July 20, 2011 in Health Policy, Medicine
Yes, another reason not to go into primary care.
May 20, 2011 in Health Policy
Are legions of identify thieves and celebrity stalkers lying in wait to get their hands on your electronic medical records?
February 10, 2011 in Health Policy, Medical Legal
You would think that the ER and hospital staff put forth the effort to get an accurate list of every patient’s home medications. Far too frequently, you’d be wrong.
December 27, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
An example of why it’s hard to write software for health care delivery systems.
May 27, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
The current health care system is doing a good job of driving away primary care providers by fixing it so that the harder they work, the less they make.
May 24, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
In fact, it’s likely to make things worse.
May 21, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy, Medical Ethics
The study of motivation in economic rewards models provides us a framework by which to look at how greed and the drive to maximize profit leads to more expensive and poorer quality health care.
May 13, 2010 in Health Policy
Patients take their cues from the current system where primary care providers are seen as little more than purposeless “gatekeepers”.
May 11, 2010 in Health Policy, Medicine
Do nurse practitioners have the training and experience to understand and apply the “art” of medicine in their practices?
May 10, 2010 in Health Policy
A 2009 survey of 353,000 American adults from 187 metro areas asked 13 questions about basic access to health care and healthy lifestyles.