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International Standard for Patient Outcomes

Michael E. Porter Ph.D. M.B.A., Stefan Larsson, M.D., Ph.D., and Thomas H. Lee, M.D. recently published an article titled ” Standardizing Patient Outcomes Measurement” on NEJM… 1,856 more words


Social Connection and Health

The link between social connection and positive health status has been widely researched and acknowledged. Social networks are the channels through which practical assistance, as well as emotional and psychological support, can be exchanged between individuals  813 more words

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More Health Literacy Facts...

Did you know that individuals  with “…limited health literacy skills are associated with an increase in preventable hospital visits and admissions”?

Or that these same individuals are more likely to have chronic conditions? 31 more words

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Population (Heart) Health

I had a great time at the national meeting of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) this past weekend.  I hadn’t been to “the meetings” in a few years, in part because my professional focus is no longer primarily clinical and well, I never really liked going even when it was. 401 more words

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Fifteen Years of Sector-Wide Approach in Bangladesh Health Sector: An assessment of progress

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) of the Government of Bangladesh embarked on a sector-wide approach (SWAp) modality for the health, nutrition, and population (HNP) sector in 1998. 260 more words


Health information technology and patient outcomes

Health information technology (IT) adoption, it is argued, will dramatically improve patient care. We study the impact of hospital IT adoption on patient outcomes focusing on the role of patient and organizational heterogeneity. 66 more words