Hospital Administration
312 views

Healthcare Associated Infections: What is the Message, and What Can We Do About Them?

David Harlow - July 9, 2011

    The good people at GE and JESS3 have come up with an HAI infographic.  It's pretty, and it conveys the horrible information that many of…

Business
419 views

Medicare Payments to Physicians – Proposed Rule for 2012

David Harlow - July 8, 2011

It's doc season again, that time of year when the sustainable growth rate rules are trotted out, and physicians are informed that they will face catastrophic rate…

Business
356 views

Health Care Reform and Other Health Care Innovations – Regina Herzlinger Speaks From Harvard

David Harlow - July 7, 2011

I spoke with Harvard Business School professor Regina Herzlinger this week about health reform – the good, the bad and the ugly – touching on ACOs and…

Business
793 views

Jumping into Health Care Social Media

David Harlow - July 5, 2011

The legendary bank robber Willie Sutton, when asked, “Why do you rob banks?” answered “That's where the money is.”  For the same reason, we cannot ignore social…

Business
429 views

Tweets from American Health Lawyers Association Annual Meeting 2011

David Harlow - June 28, 2011

Here's a window into the American Health Lawyers Association Annual Meeting this week in Boston: Tweets by me and a few others from the event.  If you…

Health Reform
393 views

The Massachusetts Experiment Analyzed: Are We Ready for Global Payments?

David Harlow - June 25, 2011

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley released her office's second annual report, An Examination of Health Care Cost Trends and Drivers (PDF; see also press release), which contains…

Business
280 views

Upcoming Speaking Engagements – health care social media, ACOs and more

David Harlow - June 23, 2011

I spoke recently at a MassMEDIC conference about the FDA and social media, and on a webinar presented by the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media (with…

Business
365 views

Pan Mass Challenge 2011 – Please Support my Ride & Help Lick Cancer

David Harlow - June 23, 2011

It’s that time again – the Pan Mass Challenge is coming up the first weekend of August, and I will be riding for the eighth time along…

Social Media
377 views

Tweetup at the AHLA Annual Meeting in Boston

David Harlow - June 22, 2011

Come join Bob Coffield (@bobcoffield) and me, together with other speakers, attendees and camp followers from the American Health Lawyers Association, for a tweetup next Tuesday, June…

Health Reform
435 views

Don’t Kick a Unicorn When it’s Down

David Harlow - June 3, 2011

There has been a significant outcry against the proposed ACO regs: everything's wrong and nothing's right about them, or so some would have us believe. There has…