Category: Health-Innovation

By Brooke LeVasseur October 2017 – The U.S. health system today is facing unprecedented demands – from decreasing reimbursements to ever-changing regulations to the transition from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based care models. Yet, amidst it all, healthcare stakeholders …

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Our very own Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Kathleen Myers, M.D., FACEP was featured in the Feburary 2017 edition of Population Health News. Dr. Myers answered questions about AristaMD’s eConsult platform, uncertainty about the ACA, as well as her …

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AristaMD was recently featured on CredSimple’s blog for our partnership using CredSimple’s credentialing capabilities as part of our eConsult product. As part of our commitment to ‘less-is-more’ when it comes to healthcare, we wanted to enable a credentialing …

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By Michelle Andrews of Kaiser Health News In his new book, “The Patient Will See You Now,” Dr. Eric Topol envisions patients as partners in their own health care rather than petitioners to the medical establishment. Armed with smartphones equipped with …

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It’s a novel approach. A Utah Hospital tries to cut unnecessary hospital costs and improve patient care by asking the question “What are our actual costs”. It’s a question that isn’t easy to answer. More importantly, it’s a question …

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Dr. Iona Heath from Australia, is at the forefront of efforts worldwide to reduce and prevent over-diagnosis of disease. This is an outstanding interview with a challenging host — discussing the need for more discretion when it comes …

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As most hospital executives will acknowledge, operating margins are thin. Surprisingly, many hospitals aspire to improve patient satisfaction scores by offering resort-like amenities. Unsurprisingly, what patients actually care about is…well…getting great care. Focusing on resort-quality hospital stays increases …

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“We’re not interested in just spending less money and sacrificing the outcomes,” said Jeffrey Selberg of Peterson Healthcare. “We know that there are better outcomes at less money. We like to say that quality and costs are mutually …

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