Automation in Health Systems and how it can be a Solution per Amy Dirks Stevens of AVIA

December 4th 2020

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Amy Dirks Stevens, EVP of Digital Strategy Performance and Practice Lead at AVIA health, for this week's episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite. The two talked about automation in health systems and how it can be a solution to challenges such as budget issues and creating more efficiency in the workplace. Also discussed were areas where health system leaders can begin to leverage artificial intelligence.

Tackling Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Early on Benefits Patients in a Number of Ways

December 4th 2020

Thomas P. Leist, MD, PhD, discusses secondary progressive MS, more specifically how very early control of the disease gives the patient the best chance for long term stability and gives the patient, the best chance of not entering the secondary state.

Bringing Humanity Back to Healthcare — Do Hospitals Need a Chief Burden Reduction Officer?

December 4th 2020

If the boom in new C-suite titles in healthcare — such as chief experience officer, chief growth officer, and chief analytics officer — “reflect new priorities and cultural shifts” inside organizations, what new titles should we be on the lookout for in the year ahead?

Determining SPMS as Biological Instead of Classification

December 3rd 2020

Fred Lublin, MD, says it's possible health professionals can develop some biomarkers and find some differences in advanced MRI metrics in finding Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

Hy-Vee Launches New Pharmacy Benefits Manager Subsidiary

December 3rd 2020

The subsidiary, called Vivid Clear Rx, will provide PBM services to help the company's 88,000 employees better manage their healthcare costs.