With 18% of healthcare workers having left their jobs and another 12% being laid off, what are the solutions for healthcare as a whole? You can’t open a paper, magazine, or watch news and not hear about the crisis that has evolved. This is our Talent Tuesday Workforce edition.Read More
By David Burda – Yes, it’s another sports analogy to describe a market phenomenon in healthcare. In sports, when we say, “defense travels well,” we mean defense plays as well on the road as it does at home. Unlike offense, which plays better at home than it does on the road.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of September that we think deserve sharing again.
By David Burda – No matter who I’m interviewing, no matter what the topic, and I ask them what the biggest obstacle or barrier to doing X is, their answer invariably is the CFO. That is, unless I’m interviewing the CFO. We need to be able to explain this to the CFO. We need to demonstrate the return on investment to the CFO.
By David Burda – The debate over private-equity ownership in healthcare really centers around two questions: Will prices for medical care go up or down after a PE firm buys a provider organization? Will quality and service go up or down after a PE firm buys a provider organization?
By David Burda – If you want great medical care, you should move to Lake Wobegon, where all the hospitals are above average. Anywhere else, chances are your medical care will be average. At least according to a short but revealing research letter published recently in JAMA Health Forum.
By David Burda – Hospitals, health systems and medical practices are businesses just like businesses in any other industry. They respond to economic incentives, and they do things for economic reasons. Plain and simple. Well, maybe not so plain and simple.
This month’s AI report includes news and updates from Gyant, Radiology Business, Harmony Healthcare IT, DrFirst, Insightin Health, Biogen, Happify Health, Intelerad Medical Systems, DiA Imaging Analysis, Vital, Fairtility, Exo, Henry Ford Health, Bayer, & more.