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5/25/2019 - Modern Healthcare

Health systems work at new speeds to innovate with industry outsiders

To ensure industry outsiders innovate hand-in-hand with organizations providing care on a daily basis, Dr. Richard Zane, chief innovation officer at UCHealth, said the Aurora, Colo.-based health system’s CEO tasked him with a critical directive: “Cut out the crap.”  Read Article

5/25/2019 - Modern Healthcare

Transformation Summit stresses being smart about innovation

UCHealth's Dr. Richard Zane, MD, took part in a panel discussion at Modern Healthcare's 2019 Transformation Summit Read Article

5/9/2019 - Business Insurance

UCHealth launches prescription pricing tool, allowing providers to check the prices individual patients might pay for their medications

Dr. Richard Zane, UCHealth’s Chief Innovation Officer discusses what it is like to be UCHealth’s first Chief Innovation Officer, why leaders shouldn’t always target the “sexy” projects, and the symbiotic relationship he has established with UCHealth Chief Read Article

5/3/2019 - Becker's Health IT

Cleveland Clinic, Brigham, Stanford & others name healthcare's most promising tech

Becker's Hospital Review asked healthcare professionals - including UCHealth's Richard Zane, MD - to share what healthcare technology they believe offers the most promise to transform care delivery at their hospital or health system.  Read Article

4/9/2019 - Modern Healthcare

Urgent need for new revenue streams will shape providers' strategies

Building alternative revenue sources will play a bigger role in healthcare providers' strategies, according to a new study Read Article

2/26/2019 - HealthLeaders

Price transparency leader pushes for cost estimate accuracy (part 2)

UCHealth continues to improve its cost estimator tool to ensure the highest degree of accuracy and avoid surprising patients with bills. Read Article

2/22/2019 - Becker's Hospital Review

The metrics healthcare leaders check daily

Becker's asked healthcare leaders - including UCHealth CIO Steve Hess - to share the metrics they check daily to track their organization's performance. Read Article

2/15/2019 - STAT

Seema Verma: Americans have the right to know their health care and hospital costs

One reason health care costs continue to skyrocket is that the prices are largely hidden from patients. That's unacceptable.UCHealth in Colorado offers individualized estimates through its patient portal or a mobile app, and opened a dedicated call center for price transparency. Read Article

2/13/2019 -

UCHealth home to cutting-edge technology for early-stage breast tumors

At just 22 years old, Breanna came across a mass in her right breast. “It was in a place where it was irritating and painful,” Breanna said. Read Article

2/13/2019 - Becker's Hospital Review

Providers can now request Uber rides for patients: 6 notes

Uber Health and ambulance services provider Ambulnz teamed up to enable healthcare providers to order non-emergency medical transportation for their patients. UCHealth in Aurora, Colo., had already been using Ambulnz's platform, and recently began using the Uber Health integration. Read Article