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The Health Plan of Tomorrow: Deloitte’s Business Model

Posted on April 27, 2019 1:49 am By admin in In The News

In general, Deloitte observes that industry transformations occur in three seven-year cycles. Health care organizations—and thus health plans—appear to be no different. The Health Plan of Tomorrow: What will the health plan of tomorrow look like? How will traditional health plans transform, and what choices do leaders need to make now to survive the forthcoming […]

The World Economic Forum at Davos is in Session this month

Posted on February 20, 2019 12:00 pm By admin in In The News

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had some choice words for fellow heads of state who aren’t pulling their weight in the fight against catastrophic climate change. Speaking in the session Safeguarding Our Planet alongside broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough, Ardern was asked by former US Vice-President Al Gore what she would say to […]

How can government determine the value of an employee?

Posted on October 10, 2018 1:04 pm By admin in In The News

Commentary by Pamela Villarreal Source: Investor’s Business Daily | December 04, 2013 The bottom line is that those who want to make $15 an hour flipping burgers should . . . pursue education and skills that warrant higher pay. This week, another fast-food walkout will take place in 100 cities. Evidently, this one claims to […]

A New Understanding of the Childhood Brain

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:38 am By admin in In The News

Over the past decade, new research has revealed the link between early trauma and lifelong mental health issues. These discoveries have since revolutionized social work, healthcare, and early education. Policy changes enacted in response to our understanding of the biology of trauma are prioritizing earlier interventions like nurse home visiting services for at-risk families, and […]

Practice Fusion is agreeing to be sold to Allscripts

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:08 am By admin in In The News

Christina Farr | @chrissyfarr Practice Fusion is scrapping free software model after agreeing to sell to Allscripts Practice Fusion is planning to start charging doctors to use its software, sources say. The change comes weeks after Practice Fusion agreed to a disappointing $100 million sale to Allscripts. Practice Fusion has struggled to build a growing business […]

A Uniform Government Healthcare Record continues to be Fragmented.

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:01 am By admin in In The News

State Department Issues RFI for New EHR System by Heather Landi | April 3, 2018 The U.S. Department of State issued a request for information (RFI) for a new electronic health record (EHR) system on last week. In the RFI, the State Department says it is considering a new EHR system to serve its […]

Trump touches the face of a service man without arms

Posted on January 26, 2017 7:24 am By admin in In The News

John New‏ @JohnNew2015 It has been a movement from the beginning – God blessed the nation, with your candidacy, victory in the election and your presidency. Replying to @JohnNew2015 @POTUS The good citizens of the United States of America witness your sincerity of heart and true compassion for man. We’re grateful and fortunate. Replying to @JohnNew2015 […]

The Changing Ideal Blood Pressure

Posted on October 10, 2015 11:34 am By admin in In The News

The Ideal BP which has been 140 (160 in the elderly) systolic and 90 diastolic will be changing. The cardiologists in Sacramento have long insisted that the ideal BP was 110/70. Many of our patients on their return from a cardiac consultation became lightheaded after achieving the new standards. Thus, we had to teach them […]

Do Mammograms Save Lives?

Posted on July 10, 2015 11:20 am By admin in In The News

Criticism of breast-cancer screenings is more about rationing than rationality. By Daniel B. Kopans, WSJ There is a disconcerting effort afoot to reduce a woman’s access to mammography screening for breast cancer by making it seem useless or even harmful. The movement dates to November 2009, during the debate over the Affordable Care Act, when […]

The Great Society Declared War on Marriage: Obamacare Made It Worse

Posted on April 10, 2015 10:48 am By admin in In The News

by Devon M. Herrick President Lyndon B. Johnson declared an “unconditional war on poverty” in 1964 and followed up a year later with an avalanche of domestic social and antipoverty programs known collectively as the Great Society. Johnson persuaded Congress to support his welfare agenda — sending him more than 80 pieces of legislation to […]