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Rich Elmore Patient Expert

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"Damn It, My Mom Is On Facebook" Filter by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In a change of pace that will be appreciated by every parent with kids, and every kid with parents... Visit Healthcare Technology News for the full article. Read on »
"Fruitful Marriage of Mob Behavior and Medicine": Google Flu Trends by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The New York Times called it the " fruitful marriage of mob behavior and medicine." Google announced today that "certain search terms are good indicators of flu activity. Flu ... Read on »
"How American Health Care Killed My Father" by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy David Goldhill chronicles in How American Health Care Killed My Father the problems in the healthcare system leading to his father's death by a preventable hospital-borne inf ... Read on »
"Mr. President, this is a big … deal" by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Joe Biden filled in the dots with a choice expletive and the heatlh reform bill became law today. Check back with Healthcare Technology News on April 1st when HTN hosts a ... Read on »
"Opt Out" Public Option is In by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On Monday October 26, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called for the Senate health reform bill to include a public option. The Medicare-like insurance plan will include an ... Read on »
$20 Billion HITECH Stimulus: Senate Debate Kicks Off by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Senate debate kicks off today on the Superbowl of stimulus packages including HITECH, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. It will ... Read on »
'What we call health care costs, they call income' by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Health care industry groups met with President Obama yesterday to propose $2 trillion in cost "reductions" linked to a decrease in the rate of growth of health care costs. The ... Read on »
1.5 Million Measurable Medical Errors Cost the U.S. Economy $19.5 billion in 2008 by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Findings from a new study, "The Economic Measurement of Medical Errors", estimate that measurable medical errors cost the U.S. economy $19.5 billion in 2008 . Commissioned b ... Read on »
1.5 Million Measurable Medical Errors Cost the U.S. Economy $19.5 billion in 2008 by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Findings from a new study, "The Economic Measurement of Medical Errors", estimate that measurable medical errors cost the U.S. economy $19.5 billion in 2008. Commissioned by ... Read on »
200 years of 200 healthcare systems in 4 minutes by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Visit Healthcare Technology News for the full article. Read on »
2010 ONC Update Meeting December 14-15 by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), and ot ... Read on »
2014 Standards & Certification Criteria - Final Rule by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy ... A new article is posted at Healthcare Technology News. Read on »
50.7 million uninsured in 2009 by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The number of Americans without health insurance coverage increased  to 50.7 million in 2009, from 46.3 million in 2008.  The percentage of uninsured increased as well to 16 ... Read on »
A Primer on XML, RDF, JSON and Metadata by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy  by John Halamka, Life As a Healthcare CIO A new workgroup, formed under the auspices of the HIT Policy Committee and the HIT... Visit Healthcare Technology News f ... Read on »
A Secure Transport Strawman by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy  by John Halamka, Life as a Healthcare CIO  Over the past few years, I've posted many blogs about the importance of transport... Visit Healthcare Technology News for ... Read on »
ABC's of ACO's by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy by David Harlow, Health Care Law Blog Don Berwick kicked off the day-long Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Workshop and Listening Session, co-hosted by the FTC, CMS and ... Read on »
Accelerating plans for EHR adoption cited by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A recent CapSite study finds that 63% of physician practices plan to replace their current practice management sysetm (PM) with an... Visit Healthcare Technology News f ... Read on »
Accountable Care Organization Proposed Rule by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medicare Program - Medicare Shared Savings Program - Accountable Care(function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script");... Visit Healthcare Technology News fo ... Read on »
Accountable Care Organizations - the week's top links by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Accountable Care: The Top Five Things the Community Hospital Can Do Now by Luke Peterson Report from the Accountable Care Organization Workshop by Bass Berry Sims Acco ... Read on »
Accountable Care Organizations - Top links by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Accountable Care Organizations - "made simple" by David Harlow Becoming Accountable — Opportunities and Obstacles for ACOs by Harold Luft Creating Accountable Care Org ... Read on »