the Latest Insights
April 27, 2015
Patient-centered medical homes embrace an emerging care model designed to ensure that patients’ treatments are coordinated through the office of their primary care physician. But does the physician actually need to be in charge?
April 24, 2015
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich holds the record for the most consecutive winning seasons in the NBA at 17. I lived in San Antonio for 10 of those years and became fascinated by his coaching style and, more specifically, how his leadership characteristics can apply to health care.… Read more
Neel Shah, MD, MPP
April 22, 2015
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit at the table with some of the nation’s top thought leaders. We convened at the Newseum in Washington, DC, for the Healthcare Leadership Council’s National Dialogue for Healthcare Innovation; it was like a health policy nerd red carpet.
Center for Medicare Director Sean … Read more
Douglas Hough, PhD
April 17, 2015
As health care organizations enter the brave new world of value-based reimbursements, understanding how to influence human behavior is swiftly becoming a core competency.
No longer rewarded for simply treating the sick, providers will increasingly be paid to keep people healthy — and that takes more than procedures and prescriptions. … Read more
April 15, 2015
Over the past five years, the OpenNotes project, which gives patients access to the clinical notes written by their doctors and nurses, has seen tremendous growth from its initial three pilot locations.
It’s clear that what may have seemed revolutionary in 2010 has struck a nerve with health care … Read more
April 13, 2015
In his 2007 book, The Black Swan, author Nassim Taleb suggested that certain, improbable and unforeseen events can have a profound impact on culture and, in retrospect, should have been recognized as inevitable.
Even though interoperability and the coming information revolution in health care have been predicted to arrive for years, … Read more
Notes from the CIO Office
In a four-part series, Dick Escue, chief information officer at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colo., examines the innovative ways in which mobile and cloud technology can improve operational efficiency, clinical outcomes, and patient satisfaction.Read Series
Ideas to Act On
“Succeeding at patient engagement means moving from an attitude of telling a patient ‘the doctor will see you now’ to one of telling the doctor ‘the patient will see you now.’”Read Article
Upcoming Leadership Events
- 04/12/2015 – 04/16/2015
- 04/20/2015 – 04/22/2015
- 04/26/2015 – 04/29/2015
EDPMA Solutions Summit
Amelia Island, Fla.
- 04/26/2015 – 04/30/2015
UCAOA Spring Convention
- 04/27/2015 – 04/29/2015
FQHC Leadership Institute
Innovations in Health Care Summit
- 05/7/2015 – 05/9/2015
Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting