Business
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More Diverse Organizations Perform Better

Wing of Zock - May 1, 2012

By Marc NivetIn today’s atmosphere of social, economic, legislative, and judicial upheaval, the spotlight is hot on diversity, especially around the value it brings to organizations. Many…

Business
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Fostering Innovation in Academic Medicine

Wing of Zock - April 26, 2012

A conversation with Chris Coburn, Executive Director for Innovation, Cleveland Clinic Your job title is Executive Director for Innovation. Are you the first to hold that title, and…

Policy & Law
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Duel Eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid Leads to Confusion

Wing of Zock - April 23, 2012

By Coleen Kivlahan, MD, MSPHDual. Usually “dual” reflects a positive state or condition: dual citizenship, dual degrees, dual ownership.  But for the dual eligible’s, or “duals” those…

Business
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Are Hospitals Prepared for the HCAHPS?

Wing of Zock - April 19, 2012

By Scott WetzelHow many of you have bought a car, ate at a new restaurant, or invited a cleaning service into your house without first researching its…

Medical Records
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“Import-O-Matic” Revolutionizes Image Viewing at UAB

Wing of Zock - April 18, 2012

By Franklin Tessler, MD, and Lance HamffImagine having to learn a new word processing application for every document that you write. This is similar to the issue…

Medical Records
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Harnessing Technology to Make Better Decisions at MGH

Wing of Zock - April 17, 2012

By Scott HarrisHealth IT holds plenty of promise for improving outcomes and quality. But as new data illustrate, it is not an end in itself. Electronic records…

Public Health
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Blogging for National Healthcare Decisions Day: A Rally for Our Loved Ones and Ourselves

Wing of Zock - April 16, 2012

As part of National Health Care Decisions Day (NHDD), the Wing of Zock is participating in a blog rally to help those across America have conversations about…

Business
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“Choosing Wisely” Brings a New Care Conversation to the Table

Wing of Zock - April 14, 2012

On April 4, nine specialty organizations made public their lists of unnecessary tests performed that lack effectiveness and are, according to the Medical Professionalism Blog, a “poor…