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Virtua Health Selects Microsoft Amalga – New Jersey by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 18 Mar 2009 3:54pm One more hospital system has selected Microsoft Amalga to integrate and aggregate their medical data into one solution easily available from all facilities.  a few weeks ago I interviewed Steve Shihadeh, vice president, Microsoft Health Solutions Group, discussing how the Amalga platform works and helps save time and money, as well as giving acce ... Read on »
Haitian Earthquake Aid through Partners in Health by Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 12:00am Photo by Daniel Morel, Haiti Photo by Daniel Morel, Haiti Those looking for means to get help quickly to the people of Haiti, devastated by an earthquake, should consider an emergency donation to Partners in Health.  PIH has a long track record of providing excellent health care directly t ... Read on »
Rebalancing Long-Term Care by Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 12:00am Will efforts to modernize home health programs survive insurance reform’s end game?  Providing insurance coverage to as many low-income uninsureds as possible has been an organizing principle in 2009’s health reform discussions, and reconciliation of the House and Senate versions will require satisfying s ... Read on »
Intersecting Issues: Immigration Reform and Health Care Reform by Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 12:00am The LA Times reported this past week that the pending health care reform would negatively affect rather than improve the health of California’s citizens.  Why would this be the case?  Nearly thirty percent of the state’s population consists of immigrants.  In L.A. County itself, there are more uninsu ... Read on »
Health Care and Disparity in a “Post-Racial” Era by Posted Wed 22 Sep 2010 9:57pm Photo by Sean Sime Photography Seton Hall Law School recently hosted the Third National People of Color Conference , which was convened to “address critical national and global issues through the lens of legal scholarship that explicitly and implicitly examines contemporary racial context.” The confe ... Read on »
Recommended Reading: Houston Law Review Frankel Lecture and Commentaries Offer Valuable Analysis of the Affordable Care Act and by Posted Wed 23 Apr 2014 12:00am As the ACA’s first open enrollment period closes, a trio of articles in the recent Houston Law Review offers critical analyses of what health reform has accomplished and important reminders of what remains to be done: 1. Mark A. Hall’s Frankel Lectu ... Read on »
12-Day Countdown to 2012 – Day 1: Set Your Intentions for Health by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Sat 31 Dec 2011 10:00am Raw Food Recipes Raw Food Health Green Smoothies Tera Tidbits Success Stories Raw Food for Women Raw Food for Kids Raw Food for Men Natural Body Care Uncategorized WISH Summit 10 Reasons Why You Should Get a Blendtec Blender ... Read on »
Patient-Centered Life-Cycle (PCLC) Value Chain--Process Reform: Universal Health Coverage and Personal Responsibility by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:27pm Having affordable insurance and comprehensive coverage is a cornerstone of the PCLC Value Chain. Nevertheless, one of the issues generating the greatest debate concerns universal health coverage (i.e., healthcare for all), along with the related issue of "personal responsibility." The argument tends to center on whether the young and the health ... Read on »
Brown Wins Kennedy’s Senate Seat, Health Reform Plot Thickens by Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 12:00am Sword of San Galgano. Authenticated to 12th Century; said to have been plunged into a rock by a medieval Tuscan knight who then became a monk. Click on image for more This just in from the Washington Post: Massachusetts state Sen. Scott Brown was elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, winni ... Read on »
Modernizing Health Care by jmcnichol Facebook Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 5:53pm I had the good fortune to be invited to participate in a panel discussion on modernizing health care this morning that was sponsored by the Washington Business Journal and UnitedHealthcare. Dr. Reed Tuckson delivered the keynote address. He's a compelling speaker and I want to share some of what I took away. From The Economis ... Read on »