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Seeking examples of community based initiatives that improve care for dementia... by h2cm Dear CHAIN member, CHAIN Dementia Sub-group Co-facilitator Malayka Rahman at the Alzheimer's Society, has asked us to circulate the following query to relevant CHAIN mem ... Read on »
The Latest Health Wonk Review Is Up by JaanS Medical Doctor The Health Wonk Review is a linked summary of the better insights from smart health policy bloggers.  The latest edition is hosted by Joe Paduda of Managed Care Matters. ... Read on »
Unity Farm Journal - Fourth Week of April 2015 by Dr. John H. Medical Doctor This week a coyote visited the barnyard during the day.   Daytime activity is not unusual for females which have an active den of hungry pups.   We have fox, coyote, and fis ... Read on »
The April 2015 HIT Standards Committee Meeting by Dr. John H. Medical Doctor The April 2015 HITSC meeting focused on the Certification Rule NPRM and a comprehensive review of the Federal Interoperability Roadmap. I suggested that a guiding princip ... Read on »
Blue Cross of Idaho launches smartphone app for members From Mobil Health News by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven A few weeks ago Blue Cross of Idaho launched an app, available on iOS and Android devices, for its members so they have access to information about their healthcare plan. ... Read on »
Remote monitoring pilots may drop hospitalizations, but what happens when the program ends? From... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven A retrospective matched-pair cohort study of 348 patients in Partners HealthCare’s Boston-area hospitals shows that remote monitoring in congestive heart failure patients ... Read on »
EyeNetra launches in-person, optometry house visits in NYC From Mobil Health News by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Somerville, Massachusetts-based eye diagnostic tool maker EyeNetra has launched a new service called Blink, which brings eye tests to the patient, in New York City. Blink ... Read on »
Fitness tracking devices still outsell smartwatches, but that could change soon From Mobil Health... by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven A survey of more than 1,000 consumers from ON World showed that fitness is the most important application for wearable users. More than half of likely wearable device own ... Read on »
Recommended Reading: “Google Glass and Health Care: Initial Legal and Ethical Questions” by HealthReformWatch.com By Tara Adams Ragone As more and more potential uses of Google Glass in health care are discussed and tested, Nicolas P. Terry, Chad S. P ... Read on »
Meaning and Significance Of Evidence Based Medicine by Dr. Stanley F. Medical Doctor Stanley Feld M.D.,FACP, MACE I received the following from a reader after re-publishing Medical Care Must Not Be Converted To A Commodity . "Hello Dr. Feld, ... Read on »