Technology
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Catching Up with Yan Chow at HiMSS 2014

psalber - March 24, 2014

Dr. Yan Chow has a most interesting job.  He is the Director of Information and Advanced Technology for Kaiser Permanente Northern California.  In that role, he has…

Business
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From DMAA to CCA to PHA – What? Listen as Fred Goldstein Explains

psalber - March 23, 2014

I had the good fortune of attending the very first meeting of the Disease Management Association of America back in the day. The industry was in its…

eHealth
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Great News for Consumers from ONC: The Blue Button Continues to Deliver

psalber - March 20, 2014

The HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) made a couple of cool announcements recently and we get to hear about them directly from Lygeia Ricciardi, Director of the Office…

Business
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HiMSS 2014: A Chat with Dr. Devin Jopp, CEO and President of WEDI

psalber - March 19, 2014

As a part of our role as a Social Media Ambassadors at HiMSS14 in Orlando, Florida, Gregg Masters and I had a chance to chat with Dr. Devin Jopp, Ed.D, CEO…

Technology
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Health IT, Necessary But Not Sufficient: A HiMSS14 Interview with Farzad Mostashari

psalber - March 18, 2014

Farzad Mostashari, former National Coordinator of Health IT and current Visiting Fellow, Engelberg Center, Brookings Institute was walking by our Health Innovation Media video setup at HiMSS 2014 in Orlando.  We asked him to come…

Emergency Physicians Give Emergency Care in America a D+
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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Emergency Physicians Give Emergency Care in America a D+

psalber - January 23, 2014

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has just released a report card on Emergency Care in the US and it isn’t pretty.  The overall grade was…

Business
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Can a Mandated Health Benefit Violate a Corporation’s Religious Freedom?

psalber - January 22, 2014

There has been lots of brouhaha about the ACA mandate to provide contraception coverage.  There are now two cases pending in the Supreme Court related to the…

What Happens When Mindfulness Meets Tech?
Home Health
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Home Health
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What Happens When Mindfulness Meets Tech?

psalber - January 17, 2014

I started eating fast when I was an intern, shoveling it in while writing up an H&P or gobbling it down in between patient work-ups. I don’t…

A Healthcare CEO Speaks Out About Domestic Violence
Business
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Business
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A Healthcare CEO Speaks Out About Domestic Violence

psalber - December 10, 2013

In today’s post on his weekly Forbes’ blog, Robert Pearl, MD, CEO of The Perma In today’s post on his weekly Forbes’ blog, Robert Pearl, MD, CEO…

Threatened by Domestic Violence? There’s an App for That
eHealth
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eHealth
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Threatened by Domestic Violence? There’s an App for That

psalber - November 22, 2013

If you have followed the recent stories about George Zimmerman, the guy who killed Trayvon Marten, you know that he was just released from jail, on bail,…