- Accountable Health
PopHealth Week: New Look, New Syndication Times
Gregg Masters and I recently updated PopHealth Week to include a new look and new syndication times with HealthCareNow Radio. The weekly show still features the same great guests exploring all things population health and now you can listen to …...
- Health Affairs Blog
- Healthcare Informatics
- IHI Open School Blog
Improving Health Equity: Guidance for Health Care Organizations
The eight teams participating in the Pursuing Equity initiative share their lessons, tactics, and practical tips for improving equity in their health system so that others may learn from their experiences.
- Improving Population Health
The Burden of Excessive Alcohol Use in Wisconsin
By Penny Black, MS Excessive alcohol use* is not a new, inconsequential, or geographically-isolated problem. In 2010, approximately 17% of...
It’s time we get the technology working for the patients, and not make their lives more difficult
In a world where, in a moment, I can order from thousands of items and have them delivered to my doorstep the same or next day at the press of a button without having to re-enter my name, address, and billing information each time, it would seem that...
- Medical Executive-Post
The Buridan’s Ass Paradox
Analysis of Paralysis [By Staff reporters] Buridan’s ass is an illustration of a paradox in philosophy in the conception of free will. It refers to a hypothetical situation wherein a donkey that is equally hungry and thirsty is placed precisely...
- Ohio Health Policy Review
Ohio to spend $4.1 million to combat youth e-cigarette use, feds mull banning all vaping products
The Trump administration and the Ohio Department of Health both shared new plans to reduce youth vaping, amid an urgent public health investigation into 450 cases of lung illness across the U.S. associated with e-cigarettes (Source: “Ohio to spend...
- The Field Clinic
- The Health Care Blog
I Have a Strong Relationship with my Bank but I Almost Never Go There. How Could this Translate to Primary Care?
By HANS DUVEFELT, MD Imagine if your bank handled all your online transactions for free but charged you only when you visited your local branch – and then kept pestering you toContinue reading...
- The Population Health Blog
The Cure for Checkbox Medicine: Physician-Led Clinically Integrated Networks
Years ago, I was contacted by a health plan about an elderly nursing home patient who had not been screened for osteoporosis.While brittle bones are a big problem in skilled nursing settings, the real problem for this health plan was its low HEDIS sc...
- Wachter's World
The ABIM Controversy: Where the Critics are Right, Where They’re Wrong, and Why I Feel the Need to Speak Out
“What’s up with the ABIM?” “I just got a note about an alternative board. Should I join it?” “Aren’t you glad to be off the Board?” These days, I get these questions from friends and colleagues regularly. When I first joined the board...
- Wing of Zock
- WSJ's Health Blog
Is a Paleo Diet Healthier Than Standard Nutritional Guidelines?
Is the paleo diet better for you than standard nutritional guidelines? Take our survey and let us know.