Making the Care Connections That Matter Most in Rhode Island

Healthcare proxies have a tough job. The emotional stress of caring for an ailing loved one, combined with the chaos...

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For Your Eyes Only: Data Privacy and Best Practices

While the statement may be trite, trust is a vital component of any relationship, and lately, trust in online relationships...

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Crossing the Payer/Provider Chasm – Getting to Shared Risk, Shared Data

I recently read an article in New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Catalyst[i] that showed that the “alignment” between providers...

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The Catalyst: Data Analytics and the Evolution of Modern-Day Health Plans

As the healthcare industry shifts to outcomes-based financial models, coupled with requirements to improve the member experience of healthcare, plans are turning...

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Healthcare Data Portability in Nursing Care

Nursing care is evidence-based care: reviewing research, gathering data, and revising policies and procedures. Today’s challenge is how to locate...

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Bimodal IT – Innovation in the Age of EMRs

We have reached an important plateau now with the digitization of healthcare. We have adopted EMRs in nearly all hospitals,...

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