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Law School. Check. Bar. Check. Job...

Everyone has their life planned out in their head to work out perfectly at every stage of their life.  Once we finish high school we plan to get into the college of our choice without having to worry about how to fund our education.   642 more words

Inspiration

Redesigning hospital rooms from the patient perspective

Last Friday, an article in the New York Times described the patient rooms in the new University Medical Center of Princeton, New Jersey. The architect is Michael Graves who is in a wheelchair after suffering from meningitis some years ago. 368 more words

Canadian Healthcare

Moving Away From Sick Care

There is a saying that goes, “America doesn’t have a healthcare system – we have a sick-care system.” I don’t know whether that quote is attributable to an individual or not, but the connotation is that what for decades has served as a healthcare delivery system belies the underlying premise that the individuals benefitting from that system’s value proposition are, indeed, healthy. 441 more words

Healthcare Reform

The College of Physicians and Surgeons and transparency

Last week I was interviewed by the Toronto Star about how the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) communicates with the public when there are complaints about doctors. 575 more words

Canadian Healthcare

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