Patients have become accustomed to elements that have benefited them in other markets: transparent and clear information, readily available alternatives, and low switching costs. These elements have finally come to healthcare, and they’re giving patients an opportunity to sit in the driver’s seat as they do in most other areas of their lives.Read More
Last week I sat down with Adreima’s President, Connie Perez, to talk company culture and the changing role of women in healthcare. She is a founding member on the HERe HFMA Committee (Arizona and National), bringing visibility to progress for women in health finance. Her experience includes leadership roles in both clinical and corporate. We are pleased to feature Mrs. Perez in this Women at the Top exclusive.Read More
On Sunday, May 22nd 2011, a tornado rolled over Joplin, Missouri that would change everything for the staff, patients, and community built around Mercy Health Joplin/Kansas, then St. John’s Regional Medical Center. “It took out six miles down the center of the town,” shares Shelly Hunter, Chief Financial Officer at Mercy Joplin. “No one was…Read More
On Saturday, April 25th, an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal near the capital of Kathmandu. More than 4,600 people have died across the region, including in Nepal, India and Bangladesh, and over 9,000 more were injured. International Medical Corps is on the ground helping the earthquake survivors – they need our support.Read More
Pager was founded on the mission statement of “providing access to care for everyone, anytime and anywhere.” The app lets consumers skip the wait and hassle of busy urgent care facilities and emergency rooms. Offering personalized care in the comfort of their home, office or hotel room, right away.Read More
Today, businesses and individuals around the world join the #LightItUpBlue movement, shining light on autism awareness. Global landmarks like the Empire State Building, China’s Millennium Monument, London’s Trafalgar Square and the Prince’s Palace of Monaco celebrate today’s cause with blue lights.
In December of 2007 the United Nations General Assembly, (all 193 state members), adopted this resolution naming April 2nd World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD).Read More
This week I sat down with Rozanne Andersen, thought leader and Ontario Systems’ Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer to talk health finance, thought leadership, and gender equality. We are pleased to feature Ms. Andersen in this Forward Leadership Series exclusive: Women Making History. She’s had a role in making history. Her advocacy efforts have resulted in landmark legislation and regulation at the state and federal levels with regard to the FDCPA, FCRA and HIPAA. Follow her on Twitter, @RozanneAndersen.Read More
In 2012 the first ever UN conference on Happiness took place and the General Assembly (of all 193 state members) adopted this resolution naming March 20th the International Day of Happiness.
Why the International Day of Happiness? Besides the obvious premise of spreading warm vibes around, since 2013, March 20th has been a day to promote a shift in the way people around the world think about progress. Today reminds us that progress isn’t all about economic growth and pulls well-being and the pursuit of happiness back into focus.Read More
Are things improving for women in the workplace? Sure. We make up 47% of the American workforce, (according to recent data), and 51% of workers employed in management and professional jobs. But is the gender gap really closing? More than 57% of bachelor’s degrees are awarded to women. We also account for 47% of medical school graduates. And in 2012, 43% of people taking the business school admissions test were women, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council.Read More