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Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend much of this week at the inaugural Disney Institute Women’s Leadership Summit. There’s another verb that Julianna called out: “Leadership,” is not a noun, she asserted. There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company.

Hospital Cybersecurity 2019: Seven Leadership-Level Strategies

Phoenix Health Systems

Here we offer our seven top recommendations to hospital leadership to help realize immediate improvements in their hospital’s defenses against cybersecurity threats. Leadership has traditionally considered security to be strictly an IT concern. Dangerous cybersecurity attacks have become a sweeping problem across our healthcare industry, with most hospitals having experienced not one or two, but many threats in the last three years.

Rock Health: Slow gains for female leadership in digital health

Mobi Health News

The report, which includes a mix of online sources and survey responses of hundreds of women in the industry, found the percentage of women represented in digital health leadership particularly lacking. Things are tough for women working in healthcare, according to a new report by RockHealth.

SPM’s team leadership search for 2019

Society for Participatory Medicine

Like many associations, SPM has concentric circles of leadership (all volunteers) who work tirelessly to advance the Society and its mission. The senior leadership comprises the chair, president, president-elect, past-president/vice-chair, and the acting executive director.

Telemedicine Front and Center at the AHA Rural Leadership Conference.


The American Hospital Association (AHA) just held its 32nd Annual Rural Health Care Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, and it provided an excellent opportunity to speak to individuals living and working in healthcare in those underserved communities.

CISOs need to unleash the power of storytelling to make cybersecurity real to boards, leadership: report


One strategy to more effectively address cybersecurity with board leadership is to use the power of storytelling and narrative to make it real, according to a new report

Are Nurses Getting Elevated to Leadership Levels? A New Study Explores

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Both clinical and business leaders value the innovation and clinical acumen skills nurses bring to their organizations at most levels—just not at the leadership level, according to a new study released by The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence

Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

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Google Taps Geisinger CEO David Feinberg to Assume Healthcare Leadership Role

Healthcare Informatics

Geisinger Health System CEO David Feinberg has been tapped by Google to assume a leadership role over its healthcare initiatives

VA $16B EHR project moving forward without key governance leadership in place


The Department of Veterans Affairs is moving forward with a $16 billion EHR project slated to go live at pilot sites in 10 months without key governance leadership in place.

Impicciche to take Ascension's CEO role amid number of top leadership changes


Louis-based healthcare giant announced a handful of leadership changes including a new CFO and COO Ascension Health's President Joseph R. Impicciche will take on the role of Transitional President and CEO starting July 1, the Catholic health-giant announced on Tuesday. The St.

MGMA18: When it comes to leadership, Simon Sinek gives failing grade to politicians and healthcare executives


Simon Sinek, the author and lecturer, knows a lot about business and leadership. And he says the country’s political leaders and many healthcare executives have something in common: They are doing a lousy job

Leadership rounds could encourage open dialogue on infection control, study finds


Leadership rounds can encourage conversation with frontline staff on crucial issues, and a new study suggests that could lead to better infection control

Why On Earth Are Physicians Still Collecting Patient Data Using Paper Forms?

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Healthcare IT IT CMS. As part of its “Patients over Paperwork” effort, CMS recently issued a Request for Information seeking new ideas on reducing levels of administrative burden. The initiative seems to be making a serious impact.

CVS-Aetna future leadership takes shape: Who's in and who's out


The Department of Justice is reviewing the proposed CVS-Aetna merger that is expected to close by the end of the year, but the companies have already announced their new joint leadership

MIPS Audits: Lessons Learned from Meaningful Use

Healthcare IT Today

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Beyond the Four Walls: Using Technology to Address Your Patient’s Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Needs

Healthcare IT Today

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Solving the Prior Authorization Dilemma Has Many Benefits

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Dan Kazzaz, CEO, Secure Exchange Solutions. Healthcare is being consumed by runaway cost increases due to (the predicted) shifts in demographics and new treatment options.

