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Population Health Needs A Brand Positioning Strategy

Population Health (PH) is a term that has become ingrained in the Healthcare Reform lexicon over the past decade. It’s one of those politically gravitational conveniences that allow candidates from different parties to embrace a common goal with little risk of being criticized for holding beliefs different than their opponent. 1,002 more words

Editorials & Opinions

Medicare to Pay Doctors and Nurse Practitioners for Care Coordination

Medicare to Start Paying Doctors Who Coordinate Needs of Chronically Ill Patients – NYTimes.com.

“This is time-consuming and challenging work,” said Dr. Matthew J. Press, an assistant professor of health care policy at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

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Healthcare Policy

We liked the hospital but the food was awful

There are many little things that could change to improve our health care experience. So far we have talked about a couple of them – small changes to  877 more words

Canadian Healthcare

Depression, Addiction & Mental Health Policy

The last time I remember feeling as badly about a celebrity passing has to be December 8, 1980. I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when a radio disk jockey (people that used to play and broadcast what were known as records on electronic turntables) broke the news over a song that John Lennon had been shot. 700 more words

Editorials & Opinions

Healthcare’s Disruptive Innovator

Disruptive Innovation is a term widely attributed to Harvard Business School professor, Clayton Christensen. Often used interchangeably with the term, disruptive technology, there is an important distinction: the former represents not just advancements in underlying technology but the innovative application of that technology. 547 more words

Healthcare Policy

Parking policy discussions

At Patients Canada, we try to find very clear and concrete changes that might make the patient experience better. We develop these ideas after listening carefully to the many experiences that patients and families have when they encounter the health care system. 533 more words

Canadian Healthcare