Weekly Roundup: January 16-20, 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 20, 2017.

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Baligh Yehia
Former Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care
Department of Veterans Affairs

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Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare
In recent years, government agencies have been faced with the following challenge: finding innovative approaches to deliver technological solutions to agency...

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VA’s EHR decision and the future of government
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:47
A collaborative, cross-agency government that is focused on the best possible service to its constituents should be the...
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With the creation of the Defense Health Agency, DoD has taken a step in changing the way it delivers care. DHA is the starting point for comprehensive enterprise-wide reform. It is a leading example for how DoD will seek to modernize and integrate its system of care -- creating a stronger, better and more resilient military health system for the future.
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The IBM Center for the Business of Government enhances its capacity to provide thought leadership about effective and efficient management of health-related programs in government
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"The execution of the ACA was seriously flawed. Three factors contributed to the rocky rollout: the nature of lawmaking, poor personnel decisions, and poisonous politics," notes Dr. Zeke Emanuel.
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Dr. Ken Kizer led the transformation of the VA hospital system in the 1990s from a hospitals-only network to a network mix of hospitals and outpatient clinics.
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How did the US Healthcare system evolve? What’s surprising about the history of healthcare reform in the U.S.? What are the Six Megatrends in Healthcare? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with, Dr. Zeke Emanuel, author of Reinventing American Healthcare.
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The provision of health services is a critical and significant mission within each branch of the U.S. Military, as well as an integral part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Military Health System, MHS.
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For more than six decades, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has been at the forefront of research in infectious and immune mediated diseases, microbiology, immunology, and related disciplines.
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This week marks the 8th annual National Health IT Week --a virtual event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to U.S. healthcare. Health Information Technology or Health IT has the potential to transform the practice of healthcare by reducing cost, improving quality, and enabling a patient centered approach to care.
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What is shared services and its benefits? How does HHS’s Program Support Center manage the business of government? How is PSC using technology to streamline operations, increase efficiencies, and reduce costs? Join host Michael Keegan and he explores these questions and so much more with Paul Bartley, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Support at U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and director of its Program Support Center.
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Every day, all across the United States, the nation’s health and human service agencies touch millions of lives.
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