Two Indiana physician practices are using a cloud-based platform to "connect the dots" in patient care, enabling clinicians in different locations to pull in patient data and coordinate a care management plan on tablets.
Linda Shanley, CIO at Saint Francis Hospital in Connecticut, knows a thing or two about starting up an ACO despite adversity. The hospital is launching an ACO with 24 different EMRs and a dozen different systems.
Rumors about an ICD-10 delay swirled through the halls -- while CMS unwrapped provider resources and some experts began discussing the real challenges come 2015 when the government and payers really know how to use the codes.
Martin Makary, best-selling author of "Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care," tells how eliminating variability in healthcare is the key to reigning in costs.