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Tech Thoughts from a Hospital Bed

Scott Mace

After emergency surgery, a few observations on the clinical narrative, the value of the medical record in any form, and the small miracles that make our healthcare system hum. >>>


Editor's Picks

Take Advantage of ICD-10 Delay

It's not too soon to start coordinating with referral partners, planning for the increased workload that will come with ICD-10, and making sure that provisions for dual coding are in place. >>>

Providers Blast CMS on Two-Midnight Rule

One of the hottest healthcare controversies—the two-midnight rule—boils over in comments submitted to federal officials regarding the 2015 Inpatient Prospective Payment System rules. >>>

Tenet Opens Population Health Campus

Resolute Health Hospital is a test lab for population health that links all providers in Tenet Healthcare's network and the hospital on a single EMR to coordinate care. >>>

6 Revenue Pressures Create Negative Outlook for NFP Hospitals

A ratings agency leader sounds the alarm for not-for-profit hospitals, saying they "have begun to lose the battle" and that a host of negative trends warrants a credit downgrade. >>>

Wellpoint Gives Voice to Physician Leaders

A social media initiative gives future physician leaders a platform from which to share their ideas on healthcare in an effort to boost debate and engagement within and beyond the medical community. >>>

Intelligence Report: Financial Health Calls for a Clinical Strategy

HealthLeaders Media research results suggest that care redesign and care standardization can lead to increased provider productivity and can help drive waste out of the care delivery system. >>>

News Headlines

Big data helps insurer pinpoint at-risk patients

InformationWeek, July 1, 2014

Hospitals turning to data brokers for patient information

PBS NewsHour, June 30, 2014

Tale of two healthcare websites: MN presses on; MD moves on

Pioneer Press, June 30, 2014

Anne Wojcicki's quest for better healthcare

The Wall Street Journal, June 30, 2014

Salesforce takes its cloud model to healthcare

The New York Times, June 27, 2014

Opinion: Electronic health records—First, do no harm?

InformationWeek, June 27, 2014

Medicare: Predictive analytics working to fight fraud

The Hill, June 26, 2014

Free the data: Goals for meaningful use stage 3

InformationWeek, June 26, 2014

How hospitals will use consumer data

Bloomberg, June 26, 2014

Hospital networks are leaking data, leaving critical devices vulnerable

Wired, June 26, 2014

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New Goals, New Alliances

The historically adversarial relationship between providers and payers is shifting toward cautious cooperation as both sides recognize that they must implement structural and strategic changes to ensure their mutual survival. >>>


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