Monthly Archives: April 2010

Is HITECH Working? #5: “Gimme my damn data!” The stage is being set to enable patient-driven disruptive innovation. | e-CareManagement

Great guest blog by @epatientdave. There’s a lot to be said about giving patients their raw data… in the right hands you never know what form of disruptive innovation might come about. Strong work Dave… a worthy read http://amplify.com/u/5hjl Advertisements

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The Patient as the Platform | Linux Journal

Doc Searls is a bright guy… his take on health care data— and a patient centric approach. He’s been right before… hmmm http://amplify.com/u/5hjb

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Meaningful Use, non-compliance and un-healthy behavior

In its attempt to get physicians to buy into the MU concept and receive the funds available through ARRA, the gov stipulates that docs will need to demonstrate that they meet certain criteria— the majority of which are pretty much … Continue reading

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Establishing and Maintaining Leader Behavior – ACPE CareerLink

A leader generates his or her own opportunities. Leaders don’t whine and complain about the lack of opportunities to develop their careers. They CREATE opportunities – regardless of their current situation, regardless of their current boss, regardless of obstacles that … Continue reading

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The Technium: The Shirky Principle

The Shirky Principle “Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.” — Clay Shirky I think this observation is brilliant. It reminds me of the clarity of the Peter Principle, which says that a person … Continue reading

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Senate Bill Sets a Plan to Regulate Premiums

Fearing that health insurance premiums may shoot up in the next few years, Senate Democrats laid a foundation on Tuesday for federal regulation of rates, four weeks after President Obama signed a law intended to rein in soaring health costs. … Continue reading

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The Collapse of Complex Business Models —> *Simplified Health Care Delivery* Is it possible ? Amended 4/22/2010

When ecosystems change and inflexible institutions collapse, their members disperse, abandoning old beliefs, trying new things, making their living in different ways than they used to. It’s easy to see the ways in which collapse to simplicity wrecks the glories … Continue reading

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