Stepping in with a technology that automates much of the time-consuming back-end processes hospitals and healthcare providers need to keep up with is Olive, a startup out of Columbus, Ohio.
This letter is in response to Dr. Marion Mass’s Guest Opinion of Feb. 18, 2020. Ms. Mass throws healthcare administrators (executives, bureaucrats, clerks, assorted paper pushers and those funny people that count beans) under the bus. Based on a Citizen Health pie chart, she concludes that 73% of the national healthcare spend goes to people that don’t provide direct patient care.
Restaurant chains have managed to combine quality control, cost control, and innovation. Can health care?
The CVS-Aetna merger might be the first step toward changing their role. Evidence and history suggest this could be the right move.
Hospital chains are responding to continued health-care consolidation with some vertical integration of their own. It is the latest sign that traditional industry borders are starting to break down.
Could lean processes transform the U.S. health care system, with its spiraling costs and inconsistent quality?
The article explores challenges and opportunities faced by organizations that intend incorporating lean management principles and presents the specific context of the healthcare industry.
At a time when many of healthcare's greatest challenges are business problems, more and more doctors are adding three extra letters after their names.
A new study explores how hospital management style affects the birth process.
Medicare for all would be a much better plan if it acknowledged that simple reality.
Hospitals are discovering that it’s not enough to deliver excellent quality care to remain competitive. Today’s knowledgeable healthcare consumers, especially younger patients, consider brand reputation and patient care experience before their physician referral.
American healthcare needs a hero. Among other wealthy countries, it ranks dead last in clinical outcomes yet costs more than $3 trillion a year. By comparison, Europe spends $1.8 trillion annually on healthcare for a population nearly twice the size.
Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal was founded in 1981 under the aegis of Project HOPE, a nonprofit international health education organization. Health Affairs explores health policy issues of current concern in domestic and international spheres.
Kip Piper's blog on Medicare, Medicaid, health reform, and more.
We aren’t just a global research, technology, and consulting firm. We are a performance improvement partner for 165,000+ leaders in 4,100+ organizations across health care and higher education.
Becker's Healthcare is the leading source of cutting-edge business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders.
Information has proliferated, jobs have become more competitive and time consuming, so executives have sought ways to make their lives easier. CEOExpress Company LLC addresses the growing demands on professionals and their firms for tools to help them save time and work more productively.
Every business day, FierceHealthcare briefs hospital administrators and healthcare executives on the latest healthcare industry trends and developments.
News for and about the Health 2.0 Community.
A Health Care Reform Blog——Bob Laszewski's review of the latest developments in federal health policy, health care reform, and marketplace activities in the health care financing business.
Health Facilities Management, a publication of the American Hospital Association, is the most trusted and credible publication in its field. HFM provides the most comprehensive coverage of the unique challenges facing health facility design/architecture, construction and operations communities.
Unbiased analysis of today's healthcare issues.
Healthcare Finance is the leading news source for developments in the healthcare finance industry. Through its highly integrated platform, its team of award-winning editors deliver breaking news, in-depth reporting, analysis and best practices around compelling topics such as capital investments, reimbursements, quality and safety, physician relations, billing collections a data integrity and how they affect both providers and payers alike.
Healthcare Innovation is a CIO-level publication specializing in issues of system selection, project management, enterprise integration, change management and budgeting.
Healthcare IT News (www.HealthcareITNews.com) is the industry's leading news source, providing healthcare IT and other executives the information they need to implement and harness technology as a means to enhance patient care.
I started writing HIStalk in 2003 simply to collect my thoughts about what was going on in the industry, which was important to my IT job. Readership grew slowly, which surprises me to this day, and I had no sponsors. While I can’t afford to make HIStalk a full-time job, it provides me with much of my personal satisfaction, so I contribute a lot of time and energy toward making it as interesting and useful as I can.
Hospital News is Canada's health care newspaper since 1987. Hospital News covers developments and issues that affect all health care professionals, administrators, patients, visitors and students. Hospital News is published monthly and is made available in distribution racks placed in high traffic areas in hospitals and related institutions across the country.
MedCityNews.com is one of the fastest-growing sites in healthcare and life sciences. It is the leading destination covering the business of healthcare and life science innovation for decision makers in the healthcare industry.
Modern Healthcare is the industry’s most trusted, credible and relied-upon news source. Modern Healthcare examines the most pressing healthcare issues and provides executives with the information they need to make the most informed business decisions and lead their organizations to success. It’s for this reason Modern Healthcare is deemed a “must-read publication” by the who’s who in healthcare.
