revenue growth, not-for-profit healthcare debt logged a $20 billion downgrade in 2012—more than double than the previous year. >>>
Data analytics—both clinical and actuarial—and hyper-focused care management in the form of "commando RNs" are two keys to readying healthcare organizations for value-based care, says the new CEO of xG Health Solutions. >>>
The countdown toward higher federal penalties for hospitals with high readmission rates is on. That explains a heightened push by providers to impress upon patients their responsibilities to take care of themselves after being discharged. >>>
Scripps Health, which purchased a small hospice earlier this month, is "moving incrementally back into managed care, capitation, [and] bundled payments," says its CEO. >>>
Reports of Watson's projected diagnostic prowess have fed fevered speculation that artificial intelligence is at long last about to make doctors obsolete. But IBM insists that's not Watson's role. >>>
Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
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