Leveraging Technology

Aug 9, 2018
Where the Platform Takeover Leaves Hospitals What would the Uber/Amazon/Grubhub platform model look like in health care? wonders thought leader Ken Kaufman in his latest blog post. Although such a platform would be challenged by the complex nature of the field, major retailers and tech companies…
Jul 25, 2018
Long Waits to See Doctors in Puerto Rico From 2006 to 2016, the number of doctors in Puerto Rico declined from 14,000 to 9,000, according the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Puerto Rico. And Hurricane Maria has helped fuel the exodus, Kaiser Health News reports. José Cruz, a pediatrician…
Jul 23, 2018
AI in Health Care: Keys to a Smarter Future   Thursday, August 2, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   With advances in artificial intelligence (AI), computing power and data science, we have entered a new era of medicine. There’s a…
Jul 3, 2018
There was a time when bringing even one IT executive into a C-level position seemed like an exotic idea, and only the most forward-thinking hospitals and health systems had a chief information officer (CIO). Now, an organization may have a growing family of “chiefs” running its data-related…
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…