Monthly Archives: October 2009

Great Graphic Depiction of a Common Doctors Dilemma #hcsm #pm #hcr

via thisisindexed.com Everyday— and hopefully in many other physicians’ offices the graphic representation above is *playing out* in various scenarios. How much information do you share with the patient…? How do we give the patient enough *correct* or *pertinent* information … Continue reading

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Health Care Social Media ( #hcsm) Wrap Up— and some additional thoughts

The trend is certainly intact… patients, other health care professionals and even hospital adminsitrators were all engaged this past week with the goal of improving their understanding of their condition, their *postion* or *role* in #hcsm and with the goal … Continue reading

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Safety Gurus: Penalize Doctors Who Don’t Follow the Rules

Docs and nurses who fail to follow rules about hand hygiene or patient handoffs should lose their privileges for a week, Pronovost and Wachter suggest. They recommend loss of privileges for two weeks for surgeons who who fail to perform … Continue reading

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Senate’s plan to salary physicians… Thanks to @DrWes

<html><body><div> via finance.senate.gov There it is… in the mark up document above… page 24 – Insert a new bullet as follows: ―3. Promote care coordination between health care providers that transition health care providers away from fee-for-service based reimbursement and … Continue reading

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