Healthcare Transformation

Google Alert - Salesforce | 8/18/2020

… Confirms Strong Links to Amazon Connect Opus Research The Einstein Voice Assistant was introduced with Salesforce’s characteristic fanfare at Dreamforce 2018. Its relatively quick demise surprised almost … Flag as irrelevant Enterprise hits and misses - healthcare transformation gets scrunitized, Oracle and Salesforce get … Diginomica Oracle and Salesforce get an adtech legal challenge, but is it a nuisance lawsuit or the real deal? The postal services reaches out for… blockchain? Flag as …

Point-of-Care Partners Expands Team in Response to Unprecedented Changes in Healthcare Landscape | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

… including building interoperability roadmaps, meeting requirements of CMS and ONC rules, payer/provider data collaboration, the shift to value-based care and patient engagement. New recent team members will enable POCP to further advance healthcare transformation in the following areas: 1. Standards Development/Technical Support: Frank McKinney, Phung Matthews and Kim Ball will support Point-of-Care Partners’ efforts to advance adoption of industry standards and provide technical expertise to …

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Three Tips to Deliver Top-Notch Health Care Experiences During COVID-19 and Beyond | 8/17/2020

Three Tips to Deliver Top-Notch Health Care Experiences During COVID-19 and Beyond Blog Healthcare Transformation The health care world has been rocked in many ways by COVID-19. As a result of the new virus, patients and families have become hypervigilant about hospital cleanliness, hand washing, appointment protocols, and more. They want to know what to expect before, during, and after their visit. While challenges are inevitable, service …

How kids cope when a parent has a heart attack | 8/16/2020

… his heart attack, their son, Andrew, was in 7 th grade and their son, Matt, was in high school. As Jan told their story in the book Participatory Healthcare: A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation , her husband Jon suffered an acute heart attack caused by a blocked left anterior descending artery (what doctors still call the widow-maker – the same type of heart attack that I too survived) and …

Comment on How kids cope when a parent has a heart attack by Carolyn Thomas | 8/16/2020

… his heart attack, their son, Andrew, was in 7 th grade and their son, Matt, was in high school. As Jan told their story in the book Participatory Healthcare: A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation , her husband Jon suffered an acute heart attack caused by a blocked left anterior descending artery (what doctors still call the widow-maker – the same type of heart attack that I too survived) and …

Enterprise hits and misses - healthcare transformation gets scrunitized, Oracle and Salesforce get an adtech challenge | 8/16/2020

Jon’s grab bag - Kurt peeled back the surprising resilience of the Internet in How the internet bent, but didn’t break under COVID-19 pressure (More stress tests to come when the school year kicks in). Neil presses the issue of AI ethics in AI readiness isn’t just a technology issue – ethics matter too . Finally, I warned against “enterprise guru syndrome” revisited the enterprise fake news question in Honing our enterprise …

COVID ‘has laid bare’ the crisis of healthcare in America | 8/10/2020

… or no cost. To that end, he has lectured around the country, written countless op-eds, authored two books, started the investigative journalism website Tarbell and various healthcare advocacy organizations, including Business Leaders for Healthcare Transformation . Now he’s the founder of a new non-profit group, the Center for Health and Democracy , because, he says, there’s “not nearly enough awareness of the problems associated with money in politics and why …

Fact: Americans Will Soon Spend 1 Out of Every 5 Dollars on Healthcare | 8/10/2020

… behind medical service prices, providing consumers more information so that they can make the best choices for themselves. However, improving price transparency and fixing “surprise billing” are only two pieces of the much-needed healthcare transformation puzzle. To really drive the United States’ healthcare system forward, we need robust outcomes measurement and transparency—especially the outcomes most important to patients. Healthcare is unlike the rest of our economy. Consider a …

How COVID-19 ‘laid bare’ the crisis of healthcare in America | 8/9/2020

… or no cost. To that end, he has lectured around the country, written countless op-eds, authored two books, started the investigative journalism website Tarbell and various healthcare advocacy organizations, including Business Leaders for Healthcare Transformation . Now he’s the founder of a new non-profit group, the Center for Health and Democracy , because, he says, there’s “not nearly enough awareness of the problems associated with money in politics and why …

Covid-19 ‘Has Laid Bare’ the Crisis of Healthcare in America | Common Dreams Views | 8/8/2020

… or no cost. To that end, he has lectured around the country, written countless op-eds, authored two books, started the investigative journalism website Tarbell and various healthcare advocacy organizations, including Business Leaders for Healthcare Transformation . “The advocacy community has made great strides over the past few years, but there’s more that can be done to push back against the corporate propaganda that I used to be a part of …

Advancements TV Series to Explore How Polarity Thinking™ Could be the Missing Logic in Healthcare and an Essential Competency for Healthcare Leaders | PRWeb | 8/6/2020

… is an executive coaching and consulting company dedicated to transforming healthcare organizations into healthy healing organizations (H2O) and their leaders into Resilient and Balanced Healthcare Leaders. MissingLogic leverages its extensive experience in framework-driven healthcare transformation grounded in Polarity Thinking™ and is committed to ensuring Polarity Thinking becomes a core competency for every healthcare leader. For more information, visit: https://www.missinglogic.com About Advancements and DMG Productions: The Advancements series is …

