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“Here, put this on and then the doctor will be with you shortly.” Those are not generally welcome words. It means putting on the dreaded hospital gown. Most people know what it is like to wear a hospital gown – it is a humbling experience. You feel barely covered. I know I always am walking around in fear…

Read more Health Insurance in the U.S.: Coverage Like a Hospital Gown

By Joel French, CEO, SCI Solutions “There are those who begin revolutions and those who benefit from revolutions.” – Napoleon Bonaparte As a continuation of the series – Population Health Management is a Verb – we consider two unrelated industries as analogous to the health industry’s transition to value-based reimbursement. Each of these market sectors has…

Read more Population Health Management is a Verb: Part II

By Bill Reid, SVP of Product Management and Partners, SCI Solutions Question: would you go seek out care from a provider who used outdated equipment to take care of you? I am sure most would say, “No way, I want providers that use the state-of-the-art technologies – for the cost of care these days that…

Read more “Rusty Scalpel”: The Case for Upgrading Computing Technologies

By Jamie Gier, Chief Marketing Officer, SCI Solutions A recent article on health system marketing spend in the U.S. cited a 2009 survey by the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, and stated that “the average marketing budget for an American hospital ranged from $1.3 million for an independent hospital to about $5.8 million for…

Read more Aligning CMOs and Patient Access to Attract and Retain Patients – and Grow Revenue