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Managing healthcare costs doesn’t have to be a scary movie by Action for Better Healthcare Patient Expert Ah, Halloween…the cherished time of the year when being scary is expected. For a month or more it’s everywhere, and by November 1st it’s gone. That’s not at all the ... Read on »
How Lean dies by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional This story was recently related to me about a hospital in which the Lean process improvement philosophy was adopted, with strong support and encouragement by the CEO.  Ove ... Read on »
Air Travel Etiquette by Dan Dunlop Patient Expert Let me preface this post by saying I love my job and I am grateful for all of the experiences it affords me. I get to travel all over the country; eat in great restaurants; ... Read on »
Up to date in Kansas by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Melissa Clarkson, from Kansas, is the relative a patient who suffered serious harm from a series of medical errors, and she writes an occasional blog on her observations.  ... Read on »
The Medicare Congress Brochure is Now Available | Register Now to Save $600 by HealthCare The 12th Annual Medicare Congress was designed with you and your team in mind—covering Medicare and Dual Eligibles from A-Z. Make sure you join us this February 3-5 in N ... Read on »
The vultures are at work by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Two articles in the Boston Globe set forth the view that Gary Gottlieb's leaving Partners Healthcare System was seen " as a way to ease the pain " of the controversy surro ... Read on »
3rd European Conference on Design 4 Health July 2015 UK by h2cm Design4Health2015 will be held at Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK from Monday 13th to Thursday 16th July 2015. Deadline for abstracts - Mon 5 Jan 2015 Desi ... Read on »
Health Exchange Patients Have Trouble Finding Doctors Who Accept Their... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven You can read below what the insurers said in their comments.  Cigna and Aetna pay the doctors the same on whether or not the plan is sold on the exchange or not.  In Calif ... Read on »
Pope Says God Did Not Create Algorithms, Mankind Does That And They Don’t Conflict With The... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven So there you have it, so when you see magical stuff on your computer screen, it was a human and not a magic wand that made everything happen.  He says the Big Bang theory ... Read on »
HCA Holdings Buys CareNow Urgent Care Centers in Dallas Fort Worth Area of Texas by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven 60 urgent care centers were purchased.  In addition there’s a bit of competition in Texas going on right now too with Optum (United Healthcare) who has also opened up a co ... Read on »