A Different Point of View: Healthcare IT’s History of Magical Thinking

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By David Lareau, Chief Executive Officer, Medicomp April 2022 –  Every few years, the healthcare industry seems to lose its collective mind over the latest new thing that will solve all our problems and usher in the (dreaded) “new paradigm.” This combination of magical thinking and marketing hype sporadically erupts and then dissipates as reality… Read more »

Gibson Talks: Succeeding at the Intersection of the Four Major Waves in Healthcare for the Consumer

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April 2022 – In this edition of Gibson Talks, Ginny Nelson, Director of Executive Search at Gibson Consultants, and Jeff Garibaldi, a senior executive spanning product strategy, technology development, commercial marketing, and operational leadership, sat down to discuss four major waves that are simultaneously impacting healthcare. Q1. Could you identify the major waves that have been forming… Read more »

Accelerating Health Equity Progress: Four Strategies Medicaid Organizations Should Consider

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By Bill Lucia, Sellers Dorsey Board Member, & Nancy Smith-Leslie, Director, Sellers Dorsey March 2022 – Health equity has become a strategic priority for many health care organizations, particularly those who serve Medicaid beneficiaries. More than half (61%) of Medicaid’s 73 million low-income beneficiaries identify as Black, Hispanic, Asian American, or another non-White race or… Read more »

Interoperability: Are We Done? What Next?

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By Kiran Kuchibotla, VP Project Portfolio Delivery, Advantasure February 2022 – The healthcare industry invests millions in modernizing technology stacks and building high tech platforms and applications. Yet those platforms and applications continue to be siloed, preventing healthcare institutions from sharing patient data and communicating effectively. In short, these systems still don’t talk to each… Read more »

Ring in 2022 With A Thought Leadership Program to Boost Awareness and Visibility: Here Are 5 Steps to Get Started

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By Jodi Amendola, CEO and co-founder, Amendola Communications December 2021 – Centering content on thought leadership remains a tried-and-true strategy for generating interest among customers, peers and investors that will continue to pay dividends in 2022—and beyond. Understanding exactly what thought leadership is and consistently generating engaging thought leadership-based content that is of interest to your… Read more »

Healthcare Operations and Healthcare Reform: Mend the Gaps & Get Connected

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By Brian Fugere, Chief Product Officer, symplr November 2021 – Why do the changes necessary to survive under healthcare reform distress many healthcare leaders? After all, we’ve met challenges before in quality, patient safety, and revenue. Perhaps it’s because the new order will require nothing less than 100% collaboration, transparency, and data sharing across healthcare… Read more »

In the Halls of Congress, Persistence is Key

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By Margaret A. Murray, CEO, Association for Community Affiliated Plans October 2021– Success requires persistence in the face of great doubt and, often, repeated failure. It looks like Thomas Edison’s 10,000 unsuccessful attempts to make the lightbulb. The 1,330 times Babe Ruth struck out. The two candy companies Milton Hershey couldn’t keep solvent. In Washington,… Read more »

The convergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Analytics in Healthcare for Measurable Outcomes

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October 2021 – In this issue of Gibson Talks, Colleen Watford, Director of Executive Search at Gibson Consultants, and Andy De, Vice President of Go-to-Market Strategy and Marketing at MedeAnalytics, sat down to talk about Andy’s predictions for healthcare delivery. Looking into the future, Andy discusses the strategic implications of the digital transformation of healthcare… Read more »

Building the Right Product Starts with Building the Right Product Team

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By Ginny Nelson, Director of Executive Search for Product Management This article was originally published by Pragmatic Institute – [View Original Post]   Every company is different when it comes to structuring a software product team. Some businesses have a single person responsible for product while others have an entire product team complete with a chief… Read more »