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What Can We Learn from the UK Health System?

Anne Weiler - January 22, 2015

There’s no perfect health system in the world, at least not that we’ve heard of. The US is plagued by high costs and uneven coverage across the…

The Future of Mobile Healthcare Is Like a Warm Marshmallow
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The Future of Mobile Healthcare Is Like a Warm Marshmallow

Anne Weiler - December 30, 2014

As we look towards a new year, we thought it was time for a few predictions: As we look towards a new year, we thought it was time for…

Choosing the Right mHealth Tools for the Job
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Choosing the Right mHealth Tools for the Job

Anne Weiler - December 23, 2014

“People will share about their diarrhea on Twitter but they won’t use an app called ‘Diarrhea Near Me” said John Brownstein, Director of the Computational Epidemiology Group…

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The Connected Patient Is Here

Anne Weiler - December 22, 2014

After either a realistic or pessimistic Day 1 keynote, depending on whether you’re a glass half full or half empty kind of person, Day 2 at the…

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Will 2015 Be the Breakout Year for mHealth?

Anne Weiler - December 19, 2014

While on the one hand, many are proclaiming 2015 to be the year that M-Health finally becomes mainstream (and certainly CMS’s announcement that they will pay $42…

Healthcare Is Part of Our Supply Chain: The Boeing Company
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Healthcare Is Part of Our Supply Chain: The Boeing Company

Anne Weiler - December 9, 2014

The Health Innovator’s Collaborative sponsored by the University of Washington and the WBBA is entering its second year and continuing to gain momentum bringing together providers, payers,…

Improving Healthcare Quality, Costs, and Outcomes in Washington State
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Improving Healthcare Quality, Costs, and Outcomes in Washington State

Anne Weiler - December 2, 2014

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead Never doubt that…

Using Homecare for Positive Change in Healthcare
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Using Homecare for Positive Change in Healthcare

Anne Weiler - November 4, 2014

The week before last, I was fortunate to be invited to attend the Collaborative for Integrated Home Care Aid Innovation Symposium: a group of committed individuals and…

Support for Telemedicine in Rehabilitation
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Support for Telemedicine in Rehabilitation

Anne Weiler - November 1, 2014

Recognized barriers to telemedicine in rehabilitation, for example, the need for hands on intervention, a lack of billing codes, and not enough studies on cost-effectiveness, did not…

Cautious Optimism in Spinal Cord Research
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Cautious Optimism in Spinal Cord Research

Anne Weiler - October 28, 2014

You probably saw recent news about a novel new treatment for spinal cord injury that enabled a man with a severed spinal cord to walk. Cells were cultivated…