Hiring a full-time chief information security officer can be expensive for smaller hospitals and medical groups
Gun violence has become a perpetual problem in America and Level I Trauma Center on Chicago’s West Side, caregivers at Mount Sinai Hospital know how bad it can get from the injuries they treat.
Andy Slavitt, former Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services administrator has created a venture capital firm, Town Hall Ventures. It aims at investing in healthcare technology and services companies that cater to the vulnerable populations.
Population health management needs to be responsive to patient needs and has to be efficient in order to save costs and improve outcomes. In 2013, Earnest Carter, MD deputy health officer at Maryland’s Prince George’s County Health Department had the vision to involve local stakeholders to work on social issues that influence an individual’s ability to live a healthy life.
Walmart’s acquisition of health insurance company, Humana will take healthcare market to a different level as the entire healthcare system will converge. If things work well for these strange bedfellows, it will make Prescription Benefit Management- PBM model quite extinct.