Cisco Global Healthcare Leader Launches New Independent Consulting Company Linking Technology and Healthcare Delivery

Holyoke MA April 2, 2020: Having played an integral role in shaping the worldwide healthcare strategy for Cisco and serving as a strategist and business adviser to healthcare, managed care, and Fortune 500 technology companies for two decades, Barbara W. Casey has been named Chief Executive Officer of Nectar Strategic Consulting. Nectar is a division of…

Top 10 Healthcare M&A Deals of 2019

Consolidation. If interoperability was the buzzword for 2018, the continued consolidation of provider organizations took top billing in 2019. Hats off to law firm Baker McKenzie which predicted a rebound in merger and acquisition activity after West Virginia University Health System (“WVUHS”) announced agreements with the Summersville Regional Medical Center and acquisition of Jackson General…

Baseball and Big Data

Can healthcare learn something from the national pastime? As a CMO and former CMIO, I’ve spent the better part of my professional life looking at numbers and trying to wrestle with the enigma that has come to be known as Population Health. As a 2017 article in HealthIT Analytics so aptly titled it, “population health…