For 30 years, Jim Geary has been challenging the healthcare system to get patients more engaged in their care and encourage providers to practice participatory medicine. He advocates for coordinated care along the entire continuum.
Healthcare leaders say they're struggling to cut costs and waste in the emergency and surgery departments. But some say the real savings are to be found through technology and the use of business intelligence.
The goal of Aetna's online wellness platform is to engage patient-consumers in their own health and encourage them to live healthier lifestyles. The insurer has tapped into technology, social media, gamification, and behavioral health principals to create a site that's...
A hospital CEO talks about the CIO's role in the C-suite, and how IT professionals can better communicate with others in the hospital, contribute to their organizations' mission and strategy, and improve patient care.
For some healthcare CIOs, waiting to start ICD-10 planning wasn't a risk they were willing to take. But many challenges remain when it comes to implementing the new coding system and putting in place the right teams, tools, and technologies.