Making a 5% Commitment to Medicaid
Business
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Business
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Making a 5% Commitment to Medicaid

psalber - November 21, 2013

Larry Casalino, MD, PhD, a well-known health services researcher at Weill Cornell Medical College, has written a Perspective for the November 7, 2013 issue of the New…

New Blood Cholesterol Guidelines
Cardiology
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Cardiology
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New Blood Cholesterol Guidelines

psalber - November 14, 2013

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have released the first update in almost ten years to guide treatment of blood cholesterol…

What Does It Mean to Be Conscious?
Specialties
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Specialties
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What Does It Mean to Be Conscious?

psalber - November 11, 2013

A study published on October 31 in the online open source journal NeuroImage: Clinical further blurs the boundaries of what it means to be conscious. A study published on…

Can We Squeeze the Waste Out of the High Cost of Trauma Care?
Business
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Business
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Can We Squeeze the Waste Out of the High Cost of Trauma Care?

psalber - October 31, 2013

Treating injuries is a $163 billion problem in the US.  Leaving aside the enormous and largely neglected opportunity to reduce costs by avoiding injuries in the first…

Health Reform Beyond the ACA: Are We Inching Towards Consensus?
Business
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Business
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Health Reform Beyond the ACA: Are We Inching Towards Consensus?

psalber - October 27, 2013

Most policy people will acknowledge that the Affordable Care Act is only the first step toward reforming our bloated, expensive, inefficient and often unfriendly health care system. …

What’s in a Breath? Much More Than You May Think
eHealth
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eHealth
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What’s in a Breath? Much More Than You May Think

psalber - September 6, 2013

The What The WhatAthletes have been using personalized physiological data for years to tune their ability to perform better, sleep better and recover from injury or illness. BreathResearch*,…

Business
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Calling All Patients…Now is Your Chance to Have Your Voice Heard

psalber - June 5, 2013

Yesterday, June 3, was the kick off for an amazing Challenge – the Blue Button Patient CoDesign Challenge.  Developers everywhere are being invited by the Office of the…

Health Start-Ups!:  Fast Track to Success – Jintronix Rehabilitation Services
Business
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Business
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Health Start-Ups!: Fast Track to Success – Jintronix Rehabilitation Services

psalber - May 12, 2013

One of the really great things about my company, Health Tech Hatch, was getting to be a part of the TEDMED Hive this year and having the…

Policy & Law
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Open Enrollment – Gangnam Style

psalber - May 6, 2013

Thanks to Barbara Kornblau over at Society for Participatory Medicine for sharing this video on You Tube. Until now, I would have never thought health plan Open…

A Fitbit Failure Day
Wellness
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Wellness
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A Fitbit Failure Day

psalber - April 30, 2013

I am a Fitbit fan, but I somehow I quit wearing my old one about 5 months ago.  At TEDMED, a couple of weeks ago, I got…