Detailing Employers’ Role In Driving Transparency, Value-Based Care

All stakeholders in healthcare delivery, from the patients and employers to the physician and the payers, are under intense pressure to collaborate to whack away at waste like never before, providing significant cost-saving opportunities for those willing to take risks. But the population remains unhealthy, value-based programs are just now gaining traction, and payers and administrators are still working to get employers onboard. So how are they getting around this? By focusing on cost. Full Story

Survey: Nearly Three Quarters of Physicians Say They Haven’t Seen ROI From Electronic Records

About three-quarters of physicians who have invested in an electronic health record system report not having seen a return on their investment. That’s according to findings in Physician Practice magazine’s first ever technology report, which contains results from 1,568 physicians, mid-levels, and practice administrators across the country, 63.3 percent of whom are independent. About 28 percent were employed by a system. Full Story

Nominations Are Open for D CEO’s 2016 Excellence in Healthcare Awards

This year’s edition will be a little different (you’ll see!), but we’re still eager to receive nominations in these 11 categories. We’re looking for stories of remarkable volunteers all the way up to the hardworking executives, from the big hospital systems to the scrappy independents. Wellness programs, community outreach, medical real estate—by the time you’re done reading the feature, we hope we’ve provided a comprehensive view of the healthcare industry in Dallas-Fort Worth and those that are pioneering new care models, cost-saving techniques, and population health strategies. Full Story