Telehealth: A timely approach to health care | 8/6/2020

… due to the coronavirus altered in-person appointments, UT Physicians understood the rapidly emerging need to still provide the same level of high-quality care to our patients. Sahar M. Qashqai, executive director of Healthcare Transformation Initiatives “The implementation of telehealth has created a major ease of access for our patients and providers,” said Sahar M. Qashqai , executive director of Healthcare Transformation Initiatives at UT Physicians. “Patients can forgo the …

Trump announces executive order to boost rural healthcare and telehealth | 8/5/2020

… Additionally, Trump’s order will help boost the already exploding virtual segment of the health care industry. The Executive Order The areas covered by the order are: launching a new payment model to enable rural healthcare transformation , investments in physical and communications healthcare infrastructure, improving health for rural Americans, and expanding Medicare flexibility beyond the public health emergency. With the ongoing fight to end Obamacare, Trump must have an alternative in …

Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access | 8/4/2020

… President Donald Trump signed a new Executive Order to further expand access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in rural communities. Sec 2. Launching an Innovative Payment Model to Enable Rural Healthcare Transformation . Within 30 days of the date of this order, the Secretary of Health & Human Services will announce a new model, pursuant to section 1115A of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1315a), to test …

Healthcare Transformation with Cloud Technologies: What You Should Know Before You Start | 8/4/2020

Until recently, hospitals centered around contagious diseases and industrial accidents, all of which presupposed ad hoc interventions. With such a post World War II approach, people were mainly treated only after they became sick. This inability to associate data sources with individual life experiences has given rise to a system that is cumbersome, inefficient, and costly. It fails to benefit from the potential offered by the Internet of Medical Things …

Trump orders new rural payment model, permanent expansion of telehealth | 8/4/2020

… or accountable care organizations. HHS will push to the limit of its regulatory authority to permanently expand telehealth. President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday for a new payment model to “enable rural healthcare transformation .” The Aug. 3 executive order requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within 30 days to announce a new model to test “innovative payment mechanisms” for rural healthcare providers. The model …

SIT Laboratorio Farmaceutico, a company of DESMA HC Group, Acquires LOPRESSOR®, ICAZ® and MIOREL® from Daiichi Sankyo France | PR Newswire | 8/3/2020

… oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders. For more information, please visit: www.daiichisankyo.com . About ALIRA HEALTH Alira Health is an international advisory firm on the frontlines of healthcare transformation . We provide a suite of integrated services designed to help healthcare and life science companies innovate and grow across their solutions lifecycle. Alira Health was founded in 1999 and is based outside of Boston …

Physician viewpoint: COVID-19 visitor restrictions may hurt more than they help | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/28/2020

Visitor restrictions intended to limit the spread of COVID-19 in hospitals could “inadvertently harm patients more than the virus itself,” two physician leaders wrote in an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer. The op-ed’s authors are: Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, co-director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute and assistant professor of medicine and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Joshua Liao, MD, director of the …

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel on Which Country Is Getting Healthcare Right | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/28/2020

… more than one) and how those answers could guide reform here in the US. Guest:Ezekiel Emanuel, professor of medical ethics and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania where he co-directs the Healthcare Transformation Institute. He was also a top health policy adviser in the Obama administration. Host:Keith Menconi Download FOLLOW US When texting this station, message & data rates apply. Message frequency is recurring and varies. Reply …

Webinar: The innovative use of data and technology in reducing variation and improving margin | Modern Healthcare | 7/23/2020

Vice President, Advisory Services Market Leader Premier, Inc Roger Weems leads the Advisory Services business at Premier and is an executive with over 20 years of experience in leading healthcare transformation through innovative partnerships between health systems, medical device, and consulting firms. He has played leadership roles within an academic medical center, global medical technology corporation as well as strategy and operations consulting firms. Roger is known across the industry …

Stop Medical Distancing and Solve the Patient Experience Challenge | 7/22/2020

Stop Medical Distancing and Solve the Patient Experience Challenge Blog Healthcare Transformation Three out of four Americans have had their health care use disrupted due to COVID-19 . Caution over patient and provider safety has resulted in delayed care and canceled visits that are critical for preventive care, advanced diagnosis, and managing chronic conditions. Patients, providers, and payers all stand to lose if the population’s long-term health is sacrificed …

State HIE News and Updates 7-21-20 | 7/21/2020

… Current Health Current ( @AZHealthCurrent ), is a partner that gives providers the information they need to make better clinical decisions and keep people healthy. The HIE believes more complete information is more meaningful. It makes healthcare transformation possible. And Health Current is central to this progress, integrating information technology and care delivery to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. COVID-19 Alerts now available from Health Current. If …

Nurse-Led Randomized Controlled Trials in the Perioperative Setting: A Scoping Review | 7/20/2020

… J Delaney, 1, 2, 6 Bronwyn R Griffin, 1, 2 James A Hughes, 1, 2, 5 Jessica Ingleman, 1, 2 Samantha Keogh, 1, 2, 5, 7 Fiona Coyer 1, 2, 5 1 Centre for Healthcare Transformation , Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, QLD, Australia; 2 School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, QLD, Australia; 3 Department of Health and Nursing Science, University of Agder, Grimstad …

Global CIO Forum, Zebra, Westcon and Comstor host summit on patient identity management | 6/24/2020

… focused WebSummit titled Patient Identity Management and Verification, powered by Zebra Technologies, Westcon and Comstor . Attendees got to learn about how breakthrough technologies will navigate healthcare towards a new direction. Due to the pandemic, healthcare transformation has accelerated at lightning speed, with virtual care delivery going from rare exception to operating norm almost overnight. As institutions are prepping up to get patients back in, a more sophisticated digital engagement and …

