Tag Archives: Organizations

Organizations struggle in making the transition to care management

As new reimbursement methodologies take hold, healthcare providers and insurers will need to better manage the care of patients, eventually obviating the need for claims management. However, there’s wide disparity between healthcare organizations’ understanding of the importance of total care management for patients and their ability to actually manage care. A just-completed survey by Health… Read More »

Why healthcare wastes $750 billion every year: Few organizations analyze data to stop it

Every year the healthcare industry wastes an estimated $ 750 billion, and while employers overwhelmingly perceive this to be a problem, about 60 percent are not actively managing the issue. This is among the findings of a survey to identify employers’ perceptions and actions related to waste in the healthcare system released by National Alliance… Read More »

Beyond Prescriptions: How Organizations Are Tackling All Aspects of Opioid Abuse

Ed Kopetsky, CIO, Stanford Children’s Health/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital The timing couldn’t have been better. As leaders from the provider, vendor, and policy communities gathered in Washington, D.C. for the CHIME Advocacy Summit, a bill aimed at curbing opioid abuse was passed (quite overwhelmingly) by Senate. The legislation, which now goes to the White House,… Read More »