Leveraging Technology

Jun 21, 2018
Case Studies in Innovative Patient Engagement Focusing on Condition Management & Community Scheduling Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   Two of the biggest challenges in patient engagement are ineffective condition…
Jun 1, 2018
RE: Supported Lifetimes Request for Information.
May 31, 2018 The American Hospital Association responds to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s request for information (RFI) on how best to keep medical devices secure over their useful lifetimes and, specifically, "legacy technology challenges, opportunities, considerations and suggestions…
May 17, 2018
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 |1:00:00 PM CDT - 2:00:00 PM CDT |2:00:00 PM EDT - 3:00:00 PM EDT As health care moves beyond clinical walls, technology and innovative practices can be that bridge that brings change and robust care from clinical settings to the community. In this webinar, explore how…
May 9, 2018
Watch the video Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar today at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, DC, laid out the department’s four areas of emphasis for creating a value-based health care delivery system and urged hospital and health system leaders to help…
Apr 19, 2018
Maine Hospital Named for Barbara Bush Recognizes Her Passing Maine Medical Center recognized the passing of former first lady Barbara Bush – namesake of The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center. “We all stood a little taller because we were associated with Mrs. Bush,” said MMC…
Apr 10, 2018
In health care, few considerations are of greater potential strategic consequence than affiliations. Affiliations can enhance clinical quality and financial performance. For the purposes of this article, an affiliation is defined as stopping short of an organization-wide merger or acquisition and…
Apr 9, 2018
list icon These Medical Delivery Drones Could Soon Be Supplying U.S. Hospitals Fast Company list icon Hospitals Fund Potential Game-Changers in Health TechThe Wall Street Journal list icon Augmented Reality In Healthcare Will Be RevolutionaryThe Medical Futurist list icon Sharp…
Apr 3, 2018
Health care providers are caught in a conundrum just now, as our system slowly shifts from a business model of fee-for-service reimbursement to a new model of value-based care.  Fee-for-service arrangements reward the volume of services, and treating illnesses and injuries as they occur.…
Mar 29, 2018
Hospitals Take on New Role to Help Their Communities  More health care organizations are helping to improve the wellbeing of residents by hiring and buying in their communities, reports Kate King in the Wall Street Journal. “Until we begin to address social determinants, those things outside…
Mar 15, 2018
Consumerism Forcing Change in Health IT. Hospital leaders, vendors and others who gathered last week at the Healthcare Information and Management System Society's annual meeting were adamant that health care organizations must pick up the pace in embracing consumerism. That push must be balanced…