CareAsOne Aims to Create a Virtual Forum for Telehealth Collaboration - mHealthIntelligence.com | 6/23/2020

… across the US to discuss and keep themselves posted about the most relevant happenings from the healthcare world. (It is) is a virtual community, providing a platform for like-minded people intending to bring healthcare transformation and patient-centered care. Anyone interested in the healthcare industry, willing to contribute their knowledge and expertise, can join this platform. Professionals looking to gain understanding, share thoughts, and stay informed about the healthcare …

COVID-19

Advancements TV Series to Explore How Polarity Thinking™ Could be the Missing Logic in Healthcare and an Essential Competency for Healthcare Leaders | PRWeb | 8/6/2020

… enables executives to break through complexity and the never-ending cycle of re-occurring issues, while navigating their organizations through COVID-19 and beyond. Michelle Troseth and Tracy Christopherson, Co-Founders of MissingLogic, commented, “we … Healthcare Leaders. MissingLogic leverages its extensive experience in framework-driven healthcare transformation grounded in Polarity Thinking™ and is committed to ensuring Polarity Thinking becomes a core competency for every healthcare leader. For more information, visit …

Patient Safety

Physician viewpoint: COVID-19 visitor restrictions may hurt more than they help | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/28/2020

… an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer. The op-ed’s authors are: Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, co-director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute and assistant professor of medicine and health policy at the University of … To view the full article, click here. More articles on patient safety & outcomes …

Population Health

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/10/2020

… HRS Consulting to provide best value healthcare and professional consulting services to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Through the Integrated Healthcare Transformation (IHT) vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that … analytics, mental health and suicide prevention, access to care, and population health. About the VHA IHT: The VHA Office of Healthcare Transformation (OHT) and the Strategic Acquisition Center- Frederick (SAC-F) collaborated to put in …

Health System Innovation

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/10/2020

Healthcare Transformation (IHT) vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that enhances VHA’s capabilities to provide seamless, high quality, integrated, and coordinated healthcare. Focus in key areas includes health system innovation, implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services. “We are honored to support HRS Consulting and the VHA in this endeavor,” notes Qlarant President, Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to bringing our …

HIMSS

Readers share their stories of how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting them | Healthcare IT News | 3/27/2020

… how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting them, both personally and professionally. From the beginning of this global pandemic, the HIMSS Media information brands – Healthcare IT News, MobiHealthNews, and Healthcare Finance News – have been working … the right thing and leading what will be true, valuable healthcare transformation. It is not about the money, but about the value we can bring and the positive impact we can make throughout healthcare! Hope …

Medicaid

CMMI nudges providers toward value, but progress is limited | Modern Healthcare | 3/14/2020

Print Getty Images “When I was at CMS, my guidance to (the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation) was ‘go figure out how fast people can change and try to go about 10% to 15 … in the transition to value-based payment, the dream of healthcare transformation could prove elusive. “CMMI has focused more on (developing new versions of existing models) rather than expanding its scope of models, and, as …

Medicare

CMMI nudges providers toward value, but progress is limited | Modern Healthcare | 3/14/2020

Print Getty Images “When I was at CMS, my guidance to (the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation) was ‘go figure out how fast people can change and try to go about 10% to 15 … in the transition to value-based payment, the dream of healthcare transformation could prove elusive. “CMMI has focused more on (developing new versions of existing models) rather than expanding its scope of models, and, as …

ACA

CMMI nudges providers toward value, but progress is limited | Modern Healthcare | 3/14/2020

… according to a report from consulting firm Avalere Health. “I think (CMMI is) one of the bigger impacts of the ACA that’s rarely talked about,” said Dr. Patrick Conway, former CMMI director and former CEO … in the transition to value-based payment, the dream of healthcare transformation could prove elusive. “CMMI has focused more on (developing new versions of existing models) rather than expanding its scope of models, and, as …

Telehealth

How can healthcare achieve real technology driven transformation? | 12/19/2019

… technology into consumer healthcare are discussed in a series of research and opinion articles published in a preview issue of Healthcare Transformation: Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and Robotics , a new peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann … shopping, and entertainment. How can technologies such as these and telehealth, “which have transformed other areas of individuals, families, and communities’ lives, give people the tools to take charge of their health, and to manage …

Digital Health

Alira Health extends its global market access capabilities through the acquisition of Wellmera | PR Newswire | 12/17/2019

… world evidence to Alira Health’s suite of healthcare advisory services. The collective organization will advance Alira Health’s mission of enabling healthcare transformation by supporting clients across their product and corporate lifecycles, with services in product … lead Alira Health’s Market Access practice, covering pharma, biotech, and digital health in Europe and the United States . About Alira Health: Alira Health is an international advisory firm on the frontline of healthcare transformation. We …

Advanced Analytics

5G Set to Transform US Healthcare: 3 Stocks to Watch | Zacks | 12/12/2019

… services and support solutions. This Zacks Rank 3 (Hold) company’s next-generation networks have been playing a pivotal role in healthcare transformation. Management at Ericsson believes that the 5G business opportunity that comes from industrial … Zacks 1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here . From imaging to advanced analytics, Intel helps harness the power of data analytics and AI to transform healthcare. Also, courtesy to 5G Intel’s personalized healthcare services now include …

Patient Satisfaction

Industry Voices—From pagers and fax machines, healthcare moves slowly to modern communications | FierceHealthcare | 11/19/2019

