Monthly Archives: December 2009

Structuring and Focusing Information #hcr #myhealthdata #EMR @symtym

A few weeks ago I saw a 40 year old male patient in the ER for chest pain, episodic over 2 days. He had diabetes for 15 years, hypertension for 20 years, and hyperlipidemia for 7 years. Four months prior … Continue reading

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~~~Wave goodbye to 2009~~~ thx @symtym

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A Successful Procedure ?!?! #PM, #whyPM , #hcr #hcsm

I left the operating room the other day after finishing a straight forward case.  A colleague of mine left his room at the same time and asked how my case went… “fine”.. we accomplished our goal.  A well implanted, well … Continue reading

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End-of-Year To-Do List: Schedule Surgery?

Tony and Ira ran small businesses in America all their adult lives; they understand budgets. They think the government is going broke — and in their early years, they’ve seen governments go broke before. They have seen big ambitious government … Continue reading

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What’s Buried Inside the Senate #hcreform Bill…

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Fear of bad ideas

Fear of bad ideas A few people are afraid of good ideas, ideas that make a difference or contribute in some way. Good ideas bring change, that’s frightening. But many people are petrified of bad ideas. Ideas that make us … Continue reading

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Thinking About Flower: A Concept is Born #hcflower #weareallpatients #WhyPM

1 What is Flower? Right now Flower is in flux, it’s early days and people are only beginning to outline the goals for Flower. What has been decided is that… Flower will provide the mechanism that health care organizations use … Continue reading

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