A proposal for improving Medicare July 26, 2015By Aine CrytsA recent research paper recommends combining the various parts of Medicare as it now stands into plans that he calls "Unified Medicare" and "Unified Medicare +." Using data analytics to effectively manage populations July 01, 2015By Saeed AminzadehAn active population health management program is key to improving performance, and it needs big data engagement analytics if it’s going to succeed. Eight changes that foretell the modernization of healthcare July 01, 2015By Tom KellyWe are on the verge of healthcare modernization that will transform the healthcare experience. Four steps to a successful healthcare M&A strategy June 30, 2015By Tracey WalkerHealthcare organizations must better incorporate change management and cultural integration into their M&A strategy. Here's how. How to protect your organization against a HIPAA breach June 30, 2015By Jeff BrunkenClearly, healthcare organizations need to be prepared for a cyber breach. The question, then, is: What steps should we take now to prepare? Preparing for change: How does your health system stack up? June 29, 2015By Aubrey WestgateHow does your health system compare to others when it comes to new initiatives? Recent survey findings from HFMA might provide some answers. Five ways to control Medicaid super user costs June 29, 2015By Sam Toney MDHow do we reverse the trend of super users and reduce costs for this small, unique pool of members? Here are some tips. Use reimbursement science to improve coverage decisions June 29, 2015By Sean Tunis MDCoverage decisions about new technologies, including access and cost considerations, are a major challenge for public and private payers. Five ways your physicians should use mobile devices June 23, 2015By John SmithwickMobile devices are becoming a very real part of the healthcare journey. Are your physicians making the most of their capabilities? The countdown to King v. Burwell June 18, 2015By Stuart M. GersonAny day now, the Supreme Court will decide the highly anticipated King v. Burwell, which will determine the viability of a central mechanism of the Affordable Care Act.