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WASH. POST: A revolution in how doctors are paid isn’t really changing how doctors are paid.

By Carolyn Johnson

July 20, 2015 –  It’s one of the grand ideas that is supposed to revolutionize U.S. health care: reward doctors who keep patients well with fewer tests, procedures, and appointments. 599 more words

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What's In a Name?

Gabby Abby.
Gift of Gab.
That’s me. I always got “picked on” (now it’s called bullying) and tormented growing up because of my incessant talking. Gabby Abby was heard a lot in my presence. 439 more words

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July 23, 2015

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INGARI: 'Don't Drown the Doctor: Tame the Torrent of Population Health Alerts'

By Frank Ingari, CEO at NaviNet

JUNE 18, 2015 – At the core of Dr. Robert Wachter’s brilliant The Digital Doctor (McGraw Hill, 2015) is the near death of a boy who receives a 38 1/2-fold overdose as a result of an EMR alert that is “a model of bad design.” The book describes a world-class acute care facility infested with alerts, alarms, and notifications designed by multiple device and software manufacturers, each seeming to imagine that their device would be the only one in the hospital and generally willing to “over-alarm.” 166 more words

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Obama’s Iran Deal: Who’s Buying This Wreck?

Credit King Solomon once again for his wisdom: “A twisted thing cannot be made straight.”
This takes us directly to John Kerry and his pitch before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee where he tried to explain away his perfectly awful Iran Deal. 658 more words

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Donald Trump leads many Republican polls, and besides some feuding with Rupert Murdoch, looks good to get the Republican bid for the 2016 elections. If he won, he would be the first American president who once starred in a reality television series. 489 more words