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Disruption, Not Destruction Will Save Medicine

Scott Mace

Healthcare definitely needs to be disrupted. A combination of patient activism and sheer technological innovation will be the catalysts for change the industry needs. But science takes time. Calling for medicine's destruction—even of the creative sort—is going too far. >>>


Editor's Picks

iPad Solves Healthcare Providers' Clipboard Conundrum

A large majority of surveyed physicians report using iPads® and other mobile computing devices to support their workflows. While hospitals may balk at supporting mobile devices on their networks due to security, reliability, and cost concerns, there are solutions to the implementation problem. >>>

6 Ways to Get Physicians on Board with Decision Support

The successful adoption of clinical decision support at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia came after years of work that included physicians and other clinicians in its development. Here are some of the steps in the Penn process. >>>

Disruptive Healthcare Innovations Trump SCOTUS Worries

Hospital leaders' concerns about the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are no match for their worries about truly disruptive innovations such as the direct primary care model. >>>

3 Ways Green Hospital Initiatives Aid Marketing Efforts

By now many hospital executives understand the cost savings that come with the adoption of environmentally friendly practices. These leaders should also understand that going green can boost hospital marketing programs. >>>

FRIDAY Webcast

Medical Home—Prime Your Organization for Launch

Date: June 15, 2012 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Is establishing a medical home the right fit for your organization? Learn from experts at leading physician practices about the realities of assessing readiness and preparing for medical homes, including physician buy-in and reimbursement structure. Get the strategies you need in a customized webcast with a Q&A, an online forum, a takeaway presentation, and 60-day post-event on-demand access. >>>

News Headlines

Wireless sensors reduce ICU days

InformationWeek, June 12, 2012

Healthcare law's fate aside, hospitals evolve

The New York Times, June 11, 2012

Healthcare alliance creates massive virtual care community

ComputerWorld, June 11, 2012

House advances bill repealing healthcare law's medical device tax

The Hill, June 8, 2012

ME launches first-in-the-nation medical image archive

Maine Sun Journal, June 8, 2012

Geo-medicine new frontier in medical informatics

InformationWeek, June 8, 2012

Deal reached on online prescription reporting

The New York Times, June 7, 2012

Top 10 medical data breaches include public health departments

Government Health IT, June 7, 2012

Are computers getting between patients and doctors?

The Atlantic, June 7, 2012

Place your bets: Industry experts guess health reform's fate

The Salt Lake Tribune, June 6, 2012

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Date: July 18, 12:00–3:00 p.m. ET
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