More Medical Monopoly-Yes, Medical Bills Are Killing Us!
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More Medical Monopoly-Yes, Medical Bills Are Killing Us!

MightyCaseyMedia - February 21, 2013

image credit: James N. Vail image credit: James N. VailLast week's post called medicine in the U.S. a monopoly. I took some heat for using that metaphor…

Digital Health Needs To Be More Than Just Digital Data
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eHealth
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Digital Health Needs To Be More Than Just Digital Data

Dan Munro - January 29, 2013

 Editor's Note: Dan Munro is a contributing editor to Forbes.com.  His columns are collected under the heading, "The HealthCare Compass.  Editor's Note: Dan Munro is a contributing…

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Advance Practice Nurse Solution: Making Healthcare Affordable for All

Principle Healthcare - August 5, 2012

Despite adding roughly 160k jobs to the economy in July, today’s jobsC report points out that the unemployment rate actually increased to 8.3%.  How can this happen? …

Healthcare’s New Imperative:  Population Health Management
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Healthcare’s New Imperative: Population Health Management

Principle Healthcare - July 22, 2012

Healthcare’s New Imperative:  Population Health Management Healthcare’s New Imperative:  Population Health ManagementNow that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has received the Supreme Court’s stamp…

Hypocrisy Is Handsome
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Policy & Law
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Hypocrisy Is Handsome

Brad Wright - May 3, 2012

The State of North Carolina is getting ready to vote next week on, among other things, Amendment One, which would amend the state constitution to make anything…

The American Healthcare Crisis: Infographic
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The American Healthcare Crisis: Infographic

Ritu Pant - April 27, 2012

The cost of healthcare is outrageous - In 2011, U.S. healthcare expenditures amounted to $2.7 trillion which happens to be 17.7% of of our national GDP. This…

Policy & Law
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How Doctors and Patients Do Harm!?

rdowney14 - April 26, 2012

Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, has a new book, “How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick In…

Physicians to Lead ACOs, AMA Says
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Physicians to Lead ACOs, AMA Says

Gary Levin MD - April 24, 2012

More details are forthcoming regarding ACO establishment and leadership. One of the key announcements is that 27 of the leaders of ACOs will be physician leaders. AMA…

Jobs, Funding Related to Health Care Law at Risk
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Jobs, Funding Related to Health Care Law at Risk

Gary Levin MD - April 19, 2012

   There’s little precedent for axing funding after a law is struck down. Should Obama Care be rescinded by the constitutional conundrum and the decision of Supreme Court…

Infographic:Pre-Reform Impact of Self-Pay Patients on US Hospitals
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Infographic:Pre-Reform Impact of Self-Pay Patients on US Hospitals

Fred Pennic - April 13, 2012

Pre-reform, many hospitals experience significant uncompensated care costs from self-pay patients. The following infographic from Objective Health illustrates the variation in self-pay uncompensated care costs across US…