… clinical improvements. Register Now Brad Brooks (TigerConnect) RELATED: Doctors are among the last to still use pagers The road to healthcare transformation must be paved with modern communication solutions that promote more efficient exchanges of … the patient. The end result is improved efficiency and higher patient satisfaction, among several other benefits. Staff are freed from managing availability during shift handoffs, and unit secretaries save precious time looking up phone numbers …

HIPAA

Industry Voices—From pagers and fax machines, healthcare moves slowly to modern communications | FierceHealthcare | 11/19/2019

healthcare transformation must be paved with modern communication solutions that promote more efficient exchanges of information throughout the continuum of care delivery. Let’s take a look at the slow transformation occurring in healthcare and the steps that need to be taken to accelerate the path to a more efficient and modern communication model. A slow shift from pagers to HIPAA-compliant text messaging While most industries got rid of their …

Continuum of Care

Industry Voices—From pagers and fax machines, healthcare moves slowly to modern communications | FierceHealthcare | 11/19/2019

healthcare transformation must be paved with modern communication solutions that promote more efficient exchanges of information throughout the continuum of care delivery. Let’s take a look at the slow transformation occurring in healthcare and the steps that need to be taken to accelerate the path to a more efficient and modern communication model. A slow shift from pagers to HIPAA-compliant text messaging While most industries got rid of their …

Department of Health and Human Services

Industry Voices—From pagers and fax machines, healthcare moves slowly to modern communications | FierceHealthcare | 11/19/2019

… during handoffs are estimated to be a factor in 70% of medical error deaths , according to research from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. For an industry … among the last to still use pagers The road to healthcare transformation must be paved with modern communication solutions that promote more efficient exchanges of information throughout the continuum of care delivery. Let’s take a …

Health Management

Navvis Advances Population Health in Florida Working with Florida Medical Clinic to Create Opportunities for Providers to Deliver High Quality Care | Business Wire | 11/12/2019

… managed Medicaid contracts, the Florida market represents significant value-based care opportunities for providers. These opportunities all require integrated population health management capabilities that effectively support physicians, connect a care ecosystem, and ensure timely, personalized … for people. Our vision is to be a catalyst for healthcare transformation and shared action, market by market and across the nation,” said Mike Farris chairman and chief executive officer of Navvis. “We chose to …

ACOs

Navvis Advances Population Health in Florida Working with Florida Medical Clinic to Create Opportunities for Providers to Deliver High Quality Care | Malvern Daily Record | 11/12/2019

… Medical Clinic’s experience in population health capabilities to providers across the state of Florida. These services create new opportunities for ACOs, IPAs, CINs, MSOs, employed physicians, health plans, and health systems to deliver high quality … for people. Our vision is to be a catalyst for healthcare transformation and shared action, market by market and across the nation,” said Mike Farris chairman and chief executive officer of Navvis. “We chose to …

Medicare Advantage

Navvis Advances Population Health in Florida Working with Florida Medical Clinic to Create Opportunities for Providers to Deliver High Quality Care | Malvern Daily Record | 11/12/2019

… Navvis and Florida Medical Clinic will be offering HealthSync services to additional markets in the future. With rapid increases in Medicare Advantage enrollment, expansion in commercial and Medicare ACOs, and growth in managed Medicaid contracts … for people. Our vision is to be a catalyst for healthcare transformation and shared action, market by market and across the nation,” said Mike Farris chairman and chief executive officer of Navvis. “We chose to …

Patient Engagement

Will Technology Cure Americans’ Health Care System Ills? Considering Google and Ascension Health’s Data Deal | 11/12/2019

… Health citizenship, Health Consumers, Health disparities, Health ecosystem, Health engagement, Health equity, Health IT, Health law, Health policy, Health privacy, Patient engagement, Patient experience, Popular culture and health, Privacy and security, Social determinants of health … press release on the collaboration , described in the title as “healthcare transformation.” Note: this release was written after the Wall Street Journal published this story. And, according to the WSJ reporting, “Neither patients nor doctors …

Virtual Care

Solera Deepens Bench of Healthcare Leadership with New Advisory Board Additions | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… virtual care. “Healthcare transformation and innovation serve as the cornerstone of my work at Kaiser Permanente which is what attracted me to Solera in the first place. The organization is well-positioned to upend how individuals are connected to community and digital programs to prevent, manage and reverse their chronic health conditions and how the resources are paid for as a covered medical benefit.” - John Mattison . About Solera Solera is …

HITRUST

Solera Deepens Bench of Healthcare Leadership with New Advisory Board Additions | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… and implementation of the largest integrated electronic health record in the U.S., and leads various national programs including virtual care. “Healthcare transformation and innovation serve as the cornerstone of my work at Kaiser Permanente which … fraction of the cost of traditional medical care. Solera is HITRUST certified, the most prestigious certification for meeting healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information. For more information, visit Solera …

Community Health

Solera Deepens Bench of Healthcare Leadership with New Advisory Board Additions | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

PHOENIX Solera, the nation’s leading network of digital and community health partners, today announced the addition of four healthcare industry visionaries to the company’s advisory board. Bringing decades of experience revolutionizing the delivery of care … the U.S., and leads various national programs including virtual care. “Healthcare transformation and innovation serve as the cornerstone of my work at Kaiser Permanente which is what attracted me to Solera in the first place …

