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A Day Dedicated to ePatients

Tuesday was a remarkable day. For me, it started out in the mountains of New Hampshire at the New Hampshire Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting. I was invited to introduce the day’s keynote speaker, ePatient Dave (Dave deBronkart). 394 more words

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Making decisions about our health

Research shows that if we make decisions about our health ourselves, there will be better outcomes for us. In this blog post I look at UK health policy on this and what to consider when making health decisions. 711 more words


NY AG Opens Antitrust Investigation Into EpiPen Maker Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.

The New York Attorney General is investigating whether leading EpiPen Manufacturer, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, violated New York antitrust laws by inserting anticompetitive terms into its EpiPen sales contracts with numerous local school systems. 1,445 more words

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Keeping track of my life & health history - online patient access to records

I’m wondering what records you keep personally, or can access online, to help you keep track of your life and I’m especially thinking about personal health? 1,093 more words


Hyper-Technical Health Reforms Threatening American Family's Health Care Quality

Government Audit Zealots Putting Coding Before Patient Care

Like most American families with school aged children, our family’s annual flurry of back-to-school preparations includes an annual visit to our child’s pediatrician.  3,321 more words

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Patient Empowerment Infographic

Patient empowerment has the potential to revolutionize healthcare, and it’s happening at a time when patients have more information at hand than ever before. Emerging as a new paradigm, patient empowerment promises to help improve medical outcomes while also lowering treatment costs. 152 more words


The Elite 8 - Summertime Edition

Bernadette Keefe MD


In U.S. collegiate sports, “The Elite Eight“, are the final eight teams in the national tournament; two from each region. 2,226 more words

Bernadette Keefe MD