Business Strategy

FHIR Interoperability: What is it and Why Should We Care?

June 11, 2020

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, or FHIR, is a long-awaited interoperability rule that will enable seamless, on-demand information exchange of clinical records among providers and data systems and will result in coordinated, cost-efficient care.

Military Principles Can Help Hospital Incident Command Centers Prepare for a Second Wave

June 08, 2020

As the U.S. begins reopening, potentially sparking a “second wave” of COVID-19 cases, hospitals and health systems will need to continue operating in a state of high-stress readiness.

Preparing for Post-Pandemic Transformation in Healthcare, Life Sciences

June 08, 2020

Nothing can bring a healthcare system to its knees quite like a pandemic. What COVID-19 is leaving in its wake is a new respect for numbers - for accurate data that can predict new threats, track current ones and trigger an avalanche of innovative responses.

Five Key Steps for Better Healthcare Coordination

June 05, 2020

Amid considerable uncertainty in healthcare, quality care coordination is largely within your own control and can make an immensely positive impact on those you serve.

COVID-19 Pandemic Spotlights the Need for Primary Care Physicians

June 05, 2020

Dwindling reliance on primary care physicians is burdening healthcare system and limiting care resources.

Opinion: Study Will Not be the Final Word in Caring for Complex Patients

June 03, 2020

For those of us who spend our lives and careers fighting to improve care for individuals with the most significant medical, social and behavioral health needs, a study that found disappointing results from a well-regarded model will not deter us, but only reinforce the power and necessity of our endeavor.

Opinion: Why the Healthcare Supply Chain Buckled Under COVID-19

June 01, 2020

Despite heroic efforts by hospitals across the country, the healthcare supply chain has struggled in the fight against COVID-19.

Francois De Brantes On COVID-19, Healthcare Supply And Demand, And Episodes Of Care (PODCAST)

May 30, 2020

Managed Healthcare Executive recently had a wide-ranging conversation with de Brantes about COVID-19, the healthcare sector and how the precipitous drops in utilization and provider revenue may affect the future of bundled payment and other alternative payment models.

The Hospital of the Future: Balancing Risk, Revenue in Post-Pandemic World

May 28, 2020

Healthcare providers have increasingly entered into value-based contracts with payers in recent years because they offer the opportunity to increase revenue-the primary driver of change for any business.

Oncologists Report SDoH Play Important Role in Patient Outcomes

May 28, 2020

Cardinal Health Oncology survey shows oncologists want more training to care for growing number of cancer survivors.