Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 10:48
Major Jim Markham is an operations research / systems analyst in the Army. He is currently serving as a Research Fellow in the Training with Industry program, during which he works with IBM for one year before returning to the Army, including time with the Center for The Business of Government. His fellowship is intended to help him learn how industry applies big data and analytics to healthcare challenges in order to take this knowledge back to the Army.
Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 10:36
Michael J. Keegan
Does HealthCare.gov have a future? HealthCare.gov is the web-based marketplace where users shop for health plans. It includes a data hub that transmits eligibility information across federal agencies and an identity management system that handles user registration and updates and pings insurance issuers and the exchanges in states that manage their own systems.
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 11:53
Listen to the interview!
Dan Chenok: Keith, as an experienced physician, leader, and innovator, can you describe your impressions of the health information technology (HIT) field?
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:17
A Profile of Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:02
Profile of Rear Admiral Christine Hunter, M.D. Deputy Director, TRICARE Management Activity
Submitted by rgordon on Wed, 09/16/2015 - 10:23
In the mist of tightening budgets, many government agencies are being asked to deliver innovative solutions to operational and strategic problems. One way to address this dilemma is to participate in open innovation. This report addresses two key components of open innovation:
Submitted by rgordon on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:37
The growing interest in “engaging the crowd” to identify or develop innovative solutions to public problems has been inspired by similar efforts in the commercial world. There, crowdsourcing has been successfully used to design innovative consumer products or solve complex scientific problems, ranging from custom-designed T-shirts to mapping genetic DNA strands.
Submitted by rgordon on Tue, 04/12/2011 - 13:43
The University of Maryland School of Public Policy and the IBM Center for The Business of Government are collaborating to offer a unique voice on the major implementation issues surrounding health care reform.
The Implementation Brief series is based on two key premises:
Submitted by rgordon on Sun, 10/10/2010 - 00:00
As is well known, health care remains one of the most pressing issues facing us today. The U.S. health care system continues down what most experts have concluded to be an unsustainable path, mired by ever-increasing costs, inconsistent quality, and access pressures. The U.S. spends over $2 trillion on medical care annually which, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), represents about 2.4 times the average of other OECD countries.
Submitted by rgordon on Thu, 05/06/2010 - 12:38
Through this blog, Kettl and featured guests will discuss emerging challenges such as enrolling some 16 million new Medicaid and SCHIP applicants, establishing state insurance exchanges, and finding enough doctors and nurses to meet the needs of a growing aging population.
Join the conversation.