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The making of a moron by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A dose of Idiocracy When I read  Automation Makes Us Dumb in the weekend Wall Street Journal it immediately made me think of a blog post I wrote a few years back: ... Read on »
Health Wonk Review is up at Healthblawg by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine David Harlow has stuffed the Turkey Edition of the Health Wonk Review with tons of enticing and informative posts. Help yourself!   Read on »
Chicken or egg: Do family dinners lead to health or vice versa? by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine No class warfare at breakfast, please! We’ve heard for a long time that families that eat dinner together experience all sorts of benefits: better physical and men ... Read on »
Healthcare data in Massachusetts: Interview with CHIA’s Áron Boros by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine https://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/hbdew0024-david-e-williams-interviews-chia-ed-aron-boros.mp3 Áron Boros, CHIA Executive Director Massachusetts ne ... Read on »
Medicaid for all? by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine “ As More Join Medicaid, Health Systems Feel Strain .” That’s the striking and counterintuitive headline on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. The Affordable Care ... Read on »
Governor-elect Charlie Baker on healthcare policy by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Charlie Baker (R), Governor-elect of Massachusetts https://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/hbdew0005-david-e-williams-interviews-charlie-baker-republican-fo ... Read on »
Cavalcade of Risk is up at Terms + Conditions by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The latest edition of the Cavalcade of Risk blog carnival is posted at the Insurance Information Institute’s Terms + Conditions blog. Read on »
Explorys: Big Data interview with CEO Stephen McHale by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine https://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/hbdew0023-david-e-williams-interviews-explorys-ceo-steve-mchale.mp3 Steve McHale, Explorys CEO Explorys is a “big ... Read on »
CVS: Drugs, tobacco… and guns? by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Smoking gun pharmacy network anyone? CVS is placing healthcare at the core of its growth strategy, intentionally favoring healthcare over retail. That was evident ... Read on »
Health Wonk Review is up at Wing of Zock by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The health wonkers take their first cut at the election’s impact on ObamaCare at Wing of Zock. You’ll find the latest Health Wonk Review blog carnival hosted there. Th ... Read on »
LASIK results: Great impact, but room for improvement by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is a guest post by life sciences entrepreneur Mikael Totterman   Lifting the flap In my last post ( When it comes to investing, the eye has it ) I wr ... Read on »
HIPAA compliance for healthcare apps: Interview with TrueVault CEO Jason Wang by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Jason Wang, TrueVault CEO https://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/hbdew0022-david-e-williams-interviews-truevault-ceo-jason-wang.mp3 The Health Insurance ... Read on »
Diabetic? Get your eyes checked by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine November is National Diabetes Month. My friends at the NIH’s National Eye Institute asked me to share the following: Diabetic eye disease isn’t just one disease, but ... Read on »
Texting in the hospital: Q&A with Doc Halo by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Texting isn’t just for teens. Physicians love it, too. In this interview, Doc Halo’s COO, Cliff McClintick, answered my questions about doctors and texting. Why ... Read on »
When it comes to investing, the eye has it by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is a guest post by life sciences entrepreneur Mikael Totterman Eye on investing I was surprised by a recent Wall Street Journal article, which reported t ... Read on »
Cavalcade of Risk is up at Colorado Health Insurance Insider by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Check out the latest Cavalcade of Risk blog carnival at Colorado Health Insurance Insider. It’s the All Treats No Tricks edition. Read on »
Is Partners HealthCare charting a new course? I’m quoted by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I’m quoted in today’s front page Boston Globe article ( Partners HealthCare chief met a trail of resistance ), which dissects the tenure of outgoing Partners CEO, Gary Got ... Read on »
Telehealth at Mercy Health: Podcast interview with CFO/EVP Strategy Shannon Sock by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine https://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/shannon.mp3 Shannon Sock, Mercy Health CFO & EVP of Strategy Today’s Center for Connected Health Symposium #cHeal ... Read on »
Health Wonk Review is up at Colorado Health Insurance Insider by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Check out the latest Health Wonk Review blog carnival at Colorado Health Insurance Insider. Try it, you’ll like it! Read on »
Innovation at Aetna: Podcast interview with Michael Palmer, Chief Innovation & Digital Officer by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine https://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/hbdew0020-david-e-williams-interviews-michael-palmer-from-aetna.mp3 Michael Palmer, Aetna’s Chief Innovation & Digital O ... Read on »