healthcare providers

CMS Reveals 10 Things Providers Need to Know about HIEs

September 4, 2013
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In preparation for the Oct. 1, 2013, launch of enrollment for the Health Insurance Exchanges, CMS has released a handy breakdown of what it thinks healthcare providers need to know about the Health Insurance Marketplace. First, providers should understand where this Marketplace exists: online. According to CMS, the goal is to make this online Marketplace […]

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Telemedicine Continues to Transform Healthcare (Part 1 of 2): Pharmaceutical Retail’s Next Frontier

May 21, 2013

A frequent topic that comes up in HCE interviews with healthcare executives, especially in relation to technology investments, is telemedicine. According to the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), over half of U.S. hospital networks have instituted a telemedicine program of some kind, Doug Desjardins writes in the May 2013 issue of Medicine on the Net. By […]

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Reprocessing Medical Devices Can Save Hospitals Money

May 9, 2013

The practice of reprocessing single-use medical devices arouses the suspicion of some hospitals and healthcare leaders. But many more are finding that they can save millions of dollars in costs for their organizations by reprocessing alone, Chelsea Rice reports for HealthLeaders Media. In 2012, 350 hospitals participated in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a nonprofit coalition […]

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