Category Archives: electronic patient records

The Waning Days of Summer Health Wonk Review

Over at Health Wonk Review, the hits keep coming. This month, Julie Ferguson posts her compilation of health wonkery at her home blog turf Worker’s Comp Insider. Click to go there for the fun or check it out right here. … Continue reading

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In an Age of Over-Regulation, Are Compliance and Safety Mutually Exclusive?

This article is cross-posted at www.workingwithsmes.com.   In aviation, safety is always the primary concern. In fact, aviation’s safety record is so stellar that it is considered a model for healthcare. That is quite a testament. However, a retired pilot … Continue reading

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Health Wonk Review: Ideas of March Edition

Direct from David E. Williams’ Health Business Blog, the Ideas of March. Enjoy the wonkery, and check out the video podcast CareTalk interview below with David and CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll.  “Beware the Ides of March” –Soothsayer to Julius Caesar “Fear not … Continue reading

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2018 HIMSS Survey of Priorities for Health Information and Technology

Last week was the most important annual convention for health information technology, HIMSS 2018. The Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) provides a forum for thought leaders and a venue for innovative products. The 2018 U.S. HIMSS Leadership and Workforce … Continue reading

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Health Wonk Review: Going for the Gold Edition

  Note to readers: This week’s Health Wonk Review is re-posted in full here. No need to click the link to visit Steve Anderson’s healthinsurance.org website. But if you’d like to comment on his site, click here to get there.  … Continue reading

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Wow! Special DOUBLE Edition of Health Wonk Review – ACA and “Other”

Here it is…the FIRST EVER Double Edition of HWR. Part One is all ACA and Part Two is everything else you have come to expect from the Wonkers who wander through healthcare land. Enjoy. And comment below. We love hearin’ … Continue reading

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CMS Meaningful Use Payments to Providers: Incentives or Sophie’s Choice?

Sophie’s Choice: You have to choose when there are no good options. Sophie’s Choice was an award-winning 1983 movie based on the William Styron novel about a Nazi concentration camp survivor who was forced to choose which of her two children to send … Continue reading

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Healthcare Visionaries Lead the Way

Technology is moving much faster than the snail’s pace of government and regulation. It is an exciting time to be – not just in healthcare – but to be alive. I’ve been hanging around the virtual water cooler in healthcare … Continue reading

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Health Wonk Review: Groundhog Zombie Goes Back to the Future

With a title like that, who is strong enough to resist clicking on this link to read more? I challenge the most susceptible among you to ignore this post! Julie Ferguson at Workers’ Comp Insider is our creative mistress of ceremonies … Continue reading

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A Policy Decision: Choosing Between Health Insurance and Medical Care

Those who control the language, control the debate. The question on the table in the U.S. today is, “What is the most efficient and least costly way to provide health insurance coverage to everyone?” Coverage is such a nice word. … Continue reading

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