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Tracking Healthcare Innovation via ‘CMS Innovates’

Posted on July 11, 2013 by in ACOs, digital health, Innovation

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At the health innovation broadcast consortium (HIBC.tv) aka HealthInnovation.tv we track, report and feature the spectrum of innovation initiative from ‘app to platform to business and/or service delivery model(s)’, including CMS spawned public/private sector collaborative strains. To date, much of the innovation metabolism and thus eyeball capture can be associated with if not attributed to the […]

Health Datapalooza: Dr Sam Nussbaum, CMO @WellPoint

Posted on July 9, 2013 by in ACOs, Health Insurance, Patient Engagement

Dr Sam Nussbaum CMO WellPoint | Health Datapalooza

WellPoint Health Networks is an indisputable 800 pound gorilla in the health plan space. With deep roots in California via Blue Cross of California (remember the disruptive innovation beginning with ‘Prudent Buyer’ plan PPO?) and assembled by no other than high priest of health policy Leonard Schaeffer former Administrator of ‘HCFA’ the predecessor agency to CMS circa […]

Engage: Unlocking Patient Engagement Through Innovation

Posted on May 20, 2013 by in ACOs, Patient Empowerment, Patient Engagement

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MedCity Engage 2013 taps HIBC.tv Co-founder and Managing Director Gregg Masters, to moderate ‘Driving Patient Engagement Innovation in an ACO World‘. On June 5th and 6th 2013 MedCity Engage convenes in Washington D.C., at  The Westin, City Center. The gathering: ‘..is an executive-level event featuring the most innovative thinking from payers, providers, policymakers, health IT […]

We’re Heading to DC for ‘Health DataPalooza IV’

Posted on April 28, 2013 by in ACOs, Health IT, Innovation

Health Data Palooza IV

The countdown says 35 days until the 4th edition of the ‘health datapalooza’ fka the [Community] Health Data Initiative Forum (HDI). Below are two welcoming videos from event co-founders and inspirational voices: Todd Park, CTO of the USA and Robert Kocher, MD, co-chair, Health Datapalooza, and Partner, Venrock. Todd Park: Robert Kocher, MD For complete […]

DoMoreHIT: One Year Later – Are We “Meaningfully Present Yet’?

Posted on March 20, 2013 by in ACOs, Connectivity, Health IT

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Courtesy of the healthcare leadership group at the biggest company in the healthIT space that know one knows about, i.e., @DellHealth, a round two of this think tank concept engaging thought leaders, social media personalites such as mois (@2healthguru) and masterfully moderated by HealthIT evangelist Brian Ahier aka @ahier, a bunch of bright, thoughtful and […]

Live from HiMSS13 the ‘HITsm Tweetchat’

Posted on March 17, 2013 by in ACOs, Health IT, HIBC.tv, HIMSS13, News, Patient Empowerment

Live from HiMSS13 | HITsm Tweetchat

HiMSS (the Health Information Management Systems Society) has for the last three years (at least to my knowledge) made a substantial commitment to social media. With the co-location of the ‘social media center’ (SMC) adjacent to ‘HiMSS Central’ at HiMSS13 and ably anchored by Cari McClean, Ward Seward and Michaeal Gaspar the showcase has assembled […]

HIMSS’ Chats with Aetna’s Physician Leaders

Posted on March 10, 2013 by in ACOs, Health Insurance, Health IT, News, Patient Empowerment

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I had a chance to talk with three of Aetna’s physician leaders at HiMSS 13, Dr. Chuck Saunders, CEO, Emerging Businesses, Dr. Charles Kennedy, CEO, Accountable Care Solutions, and Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage. There’s lot’s of exciting stuff going on in Aetna-land that you will want to learn about. […]

Death of an [EHR] Evangelist with Dr Rob Lamberts

Posted on March 6, 2013 by in ACOs, Health IT, News

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Kicking off HIMSS13 with one of the Keynote presenters, Dr. Rob Lamberts aka @Doc_Rob. Lamberts keynoted the Leading from the Future session ‘Landscape of Quality and Cost in Today’s Healthcare Industry‘.   Some of us thought that a primary care physician who recently blogged a post titled ‘Death of an Evangelist’ wherein he details his […]

Accountable Care: Why, Where & How?

Posted on March 6, 2013 by in ACOs, Health IT, News

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Pat Salber, MD @docweighsin chats with Charles Kennedy, MD CEO, Aetna Accountable Care Solutions Group. Kennedy shares the philosophy and approach of the business unit, the demand for their services and support and the likely glidepath of Aetna’s repositioning from a legacy health insurer into a value added player in the emerging healthcare ecosystem.

HiMSS13 Countdown: A Chat With Rob Lamberts, MD

Posted on February 26, 2013 by in ACOs, Health IT, News

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On the Wednesday, February 27th 2013 broadcast at 11AM ET/8AM PT our special guest is Rob Lamberts, MD, aka @doc_rob on Twitter, who blogs at: ‘Musings of a Distractible Mind: Thoughts of an odd, but not harmful primary care physician‘, and who recently posted on at The Health Care Blog: ‘Death of an Evangelist‘ which […]