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Boarded to Death — Why Maintenance of Certification Is Bad for Doctors and Patients - NEJM

Paul S. Teirstein, M.D.
N Engl J Med 2015; 372:106-108January 8, 2015

In January 2014, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) changed its certification policies for physicians. 1,310 more words

Health Care Economics

23andMe’s New Formula: Patient Consent = $ - MIT Technology Review

Antonio Regalado
January 6, 2015

How a consumer genetics company amassed a database of willing research participants.

Facebook generates about $8 a year in revenue from each of its users. 819 more words

Health Outcomes

Employee premium costs & deductibles grew faster than income in every state over last decade - Commonwealth Fund


State Trends in the Cost of Employer Health Insurance Coverage, 2003-2013

From 2010 to 2013—the years following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act—there has been a marked slowdown in premium growth in 31 states and the District of Columbia. 149 more words

Adjusting Outcomes

I wrote recently about the need to take into account patient characteristics when using patient outcomes to compare the quality of care provided by different physicians. 380 more words


Many U.S. Residents Want Access to EHRs Through Patient Portals - iHealthBeat

Many U.S. residents want to access their electronic health records online but are unaware of how to do so, according a survey released Tuesday by Xerox, Health Data Management reports. 403 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records

Why EHRs require continual modification - Government Health IT

December 29, 2014 | Government Health IT Staff

Inpatient Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are not optimized to support delivery of quality and safety initiatives and, as a result, providers must be prepared to devote time and effort to continually modify them as they are implemented. 558 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records