Items Tagged ‘Geisinger Health System’

March 18, 2013

The Doctor Won’t See You Now. He’s Clocked Out

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

President Obama has touted “staff models” like the Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania and the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota that employ doctors and then succeed in reducing costs by closely managing what they do. When integrated delivery networks succeed, they are rarely led by a hospital. ObamaCare seeks to replicate these institutions nationwide, even though […]

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Tags: cost reduction, Geisinger Health System, integrated delivery network, Management, obamacare, President Obama, staff models, Wall Street Journal

September 5, 2012

Better Care Through Sharing Electronic Medical Records

By Mystery User

Earlier this year we marked the first anniversary in a landmark collaboration that is already achieving major milestones on the road to better care through sharing electronic medical records (EMRs)…Together, Intermountain Healthcare (based in Utah), Geisinger Health System (Pennsylvania), Group Health Cooperative (Washington), Kaiser Permanente (California), and Mayo Clinic (Minnesota) have created the Care Connectivity […]

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Tags: Care Connectivity Consortium, electronic medical records, Geisinger Health System, Group Health Cooperative, Health Affairs Blog, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente

February 23, 2012

Care Connectivity Consortium Celebrates Milestone at 2012 Annual HIMSS Conference

By Mystery User

Five Leading Health Care Organizations Demonstrate New Levels of Intergroup Connectivity at World’s Largest Health Information Technology Conference…The Care Connectivity Consortium, which consists of Geisinger Health System (Penn.), Kaiser Permanente (Calif.), Mayo Clinic (Minn.), Intermountain Healthcare (Utah), and Group Health Cooperative (Wash.), announced its mission to create a way to safely and securely exchange patient […]

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Tags: Care Connectivity Consortium, electronic health record system, Geisinger Health System, Group Health Cooperative, intergroup connectivity, Intermountain Health Care, Kaiser Permanente, world's largest health information technology conference

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