Skate to Where Health Care Is Going, Not to Where It Has Been
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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Skate to Where Health Care Is Going, Not to Where It Has Been

Kent Bottles - August 4, 2013

“I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” This famous quotation from hockey great Wayne Gretzky explained how he scored so…

Do All of Us Really Have to Change?
Finance
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Finance
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Do All of Us Really Have to Change?

Kent Bottles - June 13, 2013

As someone who professionally closely tracks the debate over the transformation of the American health care clinical delivery system, I did not learn much new from the…

Business
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Is Fee-For-Service Really Dead?

Kent Bottles - December 13, 2012

The 21st century challenge for the American health care delivery system is to deliver higher quality care for less money.   Republican and Democratic experts agree that payment reform…

Sticking to Health & Wellness Goals: These Websites Made Me Do It
News
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News
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Sticking to Health & Wellness Goals: These Websites Made Me Do It

Kent Bottles - October 5, 2012

My regular readers know how important I think behavioral economics will become in the field of health care. The best place to start thinking about applications of…

News
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Activated, Empowered Patients Are Not New

Kent Bottles - October 1, 2012

 One of the most inspiring athletes of the 2012 London Olympics is American swimmer Dana Vollmer who won the gold medal in the 100 meter butterfly by…

Medical Education
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8 Things Medical School Failed to Teach Me About Being a Physician Executive

Kent Bottles - September 29, 2012

 You Will Have to Move a LotI went to medical school in Cleveland and did my pathology residency in San Francisco at UCSF. I was on the…

Business
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Why Do Academic Medical Centers Do Poorly on Quality Report Cards?

Kent Bottles - September 25, 2012

   In September 2012, the Joint Commission recognized 620 hospitals (about 18% of the total number of accredited American hospitals) as “top performers,” but many were surprised…

Global Healthcare
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The Olympics, Doctors, the NHS, Transformation and Heroes: Why the Difference between the USA and UK? Part II

Kent Bottles - August 2, 2012

  First posted on Kent Bottles Private Views on 7/30/2012   First posted on Kent Bottles Private Views on 7/30/2012Like many in the United States, I was surprised when…

eHealth
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The Olympics, Doctors, NHS, Transformation, and Heroes: Why the Difference between USA and UK?

Kent Bottles - July 30, 2012

First posted on Kent Bottles’ Private View on 7/29/2012 First posted on Kent Bottles’ Private View on 7/29/2012 I was surprised when the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics in…

Policy & Law
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Why Did Chief Justice Roberts Do It?

Kent Bottles - June 29, 2012

   I think I know why Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. surprised us all by siding with the liberals on the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) to largely…