Tag Archives: Healthcare

Data brings opportunities and challenges to healthcare payers

As the healthcare industry moves toward value-based care, health plans have an opportunity to leverage a diverse set of quality data to achieve their goals around value-based agreements, support care management programs, and combine these with quality and reporting programs to close gaps in care. Yet payers experience three big challenges when trying to leverage… Read More »

Healthcare ransomware environment worsens, Beazley warns

In the first quarter of 2019, the number of ransomware attack notifications received by Beazley Breach Services doubled, compared with the same quarter last year. Not only has the frequency of attacks skyrocketed, but attackers are shifting focus by targeting larger organizations and demanding higher ransom payments. In 2015 and 2016, ransomware was a significant… Read More »

HIMSS 2019 Promises Healthcare Consumerization, Price Transparency & Interoperability

HIMSS19 show floor. Modernizing Medicine. Every February, approximately 40,000 health IT professionals from across the country gather at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference to discuss the future of healthcare and the new tech innovations in the pipeline. Like the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for the tech world, HIMSS sets the stage… Read More »

HIMSS makes 4 healthcare predictions for 2019

HIMSS today published “2019 Healthcare Trends Forecast: The Beginning of a Consumer-Driven Reformation,” a report that features commentary and analysis from leaders across HIMSS, Healthbox, Health 2.0 and PCHAlliance – each of whom have a birds-eye view of industry trends and the levers of change. By issuing this new annual forecast, HIMSS aims to equip… Read More »

Microsoft's Peter Lee on tackling healthcare – Business Insider

Peter Lee, the corporate vice president of Microsoft Healthcare, thought at first that taking on the tech giant’s healthcare strategy would be a “career-ending move.” But over the past few years, he’s come around to it and sees companies like Microsoft playing a big role in healthcare. “For me, it’s fundamentally a question of what… Read More »