Patient Monitoring

Leading Expert in Internal Medicine and Diabetes, Dr. Gregory Peterson, Joins AMC Health’s Clinical Leadership Team as Chief Medical Director to Enhance Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Solutions | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

… chronic health conditions, with a large portion of that avoidable through more proactive vigilance and patient education that that remote patient monitoring provides. For just diabetes alone, there are an estimated 30 million people in … AMC Health For over 15 years, AMC Health has led healthcare transformation through the use of virtual technologies. The company is the leading provider of real-time virtual care solutions. Its FDA Class II cleared …

Clinical Improvement

Leading Expert in Internal Medicine and Diabetes, Dr. Gregory Peterson, Joins AMC Health’s Clinical Leadership Team as Chief Medical Director to Enhance Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Solutions | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

… healthier lives in the comfort of their own home.” About AMC Health For over 15 years, AMC Health has led healthcare transformation through the use of virtual technologies. The company is the leading provider of … a single connection. AMC Health’s peer-reviewed published studies highlight clinical improvements for conditions like heart failure, diabetes, and hypertension, resulting in reductions in hospital admissions, and solid financial return on investment. For more information …

Medical Research

Macadamian Technologies Witnesses 300% Growth in Healthcare Revenues, Becoming an Established Software Development Partner of Choice in MedTech | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/23/2019

Medical Research Institutes and MedTech vendors alike to develop disruptive healthcare software solutions to improve patient outcomes. Examples of Healthcare projects include: Practical applications of AI and Machine Learning algorithms to create signal processing solutions to improve the performance of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) devices. As part of healthcare transformation, care is going at the edge, where it’s most convenient for patients. Co-development of diagnostic medical device software that …

Microsoft Health

Zudy Today Announced Specialized COVID-19 Response Capabilities | Business Wire | 4/4/2020

… contact About ZUDY Zudy, based in the United States, the only 5 STAR (g2Crowd, ITCentral, Gartner Peer Reviews) low-code application development platform that works with all Legacy systems including SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, Microsoft, etc… easily and with enterprise grade apps deployed in a week. All Zudy apps align with your security including stringent Life Sciences requirements and Zudy with thousands of applications deployed across the United States, Europe and …

AMC Health

AMC Health Helping Hospitals Brace for Coronavirus Impact by Preparing and Managing Capacity Issues for Patients Discharged and Needing Monitoring and Care Management at Home | PR Newswire | 3/25/2020

… contingency planning to manage capacity issues and premature discharges required to free up beds in hospitals. To further this aim, AMC Health is working with hospitals to establish new protocols to provide virtual at-home … own home. For over 17 years, AMC Health has led healthcare transformation through the use of virtual technologies. The company is the leading provider of real-time virtual care solutions. Its FDA Class II cleared …

Innovaccer

Health Insurance Leader Fran Soistman Joins Innovaccer’s Board of Advisors | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

Sverige Health Insurance Leader Fran Soistman Joins Innovaccer’s Board of Advisors Soistman brings more than 35 years of experience in insurance planning and managed care with Aetna and Jessamine Healthcare News provided by Mar 10 … visitors, the Healthcare Leadership Council board of directors and the Healthcare Transformation Task Force, among others. “Payers and providers can achieve value-based care if they identify and work on overlapping areas of interest. I …

CVS

Health Insurance Leader Fran Soistman Joins Innovaccer’s Board of Advisors | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , March 10, Innovaccer, Inc., a leading San-Francisco based healthcare technology company, announced that Fran Soistman , Founder and President of Healthcare Management and Transformation Advisory Services, and former CVS Health-Aetna (Aetna) Executive Vice President and President of Aetna’s Government Services Businesses, will join its board of strategic advisors. Continue Reading Innovaccer Inc. Fran represented Aetna on the Health Care Transformation Task Force and served as its Chairman …

Medical Alley Association

Medical Alley, Accenture to collaborate on value-based health care initiative | Star Tribune | 11/19/2019

Medical Alley Association, a not-for-profit trade group in Golden Valley representing makers and buyers of health care technology and the array of professionals who serve the industry, is spearheading a new initiative to find ways to move more quickly toward value-based care. In an initiative announced Monday, the consulting firm Accenture will collaborate with the association on the first phase of the program, known as the Healthcare …

Enable Healthcare

Leading Expert in Internal Medicine and Diabetes, Dr. Gregory Peterson, Joins AMC Health’s Clinical Leadership Team as Chief Medical Director to Enhance Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Solutions | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

healthcare transformation through the use of virtual technologies. The company is the leading provider of real-time virtual care solutions. Its FDA Class II cleared platform, end-to-end services, and clinically proven solutions enable healthcare organizations to securely extend their services beyond the four walls of the hospital and ambulatory clinic settings. Providing cost-effective population health management, the company’s ever-expanding ecosystem delivers scalable virtual care programs for …

UnitedHealth Group

Health care ‘hedge fund’ run by ex-congressman aims to cut costs | Yahoo News | 8/24/2019

… Papers beautiful colours messages feelings card birthday valentine When former New Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews was picked to head the Healthcare Transformation Alliance in 2015, 15 companies were on board to support the organization’s effort … by negotiating directly with pharmacy benefits managers Optum, owned by UnitedHealth Group ( UNH ), and CVS ( CVS ). In 2018, the company saved a median of 15 percent for its members, compared to 2017 spend, for members …

Welltok

Health care ‘hedge fund’ run by ex-congressman aims to cut costs | Yahoo News | 8/24/2019

