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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 […]

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 […]

HiMSS13 Countdown: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Posted on February 26, 2013 by in News

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On the Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 broadcast at 9AM Pacific/12PM Eastern our special guest is health economist diva, member in good standing (‘see Jane Think‘) of The Walking Gallery Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, aka @healthythinker. Jane is an in demand voice on Health 2.0, Health Data Palooza, other patient empowerment venues including health tech forums. She also […]

Charles Saunders, MD: Aetna’s Senior Ecosystem Engineer on ACOs, and their Derivatives

Posted on February 25, 2013 by in ACOs

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH On the broadcast I chat with Charles Saunders MD, CEO of Emerging Businesses at Aetna. Dr. Saunder’s seat in the house of healthcare innovation is a unique perch and his tenure in the business brings both depth and breadth to fundamental questions we face as a collective industry. A fountain […]

HiMSS 2013 Accountable Care Organization RoundUp: Monday March 3rd

Posted on February 23, 2013 by in ACOs

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  We’re only 8 days out from the HiMSS bash in the ‘big easy’ aka ‘NOLA’. We’ve been so engaged in planning the Health Innovation Broadcast Consortium aka @HIBCtv coverage it’s been a challenge to stay on top and share the more worthwhile developments in the ACO space. So lets detail some of the events that […]

From Cowboys to Pitcrews: Atul Gawande at Health Datapalooza 2012

Posted on February 19, 2013 by in ACOs

  [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAp_lieYydU?rel=0] Since he authored ‘The [healthcare] Cost Conundrum‘ piece some three years ago, positing the question of who will emerge as the ‘anchor tenant’ business model in healthcare, I’ve been ‘waving’ at Atul Gawande via social media including Twitter and blog. When I saw that he was facilitating a breakout session at ‘Health Datapalooza‘ aka […]