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October 16, 2014
It’s certainly not as difficult or dangerous as extracting, say, coal from the earth, but mining insights from big data is not without its fair share of drudgery and risk. The work requires attention to detail and methodology; poorly constructed data leads to poor conclusions.
October 14, 2014
Trust, said the author Stephen Covey, is the glue of life. It is certainly the cornerstone of health care. Patients must trust in their doctors, of course, but doctors also must trust the institutions that support their work. And that trust, that glue, has been dissolving in recent years.
Throughout … Read more
Cliff Bleustein, MD
October 7, 2014
Many hospitals are beginning to use social media in small ways, such as tweeting about news and events and setting up Facebook pages to provide an interactive platform with patients and their wider communities. Most of their efforts focus on promotion and brand awareness.
These are good first steps, but … Read more
October 3, 2014
On the night of June 25, Thomas Eric Duncan, a resident of Monrovia, Liberia arrived at a Dallas hospital with a mild fever and a stomach ache. Duncan told a nurse that he had recently arrived in Dallas from Liberia, the site of a widespread outbreak of Ebola virus, but was nonetheless … Read more
October 3, 2014
During athenahealth’s 2014 Strategic Client Forum, renowned business adviser and best-selling author Ram Charan, who has consulted with some of the largest Fortune 500 companies — including GE, Bank of America, and 3M — shared his insights and wisdom on effective leadership.
In the video below, Charan details the … Read more
Dr. Stephen Klasko
October 1, 2014
Tuesday, Sept 9, 2014: Apple Watch announced. “Disappointing for healthcare,” writes Forbes. “Top designers not impressed,” laments BusinessWeek.
The coverage me of when Apple announced the iPod in 2001 and it was greeted with the same reaction. MacRumours: “Hey, Apple: Are you really aiming to become a … Read more
Ideas to Act On
“Where CFOs were traditionally asked to manage revenue cycle and fine comb balance sheets, now they are engaged in innovative reimbursement solutions and new business models to generate revenue growth.”Read Article
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