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HealthLeaders Media recently asked me to contribute a case study and to serve as lead adviser for their most recent industry report, which covers Medicare and the changing regulatory landscape.
As the St. Luke's family and regular readers of this blog know, we in health care are experiencing a period of unprecedented change. Completing my writing for HealthLeaders Media, I had occasion, as I often do, to feel pride in what St. Luke's is doing on behalf of our communities. Through it all, St. Luke's physician partners, employees, and friends continue to shine and to stay focused on priority one: our patients.
Here is a link to parts of that HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report, Regulatory Strategies: From Medicare to Meaningful Use. Once there, click on the "download" icon near the middle of the page.
David C. Pate, M.D., J.D., is president and CEO of St. Luke's Health System, based in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Pate joined the System in 2009. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.
The most valuable thing we have is our health. And the most valuable thing St. Luke's can do is help you live as healthy a life as possible. We're taking care forward as we develop new ways—and refine the tried and true—to improve health, improve care, and lower costs.