Feature Articles

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  • The Dream of Healthcare Consumerism: How to Avoid It Being a Nightmare

    By Scott Herbst, SVP at Availity February 2018 - Healthcare consumerism has become an increasingly important focus for healthcare organizations as deductibles have risen in conventional health plans and as high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) have spread. Usually tied to health savings accounts, HDHPs incentivize consumers to make informed and judicious decisions about the healthcare services …Read More »
  • The Undervalued and Misunderstood Healthcare Supply Chain

    By Joe Walsh, Founder at Supply Chain Sherpas January 2018 - Healthcare is experiencing profound macro pressures including revenue compression, growing consumerism, rapid provider consolidation, population health strategies, payor-provider integrations and the emergence of many non-traditional disrupters and competitors. Aggressive cost reduction targets inevitably become a large component of a multi-faceted strategic response to these pressures. …Read More »
  • The Relationship between Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare: Why It’s Complicated and Why Robot Doctors Aren’t Our Future

    By David Lareau, CEO of Medicomp Systems December 2017 - If you use Facebook, you’re likely aware of the option to designate your current relationship status. In addition to mainstream choices such as single, married, and in a relationship, Facebook has a choice called “It’s complicated” – which sounds like a pretty good label for …Read More »
  • CVS-Aetna Merger: Great for Shareholders and Catastrophic for Consumers

    By Thomas Borzilleri, Founder & CEO of InteliSys Health November 2017 - The rumored $66 billion merger of retail pharmacy CVS and health insurer Aetna holds strong potential to inflict financial pain on American patients by artificially inflating prescription drug prices while reducing transparency and competition. The Aetna-CVS deal is the latest in an ongoing …Read More »
  • Healthcare’s Holy Grail: Will Telehealth Fulfill the Quest?

    By Brooke LeVasseur, CEO of AristaMD October 2017 - The U.S. health system today is facing unprecedented demands – from decreasing reimbursements to ever-changing regulations to the transition from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based care models. Yet, amidst it all, healthcare stakeholders still need to achieve the holy grail of healthcare: higher quality care -- at …Read More »