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January 14, 2015
Health care technology executives tend to think about software and systems, and not about the negative impact IT spending can have on their companies. That thinking needs to change in order for hospitals and health care organizations to get a real return from their investments in technology.
As I wrote … Read more
January 13, 2015
Every professional has a formative period in their career that shapes their thinking and lens through which they approach problems. Mine was a stint at RehabCare Group, a leading provider of hospital-based rehabilitation facilities and outpatient services, from 2006 to 2011.
I had come from the world of privately-owned hospitals, … Read more
January 12, 2015
For too many years, hospitals were behind other industries when it came to technology. They relied on big software packages, and ignored innovation, even as industries from manufacturing to retail found new ways to leverage technology to improve their operational efficiency.
Those days are over. To say that health care … Read more
January 9, 2015
Sachin Jain, M.D., MBA, has built a varied and impressive career shaping the health care industry. Currently a lecturer in health care policy at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Jain previously worked as senior adviser to the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and special assistant … Read more
January 5, 2015
Looking back at 2014 for the Health Leadership Forum—the second year since the launch of the site—the image of gardening comes to mind. If 2013 was all about planting the right seeds into the ground, this past year we worked to deliver the necessary nutrients and conditions for those seeds … Read more
December 29, 2014
In my previous post, I discussed what the futuristic patient experience in a seamlessly connected, digital and mobile-first world might look like. Or rather, what I hope the patient experience will become based on current trends.
With that in mind, I’d like to ask: What will it take for health … 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