the Latest Insights
September 4, 2015
The United States is wasting an enormous amount of money on health care. Numerous factors are pushing up prices, including a broken fee-for-service model that encourages unnecessary consumption and industry consolidation that leaves patients and providers with less choice.
September 2, 2015
Medicare and Medicaid at 50: “Now the question generally is not if government should be in health care but how it should be involved.”
The end of July marked 50 years since Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law, and because momentous anniversaries are good times for reflection, a panel of experts have contributed essays to a book recently published by Oxford University Press called Medicare and Medicaid at 50.
The Health Leadership Forum… Read more
August 31, 2015
As government and healthcare executives seek to meet the Triple Aim demands of reform, defined by the Institute for Health Care improvement as, “simultaneously improving the health of the population, enhancing the experience and outcomes of the patient, and reducing per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities,” … Read more
August 28, 2015
In July 2015, the Health Leadership Forum arranged for renowned behavioral economist Dan Ariely, professor at Duke University and best-selling author of Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions to speak with Harvard Business School professor and HLF contributor Nancy Koehn.
The two mostly focused on Ariely’s … Read more
August 26, 2015
At Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, the largest privately owned oncology practice in America, we examine patient wait times very seriously.
We strive to find the underlying factors that create longer wait times for patients, so that we can find solutions. Conceptually, the solution is typically to move … Read more
August 24, 2015
AMCs are increasingly looking to do more with less related to their research enterprises. Competition continues to grow for securing external research funding, recruiting and retaining talented faculty and other researchers, and keeping up with the expensive research infrastructure necessary to conduct cutting-edge science.
Traditional internal sources of support, most … Read more
Notes from the CIO Office
In a four-part series, Dick Escue, chief information officer at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colo., examines the innovative ways in which mobile and cloud technology can improve operational efficiency, clinical outcomes, and patient satisfaction.Read Series
Ideas to Act On
“Succeeding at patient engagement means moving from an attitude of telling a patient ‘the doctor will see you now’ to one of telling the doctor ‘the patient will see you now.’”Read Article
Upcoming Leadership Events
- 07/26/2015 – 07/28/2015
Strategic Client Forum
Point Lookout, Maine
- 09/23/2015 – 09/25/2015
- 10/05/2015 – 10/06/2015
Patient Engagement Advisory Roundtable
- 10/22/2015 – 10/23/2015
- 10/26/2015 – 10/28/2015
FQHC Leadership Institute
Women’s Leadership Summit
- 11/04/2015 – 11/05/2015