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An Interview with Kaveh Safavi at HIMSS

Every year at HIMSS, Gregg Masters and I get a chance to sit down with Kaveh Safavi, MD Senior Managing Director, Head of the Global Healthcare Practice at Accenture. It’s become one of the meetings we most look forward to.  This year Kaveh discussed Accenture’s recently released Digital Health Consumer Survey and he also discussed a little bit about his thoughts on AI that he shared in a recent piece in Forbes.

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Webinar on Health Literacy

Health Literacy is a critical issue in the United States. Jane Sarasohn-Kahn in a blog post discussed some of the the major issues identified in a recent report by Accenture which you can read here.

To get some real world insights and ideas on how to improve Health Literacy, join Drs. Russell Rothman from Vanderbilt and Brian Primack from University of Pittsburgh  October 3, 1-2 pm for a Webinar entitled Improving Health Literacy: What Works and Why   .

I’ll be your friendly, neighborhood moderator.

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The Triple Aim, Well Two Out of Three… Really is Bad

One of the Triple Aim‘s has gotten lost. Will anyone in the healthcare sector publicly declare that they are in fact working on the Double Aim?

The Triple Aim, that lofty set of goals that the healthcare system claims to have embraced:

  • Improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction);
  • Improving the health of populations; and.
  • Reducing the per capita cost of health care.

I agree with them and believe they are appropriate and necessary.

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PopHealth 5

I recently started a new short video segment called PopHealth 5, News, Notes and Commentary from the World of Population Health.

Here is episode #2

 

 

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An Interview with Dr. Kaveh Safavi of Accenture

 

 

At the recent HiMSS conference in Las Vegas I had the pleasure of interviewing Kaveh Safavi, MD  (@DrKavehSafavi),  Senior Managing Director, Health Industry,  Accenture Health (@AccentureHealth). Dr. Safavi  discusses their recent Patient Engagement Survey and other topics. They are doing some very forward looking work in this area.

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