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Athenahealth CEO: Hospitals Leaders Should Attack Status Quo

Scott Mace

HIT leader and now author, Jonathan Bush, doesn't mince words. Hospital chiefs are almost all "facing in exactly the wrong direction," he says, when they should be in "assault mode" against "that which is bigger and more sclerotic" than themselves. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Telemedicine Still Facing Barriers in Many States

Outdated laws and other obstacles have prevented providers from being able to use telemedicine to reach patients to its full potential, but with healthcare reform in full swing, those barriers are slowly disappearing. >>>

Remote Monitoring Exploring New Territories

The U.S. healthcare system could reduce costs by nearly $200 billion over the next 25 years by using remote monitoring technology in patients with of congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and chronic wounds or skin ulcers, says a report from the Center for Technology and Aging. >>>

How Making Hospital Quality Data Public Affects Providers

Healthcare leaders are finding that posting quality scores and outcomes, both good and bad, can be beneficial for staff as well as patients. >>>

Highmark Execs Detail ACO Transformation

Highmark, the Pennsylvania-based integrated healthcare network, seeks to use ACOs and primary care medical homes to transform the way it does business. >>>

Restructuring a Health System to Reduce Waste and Prepare for Population Health

Nebraska Medical Center is integrating its care sites into a single clinical enterprise. It's a massive, but necessary, undertaking that requires new roles and a culture change. >>>

Partnerships Link Small Hospitals to Big Brands

How three hospital partnerships in different regions of the country allow local healthcare organizations to retain their identities. >>>



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News Headlines

$474M for 4 failed Obamacare exchanges

Politico, May 13, 2014

How MA screwed up Obamacare

VOX, May 13, 2014

Group pushes Congress to regulate telehealth

The Hill, May 13, 2014

Cloud-based EHRs: Sky's the limit

InformationWeek, May 13, 2014

US healthcare firms pay $4.8m in damages after 6,800 patient records leaked to web

The Drum, May 12, 2014

Not everyone embraces Cerner's vision of healthcare IT

The Kansas City Star, May 12, 2014

Apple's healthcare prospects intrigue industry observers

eWeek, May 12, 2014

Dell seeking start-ups innovating in healthcare

Austin American-Statesman, May 12, 2014

Healthcare.gov looks like a bargain compared with state exchanges

NPR / Kaiser Health News, May 9, 2014

EHR swaps coming for many healthcare organizations

InformationWeek, May 9, 2014



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