- Accountable Health
The 20th Anniversary of the Population Health Colloquium
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Population Health Colloquium, a conference founded by David Nash, MD the Founding Dean Emeritus of the Jefferson College of Population Health. The conference will be held March 30 through April 1st in ̷...
- Health Affairs Blog
- Healthcare Informatics
- IHI Open School Blog
Soft Skills That Deliver Hard Results
HealthLeaders Online published this in-depth story about joy in work that includes a commentary from Jessica Perlo as well as information about the IHI Joy in Work framework.
- 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...
What to do if your doctor is excessively egotistical
Egotism is a common trait among doctors, although most of us keep it under adequate control when dealing with patients. The ideal doctor-parent encounter has been described as a collaboration among equals, each of which brings expertise to the exchan...
- Medical Executive-Post
2020: Stock Markets Party Like It’s 1999?
2020: Party Like It’s 1999? By Vitaliy Katsenelson CFA The stock market marched higher for the year even though US companies as a whole did not become more valuable, just more expensive, as earnings failed to grow from 2018 to 2019. Earnings ar...
- Ohio Health Policy Review
Medicaid director outlines defects in Ohio Benefits eligibility system
The state’s technology system that determines whether adults and children are eligible for Ohio Medicaid has nearly 1,100 defects, according to a memo from the department’s director released Tuesday (Source: “State reveals $1.2 billion Ohio Ben...
- The Field Clinic
- The Health Care Blog
The Digital Physical Therapy Startup for Knee, Neck, & Back Pain | Dan Rubenstein, Physera
BY JESSICA DAMASSA Bum knees, aching backs, and neck pain are literally a pain-in-the-neck for millions of people – making chronic pain one of the largest areas of healthcare spending. Is itContinue reading... The post The Digital Physical Therapy...
- 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
What Should Academics Know About Lobbying Law?
Academics sometimes get a bad rap for being stuck in their ivory towers. But many academics realize that their expertise can be useful to policymakers and aim to make it widely available through a variety of avenues. We write op-eds, publish in polic...
- 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.