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Games health plans play: Understanding 2015 Obamacare premiums by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Get your health plan here! Health plans are starting to announce the rates they’ll be charging on health insurance marketplaces (aka exchanges) for 2015, the secon ... Read on »
Health Wonk Review: World Cup fever by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Workers’ Comp Insider hosts the latest edition of the Health Wonk Review blog carnival, where you’ll find a roundup of all the latest and greatest healthcare policy posts. ... Read on »
Healthcare Compass: Comparing primary care quality in Massachusetts by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Massachusetts Health Quality Partners ( MHQP ) just launched Healthcare Compass , an informative and easy-to-navigate site for patients seeking comparative information on ... Read on »
First Opinion: Online doctor consults for the masses (podcast interview) by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hey doc, let’s chat http://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/hbdew0014-david-e-williams-interviews-first-opinions-vikram-bakhru1.m4a The dominant trend in ... Read on »
Health Business TV: Episode 1 by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In this first episode of Health Business TV I discuss the Castlight Health Enterprise Healthcare Summit, the Affordable Care Act’s impact on part-time employment, the VA c ... Read on »
Free ebook: Candidates for Governor of Massachusetts speak on healthcare by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Earlier this year I interviewed all nine candidates for Governor of Massachusetts about healthcare policy. The Democrats are holding their convention this weekend and I’m ... Read on »
The ACA and part-time employment by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Is Lady Liberty coming to kill your job? The Affordable Care Act requires employers to provide coverage for full-time employees but not part-timers. That sounds li ... Read on »
Cavalcade of Risk is up by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Check out Cavalcade of Risk #210 , hosted by Rootfin. You’ll find a variety of high quality risk-related posts. Read on »
Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Summit: Magic and the President by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Castlight Health is expanding beyond its origins in cost transparency, today announcing the Castlight Enterprise Cloud , which includes four “solution centers” — that enco ... Read on »
Health Wonk Review is up at Managed Care Matters by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Check out the latest Health Wonk Review blog carnival for all the crucial posts on healthcare policy. Joe Paduda of Managed Care Matters hosts this time around. Read on »
Why the individual mandate is important by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Be careful As a reasonably young and healthy person, freelance social worker Tammy Boudreaux wasn’t a big believer in health insurance. But then she hurt her finge ... Read on »
Are we picking on VA hospitals too much? by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine How long do you think we’ll have to wait? Ugly stories about waiting lists and poor care in VA facilities are coming out in the press. The VA’s head, Eric Shinseki ... Read on »
Charlie Baker and Mark Fisher on healthcare by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Republican candidates for Governor of Massachusetts discussed healthcare and other topics in their debate yesterday. If you’d like to hear more about what they think about ... Read on »
Robots are coming and they plan to treat you like a moron by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What a sweet little guy People hate to hear it, but the robots are coming and it’s only a matter of time before they start competing for skilled, white collar jobs ... Read on »
Should you trust your doctor more than Wikipedia? by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Who can you trust? A BBC article ( Trust your doctor, not Wikipedia, say scientists ) reports on a US study that finds errors in Wikipedia for 9 of the 10 most exp ... Read on »
Health Wonk Review is up at InsureBlog by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine InsureBlog hosts the Life’s a Beach edition of the Health Wonk Review. Take the plunge. Read on »
Bruce Bethancourt, MD on building the medical group of tomorrow (transcript) by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is the transcript of my recent podcast interview with Dr. Bruce Bethancourt, chief medical officer of St. Vincent Medical Group. Dr. Bruce Bethancourt, MD, CMO ... Read on »
Cavalcade of Risk is up at III by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Insurance Information Institute hosts the 209th running of the Cavalcade of Risk blog carnival . Today they’re talking hurricanes, predictive analytics, Medicaid, data bre ... Read on »
Patient engagement: A discussion with Susan Mende of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Susan Mende, Sr. Program Officer http://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/hbdew0013-david-e-williams-interviews-rwjfs-susan-mende.m4a The Robert Wood Johns ... Read on »
Health Wonk Review is up at InsureBlog by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Check out the latest edition of the Health Wonk Review, very capably hosted today by InsureBlog. You’ll see the creme de la creme of health care policy posts there. Read on »