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Modern Healthcare: Lack of Robust Data Analysis Impedes Care Improvement Efforts

In this article, Alex Kacik chats with CMO John Cherf, MD, MPH, MBA and Physician Advisor Scott Falk, MD about the recently published Physician Perception study. read more

Built In Chicago: Love your Mondays: 9 Chicago companies where your work matters

From Built In Chicago, February 6, 2019 Alton Zenon III compiled a list of nine Chicago tech companies that can take your career in exciting and meaningful directions, including Lumere. What they do: Lumere works to optimize efficiency at hospitals by offering them data-driven insights on the devices they’re using and the… read more

Physician Leadership Journal: Costs and Outcomes in Value-Based Care

From Physician Leadership Journal, January/February 2019 by Scott Falk, MD, Physician Advisor, Lumere; John Cherf, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Lumere; Julie Schulz, MD, MPH, Physician Advisor, Lumere; and Adelina Huo, Business Analyst, Lumere To align the clinical and financial interests of physicians and hospitals, health systems have heavily invested… read more

AAOS Now: Evidence-based Savings Opportunities Exist with TJR Devices

From AAOS Now, January 2019 By John Cherf, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Lumere; and Simon Kerr, Category Advisor, Lumere Two of the most important cost centers in joint replacement surgery are post-acute care and implants. Historically, the greatest savings with hip and knee implants was on simple price benchmarking:… read more

Harvard Business Review: Better Ways to Communicate Hospital Data to Physicians

From Harvard Business Review, October 31, 2018 By Scott Falk, MD, Director of Performance Improvement, Quality and Safety; and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Penn Medicine (University of Pennsylvania Health System), Physician Advisor, Lumere; John Cherf, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Advocate Aurora… read more

Providing valuable care to joint replacement patients

by John Cherf, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Lumere, and Simon Kerr, Ortho-Spine Category Advisor and Research Specialist, Lumere, MedTech Outlook, September 2018 These are exciting but uncertain times for the field of orthopedics, particularly major joint replacements. As rapid changes in policy, sites of care and technologies (both… read more

A digest for doctors overwhelmed by studies

By one count, more than 2 million scientific studies are published each year. This is where Lumere comes in. by H. Lee Murphy, Crain’s Chicago Business, August 22, 2018 By one count, more than 2 million scientific studies are published each year in some 28,000 journals. It’s the rare physician or hospital these days that isn’t… read more

The best thing Lumere co-founder Eric Meizlish recently read? Jeff Bezos’ letter to Amazon shareholders

Becker’s Hospital Review, July 2, 2018 In this special Speaker Series, Becker’s Healthcare caught up with Eric Meizlish, co-founder, president and chief strategy officer of Lumere, formerly known as Procured Health. Mr. Meizlish will speak during the Becker’s Hospital Review 4th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference on “Chicago Companies Leading… read more

Robotics, MIS, complex cases, oh my — Dr. Egon Doppenberg discusses the evolution of spine surgery

by Mackenzie Garrity, Becker’s Spine Review, March 28, 2018 Egon Doppenberg, MD, is a neurosurgeon and physician advisor with Lumere. In a recent interview with Becker’s Spine Review, Dr. Doppenberg talked about the evolution of spine surgery and new advancements in minimally invasive surgery. Question: How has minimally invasive spine surgery… read more

Keep Supply Lines Fluid: ASCs, Outpatient Facilities Shouldn’t Have to Fish for Hospital Contracts

by Rick Dana Barlow, Healthcare Purchasing News, March 23, 2018 Much of the concentration and focus on supply chain operations in non-acute care settings centers on class-of-trade complaints, ranging from contract pricing to distribution costs to effective but efficient inventory management. Many participants in supply chain operations recognize and understand… read more