Top 10 Managed Healthcare Executive articles of 2015

December 17, 2015

What Managed Healthcare Executive content was most popular this year? Find out here.

From describing health IT terms healthcare executives must know to identifying the biggest healthcare industry cyber security breaches, Managed Healthcare Executive's most popular articles this year shed light on the biggest challenges managed care organizations are facing.

Here are the 10 most-read articles of 2015:

1. Top five industry challenges of 2015

From healthcare reform to value-based care to new technology, many trends are impacting the industry. This article identifies what trends you should be watching and what to do about them. Read the article.

2. Ten great apps for healthcare executives

This article shares 10 app recommendations for busy healthcare executives, based on input from the Managed Healthcare Executive Editorial Advisory Board and the publication's editors. Read the article.

3. Eight health IT terms healthcare executives must know

It can be challenging to understand and keep up with rapidly evolving technology terms. This article provides some help. Read the article.

4. Top book recommendations for healthcare executives

We asked the Managed Healthcare Executive editorial advisory board to share their top book recommendations. Read the article.

5. IOM core competencies focus on collaborative care

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) outlined five core competencies for healthcare professionals critical to providing high-quality, safe care. IOM included pharmacists in its description. Read the article.

6. Ten ways NPs reduce costs improve quality

In this article, Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP, president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, identifies 10 ways nurse practitioners can lead to value-based care. Read the article.

7. Ten health organizations slammed by cyber breaches

The healthcare industry accounted for 43% of major data breaches reported in 2014, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. While 2015 data are not yet available, the steady stream of cybersecurity breaches has continued. Here are 10 recent victims. Read the article.

8. Fourteen skills every executive assistant should have

We asked the Managed Healthcare Executive editorial advisory board, what are the most important skills and attributes executive assistants must have? Here’s what they said. Read the article.

9. The best states for elderly patient care

A recently released report from United Health Foundation indicates in which states health plans and executives are encountering the most challenges when caring for seniors. Read more.

10. 340B drug program causing controversy

The Affordable Care Act has thrown the 340B Drug Discount Program into the limelight. Many industry leaders agree that the advent of the healthcare law, which has added more eligible hospitals to the program, plays a large part in the current controversy over 340B. Read the article.