Congress is about to return to D.C. and the renewed assault on health reform will kick-in. The public will be told that struggling American households and businesses cannot afford health reform. In…Continue
The Kasich administration claims it will save Ohio millions in healthcare expenses with pediatric ACOs. The problem-poor primary care and care coordintion. Primary care is not the problem. The…Continue
This Medscape article focusses on clinical prevention versus population-based prevention this is the focus of most obesity prevention efforts. The article suggests that preventive medicine is useful…Continue
"The 2010 Dietary Guidelines make it clear that every stakeholder has a role to play in helping to address the current epidemic of obesity. It is our collective responsibility to help consumers take…Continue
The Center for Civic Partnerships in California has a great planning tool kit for aging well and in place. The country's economic problems and self-interested state and federal elected officials are barriers to the preparing for an aging population.
What is very helpful are the case studies. Most of the communities, with the exception of Rochester, NY, are fairly small so I am…Continue
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The accountable care organization regulations are out. Our hospital retained the services of a legal firm to wade into the 450+ page document to prepare our own list of worries for our legislative delegation on The Hill and various national organizations we pay a lot of money to make our case.
The Accountable Care Forum is worth following over the next sixty days of the comment period, but there may be some bias built in given the sponsor. However, they have been trolling the web…Continue