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The journey to value: Preparing for change starts with improved revenue

Cash is king, whether health care organizations like it or not. Moving from volume- to value-based care puts revenue at risk when cash flow is critical. 365 more words


Engaging the patient key to future data sharing says Weintraub

The payers, employers, providers, government as a payer, pharmaceutical firms, bio-tech firms, and other health care participants are at the heart of using the information provided by analytical software, said Michael Weintraub, President and CEO, Optum Analytics, in an interview conducted at the Forbes HealthCare Summit. 202 more words


DocChat puts ER docs online (podcast)


Dr. Steve Okhravi and his son Michael decided to do something about overuse of the emergency room. They founded DocChat to leverage telemedicine for triage and to counteract the forces of defensive medicine that send many patients to the ED that don’t belong there. 117 more words


The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Read The Story of Adam & MBCPM

Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain Management (MBCPMTM) founder Jackie Gardner-Nix is a Physician and Chronic Pain Consultant, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto and Associate Professor, University of Toronto… 877 more words


Influenza deaths exaggerated...

It would seem that, in the orchestrated effort by the government to force everyone to get immunizations, the reports of annual deaths by influenza are being GREATLY exaggerated. 8 more words