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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 »
Some docs start to get the hang of online reviews by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Doctors Check Online Ratings and Make Some Changes in the Wall Street Journal starts out like many articles on the topic: by giving physicians the opportunity to vent abo ... Read on »
Bruce Bethancourt, MD on building the medical group of tomorrow (podcast) by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dr. Bruce Bethancourt, MD, CMO of St. Vincent Medical Group http://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/hbdew0012-david-e-williams-interviews-dr-bruce-bethancour ... Read on »
DOCTOR Project launches consumer-friendly reports on physicians (transcript) by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Jim Chase, president of Minnesota Community Measurement http://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/hbdew0011-david-e-williams-interviews-jim-chase-about-the-doc ... Read on »
Cavalcade of Risk is up at Waterway by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Waterway Financial Group hosts the latest edition of the Cavalcade of Risk blog carnival. Check it out!   Read on »
HealthCare SocialMedia Review #53 by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine All the news that’s fit to link Welcome one and all to the 53rd running of the HealthCare SocialMedia Review #HCSM. Social media in healthcare is going more and mo ... Read on »
Medicaid expansion rejection starts to bite by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What happened to my hospital? In its ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court did allow states to opt out of the expansion of the Medicaid progr ... Read on »
Call for submission: Health Care Social Media Review by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I’ll be hosting next week’s Health Care Social Media Review. Please send me your submission via this contact form or email. Submissions are due by end of day Monday, May 1 ... Read on »
One more way ObamaCare may lead to single payer by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Will employees be dumped into exchanges? One reason opponents of ObamaCare are so vehement is that they fear the Affordable Care Act may lead the United States to ... Read on »
Health Wonk Review is up at Healthcare Economist by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Healthcare Economist Jason Shafrin hosts the “Fit for a King” edition of the Health Wonk Review, including a guest appearance by LeBron James of the Miami Heat. Enjoy! ... Read on »
DOCTOR Project launches consumer-friendly reports on physicians by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Jim Chase, president of Minnesota Community Measurement http://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/hbdew0011-david-e-williams-interviews-jim-chase-about-the-doc ... Read on »
Guest post: We Must Change the Way We View Addiction by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is a guest post by Joe Avellone , Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts and Steve Tolman , President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO. Catherine was a 13 ... Read on »
It’s ok to care about your work, especially if your job’s at a children’s hospital by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Who cares? The Wall Street Journal has become more like Cosmo since Rupert Murdoch took it over, with all sorts of advice on life and work mixed in with the seriou ... Read on »
Patient failed his therapy or vice versa? by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Who failed? The other day I heard a physician use a phrase I really don’t like. “The patient failed his therapy,” he said. Although I don’t want to be too picky ab ... Read on »
Cavalcade of Risk is up at AMAXX by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Check out the latest Cavalcade of Risk blog carnival , hosted this time by AMAXX.   Read on »
Return of the house call by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dodo 2.0 House calls by physicians have gone the way of the dodo bird. It used to be the norm for doctors to visit their ailing patients at home, but that model ga ... Read on »
My health plan made me laugh by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine   Are you serious? I really like my health plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts . My plan has generous benefits, customer service is excellent, and th ... 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 version of the Health Wonk Review at Colorado Health Insurance Insider. It focuses on how the Affordable Care Act could be improved. Read on »
Venture capital fantasyland: Venrock’s proposal to reform drug development by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It’s all part of my VC fantasy Here come the dancers one by one,Your mamas calling but you’re having funYou’ll find you’re dancing on a number nine cloudPut your han ... Read on »
Three lesser known Democrats for Governor speak on healthcare by David W. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Three in contest for governor striving hard for visibility in today’s Boston Globe trains the spotlight on Don Berwick, Juliette Kayyem, and Joe Avellone. They are seriou ... Read on »