Feature Articles

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  • Healthcare Cost Reduction in 2018 – Driven by Technology

    By Beth M. Griffin, Chief Marketing and Product Officer at HPS April 2018 - Innovative employers understand that as markets change and costs rise, they must be discerning in their approach to business finances. As these business leaders work to understand what drives up costs, one thing is clear: companies will have to get smarter about …Read More »
  • Continuous Monitoring Data: A Key to Patient Safety

    By John Zaleski, Chief Analytics Officer of Bernoulli Enterprise, Inc. March 2018 - In high-acuity patient settings, data often speak for the patient, particularly those that are unconscious, recuperating from invasive surgical procedures, or heavily sedated on pain medication. Yet, of the 40 million plus surgeries performed annually in the United States, a significant potential threat …Read More »
  • 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 »

 

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