… Papers beautiful colours messages feelings card birthday valentine When former New Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews was picked to head the Healthcare Transformation Alliance in 2015, 15 companies were on board to support the organization’s effort … been able to offer the employers is a partnership with Welltok, a Denver-based startup which provides insight into the ever-growing landscape of digital health tools and vendors. Starting this year, Welltok is helping …

Avalere Health

How doctors and other clinicians can talk to patients about surprise bills, health costs | FierceHealthcare | 5/29/2019

Avalere Health’s Center for Healthcare Transformation, told FierceHealthcare. RELATED: Sweeping Senate healthcare proposal would address surprise billing, transparency As Seidman talked about the research Avalere has done in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Senate lawmakers Thursday released a draft package of legislation (PDF) they hope to pass on a bipartisan basis, with bills to eliminate surprise medical bills, reduce drug prices and improve price transparency. In light of …

Change Healthcare

48 States Running Value-Based Reimbursement, Care Initiatives | RevCycle Intelligence | 4/17/2019

… reimbursement or care programs as of February 2019, representing a seven-fold increase compared to five years ago, a new Change Healthcare study shows. The second national study of state healthcare payment programs also found … on whether a state was planning and designing strategies for healthcare transformation or implementing and testing strategies. More than 20 states have received a Design grant ranging from $1 to $3 million, which provided funding …

Zipnosis

Methodist Family Health Centers Launches Virtual Care to Improve Patient Access | PR Newswire | 1/8/2018

… convenient access to care by connecting them virtually with trusted Methodist Family Health Center providers. Methodist NOW is powered by Zipnosis , a virtual care company that enables health systems to provide virtual care services, meeting … where patients need it most,” said Ryan Alcantar , Director of Healthcare Transformation, Methodist Medical Group. After logging on to Methodist NOW , patients complete a brief online interview during which they enter their symptoms and health …

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Aptive HTG Wins $1B Veterans Health Administration IDIQ Contract to Provide Integrated Healthcare Transformation Support | PR Newswire | 4/3/2020

WASHINGTON , April 2, The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has awarded a 10-year, $1 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to Aptive HTG to provide healthcare and professional consulting services that support VHA in providing seamless, high-quality, integrated, coordinated healthcare to Veterans nationwide. Through the multi-award Integrated Healthcare Transformation (IHT) IDIQ, Aptive HTG will assist VHA in developing a clinically-integrated …

Department of Veterans Affairs

Aptive HTG Wins $1B Veterans Health Administration IDIQ Contract to Provide Integrated Healthcare Transformation Support | PR Newswire | 4/3/2020

WASHINGTON , April 2, The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has awarded a 10-year, $1 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to Aptive HTG to provide healthcare and professional consulting services that support VHA in providing seamless, high-quality, integrated, coordinated healthcare to Veterans nationwide. Through the multi-award Integrated Healthcare Transformation (IHT) IDIQ, Aptive HTG will assist VHA in developing a clinically-integrated …

Intermountain Healthcare

HIMSS and CHIME name Marc Probst CIO of the Year | Healthcare IT News | 1/30/2020

… 30, 2020 10:03 AM CHIME and HIMSS today jointly named Marc Probst, chief information officer at Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, the 2019 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year. WHY IT MATTERS … agile development programs across the organization ; the creation of a Healthcare Transformation Lab to bring leading-edge technologies to the bedside faster and more efficiently; the launch of deCODE, a massive new genetics study to …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Mayo Clinic taps Dr. John Halamka to lead its Google partnership | Modern Healthcare | 12/4/2019

… the Rochester, Minn.-based health system as the president of Mayo Clinic Platform. Previously, he was chief information officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for more than 20 years. The Harvard professor and emergency … companies are taking place throughout the industry. While executives promise healthcare transformation, policymakers and patients have raised data privacy concerns . Dr. Clark Otley, professor of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science …

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic taps Dr. John Halamka to lead its Google partnership | Modern Healthcare | 12/4/2019

… Center at Beth Israel Lahey Health in Boston to join the Rochester, Minn.-based health system as the president of Mayo Clinic Platform. Previously, he was chief information officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center … companies are taking place throughout the industry. While executives promise healthcare transformation, policymakers and patients have raised data privacy concerns . Dr. Clark Otley, professor of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science …

Ascension

Ascension and Google Working Together on Healthcare Transformation | 11/13/2019

Ascension and Google Working Together on Healthcare Transformation Ascension and Google Working Together on Healthcare Transformation November 13, 2019 A recent press release reports, “Ascension, one of the nation’s leading non-profit health systems, is working with Google to optimize the health and wellness of individuals and communities, and deliver a comprehensive portfolio of digital capabilities that enhance the experience of Ascension consumers, patients and clinical providers across the continuum …

Kaiser Permanente

Solera Deepens Bench of Healthcare Leadership with New Advisory Board Additions | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… for Washington DC’s Medicaid program, and John Mattison , MD, former chief medical information officer and assistant medical director emeritus for Kaiser Permanente. “As the CEO of Solera, I am consistently looking for industry leaders that … the U.S., and leads various national programs including virtual care. “Healthcare transformation and innovation serve as the cornerstone of my work at Kaiser Permanente which is what attracted me to Solera in the first place …

Harvard Medical School

HSS Appoints Fahrenkopf to Lead New Musculoskeletal Health Ecosystem | PR Newswire | 10/1/2019