PolicyMedical is a global leader in policy-management solutions for healthcare facilities. With advanced document-management software, PolicyMedical enables its clients to manage their policies and procedures, improve governance, risk and compliance, and reach their accreditation goals.
Everything you always wanted to know about the Health Care system. But were afraid to ask. The Health Care Blog (THCB) has acquired a reputation as one of the most respected independent voices in the healthcare industry.
The Health Care Manager (HCM), provides practical, applied management information for managers in institutional health care settings. It is a quarterly journal, horizontally integrated and cutting across all functional lines, written for every person who manages the work of others in any health care setting.
This blog follows Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and their derivative ‘accountable care collaborations’, tracking their incidence and prevalence, to coin an epidemiology metaphor, while educating and informing both consumers and professionals.
The American Journal of Managed Care is an independent, peer-reviewed publication dedicated to disseminating clinical information to managed care physicians, clinical decision makers, and other healthcare professionals. Its aim is to stimulate scientific communication in the ever-evolving field of managed care.
Bill of Health was launched in September 2012 by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, but our bloggers come from all over the place. Our goal is to provide a one-stop shop for readers interested in news, commentary, and scholarship in the fields of health law policy, biotechnology, and bioethics.
Covering Health is a blog maintained by the Association of Health Care Journalists. It is intended to help keep journalists who report on health and health care issues informed about the latest news in the field, aware of noteworthy stories and reports, and able to connect with colleagues.
Launched in the UK in August 2000, DeskDemon is continually developed in close collaboration with PAs, Office Managers, secretaries and administrative staff, along with the UK's professional secretarial associations, to offer you a single web site encompassing all aspects of office management.
What Will I Find on This Blog? First off, you will find resources — convenient links to the FDA website so that you don’t have to go digging through that huge space to find what you are looking for. You can find here. Second, you will get my views on the latest trends I perceive how I believe that regulatory or legislative action might impact the market place, and what kinds of communications are helpful or harmful to the best interests of bringing new drugs to the marketplace.
First Report®Managed Care (firstreportnow.com) is a managed markets print and online brand that circulates to more than 21,000 health plan CEOs, hospital formulary committee members, HMO pharmacists, health plan medical directors and pharmacy directors, large employer decision-makers, and state prison facility managers
Social media's leading physician voice.
In-depth reports, original research, news, Q&As with nationally respected health care leaders, and expert commentary on the latest developments in medicine, pharmacy, and biotechnology in relation to managed care. MANAGED CARE delivers high-interest full-length articles and shorter features on clinical and business aspects of the industry.
Joseph Paduda's weblog on managed care for group health, workers compensation & auto insurance, covering health care cost containment, health policy, health research, and medical news for insurers, employers, and healthcare providers.
Medgadget is an independent publication edited and published by a group of MDs and biomed engineers.
This site, medicalconnectivity.com, is intended for use by health care providers and individuals and companies involved in the design, manufacturer, sales and support of medical devices and related health care software applications.
Medical Economics is the best read primary care publication because it helps physicians stay in practice so they CAN practice. Medical Economics provides the critical education that doctors don’t get in medical school, focusing on the critical aspects of the Business of Health, Policy, Finances, Operations and Technology.
Outpatient Surgery Magazine serves as a meetingplace and a marketplace for decisionmakers in facilities where ambulatory surgery is done. The magazine facilitates the exchange of ideas, advice, experiences and information between surgical facility management team members. It also delivers relevant info and advice from experts, professional advisors, industry, and others.
The Business Review websites are your number one stop for all the latest news, comment and industry information.
Pharmaceutical Executive, a digital magazine offering news and opinions, analysis, features and executive profiles.
Supreme Court of the United States blog.
TEDMED is a multi-disciplinary community of innovators and leaders who share a common determination to create a better future in health and medicine. Today’s challenges in health and medicine are rooted in a complex web of poorly understood interdependencies among social, commercial, economic, regulatory, cultural and medical issues.
The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.
The Hospitalist features a range of compelling articles each month. Among them:
-Practical, evidence-based clinical reviews of areas most important to hospitalists
-Quality improvement initiatives and developments
-Updates in academic hospital medicine...
Today's Hospitalist is a monthly magazine that reports on practice management issues, quality improvement initiatives, and clinical updates for the growing field of hospital medicine.