Lawmakers cite VA leadership holes in EHR implementation with first go-live scheduled for 2020


Members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee worried that unfilled leadership positions and concerns about the VA's acting CIO would derail the Cerner implementation. Agency officials said they have identified three sites in Washington where the Cerner system will be live by March 2020

Health IT Workarounds – Funny or Insanity?

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT LTPAC Aaron Miri Dirk Stanley Health IT Workarounds Janae Sharp Lucia SavageHealthcare is full of workarounds. Many of them show an extreme amount of creativity. It’s just unfortunate that all of those creative juices are spent on workarounds and not the core problems. While many of the health IT workarounds out there are about health IT people doing what they need to in order to get […].

Industry Voices—To improve care quality, embrace diversity in healthcare leadership roles


Hino, regional director of operations for Surgery Partners, LLC, explores diversity in healthcare leadership and how organizations can affect change. Diversity in leadership leads to improvements in quality of care for all ethnic groups," he writes in this contributed post. Raymond T. Language barriers, cultural norms and healthcare access can all dramatically affect healthcare outcomes."

When Have Politicians Ever Agreed on What to Do to Fix Healthcare?

Healthcare IT Today

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The Complexity of Genomics

Healthcare IT Today

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How VRI (Video Remote Interpretation) Is Improving Healthcare Quality in Acute Care Organizations

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Healthcare Roundup—VA announces leadership shakeup; Providers offer big bonuses to attract APPs


The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced some upcoming leadership changes; providers are offering plenty of incentives to draw in advanced practice clinicians; plus more healthcare headlines

Meals on Wheels Uses Mobile App To Keep Care Coordinators In The Loop

Healthcare IT Today

I love writing stories about successful care coordination programs, so it was great to see the following item turn up in my inbox.

Blessing Hospital Reduces Alarm Fatigue By Analyzing Clinical Communications

Healthcare IT Today

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Healthcare Roundup—Leadership changes at Press Ganey; Mount Sinai invests in meal-delivery service


Press Ganey has elevated CEO Patrick Ryan to executive chairman, plus more healthcare headlines

Best Practices for Your Epic EHR Go-Live

Healthcare IT Today

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EHR Optimization Process “Sprints” Improve Teamwork and Satisfaction

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Payer Roundup—UnitedHealth announces Optum leadership changes; Premera to invest tax savings in state exchanges


UnitedHealth has announced a leadership shakeup at Optum; Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska intends to invest its tax savings in the state's ACA exchanges; and more health insurance headlines

Five tips from Northwell health for engaging health consumers

Mobi Health News

At the Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit last week, Northwell leadership shared lessons learned

Healthcare roundup—Atrium-UNC talks stuck on leadership concerns; Ex-RWJBarnabus staffers file whistleblower suit


Atrium Health and UNC Health Care's merger talks continue, but they've hit a snag over leadership concerns; two ex-employees have filed a whistleblower suit against RWJBarnabus Health, plus more healthcare news from around the web

US Government Ban on National Patient Identifier Voted to Be Lifted by House

Healthcare IT Today

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4 Ways to Start Building A Change-Ready Culture


I often see the mentality in organizations where leadership believes change needs to happen and that they need to prepare their people for the future, but they do not know where to start, which is understandable as change can be an overwhelming concept in itself, but it ultimately begins with culture. Leadership feels like they are moving their people into the future and making progress and expect their employees to feel the same way, but then they receive resistance and push back.

How the Mayo Clinic involves doctors in action learning-based leadership


It’s formally called action learning, a leadership-development process in which small groups work on real-world organizational business problems Want to help your physicians become effective leaders who can help transform how your healthcare organization works? The Mayo Clinic says it has one answer: Put them on a team, give them a problem to solve and a deadline.

Nemours Children's Health System positions itself, pediatric hospitals for leadership role in shift to value


With the backdrop of the U.S. Capitol Building through a wall of windows behind him, Nemours Children's Health System's newly minted CEO made his case for why the nation's top healthcare leaders and lawmakers need to pay more attention to pediatric hospitals in the push for a value-based payment system

Blockchain in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 13

Healthcare IT Today

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How Clinical Communications Technology Connects the Care Team In Complex Cases

Healthcare IT Today

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