NEW YORK Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), world leader in orthopedics and rheumatology, has appointed an expert in healthcare transformation to lead an emerging musculoskeletal ecosystem propelled by HSS expertise, knowledge and care delivery. HSS … Boston Children’s Hospital and as an instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School . “Dr. Fahrenkopf’s appointment is a milestone in the accelerating development of HSS Health, which will contribute to disrupting the current healthcare model …

Cleveland Clinic

Choose your own healthcare transformation adventure at HLTH | MedCity News | 9/28/2019

As the second annual healthcare transformation conference HLTH approaches next month, here’s a glimpse of some areas of interest that will be highlighted at the conference scheduled for October 27-30 at MGM Grand in Las … HLTH to hear from innovative leaders from companies like Talkspace, Cleveland Clinic, Houston Methodist Hospital and more. Register here and use code medcity150 to save $150. WEGO Health Awards will also be part of the …

Atlantic Health System

Kindred Healthcare and Atlantic Health System Announce Completion of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute | Business Wire | 7/10/2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. & MORRISTOWN, N.J.- Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and Atlantic Health System today announced the completion of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, a comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation hospital in northern New Jersey. The new hospital, a joint venture … fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health. Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of seven regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of the …

Methodist Health System

Methodist Family Health Centers Launches Virtual Care to Improve Patient Access | PR Newswire | 1/8/2018

… this article DALLAS , Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Methodist Family Health Centers, a part of Methodist Medical Group and affiliate of Methodist Health System, today announced the launch of Methodist NOW – an online diagnosis and treatment … where patients need it most,” said Ryan Alcantar , Director of Healthcare Transformation, Methodist Medical Group. After logging on to Methodist NOW , patients complete a brief online interview during which they enter their symptoms and health …

Methodist Health

Methodist Family Health Centers Launches Virtual Care to Improve Patient Access | PR Newswire | 1/8/2018

… this article DALLAS , Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Methodist Family Health Centers, a part of Methodist Medical Group and affiliate of Methodist Health System, today announced the launch of Methodist NOW – an online diagnosis and treatment … where patients need it most,” said Ryan Alcantar , Director of Healthcare Transformation, Methodist Medical Group. After logging on to Methodist NOW , patients complete a brief online interview during which they enter their symptoms and health …

Aetna

Health Insurance Leader Fran Soistman Joins Innovaccer’s Board of Advisors | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

… Joins Innovaccer’s Board of Advisors Soistman brings more than 35 years of experience in insurance planning and managed care with Aetna and Jessamine Healthcare News provided by Mar 10, 2020, 15:15 ET Share this article … visitors, the Healthcare Leadership Council board of directors and the Healthcare Transformation Task Force, among others. “Payers and providers can achieve value-based care if they identify and work on overlapping areas of interest. I …

Health Insurance Leader Fran Soistman Joins Innovaccer’s Board of Advisors | Yahoo News | 3/10/2020

Reblog Soistman brings more than 35 years of experience in insurance planning and managed care with Aetna and Jessamine Healthcare SAN FRANCISCO , March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Innovaccer, Inc., a leading San-Francisco based healthcare technology … visitors, the Healthcare Leadership Council board of directors and the Healthcare Transformation Task Force, among others. “Payers and providers can achieve value-based care if they identify and work on overlapping areas of interest. I …

Sandy Love

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/10/2020

Healthcare Transformation (IHT) vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that enhances VHA’s capabilities to provide seamless, high quality, integrated, and coordinated healthcare. Focus in key areas includes health system innovation, implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services. “We are honored to support HRS Consulting and the VHA in this endeavor,” notes Qlarant President, Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to bringing our …

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Globe Newswire | 4/10/2020

Healthcare Transformation (IHT) vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that enhances VHA’s capabilities to provide seamless, high quality, integrated, and coordinated healthcare. Focus in key areas includes health system innovation, implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services. “We are honored to support HRS Consulting and the VHA in this endeavor,” notes Qlarant President, Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to bringing our …

Nesim Bildirici

AMC Health Helping Hospitals Brace for Coronavirus Impact by Preparing and Managing Capacity Issues for Patients Discharged and Needing Monitoring and Care Management at Home | PR Newswire | 3/25/2020

… own home, while enabling clinical teams to weather the unexpected surge of emergency department overflow and required premature patient discharges. Nesim Bildirici , CEO of AMC Health, said, “We are working with and partnering with hospitals … own home. For over 17 years, AMC Health has led healthcare transformation through the use of virtual technologies. The company is the leading provider of real-time virtual care solutions. Its FDA Class II cleared …

AMC Health is Connecting and Protecting Families and Communities in the Fight Against Coronavirus | PR Newswire | 3/19/2020

… remote clinicians to help manage capacity challenges for managing inbound patient calls and alert triage. Continue Reading AMC Health, Inc. Nesim Bildirici , CEO of AMC Health, said, “We are in this together and will get … own home. For over 17 years, AMC Health has led healthcare transformation through the use of virtual technologies. The company is the leading provider of real-time virtual care solutions. Its FDA Class II cleared …

Eduardo Conrado

Ascension and Google working together on healthcare transformation | Business Wire | 11/11/2019

… healthcare providers. Doing that will require the programmatic integration of new care models delivered through the digital platforms, applications and services that are part of the everyday experience of those we serve,” said Eduardo Conrado, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Innovations, Ascension. Ascension will improve the experience of patients and consumers, as well as providers and associates, and advance its Mission of providing compassionate, personalized care to all, especially people …

Ascension and Google working together on healthcare transformation | Malvern Daily Record | 11/11/2019

