George Halvorson yesterday announced he is retiring from his post as CEO and chairman of Kaiser Permanente in December 2013.
While Kaiser Permanente's hospital system and medical group spent more than $4 billion to adopt a fully integrated system of electronic health records, the upcoming deployment of ICD-10 is anathema to the organization, CEO George Halvorson said at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's Annual National Institute on Monday.
While Meaningful Use incentives, no doubt, are a primary driver of hospital and physician adoption of the technology, providers must remember that federal funding is a finite resource, Stanley Huff,
Increased demand in developing countries, technological advances that lead to personalized medicine, and an influx of aging populations are among the 12 healthcare "megatrends" that dramatically
Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson isn't one to mince words. While he is all for decreasing the cost of healthcare in the U.S., he also believes that that won't occur until the care to patients
The Kaiser Permanente-piloted Collaborative Cardiac Care Service helped coronary artery disease patients, doctors, cardiologists and others, to team with an electronic health record and a clinical