- Accountable Health
A Webinar on Reopening and Operating a University During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Accountable Health, LLC has been working in an advisory role to St. Edward’s University and Baylor University to help them on their reopening and operating plans. St. Edward’s was recognized by the Austin Public Health Department during a...
- Health Affairs Blog
- Healthcare Informatics
- IHI Open School Blog
New National Action Plan Seeks to Re-Energize Patient Safety Improvement and Accelerate Change
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)-convened National Steering Committee for Patient Safety (NSC) today announced the release of a National Action Plan intended to provide health systems with renewed momentum and clearer direction for elim...
- 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...
A seasoned trainee: A doctor who shouldn’t have been
Residency and fellowships are tough. While most trainees come in and expect medicine to be the most challenging thing they have to deal with, what makes a training program challenging to navigate seems to be entirely something else. Having trained in...
- Medical Executive-Post
On Medicare Advantage Plans (Private Medicare)
PART C By John Kelly *** Medicare Advantage Plans (Private Medicare) are sold on a county-by-county basis. Attached is the market penetration of MA (compared to traditional FFS Medicare) for every county in the USA. *** Wonder why Medicare Advantage...
- Ohio Health Policy Review
HPIO launches online ACEs resource page
As part of its Ohio Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Impact Project, HPIO has launched an ACEs resource page. The web page lists resources and research to further understanding of the impacts of ACEs on health, organized in the following areas:..
- The Field Clinic
- The Health Care Blog
Talking Politics in the Exam Room: A Physician’s Obligation to Discuss the Political Ramifications of Science with Patients
By HAYWARD ZWERLING I walked into my exam room to see a patient I first met two decades ago. On presentation, his co-morbidities included poorly controlled DM-1, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and a substanceContinue 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
- Wing of Zock
Addressing Race and Racism in Medical Education
On the Academic Medicine Podcast, hosts Toni Gallo and assistant editor Dr. Dorene Balmer (@dorenebalmer) and guests medical students Bri Christophers (@BriChristophers) and Naomi Nkinsi (@NNkinsi) discuss how race is portrayed in medical education a...
- WSJ's Health Blog