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When Retail Giants Like Walmart and Amazon Invade Healthcare
These disruptors may make better allies than you realize. This article appears in the May/June 2018 issue of HealthLeaders magazine. When the formal announcement came in January that...
Amazon's Healthcare Venture: Game-Changer or 'Passion Project'?
Leaders react to the announcement that Boston-based surgeon, professor, and journalist Atul Gawande, MD, will serve as CEO of the retail giant's joint project with...
Atul Gawande Named CEO of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Healthcare Initiative
The companies' pick says he's 'thrilled' to be taking the helm of this initiative and looking forward to his continued work on 'scalable solutions.' Amazon,...
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Trump Administration Unveils Association Health Plans Final Rule
Supporters say AHPs offer affordable coverage alternatives for small businesses and individuals. Critics call the plans 'junk insurance' with narrow coverage that stick consumers with...
MD Anderson Ordered to Pay $4.3M HIPAA Fine
A judge affirmed a fine HHS issued last year over the Texas cancer center's use of unencrypted devices. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...
Move Over Star Wars; Hospital Command Centers Take the Spotlight
Command centers give health systems a leading edge to manage capacity and improve patient experience. Health systems face growing capacity challenges and patient experience suffers...
Hyperconvergence for Healthcare: Reevaluating Your Data Center Strategy
Sophisticated cybercriminals are capable of breaking through even the toughest security barriers. Healthcare is one of their prime targets, making up more than one-third of...
4 Insights to Build a Better Command Center
As more command centers launch around the nation, Johns Hopkins Medicine shares tips to achieve greater operational efficiency and ROI. Johns Hopkins Medicine has cracked...
6 Challenges Patient Experience Leaders Must Overcome
Peer roundtables will share insights and explore solutions, as health systems enter a new era of consumerism. As patient experience moves center stage at many...
Buffett, Bezos, Dimon appoint Dr. Atul Gawande as CEO of their newly formed health care company
Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the joint health-care venture between Amazon, J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway, the three companies announced Wednesday.
Atul Gawande named CEO of Berkshire, Amazon, JP Morgan healthcare venture
Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, and Jamie Dimon have found their CEO. Atul Gawande, MD, has been named CEO of the healthcare company founded by Berkshire...
Can Google AI accurately predict risk of death for hospital patients?
Google has designed an artificial intelligence that can reportedly predict whether patients will die 24 hours of being admitted to the hospital.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former president Balwani charged with wire fraud
Elizabeth Holmes, the college dropout who founded the blood-testing company Theranos, and the company's ex-president Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani were indicted Friday on criminal charges related to...
Hospital ICUs bring daylight to night shifts via telemedicine
“Not only is it hard on the body to work at night, but it’s hard at 3 in the morning to decide if this problem...
Embracing Innovation Beyond the EMR for Value-Based Care
Whether you’re on the provider or payer side, or both, making a successful transition from fee-for-service to coordinated, value-based care requires innovative solutions for communication,...