At All Cost?

February 1, 2014
Rolled up US paper money

How does an industry survive—and how can our society expect healthcare costs to be reasonable—when hospitals do not know their costs of production or reasonableness of the bills they send to patients and insurance companies?

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Our Tower of Babel

November 5, 2013
Skyscrapers in Kuala Lampur

Although this explains well why communication is so difficult among people from different countries, it fails to address the inability of our various healthcare information technology (HIT) systems to exchange patient data seamlessly.

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Evolving to Health 3.0

October 8, 2013
Inspirational words on a board

Organizations that will survive under the new realities of ACA recognize the power of healthcare information technology (HIT) to assist them in reworking their business processes and clinical workflows to achieve the goal of high quality, affordable care.

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The Health Supply Chain

July 8, 2013
Many cups holding colored pencils, brushes and scissors

The Health Supply Chain model provides a broad, all-encompassing view of care delivery that links both administrative and clinical processes and workflows in the “manufacture” of patient care.

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