- Accountable Health
Meet Dr. Rita Numeroff on PopHealth Week
On this episode of PopHealth Week our guest was Rita Numeroff, PhD of Numeroff and Associates. We discussed some of the findings from their survey, The State of Population Health: Fourth Annual Numeroff Survey Report; which was released at this ...
- Health Affairs Blog
- Healthcare Informatics
Mostashari’s Aledade Gets Another $10M in Funding
Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorFarzad Mostashari’s Aledade, a company that helps create and operate physician-led ACOs, has raised another $10 million in funding, according to a report in the Washington Business Journal.
- IHI Open School Blog
How One Health System Overcame Resistance to a Surgical Checklist
This article describes three mindshifts for overcoming resistance to change and provides an example of one health system that used this approach to overcome resistance to employing a surgical safety checklist.
- 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...
Why women physicians should take control of their finances
When you think about the future of health care, what word comes to mind? How about the word, “female”? If it didn’t come to mind, it should because the landscape of the medical field is changing. As a result of that change, it is mo...
- Medical Executive-Post
The “Net Promoter Score”
What it is – How it works [By staff reporters] According to Wikipedia, the Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a management tool that can be used to gauge the loyalty of a firm’s customer relationships. It serves as an alternative to traditional...
- Ohio Health Policy Review
CDC study shows major racial gap in pregnancy-related deaths
African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found (Source:...
- The Field Clinic
- The Health Care Blog
Coaching and Leadership Training Can Help Med Students Avoid Burnout
By MARGARET CARY, JACK PENNER, and JP MIKHAIE Burnout is one of the biggest problems physicians face today. We believe that addressing it early — in medical school — through coaching givesContinue 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
Branded by Doodling: How Recognizing the Power of Brands Changed My Career
A scribble on a piece of scrap paper reoriented my academic career. Twice. The first time, I was sitting across the desk from a colleague in her office at the University of Wisconsin. I had driven up from Chicago to begin work on a simulation curricu...
- 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.