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Advantages of Electronic Health Records

With the requirements and incentives built into the Affordable Care Act, many healthcare facilities will be transitioning to electronic medical records. Read the guest post below from Jenny Richards to find out more about the pros of using electronic...
by Scrub Notes on May 18, 2015

Some Thoughts From the Front Line of a Health Care Mega-Merger

"One day I was Jewish, the next day I was Advocate." The senior cardiologist from NorthShore University HealthSystem who uttered this comment garnered a nervous laugh from everyone.  While the ripple effects of the proposed mega-merger between two...
by Dr. Wes on Sep 14, 2014

The Tradeoffs of Obamacare

A few from above, from Saurabh Jha, MD (Twitter: @roguerad): The biggest trade-off is between a constitutional republic, with all its checks and balances, and a centrally-planned healthcare.  The two are fundamentally incompatible.  The future wil...
by Dr. Wes on Aug 12, 2014

Medical Wish-list: What can the new Government do for us?

“…ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” - John F. Kennedy The reason why I open this possibly naive post with this quote is because I intend this wish list to be a reminder to myself (and a...
by Scepticemia on May 26, 2014

Mental Health services – the poor relation within the NHS

The fact that mental health services remain as the poor relation to all other NHS services cannot be denied.  This post will look at jut how poor a relation they are, and what the consequences of this inequality are.         ...
by Lucetteblogs on Apr 14, 2014

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for http://natural-face-lift-without-surgery.blogspot.com/ At http://natural-face-lift-without-surgery.blogspot.com/, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of person...
by Health Tips And Tricks on Mar 27, 2014

Physicians in politics: 3 in the Senate and 17 in the House

The NY Times has a story about physicians leaving their clinical careers to pursue an encore career in politics. There are 17 physicians in the House and 3 in the Senate. Perhaps someday our nation's president will be a physician. Read more here. The...

IEC in Public Health: What can Public Health Learn from Steve Jobs?

I was watching some cool advertisements of an online portal (OLX.in) and was wondering that why the public health messages that went out were so boring and hackneyed, poorly designed and “turn off”-ish! In an era where advertising is a bu...
by Scepticemia on Oct 25, 2013

AcademyHealth Senior Scholars Program

The AcademyHealth Senior Scholars Program includes long- and short-term opportunities for senior leaders in the field of health services research to work ‘in residence’ at AcademyHealth’s, Washington, D.C. offices. Scholars experience first-han...

AcademyHealth Senior Scholars Program

The AcademyHealth Senior Scholars Program includes long- and short-term opportunities for senior leaders in the field of health services research to work ‘in residence’ at AcademyHealth’s, Washington, D.C. offices. Scholars experience first-han...

Managed Healthcare Executive - June Issue

Planning a career transition into managed care? Managed markets? Health insurance companies? You can read the June issue of Managed Healthcare Executive to read about health care reform, health policy, transparency, utilization review, health m...

Health Policy DO Fellowship​s Available

If you are a DO, you may be interested in this: Health Policy Fellowship Ohio University and NYIT Applications are now available for the twentieth class of the Health Policy Fellowship.  The Health Policy Fellowship is a collaborative effort b...

VIDEO: White House News – Barack Obama, North Korea, Kathleen Sebelius, Gerard Butler

Potential Pact On Medicare Changes Could Lead To Budget Deal White House: North Korea isolating itself States Encouraged To Use Medicaid Expansion Money To Buy Private Insurance For Poor Gerard Butler On Filming ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Thank...
by @JTN_Network on Mar 29, 2013

President Clinton speaks at #HIMSS13 today

Today, President Clinton delivered a keynote and the entire auditorium was completely packed and all the overflow areas were full as well. When you have 35,000 people in the New Orleans convention center, that's what you get: a very crowded room...

Effects Of The Individual Health Insurance

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by HealthyU on Dec 4, 2012

World Toilet Day: Give A Shit

Happy World Toilet day. As a dear friend reminded me today, it is the day the World Toilet Organization has earmarked for spreading awareness about the lack of proper sanitation and potable water which is killing a large number of people (someone on...
by Scepticemia on Nov 19, 2012

#HIMSS webinar on how the election will impact health IT

Here's information on a free HIMSS webinar on how the recent election will impact health IT on the federal, state, and local levels. This webinar is on Nov 14 at 12 pm ET (11 am CT) and you can find more information about it here. EVENT AGENDA An A...

Do you know this about Dengue

Respected Subscribers & Readers, There is a lot said by medical experts on prevention/precautions of dengue fever: and local, provincial and national government also launched very heavy campaigns to control havoc/panic created by dengue fever. Fi...

Small Business Health Insurance - The Best Policy Is A Great Agent

I have been a health insurance broker for over a decade and every day I read more and more "horror" stories that are posted on the Internet regarding health insurance companies not paying claims, refusing to cover specific illnesses and physicians no...
by about all on Jul 27, 2012

Giant food firms fail to back battle against obesity

A health campaign to cut levels of salt, fat and sugar is being undermined by lack of support from the food and drink industry Related posts:Obesity crisis ‘cannot be solved by exercise alone’Cosmetic surgery advertising ban urged by le...
by Best Burning Fat Info on May 21, 2012


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