In a fast-paced market, the ability to defend a business against (and to take advantage of) disruption is crucial for staying ahead of the competition. Disruptions have traditionally altered the trajectory of many industries: Digital photography has rendered film obsolete, music downloads have diminished CD sales, and tablets have largely replaced netbooks
Digital health care gives patients a new opportunity to engage with their care providers on an unprecedented scale. With the electronic exchange of health information, consumers can access their medical records electronically, share them with providers, and make informed decisions. These advances in health IT make possible better consumer engagement, as well as more efficient and effective care.
With mounting pressure to curb the cost of health care, large medical groups need to prepare themselves for oncoming payment reform. Policymakers have been experimenting with different models, resulting in the CMS Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model and the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). Providers are now being asked to
On May 22, “Imaging and Accountability: Imaging’s Role in the Integrated Health Network” was presented at the RBMA 2012 Radiology Summit in Orlando, Florida. This discussion has been excerpted from the statements of that panel, which was composed of a practice-president radiologist, a hospital president, an imaging-chain executive, and an industry
In a landscape growing increasingly concerned with cost, quality, and results, strong leaders are needed to pave a path for the future of health care. Conventional wisdom dictates that leaders are born from a mix of experience and acquired skills. Given these requirements, managers are natural candidates, but not every manager has what it takes to