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Giving meaning to technology

This blog was first published on March 24, 2010. It is edited and revised on its 7th anniversary. 

Do you remember your parents or grandparents shouting into a telephone, forcing their voice to reach the other end? 518 more words

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My 2 cents on World Happiness Report 2017

On the first day of spring 2017, the day of Nawroz, they have produced a report on happiness and called it World Happiness Report only to say that the developing, the poor, and the third world countries are also the unhappier countries. 654 more words

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The Importance of Risk Stratification in Population Health Management

As value-based care becomes the primary focus of healthcare organizations, providers now need to broach Population Health Management and to manage it with risk stratification with a delicate balance. 874 more words


How Should We Measure The Distribution Of Health In A Population?


Population health has been defined as “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group.” Measuring population health and its distribution can unite groups across sectors around a set of clear, defined goals. 487 more words

Helping the Hidden Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury

What comes to mind when you think of someone who has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? An athlete who plays a contact sport such as football or hockey, perhaps? 107 more words


Commit suicide? Watch your language

Speaking of suicide again, have you thought about the way we talk about it? We say commit suicide. I have done it too.

One of my students in an online discussion raised this excellent point regarding the way we frame people into conditions through the use of our language. 134 more words

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Practical Playbook Announces a Call for Posters for 2nd Annual National Meeting

Yesterday I published a post about the Practical Playbook’s upcoming 2nd Annual National Meeting – Improving Population Health: Collaborative Strategies That Work. The conference will be taking place May 31 – June 2, 2017 at The Westin Washington D.C., City Center. 273 more words