Monthly Archives: November 2009

Letter to Senator Bayh from an MD who actually read the Senate #hcreform Bill.

 Feel free to copy it and send it around to all other representatives. Stephen Fraser  July 23, 2009  Senator Bayh,As a practicing physician I have major concerns with the health care bill before Congress.  I actually have read the bill and am shocked … Continue reading

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Patients Turn To Online Community For Help Healing #pm #WhyPM #hcsm

When Americans go looking for information on health, they turn to the Internet as one of their first sources. According to a recent survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 61 percent of adults say they look online … Continue reading

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Shared Decision Making: Informed Consent v. Informed Choice #pm #In #hcsm

here’s what people more typically do after a diagnosis: Gather up a hodgepodge of information—online and by talking to friends—that is often incomplete, inaccurate, and incomprehensible. “Generally speaking, the perception of chances of good and bad outcomes is very poor,” … Continue reading

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GOOD.is | World Health

via awesome.good.is Yikes… sometimes looking at the numbers—again— can, and should remind all of us what health care reform is all about… US (as in you and me) — and our children’s future.

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Emerging patient-driven health care models

  It’s a really small picture… sorry.  Click through and check out the fully featured visualization….awesome

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The Max Baucus Health Care Lobbyist Complex

via assets.sunlightfoundation.com Nuff said…

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Get Up and Move

Issue a challenge, barter with exercise! via getupandmove.me Great concept… the first app from Contagion Health and @Jensmccabe

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