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Primed Like Amazon

Wal-Mart’s stock had a really bad day yesterday. The retail behemoth’s shares cratered 10% as the company updated financial analysts on their business and forecasted results. The combination of higher labor costs, stiffening competition from the online juggernaut Amazon, a difficult entry into the “small box”, urban markets and the high investment expense of expanding its grocery business were all cited as factors.

Healthcare's Looming Challenge

Six years ago, when I began working in healthcare technology services, I remember some pointed advice I received from a veteran of the healthcare technology space. He knew that I had most recently worked at American Express.

Top 10 Healthcare Predictions For 2016

A thought-provoking and fun re-post from Forbes as we near the year end! As 2015 comes to a close, Frost & Sullivan experts and thought leaders gather together to predict the top 10 trends to expect during the coming year.

The Process-Driven EHR

For a brief time, it looked like the movement to value-based care was accelerating rapidly across the nation. And then reality hit. In 2014, only one fourth of all the Medicare Shared Savings ACOs received a shared savings payment. Transforming an industry is harder than it looks.
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