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Disruptive Changes Are Coming to the Delivery of Medical Care by Stephen Schimpff, MD Posted Sun 25 Apr 2010 12:00am The following was an invited posst at Harvard Business Review last Friday. We have grown accustomed to scientific research producing major medical advances such as those I wrote about in The Future of Medicine — Megatrends in Healthcare. But there are now some very disruptive changes coming in how medical care will be delivered by your doct ... Read on »
September 11th On The Labor And Delivery Unit I can only imagine what it will be like on the labor and delivery unit on Sep by Blessed Angel Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm I can only imagine what it will be like on the labor and delivery unit on September 11 th. I will be a part of it since I am on call that day as a volunteer doula. I do not receive any payment for my services as of yet. That is what it means to be a volunteer. It is the stepping stone of a wonderful new beginning. The month of September will be ... Read on »
City Delivery Welcomes The Generic Pharmacy: The First Medicine Delivery In The Metro by pehpot Posted Wed 05 Sep 2012 3:56am City Delivery now brings to us the first ever Medicine Delivery in the metro! You can now order your medicine and have it delivered right at your doorsteps! Here’s how to order medicine from The Generics Pharmacy via City Delivery: Order via City Delivery hotline (87878) or oder via online through ... Read on »
Canadians See Increased Private Delivery of Healthcare Delivery as a Threat to Public Medicare by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Feb 2013 3:29pm I loathe opinion polls, but Here is a good article to read: Canadians See Increased Private Delivery of Healthcare Delivery as a Threat to Public Medicare Ottawa, January 21, 2013 – Additional private delivery of health services is seen as a threat rather than a complement to the public system in Canada, according to a survey conducted by EKO ... Read on »
A New Term: Coordinated Delivery Systems. Better than Integrated Delivery Systems? by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:08am In a prior post, the Disease Management Care Blog described how Boeing was ‘assembling’ a medical home initiative. In thinking about this some more, the DMCB wonders if Boeing is assembling something far greater with important implications for population-based health care. Large employers are increasingly becoming self-insured. To manage ... Read on »
Delivery! Delivery! by Marlow Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Aug 2010 7:01am   It has been a day of special deliveries in the Gluten Hates Me household! As soon as I came home I noticed the stack of boxes on the counter and the pile of envelopes! Yep! The RSVP’s are starting to roll in! Which is a good thing, because I can now officially say, “I’m getting married in less than a month!” Eep ... Read on »
The Science Of Transdermal Time-Release Patch Delivery Of Dietary Supplements Versus Oral Delivery by Tara B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Feb 2012 8:30am The Science Of Transdermal Time-Release Patch Delivery Of Dietary Supplements Versus Oral Delivery For the last 100 plus years, we’ve been swallowing pills, capsules, powdered drinks, and sublingual sprays, to get the benefits of health and fitness dietary supplements. Today, most doctors will tell you that oral delivery has become ... Read on »
Express Scripts has a new Employer Plan – Home Delivery by Default by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:57pm Several employers, such as Lowes now make this the default arrangement for your prescriptions, so when you sign up, be sure to denote otherwise , or else by default your prescription refills will be sent to your home.  The main reason for doing this is cost of course, and regularly used drugs can be handled this way, as long as they get there and ... Read on »
The Future of Drug Delivery Lies with Technology – Panel of Experts From Cambridge Consultants by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 08 Sep 2009 10:23pm Medical devices are getting “smarter”.  I have written a few times on this blog about Cambridge Consultants and some of their work, namely the Blue Tooth Inhaler.   Not only is the product a delivery device, but it is also data reporting and capable.  You can read more about the device here.  One other good article to review here relates to a st ... Read on »
War Veterans to Participate in a Study for Automated Medication Delivery System by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 10:21pm The study is an attempt to find better ways to help patients take their medications.  This is an issue even outside the military and in 2 locations the automated EMMA system will be put into place.  The system reminds with both the screen an an audible tone when medications are due to be taken.  They have a couple different drop box models.  ... Read on »