Abby Norman

My name is Abby Norman and I am a healthcare blogger. With over 10 years of experience in the medical field, I have developed a passion for helping others understand the complexities of healthcare.
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The Quest for Healthcare Quality: Providers and HCAHPS

     Healthcare Quality  | HCAHPS When it comes to assessing healthcare quality, we’ve…

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Are ACOs the New HMOs?

ACOs: The New HMOs? Historically, HMOs are notorious for incurring poor health among…

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Defining Healthcare Value

 Defining Healthcare ValueOne of the greatest challenges in healthcare currently is not…

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“Google Calico” and Modern Healthcare: Can Google Make Us Live Forever?

You may recall some murmurings last year about a new Google venture…

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10 Reasons Your Claim Was Denied

 There are many reasons a claim might be denied, but did you…

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How to Train Your Dragon: Patient Documentation in the 21st Century

What’s one thing you never see on Grey’s Anatomy? A doctor sitting down…

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Want to Make a Lot of Money in Healthcare? Don’t Become a Doctor

 Top Earners?  Top Earners? Not Doctors. Last week the New York Times ran…

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The Triple Aim: Better Health, Better Care, Lower Cost

The Triple AimWith hospitals moving toward a value-based payment system there is…

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The Benefits and Value of CARF Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) was established in 1966…

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Obamacare and Murphy’s Law: Did It All Go Wrong?

Pundits began outlining the downfall of Obamacare as soon as the President was…

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