Improve communication at your healthcare system: 3 tips June 17, 2015By Michael O'TooleHere are three ways to help your organization improve the patient experience through better communication between healthcare staff and patients. How retail medicine lost its wayIf most patients are not going to exceed their deductible in a given year, they are now “consumers” and are looking for differentiators that offer fixed fee care. Ten things healthcare executives should know about 'the cloud' June 04, 2015By Tracey WalkerHere are 10 things managed healthcare executives should know about cloud computing and how it could impact their organizations. Three secrets to successful healthcare mergers, acquisitions June 04, 2015By Tracey WalkerOrganizations that want to achieve deal success should try to focus on three areas: planning, organizational change, and target management. Determining the best approach to consolidation in healthcare June 04, 2015By Aubrey WestgatePayers and providers must consider the key differences between two consolidation models: "horizontal consolidations" and "vertical consolidations." Here's why. How healthcare executives can turn data into action June 04, 2015By Aubrey WestgateAHIP presentation: What should payers and providers be doing with all of the data they are collecting? Four ways managed care executives can advance interoperability June 02, 2015By Mark ByersManaged healthcare executives can set the table for future economic expansion of interoperability capabilities by following a few simple, straightforward tips. What healthcare executives should know about mHealth June 02, 2015By Tracey WalkerMobile health (mhealth) has many benefits for patient care, but lack of oversight and regulatory concerns could raise problems. New regulatory guidance for health insurers June 02, 2015By Dan BonnetThe National Association of Insurance Commissioners recently released “guidance” on cybersecurity. Here's what healthcare executives should know. How precision medicine improves chronic disease managementIf we can accurately understand each patient’s risk for disease, we can create more nuanced preventive care plans and better invest our resources.