eHealth
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Are privileged people wasting their time using healthcare portals?

DavidEWilliams - October 28, 2015

Should I enter the portal or not? Should I enter the portal or not?A new study on use of electronic health portals by patients with chronic kidney…

Policy & Law
496 views

A wakeup call from the nanny state

DavidEWilliams - October 20, 2015

Amber alert alert Amber alert alertMy cellphone was off Friday night so I was lucky enough to miss the Amber Alert that was sent out at 1:45…

Social Media
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How many self-employed research associates does it take to change a light bulb?

DavidEWilliams - October 15, 2015

I loved LinkedIn. I really do. The connections I’ve made on the platform have been useful for professional networking. I often use it to find industry experts,…

Policy & Law
372 views

Let’s stop calling flu vaccine for the elderly “High Dose”

DavidEWilliams - October 15, 2015

How high is that dose? How high is that dose?From everything I’ve been reading, the higher dose flu vaccine is very effective for older people. But I’m…

Policy & Law
336 views

Jeb Bush talks a certain amount of sense on health care

DavidEWilliams - October 13, 2015

Look at me, I think I have a new idea! Look at me, I think I have a new idea!Pity the poor Republican Presidential candidates. When it…

Business
511 views

Why do sick people quit their Medicare Advantage plans?

DavidEWilliams - October 12, 2015

Heading back to Mama Fed Heading back to Mama FedHealth plans don’t like sick people. They rack up big medical expenses, drive up health plan administrative expenses,…

Hospital Administration
785 views

What can we do about overuse of emergency rooms?

DavidEWilliams - October 7, 2015

Come and get it! Come and get it!I’d expect an emergency physician with 35 years of experience to have some solid insights on why people come to…

Health Reform
487 views

Why drug price regulation should not be ruled out

DavidEWilliams - October 1, 2015

I’m a proponent of free markets and in general defend drug companies in their price setting, especially when they’re introducing new, innovative products with real clinical and financial benefits.…

News
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Mercy Virtual’s Randy Moore: ROI isn’t good enough (Podcast)

DavidEWilliams - September 25, 2015

https://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/hbdew0040-david-e-williams-interviews-mercys-randall-moore.mp3 https://healthbb.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/hbdew0040-david-e-williams-interviews-mercys-randall-moore.mp3Randall Moore, MD. President of Mercy VirtualMercy Health has been doing big things in digital health. Last year I interviewed EVP Shannon Sock after he spoke in…

News
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BBJ power breakfast follow up

DavidEWilliams - September 22, 2015

I enjoyed moderating today’s Boston Business Journal health care “power breakfast” with the CEOs of Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Steward Health Care, and an…