… healthcare providers. Doing that will require the programmatic integration of new care models delivered through the digital platforms, applications and services that are part of the everyday experience of those we serve,” said Eduardo Conrado, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Innovations, Ascension. Ascension will improve the experience of patients and consumers, as well as providers and associates, and advance its Mission of providing compassionate, personalized care to all, especially people …

Eric Langshur

AVIA Launches Partner Network to Expand Industry Access to Digital Insights | Business Wire | 10/28/2019

… collection of forward-thinking companies, industry associations, financial institutions, and other organizations committed to digital as a primary catalyst for healthcare transformation. Over the past five years, AVIA has worked with over 50 health systems … launch of the AVIA Partner Network advances this further,” said Eric Langshur, Co-founder and CEO of AVIA. “Through this growing network of selected partners, AVIA Members now have one-stop access to an even …

AVIA Launches Partner Network to Expand Industry Access to Digital Insights | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 10/28/2019

… collection of forward-thinking companies, industry associations, financial institutions, and other organizations committed to digital as a primary catalyst for healthcare transformation. Over the past five years, AVIA has worked with over 50 health systems … launch of the AVIA Partner Network advances this further,” said Eric Langshur, Co-founder and CEO of AVIA. “Through this growing network of selected partners, AVIA Members now have one-stop access to an even …

Paul Grundy

Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy & Author Dan Pelino Advocate For A Healthcare Revolution On Dr. Oz Show | PR Newswire | 10/28/2019

… for greater access to better mental health treatment and prevention in the United States . Pelino, who helped lead a global healthcare transformation for IBM for 36 years, says: “America needs access to a trusted healer … book. Pelino heavily features the work and insights of Dr. Paul Grundy , known as the Godfather of the Primary Care Medical Home Movement. Over the past 50 years he has served for American presidents and …

Movers and shakers: 76 leadership changes affecting health IT in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/3/2019

healthcare transformation at HHS’ ONC, left the agency after 15 years of service. 13. Olah Healthcare Technology, a provider of enterprise decommissioning solutions for healthcare organizations, named Gregory Miller CEO. 14. Phoenix-based Banner Health selected Deanna Wise to serve as CIO. 15. Innovaccer, a healthcare data platform company, named Paul Grundy, MD, chief transformation officer. 16. The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange elected Jay Eisenstock to serve as chair …

Patrick J. Kennedy

Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy & Author Dan Pelino Advocate For A Healthcare Revolution On Dr. Oz Show | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/28/2019

… 2019 /PRNewswire/ – “We must recognize societally – not just in healthcare – that mental illnesses and addiction are treatable,” says former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy in the foreword of a breakthrough book authored by healthcare advocate Dan … in the United States . Pelino, who helped lead a global healthcare transformation for IBM for 36 years, says: “America needs access to a trusted healer – a physician and care team – whenever ever one is needed …

Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy & Author Dan Pelino Advocate For A Healthcare Revolution On Dr. Oz Show | PR Newswire | 10/28/2019

… NEW YORK “We must recognize societally – not just in healthcare – that mental illnesses and addiction are treatable,” says former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy in the foreword of a breakthrough book authored by healthcare advocate Dan … in the United States . Pelino, who helped lead a global healthcare transformation for IBM for 36 years, says: “America needs access to a trusted healer – a physician and care team – whenever ever one is needed …

Josh Seidman

How doctors and other clinicians can talk to patients about surprise bills, health costs | FierceHealthcare | 5/29/2019

Josh Seidman (Courtesy Avalere) But with healthcare costs at the forefront, physicians need to understand why cost conversations are increasingly important and how they fit into a clinician’s role, Josh Seidman, managing director of Avalere Health’s Center for Healthcare Transformation, told FierceHealthcare. RELATED: Sweeping Senate healthcare proposal would address surprise billing, transparency As Seidman talked about the research Avalere has done in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Senate …

How doctors and other clinicians can talk to patients about surprise bills, health costs | FierceHealthcare Payer | 5/28/2019

Josh Seidman (Courtesy Avalere) But with healthcare costs at the forefront, physicians need to understand why cost conversations are increasingly important and how they fit into a clinician’s role, Josh Seidman, managing director of Avalere Health’s Center for Healthcare Transformation, told FierceHealthcare. RELATED: Sweeping Senate healthcare proposal would address surprise billing, transparency As Seidman talked about the research Avalere has done in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Senate …

Axel Heitmueller

Imperial College Health Partners Joins AVIA, Unites US and UK Innovation Best Practices | Business Wire | 12/11/2017

… healthcare transformation. They will work together to address strategic healthcare challenges that span geographies, including behavioral health and outcome-based care. By joining AVIA, ICHP can now collaborate with its 25+ member health systems in the United States. AVIA will work closely with Dr. Axel Heitmueller, Managing Director, to marry the best ideas from the UK and the US for its members. Dr. Axel Heitmueller, Managing Director at ICHP, said …

Imperial College Health Partners Joins AVIA, Unites US and UK Innovation Best Practices | CNBC | 12/11/2017

… healthcare transformation. They will work together to address strategic healthcare challenges that span geographies, including behavioral health and outcome-based care. By joining AVIA, ICHP can now collaborate with its 25+ member health systems in the United States. AVIA will work closely with Dr. Axel Heitmueller, Managing Director, to marry the best ideas from the UK and the US for its members. Dr. Axel Heitmueller, Managing Director at ICHP, said …