Medication adherence is ‘the elephant in the room’
Some patients end up back in the hospital because they didn’t follow their treatment plan, for a variety of reasons. Colin Banas of DrFirst talks about the need to improve.
Diversity in healthcare: Recruiting is one step, but the key is retention
More systems are stressing the importance of employing more members from minority groups. A group of leaders outlined some ways those efforts can have lasting effects.
Conduit Health Partners eyes success with ‘nurse-driven’ approach
The company provides virtual triage services, patient transfer services, remote patient monitoring and more. Dominique Wells, the COO, talks with Chief Healthcare Executive about Conduit’s growth.
Expanding mental health services via telehealth requires more than technology
With more people needing treatment for behavioral health needs, experts say telehealth is critical to providing access. But health systems need to ensure patients aren’t left behind.
Why aren’t more digital health solutions aimed at children?
Healthcare leaders say they’d like to see more products developed for kids. For tech companies, they’ll likely see less competition in pediatrics than in solutions for adults.
Fatima Paruk of Salesforce sees ‘huge opportunity’ for health equity
Even with longstanding problems, there’s more momentum to close gaps in outcomes. She talks with Chief Healthcare Executive about linking equity to business goals, getting started, and building on progress.
Hopes for AI to improve care, avoid lingering bias
Leaders from Nuvance Health talk about the ways technology can close disparities, provided racism doesn’t pervade new tools in healthcare.
Design digital health products with clinicians in mind
While tech companies are focused on devising solutions for patients, healthcare leaders say it’s time to give more thought to the doctors and nurses using the products.
Memo to tech companies: Hospitals are looking for ROI, ASAP
Health leaders say they’re open to work with companies on digital health initiatives. But with a difficult financial landscape, they can’t wait long to get a return on their investment.
Nine from ViVE: Takeaways from the digital health conference
The four-day event drew thousands of healthcare leaders to Nashville. Here are some thoughts from conversations and panels in Music City.
Jay Bhatt of Deloitte: Health equity ‘can’t be a side hustle’ | ViVE Conference
Hospital leaders must ensure it’s a goal throughout the entire organization, and there must be accountability, he tells Chief Healthcare Executive.
Microsoft leaders on cybersecurity: ‘Healthcare is very vulnerable’ | ViVE Conference
Two executives from the tech giant talk about how the threat landscape for hospitals has changed in the COVID-19 pandemic. They also touted Microsoft’s new AI-powered security product.
Amazon Pharmacy touts automatic coupons for some prescription drugs | ViVE Conference
The discounts will be applied to eligible medications when consumers check out, saving patients and providers headaches in searching for coupons.
‘Project Pink Floyd’: Best Buy Health, Atrium Health team up on hospital at home | ViVE Conference
The retailer’s health division is partnering with Atrium on a new effort to deliver care at home, and they aim to illuminate ‘the dark side of the moon.’
HCA Healthcare CEO Sam Hazen cites patient care as key to success | ViVE Conference
Speaking at ViVE, he says the large, for-profit system is focused on improving the quality of care. He expects more growth in outpatient care, but he also sees a growing demand for hospitals.
Maulik Majmudar of Biofourmis talks about hospital at home | ViVE Conference
The company's chief medical officer and co-founder shares insights for systems looking to offer acute care at home.
AGS Health is working on health equity, and helping hospitals do more | ViVE Conference
Cheryl Cruver, the company’s chief revenue officer, says equity is an imperative for more and more health systems.
ViVE announces $50,000 donation for victims of Nashville school shooting | ViVE Conference
The organizers mourned those who lost their lives and held a moment of silence for the victims.
Salwa Rafee of Accenture: ‘Healthcare cybersecurity is patient safety’ | ViVE Conference
Cybersecurity is a big topic at the conference, and in the healthcare industry. In an interview with Chief Healthcare Executive, Rafee says providers have a lot of work to do.
The ViVE Conference in Nashville: What you need to know
This week, thousands will be attending the digital health conference in Music City. Here’s a look at the big event.
2 Clarke Drive Cranbury, NJ 08512