Post Tagged with: "health reform"

Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

A Path Toward Further Health Reform Is Lined With the IRS?

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June 29, 2014

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POLICY:

As attention has shifted to phantom IRS emails, misbehaving Iraqis and our newfound national awareness of soccer’s off-side rule, it’s only natural for the Population Health Blog to wonder about the status of health reform.

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Jack Bauer and Health Care Reform: A Multiple Choice Test

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May 16, 2014

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While it was inspired by the derring-do of super-spy Jack Bauer, the PHB couldn’t help itself, and combined some of lessons of 24′s TV drama to the conundrum of health care reform.

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Health IT, Necessary but Not Sufficient – A HiMSS14 Interview with Farzad

Health IT, Necessary but Not Sufficient – A HiMSS14 Interview with Farzad

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March 14, 2014

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Health care & health policy, HiMSS14, Salber, Videos&Vlogs:

by Patricia Salber So Farzad Mostashari, former National Coordinator of Health IT and current Visiting Fellow, Engelberg Center, Brookings Institute was walking by our Health Innovation Media video setup at HiMSS 2014 in Orlando.… Read More ›

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

The Concentration of Naiveté

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March 11, 2014

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The good news is that the PHB’s naiveté was limited to parking habits, one house’s garage and a spend of $19. Not so for Ezekiel Emanuel’s work in health reform in the White House and a spend of far more money.

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

“Opt-Out” Health Insurance Enrollment

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March 6, 2014

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Kudos to the New England Journal for providing a tidy summary of the latest Republican healthcare reform proposal. Up until now, the Population Health/Disease Management Care Blog was only vaguely aware of the GOP’s evolution from the political party of “no” to one of “go,” albeit with lots of caveats.

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Countdown to HiMSS14: The Social Media Ambassadors

Countdown to HiMSS14: The Social Media Ambassadors

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February 17, 2014

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IT:

Most recently we chatted with Lucian Iancovici, MD, investment manager forQualcomm Ventures Fund, who led the investment in @PracticeFusion, co-led @FitBit and participated in both @Clear_Careand @TelCare rounds.

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Krugman Stirs the Pot on Obamacare (Again)

Krugman Stirs the Pot on Obamacare (Again)

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February 7, 2014

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Health care & health policy, Salber:

by Patricia Salber Paul Krugman’s opinion piece, “Health, Work, Lies” in today’s New York Times today takes on politicians’ and the media’s spin of a… Read More ›

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

The Behavioral Economics Behind the Individual Mandate

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January 23, 2014

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Thanks to analyses like these, the Disease Management Care Blog is coming down with a tiresome case of individual mandatosis complicated by penaltyalgia.

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Jaan Sidorov is the Population Health Blog

One Proposed Measure of Obamacare Success: Drop-Outs from the Bronze and Silver Plans

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January 19, 2014

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Quick: if you had to chose a limited number of measures to gauge success of the Affordable Care Act, what would you choose?

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SF Bay Area Innovation: The JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2014

SF Bay Area Innovation: The JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2014

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January 15, 2014

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Innovation/innovative companies:

Perhaps the trophy event in the biotech, pharma and even innovation in the ‘non-profit sector’ from the likes of DIgnity Health,Cleveland Clinic and Advocate Healthcare, the ‘suits’ of the investor class (heck even Adam Feuerstein was alleged to have been sporting a tie – at least on Monday) descended upon Union Square.

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