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Francine H. Patient Expert

Phoenix, Arizona
Self-described geek-to-human translator Francine Hardaway bought her first Apple product in the... Full Bio
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$12.3B in EHR Incentive Pay Distributed Through February, CMS SaysReporting Technology’s... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy About $12.3 billion in meaningful use incentive payments have been doled out to 219,000 eligible hospitals and professionals from the start of the program through Februar ... Read on »
$2.7B in Medicaid Meaningful Use Pay Distributed in 2011Reporting Technology’s Impact on... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A Government Accountability Office report finds that eligible hospitals and health care providers received a total of about $2.7 billion in Medicaid meaningful use incent ... Read on »
$9.2B in Meaningful Use Pay Distributed as of NovemberReporting Technology’s Impact on... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A total of $9.2 billion in meaningful use payments was distributed to eligible hospitals and health care providers through the end of November, according to federal offic ... Read on »
‘A Scent’ Into Virtue by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Researchers have demonstrated that people are more likely to promote social reciprocity and be charitable when they are in a clean scented room. They compared the behavior ... Read on »
10 Reasons why Aetna CarePass failed From Mobil Health News by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The one big piece of information Aetna hasn’t shared about the shutdown of its CarePass health data platform is the very one everyone wants to know: Why? Over the last we ... Read on »
12.2% of Eligible Professionals Have Attested to Meaningful UseReporting Technology’s Impact... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that 12.2% of eligible health care professionals had attested to the Medicare portion of the meaningfu ... Read on »
14 private digital health companies shared their 2013 revenues From Mobil Health News by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This year, on Inc Magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies, several of the companies listed were in the digital health space. Inc created this list ... Read on »
19% of Smartphone Users Have Health Apps, Pew Report FindsReporting Technology’s Impact on... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds about 19% of U.S. adult smartphone users have applications to help them manage their health, with wellnes ... Read on »
23 health and wellness apps that connect to Apple’s HealthKit From Mobil Health News by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This week several companies announced that their apps now integrate with Apple’s new Health app, which is preloaded on all new iOS devices and any Apple device that downl ... Read on »
2438 E. Whitton Avenue ... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain 2438 E. Whitton Avenue Phoenix Arizona 85016 ... Read on »
2438 E. Whitton Avenue Phoenix A... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain 2438 E. Whitton Avenue Phoenix Arizona 85016 240 Coral Reef Ave Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 ... Read on »
38 more health and wellness apps that connect to Apple’s HealthKit From Mobil Health News by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A few weeks ago, MobiHealthNews compiled a list of 23 health and wellness apps that connect to Apple’s HealthKit platform, which feeds health and wellness data from third ... Read on »
57% of Medicare Doctors Used EHR System in 2011, GAO SaysReporting Technology’s Impact on... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A new report from the Government Accountability Office finds that 57% of doctors participating in Medicare used an electronic health record system at their primary practi ... Read on »
6 Major Disruptions Still Ahead for Health Care by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Image via Wikipedia As the last of the large American industries to undergo forcible automation, health care is currently in a state of prolonged agony. T ... Read on »
6SensorLabs raises $4M for connected gluten sensor From Mobil Health News by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Over the years, MobiHealthNews has written about various efforts to create consumer sensors for food allergies, but they’ve mostly been relegated to proof of concept or r ... Read on »
A Bad Bill by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Arizona legislators who want to require hospitals to confirm citizenship status of patients without proof of insurance (SB 1405) might want to consider results from the Defi ... Read on »
A Different Kind of Health Plan by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The City of Phoenix is circulating the first draft of a General Plan that looks similar to the one put into place nearly ten years ago. That might be reasonable if we didn’t ... Read on »
A Dozen New Health Care Startups at Rock Health by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yesterday was Rock Health’s first Demo Day. Rock Health is the hip, cool, incubator for health care startups in San Francisco, and I was fortunate enough to mentor many ... Read on »
A Glossary of Drug-Related Terms by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Image via Wikipedia Medicare Part D is, indeed, a scam. I wasn’t sure until I cross-posted my piece from here on the Huffington Post and re ... Read on »
A Pilot Project Using Evidence-Based Clinical Pathways And Payment Reform In China’s Rural... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Reforming China’s public hospitals to curb widespread overtreatment and improve the quality and affordability of care has been the most challenging aspect of that nation’ ... Read on »