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Big Day in Genomics Angelina Jolie’s very open revelation, “My Medical Choice” in the The New York Times, was brave, and a “big day for genomics”, according to Leslie Ziegler of Rock Health. Jolie, in a powerful and personal narrative, explains why she chose a preventative double mastectomy after genetic testing found the ... Read Post »
Last week in a bold and historic move (and a bitter pill indeed for many healthcare executives finding themselves explaining the obscure financial inner workings of a hospital) the HHS/CMS released the national charge master data. The release seems to be a response to Steven Brill’s epic TIME ... Read Post »
I recently had the pleasure of attending a presentation by Grahame Grieve, the originator of FHIR, on the details behind this evolving health IT standard. I have written a couple of blogs previously to introduce FHIR, including 5 Things to Know About HL7 FHIR and Review of The ... Read Post »
In my last post, I talked about the concept of slacktivism in the era of social media. Slacktivism is sort of a pseudo-activism , where participants takes part in gestures – like changing their Facebook profiles photos to that of a cause – that make them feel good, but are ... Read Post »
A few weeks before we published Dave Chase’s first article for this blog, 5 Survival Strategies for Small to Medium-Sized EHRs, I reached out to him on LinkedIn and asked if he was interested in participating in a new column I was starting where I ask interesting, inspiring and ... Read Post »
“In the past man has been first. In the future the System will be first.” –Frederick Winslow Taylor “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.” There was a time when engagement was the one-on-one relationship between a patient and physician and you could call your doctor on ... Read Post »
I learned a new word last week – slacktivism. It’s fitting I learned this word through Twitter since it, and other social media networks, are said to play a role in the phenomenon. So, what exactly is slacktivism? The word itself is a combination of the terms slacker and ... Read Post »
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