There's no one way to structure an ACO and help it succeed. Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization's COO offers some tips from the lessons they've learned since launching in 2012.
We need to arrive at the point where gender, ethnicity and individual differences do not distinguish a type of leader; it's the qualities and the results of the leader's work that matter most.
As a geriatric physician, I've witnessed firsthand the challenges that arise when older patients and their families must juggle multiple chronic conditions.
With healthcare costs skyrocketing and the health of Americans suffering amid a fragmented system, there's a critical need to shift to a patient-centered healthcare system focused on outcomes and the value patients receive for their healthcare dollar.
No technology can ease the despair in meeting with parents whose child you've just diagnosed with cancer. These conversations require compassion, time and humanity. But better technology can help scale the time humans have to make such uniquely human connections.
We're still learning how this disruptive technology could improve our businesses and our lives. But so far, it appears blockchain is likely to have a major impact on many aspects of healthcare, including improving clinical outcomes and reducing the cost of care.
Henry Ford Medical Group CEO Dr. William Conway is calling on Congress to fund CDC research into gun violence and enact "sensible legislation" to advance gun safety.
As demographics shift and inequities of care persist in our communities, we as healthcare leaders must renew our personal commitment to providing an environment in which we can succeed in attracting and retaining diverse talent.
We understand our nation's behavioral health needs today are as complex as they are numerous. The opioid crisis, high rate of suicide and spate of mass shootings remind us why our members are critical players in America's healthcare continuum.
Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase are searching for a CEO to lead their joint venture. Unfortunately, the shortlist is shortsighted. Female executives need to be given the same platform as men to earn a shot at the top job.
Guest Commentary: After mass tragedies, mental health support must focus on communities and survivors
Columbine, Orlando, Las Vegas … now Parkland. And those, tragically, are just a few of the names etched in our memories. Predictably, after each horrifying incident, two topics dominate the national discourse: gun control and mental illness.
It's time to take the movement toward exterminating food security to the next level, starting with screening our patients, co-locating services and more.