Healthcare marketing programs are not keeping pace with the changing healthcare landscape. As the new healthcare delivery models take shape, there are a number of elements critical to the success of healthcare marketing programs.
Dan Dunlop, president of Jennings Health, shares these critical elements...
The cynicism Cozzens expresses about both the impact of health care reform (no reduction in overall costs) and the speed of healthcare change (ACOs not imminent) may be the most important takeaways of all. Read More...
Wed, Jun 12 2013
Filed under: Filed under: health, Pharma & Healthcare, byline=David Shaywitz, healthcare reform, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Data Driven, Startups, medical innovation, ticker=NYSE:AET, ticker=NYSE:UNH, ticker=NYSE:NKE, ticker=NYSE:PEP
Almost half of surveyed life science executives believe their organization's have responded to healthcare reactively instead of as a broader, considered strategic change, according to a new report by Deloitte.
Deloitte's infographic on the survey results describes the challenges of health reform...
They don't call them pioneers for nothing. A high-risk patient roster, a retooled geriatric care model and a preferred SNF network are just a few Atrius Health innovations on the healthcare frontier.
Atrius Health is one of 32 participants in the CMS Pioneer ACO program testing alternative payment...
Healthcare Intelligence Network
Fri, May 17 2013
Filed under: Filed under: Medicare, electronic medical record, accountable care organizations, healthcare reform, Healthcare Quality Ratings, Population Health Management, quality improvement, Triple Aim, data analytics, Pioneer ACO, risk stratification
Research sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) predicts ACA-driven changes in individual market composition of the individual healthcare market could drive up underlying claims costs by an average of 32 percent nationally by 2017. The research also predicts high variability among states, with as...
With insurance premiums continuing to rise, a population growing increasingly divided on how to fix the healthcare system, and public health taking a back seat to corporate interests, many are losing the hope for a healthy future. Healthcare costs are spiraling out of control, but where does this unprecedented...
This is a guest post by Wen Dombrowski, MD During medical school and residency I realized that individual physicians can choose to Lead or Be Led. Each of us can try to design and manage the systems of care we would like to see (whether care models or technology that enables them), or physicians can...
This health reform infographic from Clarity Way presents a year-by-year breakdown of the programs and changes to healthcare resulting from the Affordable Care Act. This detailed graphic covers everything from the mandated posting of restaurant calorie counts to the 40 percent tax on 'Cadillac'...
In terms of healthcare, one sector that’s already struggling, and has been for some time now, is African Americans. In 2012, 17.4 percent of non-Hispanic blacks were uninsured. Although this was lower than the 29.4 percent recorded for Hispanics, it was much higher than the 11.2 percnet tallied for non...
The Patient Privacy Rights Foundation, the organization founded by Texas psychiatrist Dr. Deborah Peel, is trying to shed the perception that it is anti-health IT by naming physician-entrepreneur Dr. Adrian Gropper its first-ever chief technology officer.
Gropper, who founded picture archiving and communications...
Mon, May 6 2013
Filed under: Filed under: Uncategorized, ONC, health information exchange, healthcare reform, Direct Project, Adrian Gropper, healthcare security, Blue Button Plus, Patient Privacy Rights Foundation, Deborah Peel, health IT Luddites, Amicas, MedCommons
WhyNotTheBest.org, The Commonwealth Fund's benchmarking site, includes an interactive map enabling users to compare regions, counties, and states on measures of healthcare quality and safety, outcomes, and patient experiences. This infographic shows the best and worst regions on three different measures...
Medicare Advantage health plans in search of higher Star Quality Ratings should follow the lead of five-star MA plans, suggests Joe Johnson, vice president of L.E.K. Consulting.
Five-star best practices for improving all-important clinical performance markers include mailings and telephonic outreach...
Healthcare Intelligence Network
Thu, Apr 25 2013
Filed under: Filed under: Medicare, incentives, healthcare reform, Wellness/Prevention, Physician Practices, Medication Management, Healthcare Quality Ratings, Transitions in Care, Population Health Management, care transitions, data analytics, CMS Star Quality Ratings