September 29th 2023
Nearly half of those who have used telehealth have only done so once, according to a new report from Trilliant Health. Some patients still want to be seen in person.
September 28th 2023
It’s a different approach for the federal government’s largest source of funds for health research.
September 27th 2023
Healthcare workers can engage colleagues who are struggling and let them know they aren’t alone. Leaders also need to be checking on their teams.
The warehouse’s members will be able to get virtual care appointments for $29. Sesame CEO David Goldhill is aiming to add more convenience to healthcare.
September 25th 2023
Froedtert Health and ThedaCare say they are looking to expand healthcare options in rural communities.
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.
WellSpan Health sees high patient satisfaction in hospital-at-home program
The Pennsylvania system began offering acute care services at home more than two years ago. Vipul Bhatia of WellSpan talks about the factors in the program’s success.
Three years of COVID-19, three perspectives
To gauge how the pandemic has changed healthcare, Chief Healthcare Executive gathered insights from a hospital president, a nursing leader, and an infectious disease physician.
Saint Luke’s Health System sees early success with hospital at home
The system based in Kansas City has seen low readmission and high patient satisfaction. Michael Nassif of Saint Luke’s talks about the program.
Hospital at home and health equity: Aiming to close disparities
The directors of home hospital programs say they offer new opportunities to improve patient care for all populations.
Hospital at home: Why health systems are banking on this model | Special Report
In the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of hospitals offering acute care at home has surged. Chief Healthcare Executive spoke with doctors and leaders around the country about their experiences.
In-office infusion requires careful analysis, planning and execution for success | Luke Rubie
Practices and patients can reap the benefits of in-office infusion. But it must be carefully managed, as infusion comes with substantial financial risk.
Sutter Health appoints new chief digital officer, and more | MED MOVES
Franciscan Health hires a CEO for the central Indiana market, a New Jersey hospital names a new CEO, and others take new roles.
Hospitals and health equity: Examples of novel strategies
Some health systems have partnered with other community organizations and made a significant difference.
ECRI CEO Marcus Schabacker on medical errors: ‘We have become too complacent’
As ECRI releases its annual report on the top threats to patient safety, the organization’s leader urges hospital executives to put a higher priority on reducing preventable mistakes.
Healthgrades announces patient safety and experience awards. These hospitals took both honors.
The organization examined thousands of hospitals but only a select group took prizes in patient safety and the patient experience. Four problems make up the bulk of safety events, the study found.
Improving hospital safety: Healthgrades' chief medical officer outlines key steps
Healthgrades has announced its recipients of patient safety awards, and Brad Bowman talks about the importance of focusing on critical problems.
Telehealth and primary care: Most virtual visits don’t lead to in-person appointments
An Epic analysis shows in most telehealth visits for primary care, patients did not need to see their doctor in person. Danessa Sandmann of Epic Research talks about the study and its implications.
Revolutionizing healthcare revenue cycle management: The latest automation and remote work trends | Merideth Wilson
Automation is becoming a major player in healthcare revenue cycle management, with the potential to streamline processes and improve efficiency.
Reducing burnout in doctors: Focus on fixing the workplace, not the worker
During an AMA webinar, healthcare leaders outlined ways to help doctors. Nearly two-thirds of physicians say they experience burnout.
Biden unveils 2024 budget: Key details on health and research
The president's spending plan will face partisan opposition. However, he is offering boosts for health programs that are popular on both sides of the aisle.
Using virtual reality to train for disasters
Nicholas Kman, a professor at Ohio State College of Medicine, talks with Chief Healthcare Executive about using VR to prepare first responders.
Despite delay in screenings, no rise in breast, colon or cervical cancer … for now
While some delayed exams in the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, an Epic Research study finds no increase in cancer cases. Christopher Alban of Epic talks about the study, and the need for more investigation.
Making health equity sustainable: Helping patients and the bottom line
Ankoor Shah of Accenture talks with Chief Healthcare Executive about the need for better data, and why technology is a key element in closing disparities.
UnityPoint Health, Presbyterian Healthcare Services plan to merge: Key takeaways
The two systems said they are exploring a partnership. If they come together, the merged organization would operate more than 40 hospitals.
Six key objectives for hospitals in 2023, and how digital health solutions can support them | David Harvey
Many digital health solutions can play a key role in helping support the long-term financial health of hospitals.
Walmart Health expands, plans for more than 75 health centers by end of 2024
The retailer is adding 28 new locations in Texas, Arizona and Missouri. It comes as other retailers are getting into healthcare delivery.
Telehealth advocates say DEA plan could limit access to certain drugs
The DEA is proposing more restrictions on remote prescriptions on some medications for mental health and substance use. Critics say the plan could make it harder for patients to get what they need.
Hospital leaders urged to join fight against gun violence
At a forum hosted by Northwell Health, health leaders, advocacy groups, and elected officials said hospitals and health systems must take a greater role on this public health threat.
Surgeon general urges health leaders to tackle gun violence: ‘We need to step up’
During a forum at Northwell Health, Vivek Murthy said healthcare leaders have a big role to play. He also urged them to help clinicians have conversations with patients.
Sharing health information will help patients. Blocking data remains a problem.
Greater interoperability offers the potential to transform healthcare, but federal officials have received hundreds of complaints about blocking. The government has yet to unveil penalties.
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